Training Developer

Nova Scotia Career Development Association - Bedford, NS (30+ days ago)

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(1 Year Contract Position)

The Nova Scotia Career Development Association (NSCDA) is currently is hiring a full-time Training Developer located in our Bedford office. Reporting to the Training Manager, the Training Developer will be responsible for the planning, development and implementation of a project specific curriculum and associated training.

The NSCDA is an not for profit membership organization that provides leadership to Nova Scotia professionals in career development. We provide training, educational and networking opportunities to enhance the career development sector in Nova Scotia. We are a growing organization with over 450 members across the province. The NSCDA administers the Certified Career Development Practitioner certification program, with over 200 certified practitioners in the province to date. We are developing online learning and educational progamming, as well as other modalities of learning to provide our members with a varied range of professional development apportunities.

The Nova Scotia Career Development Association is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and in attracting talent that will help us promote inclusion across all of our programs and services. We seek out talent to reflect and better serve our whole community, to strengthen our cultural knowledge and to help our team through changes and challenges. We encourage individuals within diverse communities or from under-represented groups to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Training Developer will be responsible for:
Develop curriculum and prepare instructional material
Liaise and consult with professionals to ensure content meets rigourous standard as set out by the association and stakeholders
Consult with user groups to ensure learning is designed to meet needs
Overseeing specific project requirements connected to the online Learning Management System
Report writing
Plan, direct, evaluate and manage training and facilitation of project specific material
Provide client support during training and use of online LMS system
Travel provincially to train on subject material and use of learning management system
Complete administrative and scheduling activities related to projects

The ideal individual will have:
Post Secondary Education and an understanding of adult learning principles
Knowledge of career development practice and theory required
Mutilungual is an asset
Experience with workshop development and facilitation required, curriculum development experience required
Strong workshop facilitation skills, both one on one and in large groups (up to 200 people)
Program management experience an asset
Research skills
Sound knowledge of competency-based learning
Excellent writing and editing skills, with strong attention to detail
Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite, especially Word and Excel, high technical competence generally
Familiarity with learning management systems (e.g., SmarterU, Moodle, Illuminate, etc.) an asset
Ability to balance multiple priorities and produce results quickly a necessity
Ability to work well independently and to support team goals
Must be able to organize, negotiate, motivate and communicate.
Able to work under pressure, ability to make decisions quickly, analyze information and meet customer needs
Strong communication and public speaking skills - able to train one on one and in large groups
Able to represent the organization at provincial and national events
Equivalent education and experience will be considered.
Valid Driver's License and ability to travel
This position is 37.5 hours / week.

Office is located in Bedford, NS.

The Nova Scotia Career Development Association (NSCDA) is committed to fair hiring practices. Hiring activities are based on the principles of merit, and guided by values that include respect, integrity, diversity, accountability and the public good.

Please submit a cover letter and resume by April 26, 2019. Cover letters may be addressed to Connie Corse, Training Manager, NSCDA and sent to If you have any questions, please contact (902) 835-0304.