Share Email Opening

Senior Training and Development Specialist 

Open Date 8/17/2022  
Close Date  
Location Albany, OR (Administrative Offices)  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  

The SR Training & Development Specialist is responsible for the design, development, implementation and assessment of training and development strategies that support key business initiatives, and increases organization, team and individual effectiveness in support of the Credit Union's mission and strategic initiatives.

The SR Training & Development Specialist is responsible for design of New Employee Orientation programs, including partnering with team members and other departments to ensure that materials are aligned with organizational culture and are up-to-date. The SR Training & Development Specialist is also responsible for leading the design, development, and delivery of CWCU training courses, classes, and ongoing learning activities to support CWCU business goals.

This individual will also support and deliver organization wide training programs as needed. The SR Training & Development Specialist will support the efforts of CWCU employees for the consistent delivery of exceptional service experiences for both our members and internal staff.

Position Requirements


• Consults with leaders on organizational development and change management, supporting and facilitating customized strategies and solutions that drive sustainable change, achieve transformational business results and build leader/organizational capability.
• Consult with management to assess needs related to staff development in alignment with business goals and the Talent Management Program.
• Design, develops, schedules, conducts, leads and coordinates the organizational development and training activities in response to specific needs of employees and to meet the objectives of the strategic priorities.
• Proactively assess the organizational development needs at enterprise, division, team and individual levels and use that information to implement actions, programs and processes to effectively and efficiently address those needs.
• Provides strategic and tactical direction regarding Learning, Development and Change Management to leadership and the broader organization.
• Supports and advises on the design, development, purchase, facilitation, marketing, administration and evaluation of learning programs and assets (e.g., classroom training, online development resources, mobile learning, and simulations) for the enterprise.
• Builds user-friendly, effective tools, processes and resources readily available to targeted audiences (business leaders, facilitators, HR Business Partners) to support development and build capability.
• Act as Instructional Designer through all phases of training/educational projects from analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation. Blend sound learning solutions with creative eLearning design and Instructor-led strategies to create highly engaging and interactive programs on time and within budget.
• Fulfill Instructional Design duties including content development, script writing, storyboarding, assessment creation, and evaluation. Prepare clear learning objectives that reflect required performance.
• Establish and nurture strong partnerships with internal business units to ensure that New Hire, and other functional training are aligned with organizational goals and support the member experience.
• Contribute to the refinement and improvement of online instruction, instructional development standards and methodology, and exploration of new technologies.
• Provide training support for new or enhanced products, services, processes and procedures. Develop training materials with input from subject matter experts, colleagues, and relevant/existing training documents and develop the Train the trainer program.
• Actively participate in the selection, promotion, delivery and reporting of courses and events supporting Leader Development and Continuous Learning programs.
• Monitor and report on training and performance effectiveness, providing feedback to participants and reporting performance results to management.
• Conduct and manage the delivery and tracking of staff development sessions.
• Performs all responsibilities in accordance with CWCU Values, compliance, regulatory and Information Protection requirements.
• Attend training and comply with CWCU policies and procedures as well as applicable State and Federal regulations
• Performs additional duties as assigned.

• Presentation/facilitation skills, with the ability to conceptualize and present at both the “big picture” and detail level.
• Ability to provide clear feedback and follow through to reinforce desired outcomes.
• Ability to design and develop curriculum and training materials using adult learning concepts and theories that facilitate hands-on experiential learning.
• Ability to present a professional image to management, staff, and outside contacts.
• Ability to exercise confidentiality, discretion in decision making and sound judgment in problem solving.
• Ability to coach and mentor using positive reinforcement; providing clear feedback and follow through to reinforce changes in performance.
• Ability to present, conduct training classes professionally in person and online.
• Excellent verbal, written, presentation and facilitation skills to effectively communicate with diverse audiences.
• Effective leadership, negotiation and consulting skills
• Effective project management skills
• Ability to work independently and as an effective team member by developing and maintaining internal relationships.
• Ability to set goals and objectives, remaining flexible to changes.
• Ability to research and compile information, make recommendations based on the data collected, and effectively deliver the results to fulfill management needs related to organizational goals.
• Classroom facilitation, team-building, and goal-setting experience required.

• Bachelor’s degree in Organization Development, Business Administration, Industrial Psychology, Education, Human Resource Development or other related discipline required, or equivalent work or education experience. Advanced degree is preferred.
• Three years in a training or support specialist role or formal Coaching/Mentor experience required.
• Training experience at CWCU or another financial institution preferred.
• Minimum of two years of experience with group facilitation, team building, and goal setting.
• Minimum 3-5 years of experience developing and presenting training/seminars to adult audiences required.
• Minimum 3-5 years of experience in Instructional Design. Demonstrated skill in developing interactive training courses and performance support solutions.
• Proficient Learning Management System and PC skills, with the ability to learn new software.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
• Physical Requirements: Frequent use of hands to manipulate/grasp objects, occasional bending and lifting from floor height, frequent forward reach, frequent lifting of 1 - 10 lbs., occasional lifting of up to 30 lbs.
• Frequently required to stand; walk and sit.
• Valid driver’s license and automotive insurance required.

About the Organization At Central Willamette Credit Union we are laser-focused on building a stronger financial future for each of our members and we're particularly passionate about making the communities of the Willamette Valley even better places to live, work and play. We do this by training our sales and service team members to become Financial Advocates who work tirelessly to improve our members' financial lives. And we don't stop there. We are fanatical supporters of the non-profit organizations that create the fabric of the communities we call home. You'll regularly see us sponsoring and volunteering for events with the Boys and Girls Clubs, SafeHaven Humane Society, The United Way, The Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence (CARDV), and the Albany Public Schools Foundation just to name a few. Our team members are encouraged to give of their time and talents as servant leaders, furthering our quest to make the world a more just and caring place.

Our team members enjoy competitive pay with opportunities to earn incentives, a full range of benefits, and a comfortable environment where input is valued and hard work is both recognized and rewarded. Thank you for considering Central Willamette and we hope to meet you soon.

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to


Other Jobs Within Same Category
-- None found --

Other Jobs Within 60 Miles
Member Solutions Officer in Albany - Administrative Offices, OR
Posted on: 11/28/2022
[Apply Now]

Director of Retail in Albany - Administrative Offices, OR
Posted on: 11/28/2022
[Apply Now]

Contact Center Representative in Albany - Waverly Branch, OR
Posted on: 11/28/2022
[Apply Now]

Personal Banker (Financial Advocate) (Rove) in Albany - Waverly Branch, OR
Posted on: 11/28/2022
[Apply Now]

Teller - Rove in Albany - Waverly Branch, OR
Posted on: 11/29/2022
[Apply Now]

Follow us

AppOne.comTM†† ©1999-2021 HR Services, Inc.
Click here for technical assistance.