Provides a creative, flexible, strategic and strong communication whileworking well with people from all backgrounds as well as departments of different sizes and focuses across the institution. Thinking and planning at a systems level, multi-tasking, building relationships, and representing the department both internally and externally are daily expectations. Ideal candidates are experienced in navigating complex organizations, identifying patterns and opportunities for evolution, and have held a leadership role in a new initiative within an existing structure. Supports and interfaces daily with Washington University departments, schools and units identifying and working toward their goals related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Works in partnership with other University departments who deliver core services on business processes that often overlap with the work necessary to address diversity, equity, and inclusion challenges. Works with internal clients and groups, sometimes on their own and sometimes in partnership with and in support of other members of the departmental staff, primarily the Assistant Vice Chancellor for the department.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Facilitate, manage, and analyze outcomes for in person and online Academy LSCB sessions to all levels of staff and faculty.
Facilitate learning sessions.
Manage participants, including preparation and distribution of handouts, calendar invites, post-session survey creation and distribution.
Support infrastructure to facilitate Academy outcomes through LSCB.
Develop and manage facilitation and production schedules and resources with Academy team and various campus partners.
Work collaboratively to develop and maintain LSCB feedback mechanisms within the Learn@Work (Cornerstone) platform and Qualtrics.
Analyze feedback information for further LSCB development.
Work collaboratively to develop and maintain instructional learning resource materials (handouts, participants and facilitators' guides, visual aids, etc.) and activities that supports dynamic learning in Academy sessions as well as post session resources for self-guided learning.
Work collaboratively on the development of instructional materials (e-learning, facilitators guide, job aids, reference guides, audio and video scripts, story boards, navigational text, tests, etc.) that transform tacit information into explicit written, interactive multimedia instruction.
Coordination with Academy.
Input, direction and strategy on how specific focus area supports overall Academy goals.
Coordination, collaboration and alignment with other Academy activities and focus areas.
Regular department meetings.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Experience working toward diversity, equity, and inclusion goals within an organization.
Experience in a higher education setting.
Five (5) or more years of experience providing dynamic group facilitation or training curriculum to adult learners in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Experience developing courses in Adobe Captivate, Vyond, Articulate a plus.
Certified Professional in Talent and Development (CPTP), Difficult Dialogues, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and/other preferred.
Highly organized and detail-oriented.
Proficiency in facilitation, training delivery, and instructional design.
Advanced knowledge and detailed understanding of training theories, methodologies, and techniques (i.e. adult learning theory).
Interpersonal skills, sensitivity to and ability to navigate group and organizational dynamics.
Comfort and skill working interchangeably and equitably with leaders from all levels of an organization.
Advanced verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Strong active facilitation skills and ability to develop and navigate dynamic learning spaces.
Ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and to navigate difficult conversations regarding diversity, equity, & inclusion.
Complex reasoning and critical thinking abilities.
Ability to design, plan and manage multiple projects with minimal supervision and meet deadlines.
Strong logistics and project management skills and comfort with complex situations.
Well-honed coaching, mentoring, and leadership skills.
Working knowledge of general office equipment, computers, calculator; proficient in MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint; strong working knowledge of digital communication platforms. Knowledge of Qualtrics and Cornerstone platforms a plus.
Applicant Special Instructions
Please submit cover letter and resume with your application. In your cover letter, please address why this position is of interest; your understanding of the mechanics of working toward diversity, equity, and inclusion goals in an organization; and specific experience that matches job duties and skill sets mentioned in the job description.
Applications without cover letters will not be reviewed.
Small office setting, computer work, infrequent need to move light boxes of office and kitchen supplies, and regular travel around and between the university's multiple campuses and to off-campus meetings.
Occasional tight time frame for completion of duties due to multiple calls, inquiries and program targets.
Remote work during alternate operations.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
Three (3) years of experience providing dynamic group facilitation or training curriculum for adult learners in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
$53,900.00 - $92,200.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.
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