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Space Center Houston
Houston, Texas, United States
19 hours ago

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The mission of Space Center Houston is to inspire all generations through the wonders of space exploration. We aspire to be the world’s leading science and space exploration learning center. Owned and operated by the nonprofit Manned Space Flight Education Foundation, we are the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center, a Smithsonian Affiliate and a Certified Autism Center. The center features more than 400 space artifacts, hands-on interactive educational exhibits, and robust youth programs interpreting the exciting future and remarkable past of America’s human spaceflight program.

We are currently seeking a full-time Training and Development Specialist responsible for executing a company-wide comprehensive training and development program to build employee competencies and provide professional development opportunities that promote an environment of continuous learning. Responsibilities and qualifications are shown below:

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the design, development, implementation, delivery, evaluation and administration of company training programs for employees at all levels of the organization. Targeted areas of training may include but are not limited to management and leadership programs; communications and DEIA.
  • Expand and enhance the current employee onboarding program and processes. Ensure new employee programs complement and are consistent in messaging with all company-wide training programs. Develop a component for newly hired or promoted supervisors and managers.
  • Manage the performance development and review process.
  • Act as the team leader for employee communication initiatives.
  • Collaborate with management to identify and understand training and development needs and effectively translate those needs into learning strategies. Optimize performance by addressing organizational capability gaps and employee development needs.
  • Develop tools and processes to measure results and success of programs. Monitor the effectiveness of programs and recommend new approaches to improve, update or enhance training initiatives.
  • Develop creative solutions to provide training to a workforce with varying schedules, shifts and availability.
  • Evaluate various learning methods to determine the most effective means of presenting materials to achieve desired outcomes. May include classroom, self-guided, computer based, speakers or other methods as determined.  Maintain a current knowledge of instructional methodologies and best practices including technology enhancements.  Attend periodic seminars/forums to ensure the use of current learning tools and processes.
  • Responsible for the administrative needs of the training function including but not limited to scheduling, creation of a training calendar, ordering materials, tracking attendance and evaluation. Determine software needs to accurately maintain and track training records.
  • Research and identify vendors as needed for computer based and external training needs.
  • Work as a member of the Human Resources team to support HR initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Human Resources Management, or a related field.
  • A minimum of 7+ years full-time work experience developing and executing adult training programs including program assessment, analysis, design, delivery and evaluation. A minimum of 2 years of work experience developing and presenting management/leadership programs.  Work experience in the area of DEIA training strongly preferred.
  • Work experience in new employee onboarding and orientation strongly preferred.
  • Must be a self-starter with the knowledge and ability to work with limited supervision.
  • Previous work experience in the hospitality industry preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of instructional design, content development and adult learning techniques and theory. Experienced in conducting needs assessment and program evaluation.
  • A keen understanding and knowledge of developing soft skills capabilities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with extensive experience using presentation software.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively present to various size groups. Must be a confident and engaging public speaker.
  • The ability to work successfully with all levels in the organization. Must present a professional and business appropriate image.
  • Must have the ability to develop programs that are consistent in message across all company-wide training.
  • The ability to work independently, make sound decisions, set priorities, and effectively organize work.
  • The ability and willingness to handle administrative duties related to the training function.
  • Willingness to work evenings, nights and/or weekends as needed. Occasional travel may be required.

Space Center Houston is an equal opportunity employer. It has a diverse and inclusive work culture with a creative, fun and collaborative environment.

Space Center Houston offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

To apply: Submit resume and cover letter online at www.spacecenter.org/careers. The cover letter should speak directly to your experience and interest related to this position and in working with our organization.

For more information, contact the Human Resources Department at (281) 244-2150 or visit our website at www.spacecenter.org/careers.



Job Information

  • Job ID: 61161229
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas, United States
    Houston, Texas, United States
  • Position Title: Training & Development Specialist
  • Company Name: Space Center Houston
  • Industry: Arts, entertainment, and recreation
  • Job Function: HR/OD Professional
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
Educational Services
Houston , TX , US

The mission of Space Center Houston is to inspire all generations through the wonders of space exploration. We aspire to be the world’s leading science and space exploration learning center. Owned and operated by the nonprofit Manned Space Flight Education Foundation, we are the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center, a Smithsonian Affiliate and a Certified Autism Center. The center features more than 400 space artifacts, hands-on interactive educational exhibits, and robust youth programs interpreting the exci...

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