Learning And Development Specialist I (hr Analyst I)

Fairfax, Virginia
$54,761.62 - $91,269.57 Annually
May 29, 2022
Jun 11, 2022
Full Time
Job Announcement

Supports the work of the Organizational Development & Training (OD&T) Division, which manages leadership and training programs. Duties include:

  • Updates and maintains instructor guides and other course materials.
  • Supports, develops, and delivers leadership courses using both in person and/or virtual learning technologies.
  • Acts as a backup administrator in the Learning Management System, entering courses and running reports as needed.
  • Updates the division website as needed.
  • Assists with course scheduling and logistics tasks as needed.
  • Customer support with leadership class questions.
  • Beginner e-learning support for leadership design.
  • Leadership training/team facilitation support, design and delivery.

The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work.
  • Ability to obtain and process information.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to work well on a team.

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.)

  • Develops a good working knowledge of assigned business areas and the operating processes and procedures within the County;
  • Applies established professional guidelines and may perform some research and/or analysis to make recommendations in solving problems;
  • Assists consultants as needed;
  • Serves as a team member;
  • Recognizing the implications of proposed changes, identifies and collaborates with appropriate individuals and groups to develop and implement the changes.

Organizational Development and Training
  • Supports the work of the Organizational Development & Training Division in the Department of Human Resources which manages instructional-related countywide programs including scheduling training, logistics for leadership programs, delivering training and entry level e-learning development with the assistance of the HR Analyst II’s and HR Analyst III’s;
  • Facilitates, teaches, and supports leadership training, as required;
  • Ensures training materials are accurate and up to date;
  • Uses Train-the-trainer Model to develop and teach other county employees the use of collaborative or virtual technologies to produce their own trainings.

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 human resources administration and management principles and practices as they apply to a functional area;
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and county laws, regulations, and ordinances pertaining to relevant human resources programs and management;
  • Skill in the use of computer hardware and software;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with applicants, employees, county officials and/or citizen groups;
  • Ability to gather and analyze data;
  • Ability to speak and write effectively;
  • Ability to work as a team member.

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 in personnel administration, public administration or a related field.

Four years of increasingly complex technical administrative experience in the assigned
functional area, comparable to experience at the Administrative Assistant IV, or higher, level. This class can serve as a bridge class enabling individuals who do not meet the educational or professional experience standards listed above to qualify for this class by possessing four years of increasingly complex technical administrative experience in the assigned functional area, comparable to experience at the Administrative Assistant IV, or higher, level.

The purpose of this bridge class is to promote upward mobility within the Fairfax County workforce. However persons qualifying for this class on the basis of their technical experience may not substitute this technical experience for education, or for professional experience, in order to qualify for other employment opportunities.

Not applicable.

  • Certifications in self assessments, i.e., MBTI, DISC, Strengths, EQI, DRiV, and TPI (Team Profile Indicator), etc.
  • Program management experience with Leadership Programs experience.
  • Experience serving as an internal consultant to multiple county agencies.
  • Experience managing multiple projects at the same time.
  • Experience working with senior leadership.
  • Experience with LMS systems.
  • Beginner instructional design experience with creating instructor-led courses.
  • Experience with facilitating instructor-led training, conducting workshops and public speaking.
  • Demonstrated training experience in a classroom setting, using written materials
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to learn; quick learner, especially with technology; p ositive attitude, dependable, and adaptable.
  • 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 the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check.
Operates keyboard driven equipment. Perform light lifting associated with preparing to conduct training programs and facilitating meetings. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include a leadership presentation exercise.

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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