Training & Organizational Development Specialist

Los Angeles, CA
Jan 25, 2017
Requisition 25284
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Training & Organizational Development Specialist

UCLA Campus Human Resources

Requisition 25284


As one of America's finest universities, UCLA has a tradition of advancing higher education and the common good through excellence in scholarship, research and public service. UCLA is California's largest university and a model for public institutions of higher education. Academic excellence, faculty distinction and a comprehensive curriculum are hallmarks of the UCLA experience. The university is an educational and architectural landmark in Los Angeles, attracting thousands of visitors and scholars each year.

Under general direction of the Manager, Training and Development and as a key member of the Campus Human Resources Training and Development team,  the incumbent coordinates a variety of programs, including the Management Skills Assessment Program (MSAP), conducts organizational development projects, delivers training classes for staff, develops new training and enhances existing courses, conducts research and program evaluation, contributes to New Employee Orientation, and facilitates team-building sessions for campus departments and workgroups.  


  • Knowledge of the principles and applications of adult learning, management and organizational behavior theories, group process, and organizational development theory.
  • Strong analytical skills and knowledge of best practices in organizational assessment methods to develop creative, credible solutions and recommendations.
  • Demonstrated skill in problem solving for individuals, groups, departments, and organizations to enable change to occur using ability to research and assess data, identify problems, generate alternatives, and select the appropriate course of action.
  • Facility with quantitative and qualitative methods for customer survey feedback and micro computing skills to include word-processing, presentation preparation, process charting, spreadsheet utilities, graphics, the Internet, and statistical analysis.
  • Demonstrated skill in designing, planning, implementing and managing successful training projects and programs, for large and small groups, using lectures and experiential methods.
  • Ability to research and design instructional modules, including effective exercises, case studies, simulations, tests and other instructional materials and learning aids.
  • Effective oral communication skills to make presentations, conduct participatory meetings, gain acceptance of decisions, and advise and collaborate with others.
  • A terminal degree in related field and 5 to 10 years of progressive related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Full information concerning the job qualifications are listed on the official UCLA job posting.

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants may apply for this position using the UCLA Career Opportunities website.  Go to and search for Requisition 25284. Alternatively, you may copy/paste the link below into your browser’s address bar:


UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks vacation per year; an average of 12 days sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays per year;  health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan;  various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, the University Credit Union, and much more!

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.


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