Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary
The Sr. Learning & Development Education Specialist designs training programs, including classroom lectures, online courses, and self-study sessions, directed at employees, and/or those who use the organization's products or services. Develops and updates course content and coordinates learning curriculum. Conducts assessment and analysis to identify new development needs and recommends training methods accordingly.  Responsible for the creation of training programs utilizing functions of Instructional Design Model(s).  Has experience with: Instructional; Design/Development Methodologies; Adult Learning Principles, and is able to contribute to a team in a goal directed manner.

Minimum Qualifications

Education/Specialized Training/Licensure:  Undergraduate Degree in Education, Computer Science, Occupational Technology, Marketing, Communication or related field. Graduate degree preferred. 

Work Experience:  Seven (7) years teaching technical systems training with strong curriculum development experience to include use of Instructional Systems Design (ISD). 

Management Experience: Three (3) years designing/developing training programs preferred. 

Communication Skills:  Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact); Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking); Writing/Composing: Correspondence/Reports

Proficiencies: MS Access, MS Excel, MS Project, MS Word, P.C.

Job Attributes

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical,  Design

Communication Skills:  Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact); Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking); Writing/Composing: Correspondence/Reports

Work Schedule:  Flexible, Travel

Equipment Operated:  Dell Computers, Fax machine, Printer, Scanner

Other Requirements: Must be familiar with the ADDIE Model and training program concepts, practices, and procedures.  Highly motivated with exceptional interpersonal, leadership, and instructional skills.  Must be able to perform with minimal supervision.

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