Director of Advisicon University

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Advisicon Company Overview

Position Location: Vancouver, WA

Advisicon’s mission is clear: we want to boost your Project Management efficiencies by optimizing your processes and technologies and by creating measurable results that empower you and your organization. We have over 25 years in the project management industry and are a Gold level Project Partner with Microsoft. No matter the organizations size, our team specializes in maximizing our customers business and personal productivity by leveraging the Microsoft technology experience.

There is a difference between getting the job done and getting it done right. In each engagement, we strive to get the best outcome via a relationship-based, collaborative approach. Our results are measurable because we think productivity is tangible, not subjective. We have a specialized, integrated team that can enter at all stages of the process lifecycle, providing our customers with a one-stop shop. From technical implementation and customization to end-user adoption training, our team guides the customer, each step of the way.

 

Advisicon Benefits Overview

Advisicon’s cares deeply for not only our customers but also about the health and wellbeing of our employee’s, contractors & their families.  Advisicon never stops looking into newer better ways to benefit the staff and extended staff and their families.

We offer an excellent compensation package, Medical, Dental, Vision, Aflac programs as well as employer matched retirement/401k and performance based bonuses including, paid training, PTO, and much much more.

 

Position Description Summary

This role is responsible for both teaching and overseeing the general operations of University initiatives, and strengthening and increasing the training services division of Advisicon, Inc. This position also involves management of trainers, contractors and support staff involved in University initiatives and is full time at the Portland/Vancouver Headquarters of Advisicon.

The director is responsible for the continued development and delivery of instructor-led, on-premise and web based training including, the recording of training content to produce an on-demand version of Live classes.

 

 

The Director of University role entails the following tasks, activities, and responsibilities:

Core Job Duties:

  • Ability to participate and contribute in a team-oriented environment, exhibiting cooperation and team spirit, is necessary
  • Support training and internal employee / team development
  • Manage the development of new and customized curriculum development and offerings
  • Maintain and conduct on-boarding training for new internal employees
  • Development market strategy for current and new curriculum
  • Promote business development opportunities through educational programs
  • Develop strategic partnerships with business and education entities
  • Manage curriculum updates, including books and artifacts
  • Manage and maintain Microsoft competencies, both team and corporate levels
  • Deliver public and private training, (Technology & Methodology) as needed
  • Tracking PMI REP Course Listing, and partnership
  • Develop presence strategy and cultivate partnerships in communities of practice, such as SPUGs, PMI, PMI Chapters, and related conferences
  • Assist in sales efforts and RFP responses, including review and contribution to training requirements
  • Oversee social media and marketing campaigns including managing & contribute to blog entries

 

Core Professional Skills:

  • Good organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at one time
  • Ability to work under pressure and to multiple deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize competing work
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong Technical skills (WordPress, SharePoint, CRM)
  • Solid knowledge of marketing techniques
  • Self & Team Motivator
  • Ability to be a team player

 

Personal Qualifications:

  • Passionate about Helping others and solving customer problems
  • Friendly, outgoing, sociable
  • Healthy Sense of Humor
  • Alert and observant and looking for ways to improve processes
  • Self-motivated, Takes Initiative
  • Must love and be adept with Technology
  • Out of the box thinker, Creative, Inventive and Adaptable to situations
  • Honest & Customer Focused
  • Tactful and Respectful, but solution oriented
  • Visionary but also actionable

 

 

Professional Experience, Certifications and Skills:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the development and delivery of training/facilitated learning
  • Prior experience with ILT delivery is an asset
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft products relating to Project Management preferred
  • Excellent writing and communication skills required
  • Ability to embrace continuous change and exhibit the adaptability to work within demanding deadlines
  • Maintaining subject matter expertise via continuous technical training opportunities
  • Bachelor degree in Education or similar study area, or 8 years equivalent experience
  • 4+ years training experience
  • 4+ years in curriculum development
  • 2+ years’ experience in a consulting capacity
  • 4+ years’ experience with project management technologies
  • Thorough understanding of project management methodology and practices
  • Knowledge of Project, Program and Portfolio management systems
  • PMP required
  • Master Degree in Education or Teaching preferred, this degree will supersede the Bachelor degree study area requirement

 

Salary / Compensation:

  • Depending on Experience

To apply for this job please visit the following URL: https://www.advisicon.com/apply/ →

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Advisicon is a Project, Program & Portfolio Management Company. We transform your organization's project management with a mix of methodology and technology that delivers results. Our team specializes in technology implementations, application and workflow development, training and consulting.
5411 NE 107th Ave, Suite 200
Vancouver
WA
98662
United States