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Title Training and Development Associate
Division Human Resources
Category Support Staff
Type Temporary-Initiatives & Opportunities
Incumbent New
Salary $26.92 – $31.21 per hour
Band G
Hours 35 hours per week
Campus All
Effective Date ASAP – up to 24 months
  • Works with the Staff Development team to plan, develop, and implement staff training and development with a view to supporting overall organizational development, taking into account the strategic goals of the College.  
  • Provides direct training on a weekly basis; plans, designs, delivers and evaluates in-house instruction, activities and events with particular emphasis on training and development activities for staff.
  • Identifies, selects, and manages external training and accreditation bodies and providers necessary to deliver required training to appropriate standards under the direction of the Director, Organizational & Staff Development.
  • Plans and delivers computer training for College employees; provides specific training on Banner, Self-Publishing System, Apple products, etc.
  • Plans and delivers on-line training as required.
  • Supports the departmental learning management system (LMS), which includes coordinating logistics for training programs and organizational professional development events.
  • Assesses relevant training needs for staff in consultation with divisional/departmental professional development committees; conducts regular, on-going training needs assessments with all staff.
  • Establishes and maintains appropriate systems for measuring necessary aspects of staff training and development.
  • Revises or makes recommendations for revision to specific training and/or development programs.
  • Assists in creating training materials; ensures that all staff training activities and materials meet relevant College and statutory policies.
  • Promotes current and future training and development opportunities.
  • Provides career development coaching and guidance to staff; establishes a variety of “Communities of Practice” among staff.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Three year diploma or degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Human Resources, Training and Development, or equivalent; successful completion of the Training Adults Certificate or equivalent.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in facilitation and/or adult training and technical systems training; experience with Human Resource Information Systems, Website Design or Content Management System, and with PC and Mac hardware and software.
  • Experience in training MS Office and in the development of resource materials are assets.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both oral and written; strong interpersonal, customer service and conflict resolution skills.
  • Experience collaborating/liaising with vendors, and internal and external stakeholders.
  • Superior organizational, planning and coordination skills are required; exceptional time management and multi-tasking skills with the ability to meet deadlines amongst changing priorities.
  • Well-developed analytical, creative problem solving and decision making skills in order to identify problems, determine possible solutions, and select appropriate actions.
  • Excellent research skills; demonstrated skill in analysing and interpreting data.
  • Proven leadership qualities and delegation skills; experience with mentoring, advising and guiding others.
  • Proven ability to take initiative, work and act independently with minimal direction and as a team member.
  • Regular travel to and from the other campuses is required.
  • Ability to lift up to 44 lbs (e.g., boxes of materials).
  • Ability to work in an environment where a diversity of people and situations are encountered. 
Note: Overtime work may be required during peak periods.
Interview process may consist of a practical skills component.
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
To Apply
To apply submit a covering letter and resume combined in one (1) document.
Preference will be given to qualified internal candidates in accordance with the applicable collective agreement. Should a suitable candidate not be found, external candidates will be considered. George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and aboriginal peoples.
Competition # 13-042
Closing Date May 3, 2013