Job Name:
Learning & Development Specialist – Bilingual American Sign Language (ASL) and English

General information

Location: Bayport, MN, MN
Date:
06-Jun-2022
Company:
Andersen Corporation
Ref #:
1552
Job Category:
Human Resources
Bayport, MN
MN

Description & Requirements

We’re focused on bringing more light into people’s lives by helping them create healthier, happier spaces to build memories and do what they love. This applies to our team, too. By celebrating our differences and embracing a positive work-life balance, we are recognized as a Yellow Ribbon company, one of Forbes Magazine’s 2021 “America’s Best Large Employers” and a “Best Employer for Diversity.”. As a 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Andersen is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

SUMMARY:

Consult with Andersen business division leaders to identify critical human performance improvement strategies for division employees, channel partners, and customers that result in increased employee capability and productivity, engagement, and professional/career development opportunities.

Drive the creation and implementation of learning and performance support tools, resources and training that are tailored to the specific products, processes and systems of the assigned business division, and which are an integral part of the company’s overall learning and organizational development system.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To identify and remove barriers that inhibit job performance and career success for deaf employees.
  • To support the growth and development of the enterprise deaf workforce within Manufacturing Operations and Logistics, and other internal corporate customers groups, identifying root causes and barriers to access and full participation (engagement, performance, retention, and talent development) in the employee experience.
  • To design and develop learning access enablers, making use of assistive technology and other tools to increase full access and participation, and improve individual career development.
  • To design and facilitate learning content and experiences to prepare leaders for managing and leading a deaf workforce.
  • Leverage external partnerships to provide capacity, strategic insights, and solutions to continuous improvement of systems to support a deaf workforce.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience and demonstrated skills and abilities
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience designing, developing, facilitating, and implementing technical and soft skills training programs to specifically enable a deaf workforce and ensure access to content and activities.
  • Licensed and/or certified, and experienced in delivering instruction and facilitation to students using American Sign Language, assistive technology, assessment and development instruments to improve individual, team, and organization effectiveness
  • Solid understanding of adult learning theory, process improvement, internal consulting, employee development, and high-performance team building.
  • Demonstrated competency in instructional design, needs assessment, data analysis, performance measurement and evaluation, process improvement, team building, and consulting skills.

CULTURE AND BENEFITS:

“Be Orange. Be You.” is how we express our belief that by embracing our differences, and empowering you, we’ll be a stronger team able to accomplish what otherwise wouldn’t be possible. This Orange spirit has helped us become the #1 innovative window and door brand* and the one homeowners love the most.** It’s also why we’re committed to supporting you to approach each day with a bright outlook.

Benefits include, and are not limited to:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account contributions
  • Paid holidays plus PTO
  • 401(k) plan & contributions
  • Professional development and tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • Charity contributions
  • Nationwide career opportunities

We look forward to seeing how your unique skills, background and experiences will inspire our team and help us continue to be the leader we are today.

* 2020 Andersen brand surveys of U.S. contractors, builders & architects

** 2020 Andersen Brand Survey of U.S. homeowners

During 2022, each eligible Andersen employee will receive $1,000 for each full fiscal quarter they are actively employed and fully vaccinated against COVID-19. An eligible employee hired during a quarter will receive a prorated payment based on the number of days employed during the quarter. Those eligible include fully-vaccinated regular full-time and part-time employees (at least 20 hours per week) who are not subject to a collective bargaining agreement. These and other terms and conditions of Andersen’s 2022 Profit Sharing Plan, including the definition of full vaccination against COVID-19, are subject to change or termination without notice.