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Job ID: 191854

Training Facilitator
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Aug. 8, 2022
Title Training Facilitator
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Organizational Development and Effectiveness
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
    Classified Staff
  • Educational Services
    Educational Services

Position Summary
This position facilitates employee development programs and learning experiences in partnership with our team that provides training workshops, small group facilitation, one-on-one coaching, change management, and organizational development.

Responsibilities may include:
Facilitate training classes and small group discussions
Diagnose gaps in employee skills, motivation and/or resources in consultation with university managers and develop plans to eliminate gaps
Provide insight, problem-solving and logical objectivity to complex organizational problems
Develop new training content and update existing content as needs change
Provide administrative and training support for a Learning Management and web-based Performance Management system

To be successful in this role, you should be a skilled facilitator who is comfortable managing classroom based workshops and small group discussions with all levels of employees from front-line to senior-level staff. You will routinely work collaboratively with the ODE team as well as stakeholders throughout the university. It is essential that you foster and promote a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in all interactions. You will need to be flexible to shift with frequently changing priorities and build trusted relationships with a wide variety of constituents at the university.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications
A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree
3 or more years of experience designing and delivering organizational training programs for adult learners.
Demonstrated experience working well with people at all levels of an organization.
Demonstrated ability to foster and promote a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in their interactions.
Demonstrated strengths in project management, communication and organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience using remote teaching, conferencing, and course development tools like Zoom or Panopto.
Experience with adult learning techniques, delivery methodologies, curriculum development and assessment.
Providing professional/leadership coaching for individuals or teams.
Providing Organizational Development consultation with leaders and guiding them to a successful solution for their organizational and employee challenges.
Experience with web-based electronic systems such as Learning Management Systems, Job application/Position management systems, or Performance Management systems.

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