Madison, WI
Jul 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 91353-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Human Resources, Payroll, Training, Employee Development

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91353-AS

Working Title: Organizational Development & Training Specialist



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 15, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree preferred with a preferred emphasis in Business, Human Resources, Organization Behavior or Industrial Psychology.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Minimum of five years of human resources experience with at least three years of experience in organizational development and/or training.

Position Summary:

Under the general direction of FP&M's Director of Human Resources, the Organizational Development & Training Specialist acts as the organizational development liaison and advisor to the organization's leadership. This position facilitates the organization's employee development and training initiatives across the organization. This position is also responsible for the development and integration of human resource programs and associated projects to achieve strategic business goals and operational objectives.

With a 24 hour a day, seven day a week operation, consisting of 1100+ Academic, University, Temporary and Student employees, the Organizational Development & Training Specialist, plays a lead role in advancing training and professional development practices throughout the division in order to support FP&M's mission of providing excellence in facilities and services for our university community.

FP&M is a full-spectrum service organization that builds, maintains, and operates the physical environment of the UW-Madison campus in support of the University's education, research, and outreach activities. This position works closely with all departments in the division to deliver appropriate training programs. In addition, the Organizational Development & Training Specialist collaborates with the Office of Human Resource Learning & Talent Development team and other campus units to coordinate and develop professional development opportunities in support of the mission and strategic direction of the university.

Additional Information:

*Knowledge & Understanding of Principles of Adult Education
*Prior experience driving initiatives related to organizational development.
*Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Applications.
*Advanced project and change management skills with proven experience managing medium - large-scale initiatives.
*Advanced written and verbal communication skills with experience managing multiple stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
*Attention to detail/accuracy.
*Ability to flex schedule to meet 2nd & 3rd shift needs.
*Effective presentation skills - Ability to present to groups of employees up to 250 in attendance.
*Ability to handle a variety of tasks with numerous interruptions.
*Prior experience managing and coaching others.
*Must be very "hands on" and demonstrate leadership by example
*Ability to handle difficult customers with appropriate conflict resolution skills.
*Ability to exercise a strong sense of priority and time management.


Susan Fritts

Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Submit a Cover Letter and Resume

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: 07 Jul 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 11 Aug 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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