This position is responsible for the development, implementation, measurement and continuous improvement of education and training (E&T) programs to align with ISRI’s vision and the recycling industry’s current and future workforce.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)
Develops strategy, business plans and content for ISRI education and training initiatives delivered via digital platforms and at in-person ISRI events.
Offers expertise, conducts research and provides analyses to inform ISRI E&T content and program growth opportunities.
Partners with key internal and external industry stakeholders and serves as the liaison to relevant volunteer committees to cultivate a level of excellence in ISRI E&T offerings.
Collaborates and recruits internal and external subject-matter experts for high-quality training and education programming for various target audiences.
Manages both e-learning platforms and in-person E&T event content, with an eye on growing fresh content in priority areas as identified by stakeholder and member volunteer groups.
Maintains awareness of and expertise in the latest E&T technology and content marketing trends to ensure ISRI programs grow to exceed organizational and financial goals.
Attends and assists in the on-site management of ISRI E&T events to ensure the smooth functioning of all aspects (including but not limited to audio-visual requirements, speaker needs, space considerations, etc).
Assists in the management of budget forecasts and progress reporting to meet financial and organizational goals.
As a member of the ISRI team, works closely with Meetings department staff on site selection and meeting logistics, and with the Marketing department team on promotion, and exhibit and sponsorship goals and opportunities.
Based on organizational KPIs, evaluates and provides senior management and key stakeholders with performance reports for all meetings, training programs and conference sessions.
Develops a vision for industry E&T certification in various recycling industry workforce areas, including but not limited to safety, the use, maintenance and understanding of certain equipment, and general industry knowledge transfer for the betterment of the workforce.
Works as a member of the ISRI team to further ISRI’s mission, vision and goals.
In-depth understanding of traditional and modern education and training methods.
Experience with successful development of training and development programs, including e-learning and digital platforms, as well as in-person events in a non-profit environment.
Demonstrated success with project management and budgeting.
Experience with Learning Management systems (LMS) or other e-learning platforms.
Demonstrated success with research, data analysis and insights developed from them.
Experience developing multi-lingual education and training content development experience.
Bachelor’s degree in adult education, e-Learning, education and training development, or other relevant field.
Master’s Degree preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Equivalent work experience in lieu of education is acceptable.
Proficient with all MS Office functions (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
About Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) is the “Voice of the Recycling Industry”. Nominated as one of 2019 top manufacturing associations to work for, ISRI represents more than 1600 companies in 20 chapters nationwide that process, broker, and consume scrap commodities including metals, paper, plastics, glass, rubber, electronics, and textiles. With headquarters in Washington, DC, the Institute provides education, advocacy, safety and compliance training and promotes public awareness of the vital role recycling plays in the U.S. economy, global trade, the environment and sustainable development. For more information about ISRI, please visit www.isri.org.
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