Learning and Development Specialist

Job Number: 19-333-8166

Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in an educational, human resources, psychology or comparable field of study required and a minimum of (3) years of experience developing course materials and facilitating training.

Description: The Learning and Development Specialist is responsible for facilitating training and developmental experiences that support employee performance, cultural competence, learning and personal growth.  Under the direction of the Learning and Development Director, the Specialist implements best practices to ensure that course content and delivery reflects current trends in adult learning.  The Learning and Development Specialist is a strong presenter and can communicate effectively verbally and in writing to diverse audiences and group sizes. 

The Learning and Development Specialist's duties include:

  • In-classroom instruction, including CPR, de-escalation, cultural responsiveness, and leadership development; other courses to be determined based on agency needs

  • Update training content according to best practices in cultural competency and adult learning principles

  • Support Integral Care's CE provider status by reviewing course content for CEU eligibility as it applies to the following licenses: LMFT, LMSW, LCSW, LPC, and TX Addiction Professionals

  • Guide subject matter experts toward training strategies that lead to on-the-job performance improvement

  • Design and produce learning materials in a variety of formats including print, graphics, audio, video, animation and multimedia to support teaching, learning, and on-the-job information needs

  • Provide support to instructors, including quality reviews of agency training content, recommend improvements to course content and delivery, and share resources to improve classroom engagement

  • Implement best practices in the use of technology and multimedia hardware/software to improve learner engagement and understanding

  • Contribute to ongoing professional development communications, including the agency newsletter, SharePoint website, and other marketing avenues

  • Maintain awareness of mandatory training requirements outlined by the Texas Administrative Code
  • Participate in committees that advance staff development
  • Provide general support for learning and development events, including the Dynamic Development conference, leadership program, and orientation

This position works under general supervision with moderate latitude for initiative and independent judgment.  The Learning and Development Specialist travels to multiple Integral Care sites to facilitate classes; in-classroom instruction occurs up to 50% of the time. 

  • 1 - 3 years' experience using software to create eLearning courses. 

  • Experience in a healthcare education environment preferred.

  • Working knowledge of instructional design concepts, including the ADDIE model, adult learning theory, and rapid curriculum development. 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

License: Current CPR Instructor Certification from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association.  Current Safety-Care Instructor Certification from QBS, Inc.  Current and valid Texas driver's license and a clean driving record required.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm. 

Salary:  $55,602 annually. 

Integral Care strives to maintain a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply, including those who have knowledge and/or experience working with underserved populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQA communities.

For specific positions, additional compensation may be available to those who are bilingual in both English and one of the following languages:  Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Burmese. (PM16)