Sr. Instructional Designer

Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 14, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Classified title: Sr. Instructional Designer

Working title: Working title: Organizational Learning and DevelopmentManager

Role/Level/Range: ACRP-4-ME

Starting Salary Range: Commensurate With Experience

Employee group: Full-Time

Employee subgroup (FLSA Status): Exempt

Position Type: New

Schedule (hours/days): 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Personnel area (School): Academic and Business Centers

Department name: Global Human Resources

Reports to (Job title): Reports to (Job title): Deputy Chief HR and Administrative Officer

General summary/purpose:

Organizational Learning and Development Manager is responsible for aligning strategic objectives with Jhpiego’s global, field-based employees and organizational units in designated human capacity development areas. This includes working with the Chief HR and Administrative Officer (CHRAO) to develop integrated solutions for special projects related to Jhpiego’s strategic plan and with the Deputy CHRAO to design and implement Jhpiego’s staff capacity development and engagement efforts including training and development. OLD Manager manages several cross functional projects related to information systems and knowledge management and maintains significant worldwide HR matrices and researches other indicators to measure HR performance.

Specific duties & responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage the new staff orientation and onboarding function
  • Collaborate with global leaders on Staff Capacity Development initiatives, including, but not limited to:
  • Leading the Global Management Training Program and Supervisory Curriculum, and supporting the Leadership Development Program
  • Developing competency-based learning and development paths for global staff
  • Working with departments to address global staff learning needs
  • Delivering training on diversity, anti-harassment, culture of respect, and other staff engagement and HR compliance topics
  • Working closely with the Learning Management System Administrator on deploying and reporting on learning
  • Lead knowledge management of HR policies and procedures, including collaboration across the organization with other department on knowledge service initiatives
  • Lead staff wellness and morale initiatives for domestic staff and foster initiatives for global staff
  • Manage staff recognition programs including long term service recognition program for HQ and global staff recognition cards
  • Contribute to organizational efforts on diversity, equity, and inclusion, in particular as they relate to staff development and learning
  • Manage career pathing
  • Conduct employee experience interviews at time of departure and provide recommendations to leadership based on analysis of feedback
  • Work with HR Leadership on special HR and administrative initiatives and projects
  • Serve as HR liaison to HQ departments as assigned
  • Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

    • Advanced degree in instructional design, instructional technology, education, or related field
    • 5+ yearsstaff development and learning programs experience
    • Organized and results oriented
    • Ability to work in complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
    • Excellent communications, presentation and writing skills a must.
    • Problem solving and decision-making skills
    • Sensitivity to multiple cultures and work style
    • Ability to work independently and effectively with all levels of employees
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including SharePoint
    • Event planning skills
    • Project management skills
    • Experience working with diverse populations, including internal employees and external stakeholders, preferably in an international organization
    • HR Certification (HRCI or SHRM), preferred
    • Foreign language ability (French, Portuguese, Spanish), preferred

    The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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