Human Resources Employee Development (Training) Specialist - PT
Location: Reading, Pennsylvania
Higher Education Institution
Albright College is seeking applications for Human Resources Employee Development Specialist. The Human Resources Employee Development Specialist designs, develops, directs and provides direct instruction to employees. The employee development program is designed to promote the mission, vision, values and strategic plan of the College. The Human Resources Employee Development Specialist is responsible for providing relevant, enriching and impactful training for all levels of employees. The Specialist recruits, manages, and inspires subject matter experts to provide high quality training and development opportunities. Candidate must demonstrate a commitment to enhancing equity and inclusion within the team and across a culturally diverse campus while celebrating people of all statuses and identities.
Essential Job Functions:
The Human Resources Employee Development Specialist:
Delivers organizational development services and solutions for strategic initiatives to ensure that leaders and team members are aligned on foundational elements such as the mission, values, behaviors, and how they can best work together to achieve desired results.
Creates leadership, supervisor, team building and employee development programs using innovative experiential learning, blended learning and development methods, and Organizational Development assessments / methodologies.
Recruits, manages, and inspires subject matter experts to provide high quality training and development opportunities. Continuously monitors and solicits feedback on all programs and materials to ensure accuracy, relevance, and effectiveness. Provides program feedback and recommends program enhancements.
Create and maintain a consistent and compelling onboarding program, orienting new employees to the values and culture, as well as promoting professional relationships amongst colleagues and increasing workplace engagement.
Provides overall leadership and employee coaching relative to learning and development concepts, practices, and applications.
Assigns all employee related training through the Vector Solutions software. Provides reports and tracking data for non-compliance and past due notifications to employees.
Other essential job functions:
Attends trainings, professional organizations, and programming to keep skills current;
Maintains open communication channels to foster a harmonious working environment.
About Albright College
Founded in 1856, Albright College is the oldest institution of higher learning in Berks County and one of the most economically and culturally diverse colleges in the country. Nationally ranked as a top performer for social mobility, Albright is home to about 1,600 residential undergraduate students from across the nation and around the globe, working together to cultivate integrity, curiosity, connection and resilience. Albright students are encouraged to cross or combine majors to create individualized academic programs, without taking longer to graduate. The college’s flexible curriculum, close faculty mentorship and numerous experiential learning options are all designed to help students exceed their own expectations.
At Albright, we believe our differences make us stronger and empower us to better understand and respect one another in a just and fair manner. With this in mind, the college recruits, houses, educates, employs, supports and generally celebrates people of all statuses, identities and backgrounds, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, religious or spiritual identity, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, marital and parental status, veteran status, political affiliation and physical and mental ability. Albright College is an EEO employer, committed to inclusivity. In alignment with this commitment, we actively encourage diversity in all dimensions among applicants for this position. Read the college’s Inclusivity and Equity Statement online and learn more our demonstrated commitment to building an inclusive and equitable academic community.
About Reading, Pa.
Ranked a “Best Place to Live” and “Best Place to Retire” by U.S. News & World Report, Reading is a medium-sized city in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Albright College’s 118 acre campus is located in the city’s historic northeast College Heights neighborhood. Catch a concert in Reading’s 9,000 seat Santander Arena or get up close and personal in the historical Santander Performing Arts Center (built in the 1870s — only 20 years after Albright was born!) Start a new art project with materials like hot glass, paint, wood and more at the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, enjoy seasonal festivals or take
QUALIFICATIONS / PREREQUISITES
Ability to effectively communicate with various constituents of the College, faculty, staff, supervisors, management, students and co-workers using strong and understandable language skills verbally, in reading, written work and comprehension;
Communication must be professional, consistent with College values, mission and culture;
Must be able to read, speak, write, and fully communicate in English.
Proven process improvement and project management skills;
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret directives and instructions;
Ability to acquire working knowledge of College policies and procedures;
Ability to perform simple and complex mathematical calculations;
Ability to respond professionally to inquiries from faculty, staff, management, students, vendors, and consultants in a timely manner;
Ability to work honestly and with integrity;
Ability to work with the highest level of confidentiality;
Advanced computer skills including MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point), internet, e-mail, word processing, etc.;
Advanced personnel database skills and experience;
Ability to represent the department and College professionally.
2 to 4 years of training or direct instruction experience required.
2+ years of experience working in Higher Education desirable.
Bachelor's degree in related field required; or, equivalent combination of related work experience and education.
Review of applications for this position will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should complete an application by clicking “Apply Now”. Cover letter, a minimum of two professional references and any other supporting application materials can be uploaded in one document along with the resume. Optional documents may be submitted can include: proof of education/certification, licenses, and letters of recommendation. Albright offers a competitive benefits package, which includes tuition remission.
Our mission is to inspire and educate the scholar and leader in each student, building on a strong foundation in the liberal arts and sciences and a commitment to the best of human values, fostering a commitment to a lifetime of service and learning.