Training Design Consultant (4163U), People & Culture 20253
At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.
We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: July 9, 2021
People & Culture is valued as UC Berkeley's proactive people partner focusing on the following key priority areas:
One HR: Bringing clarity and efficiency to HR processes and structures through cross- team collaboration and transparent communication.
People: Using development opportunities beyond training to create deeper engagement, higher trust and better performance.
Culture: Applying Berkeley brand to developing a shared enterprise contributor mindset among all.
Applies professional training and development skills to resolve and address a wide range of training issues and needs assessments.
Collaborates with campus partner SMEs to create training efforts that will address issues that have limited the success of campus staff and managers.
Develops new training programs and courses in response to campus' training needs.
Works with campus partner SMEs to develop training programs within the portfolio(s) of programs / initiatives that fall into the scope of the role.
Designs and conducts more complex training programs to address issues of diverse scope that are aligned with campus strategies.
Coordinates with campus partners to understand workforce challenges.
Collaboratively builds programs and initiatives to address discovered challenges.
Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for delivering training and development programs.
Coordinates with campus partners to determine the scope and modality of programs / initiatives that fall into the scope of the role.
Interacts with senior internal and external personnel.
Normally receives little direction on ongoing training assignments.
Receives general instructions on new training program assignments, projects and initiatives.
Conducts needs analysis and evaluates effectiveness of training programs.
Works in a collaborative manner with others in a diverse environment and at all levels in the organization to prioritize work assignments, conduct analysis and develop recommendations.
Assumes responsibility for specific training programs and initiatives related to job-family specific training for campus partners.
Collaborates with campus partners to design, develop and deliver training initiatives.
Coordinates program delivery using partner SMEs.
Continuing Professional Development.
Competency in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging frameworks and approaches.
Strong skills working with culturally diverse communities in an academic environment and with pressures encountered by staff looking to develop their skills within a major research university.
Strong project and program management skills.
Demonstrated skills in facilitating training, professional learning, and similar experiences.
Strong analytical, verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and strong presentation skills.
Strong skills to conduct needs assessment, develop new training courses and work collaboratively in a consulting role to build and deliver training to meet organizational needs.
Thorough knowledge of functional areas and understands how work may impact other areas in people and culture and the organization.
Thorough analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.
Thorough knowledge of delivering training programs and methodologies and thorough knowledge of other areas of human resources.
Thorough knowledge and skills with relevant business software systems; i.e. Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Salary & Benefits
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. The annual salary range of the position is $60,800.00 - $113,384.00, commensurate with experience.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
This is a two-year contract position.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
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