Resume

Jason D. Sturges, M.Ed., CPLP
1117 East Zenith Ave, Salt Lake City, UT  84106  |  jdsturges@gmail.com  |  801.232.8678
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EDUCATION

Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT
Master of Education with Adult Learning Certificate and emphasis in Business Administration
  • Graduated June 2012; GPA 3.863
  • Thesis: Exploring Company Loyalty by Examining the Experiences of Employees in Corporate Orientation & Socialization Programs
  • Graduate Curriculum Development: Corporate Training

Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT
Bachelor of Science in Information Resource Management, emphasis in Management Information Systems
  • Graduated Cum Laude, May 2004; GPA 3.556


RELEVANT COURSE WORK

  • Strategic, Operations & Contemporary Management
  • Negotiation/Persuasion & Decision Making
  • Language of Strategy
  • Teaching Adults & Adult Learning
  • Program Planning & Evaluation
  • Leading in Dynamic Organizations
  • Rational & Creative Decision Making 
  • Designing & Leading Teams


SKILLS & CERTIFCATIONS

  • Certified Professional in Learning & Performance (CPLP), ATD
  • Certified Facilitator, DDI Learning Systems
  • Master Trainer, Master Instructional Designer & Expert Coach, ATD
  • Organizational Development & Design
  • Microsoft Office & Adobe Creative Suite
  • Lean Systems for Manufacturing & Office
  • Assorted Multimedia & eLearning tools
  • Macintosh OS & Windows OS


EXPERIENCE

BioFire Diagnostics, LLC  ~  Salt Lake City, UT  ~  May 14, 2018 to Current 
Senior Learning & Development Associate   
    • Created & managed comprehensive organizational training & development program to assist in meeting company & departmental objectives
    • Source, coordinate and develop/deliver internal, external and online/on-demand programs.
    • Assess & identify organization-wide knowledge & skill requirements 
    • Consult with managers to uncover departmental knowledge & skill gaps, along with developing appropriate solutions
Association for Talent Development  ~  Alexandria, VA  ~  June 2, 2014 to April 27, 2018 
Senior Project Manager, Education (Content Development) 
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts and instructional designers to develop & update professional development certificate programs
  • Recruit facilitators to bring-to-market short-term, highly interactive and outcome-driven online classes
  • Facilitate certificate programs to both public-facing and corporate-onsite customers
Accipio Consulting  ~  Salt Lake City, UT  ~  March 4, 2014 to Current
Founder/Consultant 
  • Partnered with several author/trainers to assist in the preparation of workshops, participant materials and eLearning modules
  • Provided HR and organizational design & development strategies to local non-profit organization in major growth phase 
  • Initiated a management community of practice, and curated resources and dialogue opportunities for first-time managers
School of Education, Westminster College  ~  Salt Lake City, UT  ~  Spring Semesters 2013, 2016 & 2018 
Adjunct Faculty – Graduate Program 
  • Facilitated weekly interactive discussions on the ADDIE model & the ten areas of expertise for training professionals 
  • Coached students on how/if, training is the appropriate solution; various methods for evaluation; and change management    
  • Graded all assignments, papers, presentations and course final
Association for Talent Development (ATD), Utah Chapter  ~  Salt Lake City, UT  ~  January 1, 2010 to May 30, 2014
Board of Directors
  • VP, Marketing & PR (2010 & 2011) – Create & implement brand awareness campaigns, as well marketing collateral & press releases
  • VP, Technology (2012 & 2013) – Operate & maintain chapter website and handle technology-related requests/inquiries from members
  • President Elect (First-Half 2014) – Manages board orientation & succession planning
Myriad Genetic Laboratories, Inc.  ~  Salt Lake City, UT  ~  October 8, 2008 to May 22, 2014
Training Coordinator - Quality Systems
  • Developed, managed & facilitated a 2-day corporate-wide on-boarding program
  • Wrote & executed the company’s first trainer development program; modified & facilitated future versions
  • Collaborated with HR to facilitate the company’s first management & leadership training program for front-line leaders
  • Consult with department leads to create training requirements, brainstorm training solutions, and develop eLearning modules
AlphaGraphics, Inc.  ~  Salt Lake City, UT  ~  July 6, 2004 to September 26, 2008
Training Operations Specialist
  • Supported execution of initial franchisee training, overall franchisee training experience and continuous program improvement
  • Product manager for POS, Printing & Customer Management software; responsible for training and support


PRESENTATIONS

  • MAY 2018 ~ 10 Steps to an Employee-Centered Onboarding Program, for ATD Int'l Conference & Expo (San Diego, CA)
  • NOVEMBER 2017 ~ The Diverse World of Talent Development , for Westminster College MED 634 Class
  • MAY 2017 ~ Increase Your Impact: Learning Transfer Starts with You, for ATD Int'l Conference & Expo (Atlanta, GA)
  • MAY 2016 ~ Increase Your Impact: Learning Transfer Starts with You, for ATD Int'l Conference & Expo (Denver, CO)
  • DECEMBER 2014/2015/2016 ~ [Introduction to] Corporate Training & Workplace Learning, for Westminster College MED 634 Class
  • OCTOBER 2013 ~ Train-The-Trainer in Training: Design & Develop Module, for ATD Utah 2013 L & D Conference
  • JULY 2013 ~ Promoting Great Customer Service, for Evolutionary HR and Western Governor’s University


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Jason D. Sturges,
Sep 3, 2018, 10:18 AM