Massachusetts Institute of Technology Training Specialist in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Training Specialist

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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

TRAINING SPECIALIST, Office of the Vice President for Finance (VPF)-Practice and Process Improvement Team, to identify, design, develop, curate, deliver, and assess in-person and online training programs that address VPF’s financial practices and processes. Responsibilities include defining an overall training strategy and vision; collaborating on creating community-related training on VPF’s financial practices and processes; designing, developing, and delivering curriculum content, training materials, training modules, and teaching aids; engaging in an ongoing and robust assessment process to evaluate VPF’s training effectiveness; researching new training techniques, tools, and enabling technologies; maintaining portions of VPF’s existing training inventory; using a consultative approach to assist in clarifying needs related to training; helping organize VPF Hot Topic Forums; consulting with communications team to ensure that training outreach and learning materials align with VPF branding; and other duties/projects as assigned.

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Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree; at least three years’ training design, development, and delivery experience in an academic or related setting; at least one year of demonstrated project management experience, preferably in a training or higher educational setting; experience with the full training cycle, i.e., designing, delivering, evaluating, and assessing results-based training; strong instructional design skills and ability to develop diverse learning solutions that provide high impact and sustained learning; knowledge of training development tools; excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to establish rapport and credibility with a wide range of constituencies in a culturally diverse environment; ability and willingness to stay current with new training technologies and trends; and ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Experience with VPF processes and procedures preferred, as is experience with Articulate 360 Software and/or Adobe Captivate. Job #16019-P


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.