Solutions Specialist
Grayslake, IL 
Posted 17 days ago
Job Description
Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S01215
Position Title Solutions Specialist
Internal Position Title Solutions Specialist
Department Workforce & Professional Dev
Position Type Staff
Job Family Specialist
Job Summary

The Solutions Specialist, who reports to the Assistant Director of College of Lake County's (CLC) Workforce and Professional Development Institute (WPDI), collaborates with the WPDI managers: Professional Development (PD), Small Business Development & International Trade Center (SBDC-ITC), Talent Development Services (TDS) as well as the WPDI Executive Director, PD program coordinators, and TDS consultants to research and recommend solutions, training, and educational needs for Lake County's business community.
The Solutions Specialist will proactively research the local labor, employer, and small business market to analyze, recommend, and evaluate subject matter experts, instructional designers, developers, instructors, and facilitators (internally and externally.)

CLC offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits that currently includes BlueCross/BlueShield of Illinois health, Delta dental and Superior vision insurance plans, tuition support for employees and qualified family members, three retirement plans, disability, group and supplemental life insurance, health and dependent care flexible spending account plans, a four-day work week in the summer (Fridays off!), generous vacation, sick and personal time off and 13 paid holidays each year.

The College of Lake County (CLC) is a comprehensive community college located in northeastern Illinois committed to being an innovative educational institution providing life-changing paths for our students by offering exceptional learning experiences.

The college is widely recognized for student success, business and community partnerships and for the achievements of our faculty, staff and alumni. Long-known as an employer of choice in Lake County, CLC was ranked #15 on the Forbes list of Top 100 Employers in the State of Illinois for 2019.

Required Qualification

*Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Development or related Learning & Development field, or degree in Education or Business
*One (1) to three (3) years of experience in corporate training and/or continuing education.
*Strong understanding and application of Instructional System Design with proven work experience in instructional design and with instructional technology.
*Advanced knowledge of adult learning theory and successful demonstration of practical application.
*Strong understanding of assessments, skill gap analysis, and data-collection models, methods and instruments.
*Basic knowledge of competencies and competency models.
*Strong understanding of program evaluation, including knowing models, methods and instruments
*Strong understanding of e-learning development software knowledge and skill.
*Ability to write effective copy and instructional text.
*Ability to design customized training programs to be evaluated at the application and impact evaluation levels.
*Strong research skills.
*Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
*Strong computer skills with data management experience.
*Great project management, organization and prioritization skills.
*Ability to work independently and interdependently.
*Proven creativity in solution design, selection, implementation, and in problem solving.
*Experience learning and experimenting with new talent development and learning techniques and technologies, seizing new opportunities for enhancing learning.
*Competencies in the following:
oInstructional Design
oNeeds Assessments
oTraining Evaluation
oTime Management
oResearching, analyzing and using information
oBusiness Acumen
oProject management

Desired Qualifications

*Advanced degree in Human Resources or related Learning and Development field.
*Experience working for the non-credit continuing education division of a college.
*Bilingual in Spanish and English

Posting Date 02/24/2020
Closing Date
Expected Start Date
Special Instructions Summary

Open until filled

Pay Rate $20.31/hour
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Location Grayslake
Total Hours per week 40
Work Schedule

Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
This position may require availability outside of the standard business day (evening open house, focus groups, meetings, etc.)

Software Testing Required Excel, MS Word, Outlook
Interview Process Requirements None
EEO Statement

The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with disabilities. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full or Part Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p
Salary and Benefits
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 to 3 years
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