HCM Workday Training Manager

Pennsylvania, United States
28 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

People are our highest priority at Penn. Without the help of talented faculty and staff, it would be impossible to carry out the mission of this University. That’s why Human Resources strives to provide you with all the resources you need to excel personally and professionally. Whether you’re looking to enhance your skills, explore your academic interests, build your retirement savings or develop a healthy lifestyle, we can help.

Human Resources also encourages the University to welcome and support diversity in the workforce. A diverse and open campus maximizes our talent pool, inspires creative thinking and encourages a culture in which different views are appreciated and respected.

Our focus is on the people at Penn-over 25,000 strong-who make us the largest private employer in the Philadelphia region. To learn more about the Division of Human Resources visit: https://www.hr.upenn.edu/

The Workday Training Manager reports to the Project Lead for Change Management and works collaboratively with the Organization Change Management (OCM) team to implement the delivery of high quality training as part of the Workday@Penn change management adoption strategy. Deliver training using approaches tailored to specific end user groups; includes instructor led training, webinars, online computer based learning, drop-in labs and web-based resources. Ensure ongoing training strategy is executed to sustain and address twice yearly Workday system updates using the most effective and efficient methodologies for Penn. Supervise staff.

A Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Prior knowledge of HCM related functions such as human resources and payroll desired along with experience training others using a variety of delivery methods required; prior software training experience preferred. Excellent presentation skills needed. Ability to communicate concepts in a concise, logical manner so others can absorb and retain material is essential. Knowledge and prior experience with implementing online learning preferred.

The successful candidate will be tech savvy, possess sound judgment with a focus on quality, the ability to quickly master new technology, excellent verbal and written communication skills and a passion for learning, teaching, helping others and mastering complex system functionality. Must be flexible and able to adapt to a changing environment while demonstrating professionalism working on a fast-paced focused team. Prior supervisory experience desired. Prior knowledge or exp. with change management processes desired. Solid PC related skills including MS Office Suite and web content development tools; prior Workday experience a plus.

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.