Job Description

Job Title: Learning Specialist
Job ID: 22201967
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Department: Corp Learn and Development
Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219


The Learning Specialist plans, administers, coordinates, and facilitates developmental programs and provides on-going assessment of the effectiveness of these programs. Assists in the design, implementation, and development of programs, and updates existing programs as needed.


  • Stay updated with learning industry trends and make recommendations to support the organization's learning goals.
  • Plan, coordinate, and facilitate staff and manager development opportunities consistently across UPMC.
  • Effectively communicate with HR partners, leaders, and learners.
  • Assist in the assessment of learning needs of the organization through conducting basic learning consultation (and other assessment methods) with HR partners, leaders, and learners.
  • Be a central reference point for inquiries related to staff and manager development, onboarding, and related programs.
  • Weekly public speaking events.
  • Participate in projects as assigned.
  • Assist in the design and development of programs and provide input for ongoing staff and manager development content updates and maintenance of programs.
  • Determine the effectiveness of learning and the transfer of learned skills to the workplace by using a variety of measurement tools that include evaluations, assessments, and surveys (when appropriate).
  • Work closely with other learning professionals to offer assistance and ensure consistency in program delivery.



  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, Learning and Development, or related field required.
  • Minimum of two years of training experience required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of training curriculum design, development, and delivery. Must be highly organized, creative, timely, and possess strong communication skills.
  • Proficient skills in the use of Microsoft products, PeopleSoft, or other HRIS systems.
  • Must be able to work regular business hours with scheduling flexibility.
  • Will need to be comfortable speaking in front of large groups.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

    UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $21.22 to $36.63 / hour

Union Position: No

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