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Training Facilitator & Consultant

POSITION OVERVIEW

Position: Training Facilitator & Consultant

Company: Ellavate Solutions

Reports to: Dr. Ella Washington, CEO and Founder

Location: Remote

Travel: 2-4 times per year to Washington, D.C. area and other client locations for in-person workshops or meetings as needed

ABOUT ELLAVATE SOLUTIONS

Ellavate Solutions provides diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy and training for organizations looking to commit to systematic cultural changes in how they recruit, develop, engage and assess performance. At Ellavate Solutions, we apply the same values and beliefs to our staff as we do to our clients, and we truly believe in fostering open communication, collaboration, and results in the workplace. Our people-centric approach and entrepreneurial work environment will allow you to discover and cultivate your passions, learn from and work closely with talented colleagues, and shape your own professional development and career. Learn more about Ellavate Solutions.


POSITION SUMMARY 

As a Training Facilitator, you will create and lead learning environments and experiences for leaders and teams as well as perform analysis to assess where we can optimize for growth. You will provide creative and technical expertise by building interactive and engaging learning solutions that support our team goals. You should have a deep understanding of learning systems and design principles involved in creating innovative and interactive solutions. As a Consultant, you will help clients to achieve best in class diversity, equity, and inclusion practices in the workplace. This role will be exposed to real world challenges and rewarding experiences while leading in the development of client deliverables.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Training Facilitator

  • Assess the learning needs and be the voice of the learner to ensure that their needs are at the forefront of the design and development of synchronous and synchronous learning solutions

  • Develop, design, and manage learning materials, content, and assessment tools

  • Collaborate with internal team and partners in understanding and implementing solutions for use in a variety of learning interventions

  • Track data that can be used to evaluate and enhance learning programs

Consultant

  • Lead consulting team members to gather and analyze data in a collaborative team environment on a number of ongoing and ad hoc DEI client projects

  • Conduct regular research on DEI topics

  • Develop written and visual deliverables for Ellavate Solutions consulting projects (in PowerPoint, Word, etc.)

  • Must work well under pressure to meet ongoing and overlapping deadlines within short time constraints.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology, Human Resources or other relevant coursework from an accredited university

  • Minimum of 2 years previous professional experience providing deliverables to external clients at a fast-growing company or startup similar in size/scale to Ellavate Solutions

  • Have proven skills in information and presentation design (2 different samples of work required)

  • Be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship

  • Highly proficient in Google applications, including Gmail and Drive, and technologically savvy; ability to find more efficient ways to operate using digital tools and systems

  • Workshop facilitation and consulting presentation public speaking skills

  • Proven analytical and independent problem-solving skills

  • Desire to grow and learn within the practice

  • Strong understanding of varied learning styles

  • Demonstrated experience determining and tracking assessments and evaluation methods

WHO YOU ARE

  • Dynamic, resourceful, thoughtful, and solution-oriented

  • Seeking a progressive role close to the action; curious to learn from high-performance leaders

  • Have prior experience in diversity, equity, & inclusion related areas desired but not mandatory

  • Self-motivated and able to work well in a highly collaborative team environment

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, professional verbal and written communication skills

  • Detail oriented and able to multitask without lettings things slip through the cracks

  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment; handles stressful or high-pressure situations with a calm focus

  • Adaptable and flexible; ability to shift in different directions, and still be outcome-focused

  • Unafraid of new challenges, even if they may fail

  • Independent worker; enjoys working with little or no direction at times

  • Enjoys finding creative solutions or unconventional ways of getting things done


HOW TO APPLY

Please provide your resume, a cover letter on why you are interested in the position, and 2 different samples of previous relevant work to info@ellavatesolutions.com. Resumes are accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.