Elearning Developer - Learning And Development Specialist Iii (hr Analyst Iii)

Fairfax, Virginia
$72,752.58 - $121,254.64 Annually
May 28, 2022
Jun 11, 2022
Full Time
Job Announcement

Works as part of the Organizational Development and Training (OD&T) team as a self-motivated and proficient eLearning developer with a flare for instructional design. Designs, develops, builds and maintains eLearning courses using Adobe Captivate and other authoring software applications. These online, self-paced eLearning courses will meet the on-demand training needs of business partners across the county with a focus on SAP enterprise resource planning software that supports county financial, human resources and procurement processes. Other responsibilities include:

  • Conducts training needs assessments with business partners;
  • Provides strategic insight into countywide initiatives; Leads, supports, and/or manages training and development activities for countywide initiatives;
  • Co-leads monthly eLearning Community of Practice;
  • Supports eLearning software skill development of fellow team members;
  • Other special projects as assigned.

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)

  • Manages/oversees a major function/program, project or team;
  • Proactively develops, manages, and evaluates programs and procedures that are responsive to the changing needs of the customer and the business environment;
  • Applies systems solutions to business problems; trains users in system functions;
  • Proactively develops solutions; facilitates problem solving among different individuals/groups to reach effective outcomes;
  • Provides advice and consultation regarding immediate situations;
  • Works independently to define and meet customer needs, facilitating innovation and exploration of non-traditional ideas;
  • Recognizing the implications of proposed changes, identifies and collaborates with appropriate individuals and groups to develop and implement the changes;
  • Leads change initiatives throughout the department or with customers to improve services and meet the needs of the customer;
  • Develops and presents material on various topics to individuals and groups.

Organizational Development
  • Provides internal consulting services to county agencies, work groups, county-wide task forces, boards and commissions, and citizen groups in the areas of strategic planning and implementation, process design, team building, facilitation, organizational interventions, leadership development and coaching, and problem solving;
  • Coordinates and evaluates the work of organizational facilitators and/or trainers.

  • Develops, supports and evaluates the County's general staff training and development programs;
  • Works with agencies to identify specific training needs, including technology delivered training and development tools;
  • Designs and facilitates professional and leadership development courses.
  • Performs advanced level professional work designing, developing, and maintaining county-wide eLearning courses to meet on-demand training requirements.
  • Develops requirements for new information technology solutions and support agency and countywide information technology projects. Partners across the county to gather training requirements.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
  • Knowledge of the principles, methods and problems of organization and management;
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of public sector human resources administration in relevant areas;
  • Knowledge of group/team dynamics;
  • Skill in use of computer hardware and software;
  • Skill in facilitation;
  • Ability to gather, analyze and present facts;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with citizens, employees and public officials;
  • Ability to work as a team member or leader;
  • Ability to speak and write effectively.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in personnel administration, public administration or a related field, plus four years of professional-level human resources experience.

Not applicable.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Adobe Captivate or similar authoring tool software;
  • eLearning instructional design experience;
  • Experience with SAP or other ERP (enterprise resource planning) software as an instructor, user, or business process owner;
  • Ability to manage multiple eLearning development projects at the same time;
  • Experience leading train-the-trainer and/or community of practice sessions.

  • All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.
  • The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

The work for this position includes eLearning development which can require extended use of computer keyboard and screen in a sedentary nature for up to eight (8) continuous hours. Additionally, the delivery of instructor-led training in the classroom may require moving around to view trainees, computer screen, using a SmartBoard, whiteboard, flipcharts, standing at podium and being able to carry books and other course materials up to 20 pounds in weight as well as up to two (2) continuous hours of standing. Virtual training environments may require extended use of computer screens and keyboard in a sedentary nature for up to two (2) continuous hours. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interviews and may include a practical exercise. Portfolio of eLearning, instructional design and job aids will be requested.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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