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UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

IHME EDUCATION AND TRAINING SPECIALIST

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

11849 (E S 8 SEIU 925 IHME Non Supv)

CLASS SERIES CONCEPT

Within the Institute for Health Metrics Evaluation (IHME) Organizational Development and Training (ODT) team, design and develop curriculum and assess learning solutions that support knowledge acquisition and skill development within IHME.

BASIC FUNCTION

Advance IHME’s goals by creating learning opportunities focused on technical, quantitative, managerial, communication, and leadership skills. Oversee curriculum development for all IHME staff training.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under administrative supervision, independently design, develop, and evaluate in-person and eLearning solutions. Provide individual coaching, teaching aids, teaching plans and group learning solutions. Work with subject-matter experts to perform updates to curriculum, content, and materials as necessary.

TYPICAL WORK

Perform the work of the IHME Education and Training Coordinator;

Drive the design of curriculum within the institute to instill and sustain the skills required in order to produce high-quality, relevant, and timely results to aid decision makers in health;

Design, develop, and evaluate eLearning solutions that provide convenient, dynamic, and on-demand training to staff across the institute;

Assess and analyze learning and development needs across the institute and translate them into training opportunities, including classroom trainings, eLearning opportunities, workshops, and job aids;

Work directly with subject matter experts to create lesson plans, competency maps, learner assessment rubrics, and other instructional design materials as needed;

Write goal statements, learning objectives, and performance objectives and map them to instructional strategies and teaching material;

Keep current with emerging trends in instructional design, including eLearning technologies;

Apply project management skills to meet project milestones, communicate issues and risks in a timely manner, and manage internal stakeholder expectations;

Provide instructional support in the form of individual coaching, teaching aids, teaching plans and group learning solutions to internal staff seeking to administer their own training plans.

Develop content and teaching materials for in-person training, including lecture slides, exercises, learner assessments, participant guides, job aids;

Develop eLearning content and materials, including videos, hands-on interactivity, and downloadable job aids;

Design evaluations to assess the quality of instruction, the learner experience, and effective design of curriculum; collect and analyze data from evaluations and make recommendations about updating and improving curricula and content, including eLearning solutions;

Work with subject-matter experts to perform updates to curriculum, content, and materials as necessary.

Manage the instructional design process with internal stakeholders including scheduling meetings, managing timelines, tracking progress, and building assessments;

Manage relationships with internal stakeholders and service providers, work directly with ODT team members to implement and execute the logistics and specifics of learning solutions, as needed;

Provide support for courses taught by IHME faculty at the University of Washington;

Duties may include building and updating course syllabi, lesson plans, exercises, and assessments; and

Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in Education, Communication, Business, Public Health, or related field plus four years of work experience.

OR

Equivalent combination of education/experience.

CLASS SERVICE EXEMPTION

Continuing Education.

CLASS SPECIFICATION HISTORY

New to SEIU 925 11-10-2020 per PERC Case No. 132072-E-19.
Prior to 01-01-2021, this work in IHME was in professional staff job code 11968, Continuing Education Coordinator (E S 8).