- Bachelor's Degree
- Master's Degree
- Doctoral Degree
- Microsoft Word
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft Powerpoint
- Microsoft Office
- Learning Technology
- Health Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Tuition Reimbursement
- 401(k) Matching
- Adoption Assistance
Founded in 2008 and based in Arlington, Va., Greenleaf Integrative (www.greenleafintegrative.com) partners with people and organizations to substantially improve the way we all respond to significant work and life challenges. Greenleaf serves a range of organizations, many of which operate in highly demanding environments. Our clients rely on Greenleaf's proven skills, techniques, processes and tools to fortify the emotional state and brain health of employees, enabling them to achieve significant improvements in resilience, culture, productivity, human interactions and leadership capacity.
This position will serve as full-time members of the U.S. Agency for International Development's Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) Bureau. The position is a member of the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA). The trainer will be valued contributor guiding the learning strategy and curriculum development that supports USAID/OFDA staff based in Washington, DC and around the world. Training topics include, but are not limited to the following subjects: new employee orientation, technical sectors (e.g. shelters and settlements, food assistance, economic recovery), grants management, safety and security overseas, and operational stress mitigation.
Important Note: This position is a temporary contract position for the duration of 1 year (Late May/Early June 2020 - Late May/Early June 2021).
Based in Washington DC
Salary commensurate to experience, and a benefits package
Collaborate with Instructional Designer & Sr. Instructional Design Specialists on e-learning projects, including developing new training and updating existing training
Train and mentor Trainers and Instructional Designers in use of e-learning development tools
Maintain collaborative relationships with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)
Conduct needs assessments
Design & develop courses using the latest learning theory and strategies appropriate to learners' needs
Facilitate trainings along with SMEs, and support SMEs in the classroom
Support other competency-building and performance support learning interventions to extend learning beyond the classroom event
Position may require occasional local and international travel
Design training materials such as PowerPoint presentations, student workbooks, instructor guides, handouts and activities
Maintain training records and create reports utilizing the learning management system (LMS) and other recordkeeping systems
Respond to inquiries and provide outstanding customer service to internal and external training participants (e.g. create new user logins, assist learners with problems)
Create, follow and improve upon standard operating procedures for the activities of the Training Unit
Prepare classroom deliveries (edit and print classroom training materials, set up / break down training rooms)
Work with external vendors to deliver courses
Post course processing (tabulate evaluations, final data entry, filing, course updates)
Organize, design, and host brown bags
Collaborate with and support other team members
Other duties as assigned
8-yrs experience w/Bachelors degree, 6-yrs experience w/Masters degree, 4-yrs experience w/PhD
Ability to obtain an interim and final Secret security clearance
Leveraging gamification and richmedia to enhance e-learning experience
Developing training materials such as PowerPoint presentations, student workbooks, instructor guides, handouts and activities, in a professional setting
Designing and facilitating instructor-led training that engages participants in active learning experiences
Providing coaching and feedback to SMEs
Experience with learning theory-based design strategies
Creating and using rapid-development multimedia
Proficient with Adobe CS and/or Actionscript
Preferred Experience:Experience with:
International humanitarian and disaster relief
food aid non-governmental organizations
federal civilian agencies
Work in fast paced, demanding environments
Text to speech
Advanced skills in Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and other e-learning authoring tools
Advanced skills in Microsoft PowerPoint to produce high-quality course materials and speaker's notes
Creates high level of engagement in an adult learning context
Provides feedback to subject-matter-experts respectfully and constructively
Superior computer skills; high skill level with Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Excel, and Word) in a network environment; ability to learn new software and databases quickly
Produces error-free work; maintains a high degree of accuracy even when working quickly
Highly responsive to client requests
Collaborates and builds relationships enthusiastically within team and the client organizations
Flexibility and adaptability to changing client needs
Self-motivated (i.e., drives projects independently)
Able to self-manage and multi-task
Strong at solving problems
Eager to grow and learn
Benefits and Perks:
Annual bonus based on performance
Medical, dental and vision coverage offered
401k with 2% matching after first year
3 weeks paid time off with increase over tenure
8 annual holidays
All-staff planning day
Company wide Day of Service volunteer day
Training and development
Weekly and ad hoc mindfulness sessions
Conservative business casual dress code
Minimum Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem-solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment; builds a diverse workforce.
Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.
Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritize and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.
Language Skills - Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, proposals, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Mathematical Skills - Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Reasoning Ability - Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to question activities and issues in all functional areas and make sound business decisions based on that data.
Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, type or hear; frequently required to walk and use hands to handle, or feel and reach. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Employee may be required to stand for several hours during training deliveries.
Work Environment - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.
This position description reflects Greenleaf's assignment of essential functions; nothing in this job description restricts the Company's latitude to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.