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Learning and Development Program Specialist

  • 12 Oct 2021 5:03 PM
    Message # 11410837
    Charles Zoffuto (Administrator)

    Salary: $65,000 - $75,000 annually

    Join A Team Crafted of Virginia's Top Shelf Talent!

    Under the direction of the Human Resources Learning and Development Manager, the Learning and Development Program Specialist provides collegial program support for all stakeholders for a variety of adult learning programs.

    The incumbent will support Learning and Development organizational goals for professional development to include, a) innovative program design and development; b) program implementation; c) solution focused approach to problem solving for programs; d) implementation of continuous program improvement and initiatives using formal and informal analytical tools.

    Our Mission

    Virginia ABC generates a reliable stream of revenue for Virginia and promotes public safety through the responsible sale and regulation of alcoholic beverages.

    Our Vision

    To bring good spirits and excellent service to Virginia.

    Our Values

    Accountability –Service – Integrity – Performance Excellence.

    We offer:

    •14 paid Holidays and PTO earned every pay period worked.

    •Affordable Healthcare with employer contributions; See benefits package.

    •Virginia Retirement System VRS benefits.

    •College Tuition Reimbursement program.

    Authority employees continue to be covered under the Commonwealth’s benefits and VRS. However, Authority employees are exempt from the Virginia Personnel Act and the Virginia Public Procurement Act. To find out more about VA ABC Authority visit our website: www.abc.virginia.gov/about/agency-overview .

    Essential Functions (functions and duties that are critical to performing the job)

    • Coordination and facilitation of all program components for the Authority’s adult learning programs.

    • Expedite implementation (development) of program(s) components to include curriculum and instructional content; instructors, program learning materials, delivery methodologies, program contracts, program promotion and communication; and stakeholder reporting.

    • Assist with the development of course content and materials as required.

    • Maintain program (s) objectives to ensure alignment with Virginia ABC Authority’s strategic direction.

    • Incorporate effective training project planning techniques.

    • Provide weekly updates to the learning and development manager.

    • Facilitate the acquisition and procurement of program materials and equipment.

    • Apply fundamental research skills to the instructional design process.

    • Recruit program (s) participants/attendees utilizing approved program recruitment process(s).

    • Provide vendors, instructors and consultants with content, materials, reports in accordance with contractual timeframes.

    • Construct and implement collaboration site for program participants and stakeholders using Share Point.

    • Provide feedback to participants when required by subject matter experts, instructors and program manager, stakeholders.

    • Establish and maintain instructor credibility by maintaining a high level of professionalism, trust, and respect in and out of the classroom.

    • Provide timely and consistent debriefs to LD Manager regarding program(s) issues/concerns.

    • Conduct program(s) assessments/evaluations on going to determine effectiveness and utilize data to implement corrections as needed.

    • Expedite instructional design, course development, course instruction/facilitation with other LD projects as assigned.

    • Establish and maintain a high level of professionalism, trust, credibility and respect among all stakeholders.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

    • Ability to balance multiple assignments/tasks across more than one program and meet program deadlines.

    • Demonstrate strong listening, written and communication skills.

    • Prioritize and direct multiple activities across training programs simultaneously.

    • Develop business acumen for understanding general functions/purpose of all divisions.

    • Develop and maintain effective relationships with leadership cross all divisions.

    • Computer proficiency (Excel and Word, Power Point, authoring technologies).

    • Proficiency with MS Share Point.

    • Fundamental research skills.

    • Work independently and collaboratively.

    • Strong interpersonal – relationship building skills.

    • Strong written communication skills, strong proofreading/editing skills.

    • Maintain a fast work pace with strong time management/organizational skills.

    • Maintain confidentiality with matters requiring Human Resource intervention.

    • Inspire program excellence by delivering the best client experience to participants.

    • Bachelor’s degree in Adult Learning or Human Resource Development and three (3) + years’ experience coordinating/implementing learning programs. CPLP certification (Managing Learning Programs) may suffice if no degree in Adult Learning.

    All employment offers are also contingent upon compliance with Executive Directive #18, effective September 1, 2021. In order to comply, Virginia ABC Authority associates are required to disclose their vaccination status. Those individuals not fully vaccinated by their start date are required to undergo and report the results of weekly Covid-19 testing.

    Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority has relocated to a new facility located at 7450 Freight Way Mechanicsville, VA 23116.

    VA ABC is a Military-Friendly Employer, is V3 Certified, and embraces Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

    Last modified: 12 Oct 2021 5:04 PM | Charles Zoffuto (Administrator)

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