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The University of South Florida is hiring a Learnng & Development Facilitator.

Position Details

Job ID: 26882
Location: Tampa, FL
Full-Time

Dept. Number/Name: 0-1775-000/Institute for School Reform

College Division: Academic Affairs/College of Education

Salary Plan: Administrative

Job Code/Title: 9291/Learnng & Development Facilitator

Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $74,500.00

Position Number: 22715

100% Grant Funded

Position is located in Southwest Region: Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Monroe, Pasco, Pinellas, Sarasota, Sumter

POSITION SUMMARY:

A Learning & Development Facilitator develops, coordinates and presents workshops, seminars, special events, change management strategies, training materials, job aids, self-paced and mediated instruction for adult learners. The Facilitator creates and/or delivers training and education programs in a defined area of expertise to meet the needs of an identified employee population or program client group.

NATURE OF WORK:

This position reports to a Director, Assistant or Associate Director, Program Director, Assistant Program Director or other appropriate USF administrator. This is a professional adult learning position supporting a USF program or department. This position requires the application of effective written and oral communication skills in order to effectively create and facilitate workshops, training sessions, and training materials. This type of communication requires demonstrated skill in the development of training content, and the ability to translate theoretical/conceptual information into clear and easily understood terminology. The Learning & Development Facilitator will have knowledge of adult learning theory and practice, facilitation and training techniques, instructional design methods, and specific knowledge of the program or training subject matter area. This position is distinguished from training support positions that are primarily involved with the administration, scheduling and recordkeeping for adult learning experiences.

DUTIES:

  • Organize, publicize, and recruit audience for participation in learning and development programs.
  • Conduct training needs analysis to support development of instructional designs.
  • Define learning goals for each training initiative.
  • Identify the most appropriate and cost-effective training approach, including selection of training media.
  • Researches literature and other materials to assure services are developed to the most current evidence-based practices in the subject of the program.
  • Develop training curricula, instructor manuals, learner guides, and other materials, and/or utilize purchased training programs that meet identified learning goals.
  • Facilitate formal and informal workshops and learning experiences for large and small group presentation.
  • Develop and facilitate planned programs for organizational change and improvement using action research, organizational development, and quality improvement concepts and methods.
  • Coordinate or perform administrative functions necessary to deliver and document learning and development programs. Develop and manage data bases for to track progress of participants and program scheduling.
  • Plan and manage a budget for program materials used during facilitation.
  • Compile tests and other evaluations to be used to measure learning and performance as a result of learning initiatives.
  • Perform other duties as required in support of the department, grant or program, including, but not limited to, periodic reporting, supervision of contractors, and specific administrative requirements of a program or grant.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

MINIMUM:

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Education, Adult Education, or equivalent field with one year of experience in a professional training position; or a Master’s degree in the same field.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Master’s Degree in a related field from an accredited institution.
  • Certification in Specialized Content area (Reading, English Language Arts, Mathematics, and/or Science)
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience in a professional training position in school or district setting.
  • Demonstrated Success in Teaching adults and/or students in a high-poverty school.

SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS

Additional requirement of the job is to be able to travel both within the state at least 75% of the time for meetings. workshops/conferences and site monitoring and instructional reviews.

SPECIAL SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE:

  • Ability to identify strategies and develop systems to improve classroom instructions at a district and school level.
  • Ability to develop monitoring systems with district and school leadership team
  • Knowledge of Florida State Standards
  • Knowledge of how to evaluate and shape district and school cultures.
  • Demonstrated skill in ensuring accountability for all stakeholders in the school reform efforts.
  • Ability to meet tight timeframes and balance multiple, competing priorities while maintaining goal directed behavior/performance.
  • Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, policies, and procedures related to school improvement. (SI)
  • Provide support and monitoring of plans (School Improvement Plan, District Managed Turnaround Plan, Turnaround Option Plan) for schools and districts in the region. The position works directly with school leadership and staff in their assigned regions; and assure and monitor compliance with state and federal requirements.

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Information for Applicants 

This position is subject to a Level 2 criminal background check.

Job Opening Number: 26882

Posting Date:  04/02/2021

Posting End Date: 04/16/2021

How To Apply 

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Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above.  YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.

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Equal Employment Opportunity 

USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace.

The University of South Florida does not discriminate on the basis of sex and prohibits sexual harassment. Any person may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment (whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to be the victim of conduct that could constitute sex discrimination or sexual harassment), in person, by mail, by telephone, or by electronic mail, using the contact information listed for the Title IX Coordinator. Reports may be made at any time either online or directly to the University’s Title IX Coordinator.

Work Location 

Position is located in Southwest Region: Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Monroe, Pasco, Pinellas, Sarasota, Sumter.

About USF 

The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report’s national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state’s 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

Working at USF

With more than 16,000 employees at USF, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region.  At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees.  We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

To learn more about working at USF please visit: Work Here. Learn Here. Grow Here.