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Learning Strategy & Training Development Senior Specialist in Philadelphia, PA at Aramark

Date Posted: 4/17/2019

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About Aramark
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more or connect with us onFacebook andTwitter.


The Learning Strategy & Training Development Sr. Specialist creates and delivers effective learning solutions for targeted audiences within or across functional areas of Aramark. This role collaborates closely with subject matter experts and other learning specialists to develop learning materials and deliver learning that support enhanced job performance and increased productivity in alignment with our Annual Operating Plan.

Responsibilities Include:

Learning Strategy & Design Responsibilities:

  • Devise and propose effective learning strategies and solutions that include classroom and virtual instructor-led training, eLearning, micro-learning, and blended learning.
  • In coordination with the client, define learning objectives and create content outlines, curriculum. plans, and other design documents to guide the development of learning content and evaluations.
  • Follow Aramark design and branding guidelines to create engaging, high-quality learning materials and compelling learning content that enhance the retention of learning.
  • Design, develop, and customize learning content; repurpose existing content into new learning solutions.
  • Design and develop learning activities, knowledge checks, and pre/post assessments that enhance the learning process.
  • Knowledge with authoring tools to create eLearning courses, micro-learning modules, simulations, video, audio, and high-impact instructional graphics.
  • Manage review/approval processes, including SME and quality reviews.
  • Prepare and facilitate virtual and classroom sessions as needed.
  • Report data to the Learning Team and Client.
  • Stay abreast of new trends and tools in learning and development.

Project Management Responsibilities:

  • Ability to estimate time necessary to develop and deliver learning solutions.
  • Manage multiple small- to medium scale projects simultaneously.
  • Partner with external vendors as needed.
  • Achieve project milestones/end results.
  • Logically organize information.
  • Monitor and communicate status of work in progress; alert stakeholders to potential risks and conflicts.

  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum 2-3 years of relevant work experience in learning & development, which includes experience designing and delivering high impact learning solutions.
  • Experience working with clients and vendors.
  • Creative thinking with ability to translate abstract ideas into tactical concepts and effectively implement them.
  • Experience in training facilitation.
  • Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Knowledge of the Training and Development trends and innovations, the market of training vendors and solutions with experience implementing those solutions.

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran