• Learning Specialist

    Vanderbilt University Medical CenterNashville, TN 37230

    Job #1465577858

  • Learning Specialist - 2101562

    Job : Human Resources

    Primary Location : TN-Nashville-Crystal Terrace

    Organization : eStar Logistics 108847

    Shift: : Days



    This Learning Specialist coordinates projects and programs in the department with occasional guidance. The Learning Specialist supports and manages programs, events, initiatives, consultants and team with project management, scheduling, evaluation to ensure effective outcomes and optimum experiences for customers. This position also requires someone who has excellent customer service skills, experience working with individuals across multiple employee levels (front line to C-Suite), is proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, has experience in a Learning Management System (VUMC uses Absorb) and is a team player. This position is responsible for the daily operation of the eStar training center including assisting new employees with training set up, printing materials, troubleshooting, etc.


    · Ensures the proper communications, systems technology, equipment and facilities to support department events and solutions.

    · Provides logistical support and administrative management for employee learning or engagement events.

    · Provides support to project teams in one or more of the following areas: Learning Design, Learning Development, Learning Technology, Classroom and Virtual Facilitation, Learning Evaluation and Measurement and/or Workforce and Cultural Engagement.

    · The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.



    · A continuing focus on the needs and requirements of customers, anticipating their needs, remaining sensitive to customers while performing services for them, responsive to customer needs.


    · Clearly, effectively and respectfully communicates to employees or customers.


    · Planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives.


    · A process of collecting information about a proposed learning program. A needs analysis addresses the following issues: restating the request, stating the business need, identifying the performance gap, conducting a task analysis, describing the learners, describing the learning environment, and identifying the project constraints.


    • Organizational Impact: Performs tasks that are typically routine that may impact team's performance with occasional guidance.

    • Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Utilizes some discretion and research to solve routine problems.

    • Breadth of Knowledge: Applies knowledge of standards, established processes and procedure that apply to your own job.

    • Team Interaction: Provides guidance to entry level co-workers.



    • Develops Self and Others: Continuously improves own skills by identifying development opportunities.

    • Builds and Maintains Relationships: Seeks to understand colleagues priorities, working styles and develops relationships

    • Communicates Effectively: Openly shares information with others and communicates in a clear and courteous manner.


    • Serves Others with Compassion: Invests time to understand the problems, needs of others and how to provide excellent service.

    • Solves Complex Problems: Seeks to understand issues, solves routine problems, and raises proper concerns to supervisors in a timely manner.

    • Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Listens carefully to understand the issues and provides accurate information and support.


    • Performs Excellent Work: Checks work quality before delivery and asks relevant questions to meet quality standards.

    • Ensures Continuous Improvement: Shows eagerness to learn new knowledge, technologies, tools or systems and displays willingness to go above and beyond.

    • Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements: Demonstrates basic knowledge of conditions that affect safety and reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate person or department.


    • Demonstrates Accountability: Takes responsibility for completing assigned activities and thinks beyond standard approaches to provide high-quality work/service.

    • Stewards Organizational Resources: Displays understanding of how personal actions will impact departmental resources.

    • Makes Data Driven Decisions: Uses accurate information and good decision making to consistently achieve results on time and without error.


    • Generates New Ideas: Willingly proposes/accepts ideas or initiatives that will impact day-to-day operations by offering suggestions to enhance them.

    • Applies Technology: Absorbs new technology quickly; understands when to utilize the appropriate tools and procedures to ensure proper course of action.

    • Adapts to Change: Embraces change by keeping an open mind to changing plans and incorporates change instructions into own area of work.

    Position Shift: Days

    Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:

    Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity - of culture, thinking, learning and leading - is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.

    VUMC Recent Accomplishments

    Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:

    • US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.

    • Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.

    • Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.

    • The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.

    • American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows

    • Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.

    • National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement

    • Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6 th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.

    Basic Qualifications


    • High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and 2 years relevant experience

    • Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:

    • Sedentary category requiring exertion up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Movement

    • Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.

    • Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.

    • Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another

    • Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.

    • Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.

    • Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.

    • Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

    • Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.

    • Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.

    • Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands. Sensory

    • Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

    • Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information

    • Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.

    • Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors. Environmental Conditions

    • Occasional: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.

    Req ID: 2101562

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.