Learning Specialist

With a new learning portal in place, we are looking for a Learning Specialist to work with business partners and a steering committee to determine learning needs for internal and external audiences. This is an exciting opportunity for a Learning Specialist who wants to grow the learning programs, work on external promotion and put their ideas into motion.

Toronto, ON


Motion - Canada's leading mobility and accessibility solutions provider - offers a wide variety of equipment including wheelchairs, scooters, walkers, bathroom safety items, stair lifts and home elevators to make life accessible. <br /><br />Serving clients of all ages in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia, our team of knowledgeable and compassionate experts work with each person and their care circle to determine their needs and provide solutions accordingly. https://motionspecialties.com/

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Mid Level

Overview: <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Hello, it&rsquo;s a new day and it&rsquo;s time to answer the call to elevate your career and make life accessible for all.</span></p> <p><strong>Our purpose is to make life accessible</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Our compassion and knowledge set us apart. With kindness and expertise, we support individuals by delivering the right mobility, accessibility, personal care and daily living solutions. We believe that providing people with comprehensive solutions empowers and fulfills us all. </span></p> <p><strong>Our role is to care</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">As we strive to expand our reach and clients we care for, we are adding specialists to our teams who embody kindness, collaboration and respect. If you want to help our clients experience their most vibrant lives while growing your own career in a nurturing, learning-focused and supportive environment - you will love being part of Motion.</span></p> <p><strong>Who we need</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Right now we are adding a Learning Specialist to our team in Toronto. This is an opportunity for someone who can pivot on demand and create unique training modules and content every time &mdash; someone who wants to be a key player on a robust team and is ready to jump in to grow this initiative from the ground up. With a new learning portal in place, we are looking for a Learning Specialist to work with business partners and a steering committee to determine learning needs for internal and external audiences. This is an exciting opportunity for a Learning Specialist who wants to grow the learning programs, work on external promotion and put their ideas into motion.</span></p> <p><strong>Who you are</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">You are a Learning Specialist or Training Content Developer, and you are exceptional at designing interactive and engaging learning content. You may be working at a company revising and reviewing existing courseware, but you want to be at a place with a purpose where you can design and develop brand new content. You are ready to take the next step up in your career, to join a national organization that is recognized as a leader in the home healthcare industry. </span></p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>What you will do</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Manage the design, delivery and continuous improvement of training programs. You will:</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Follow adult instructional design best practices.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Conduct specific training needs assessments and analysis to support the design, development, and delivery of learning content and strategies. </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collaborate with subject matter experts and business leaders to create ongoing learning opportunities that support the organization&rsquo;s and the industry&rsquo;s needs from sales and customer service to in-depth product knowledge and maintenance. &nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Develop training materials that support internal and external learners including audio files, videos, job aids, roleplays, games, models, multimedia visual aids, e-learning.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ensure engagement through a variety of training methodologies, techniques, concepts, learning tools, and practices to ensure maximum effectiveness and participation in training programs.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Implement. You will use the learning portal to create, build upon and maintain an effective knowledge management system/library for training and process purposes.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Facilitate. You will deliver train-the-trainer courses for </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">internal and external</span><span style="font-weight: 400;"> audiences. </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Monitor and measure. You will regularly monitor and measure the effectiveness of all learning content through the use of post-training evaluations, validation activities, exams/quizzes, and observation.</span></li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>What you bring</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The experience. You have five years of experience focused on digital and blended learning. You have strengths in writing and editing content with a real purpose that solves problems. You can plan and execute learning-based projects in consultation with business experts, leaders and frontline staff.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The personality. You are energetic and passionate, with the drive for excellence and making things happen. You can work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The toolkit. You have expertise with e-Learning tools such as Articulate 360, Storyline 2 or 3. You have experience with graphic design, video, micro-learning, responsive design, gamification, simulations, animation/motion graphics. You are proficient with Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office. Exposure to H5P for content creation is a big plus.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The creative and energetic approach. You have a high-energy, enthusiastic, motivational facilitation style and an innovative approach to designing and delivering training. You can adapt your style to your audience and medium.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The outstanding communication style. You have an engaging and warm in-person, online and classroom presence. Your verbal, presentation and written skills are exceptional.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The insights. You have unbeatable listening and analytical skills. You can hone in on what areas new, and seasoned, employees and industry professional need content &nbsp;You can dig deeper, reflect, and come up with an award-winning option every time!</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>Why join? We are Motion.</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">At Motion, we&rsquo;ve undergone a recent transformation and we think that&rsquo;s exciting. With a strong reputation as experts in our field, we&rsquo;re turning inwards to foster a culture of belonging, giving and strength. Joining us now is a chance to be part of that momentum; a chance to make an impact in people&rsquo;s lives and help create a company environment you believe in.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Thank you for taking the time to consider joining us. If you want to be part of our team, express your interest here. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Motion is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if required and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please contact us.</span></p>