Living Well Disability Services

Mendota Heights

Job Title:
Learning Development Specialist

Job Summary: Living Well Disability Services transforms the lives of people impacted by disabilities though the delivery of exceptional services. Our vision is a day when all people impacted by disabilities and our employees live well. The Learning and Development Specialist is an integral part of the Human Resources Team and is responsible for the oversight, development, and implementation of educational opportunities for employees across the organization. The Learning and Development Manager is expected to do all job duties with the organizations values in mind; Advocacy, Community, Leadership, Respect, and Wellness. Job Duties and Expectations The primary responsibility for this position is to provide cohesive learning and development opportunities to employees across the organization that ensure organizational knowledge of applicable state and federal rules and regulations, industry best practices, and our organizational values. Additionally, this position will be responsible for the oversight of ongoing development and advancement opportunities for direct support staff. Develop and maintain organizational onboarding training for all employees Manage the online training platform (LMS and CMS) for the organization including the development of content and the assignment of trainings Create and maintain employee development programs that ensure career development and growth opportunities for direct support staff Oversee curriculum development and ensure that all content is consistent with organizational values and standards Partner with operational staff to assess training needs for the organization; develop curriculums as needed or assist in finding appropriate content to support their needs. Manage the annual training calendar and ensure assignments of trainings in compliance with 245D, ICF requirements, and other applicable regulations Responsible for establishing and maintaining employee training records in accordance with company policy and licensing regulations Provide oversight of the annual in-person training calendar and ensure that resources are assigned appropriately (instructors, rooms, computers, etc.) Serve as the lead instructor for appropriate training sessions within the organization (New Hire Orientation, Positive Supports, CPR, Vulnerable Adult Act, Person Centered Supports, and other applicable courses) Partners with HR Team members in developing department goals, objectives, and systems. Serve on various committees and task forces as assigned Provide consistent, timely, and effective verbal and written communication Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations. Other miscellaneous related duties as assigned Job Skills and Abilities Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs Pro-active with high level of engagement, responsiveness, and execution Ability to work independently and as part of a team Ability to train for multiple hours (2-8 hours) at a time both in-person and virtually Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills Attention to detail Capable of working well with all levels of the organization. Work Environment The majority of the job duties will be performed at the assigned program site or administrative office with additional time spent traveling to program sites, and additional off-site locations for job fairs, college campus recruiting, and other relevant locations. Flexibility in work hours and locations is required to meet the organizational needs of this position. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers, photocopiers and smart phones. Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret information and documents; analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work under deadlines with frequent interruptions; and interact with managers, staff, persons supported, the public and others encountered in the course of work. Required Education and Experience Associate's degree in a related field and two years of related training experience. Prior experience working in disability services or the willingness to learn about and be engaged in our program services. Strong computer skills utilizing various software programs and applications. Individual must have a valid Minnesota Driver’s License and the ability to be deemed eligible to drive by the Living Well Disability Services insurance carrier Individuals must be able to pass a Minnesota Department of Human Services Background Study Benefits Information: Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits: Generous Paid time off (PTO) Health Insurance including Vision and Dental FSA & HSA Plans – Benefit Resource, Inc. (BRI) 401k Retirement Plan with Employer’s Match Short Term / Long Term Disability Life Insurance (at no cost to you!) Accident, Critical Illness and Hospital Insurance - UNUM Employee Assistance Program Financial Benefit – Honeybee Employee Discounts through – YMCA Corporate Wellness Tickets-At-Work LifeMart For more information about Living Well Disability Services visit our website at! We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


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