wjryan (Ryan Consulting, LLC)
I drive solutions focused on improving performance and driving retention using learning strategically. I provide a systemic performance solutions map targeting people, processes, and platforms that impact culture to retain and engage people targeting future organizational growth. I have led teams developing competency-based, CBE, programs for state-wide ssytems and work in rapidly changing, exciting environments as a learning strategist for leading national companies.
Experience: 16+ years
Availibility: 10-19 hours/week
Type of work: Part-time contracting
Work location preference: Remote, Available to travel
Portfolio link: https://www.williamjryan.com/
- Learning design (advanced)
- Learning technology (advanced)
- Learning leadership (advanced)
- Learning analytics (intermediate)
- Content curation (intermediate)
- Video production (intermediate)
Doctoral degree at Ph.D.: Nova Southeastern University
Masters degree at MS: Ithaca College
Bachelors degree at BS: SUNY College at Brockport
Ryan Consulting, LLC
(from 09/2015 to present)
Principal Consultant, Ryan Consulting, LLC takes learning into the business, we define what success looks like, how its measured, and then develop strategic as well as technical guidance to move performance to productivity. Working together we identify solutions that will extend your learning and performance efforts to positively impact business results. I bring the ability to translate org-speak to different groups such as Human Resources, Information Technology, Operations, Internal Audit, and Training bringing them together to understand the common goal (get people to be efficient and effective to make a profit) and create a path they can work towards together to accomplish the goal.
Kentucky COmmunity & Technical College System (KCTSC)
(from 05/2013 to 07/2015)
Executive Director, Led the development and growth of innovative competency-based, online, modular design (Learn on Demand) supporting 11 degrees, 22 certificates, and 2 diplomas while promoting and developing new marketing strategies on a state and national level including unique Commonwealth College. • Made process improvements creating seamless student, staff, and instructional experience resulting in increased enrollment (1500 to 3900) and revenue ($1.2M to $2.9M) from FY13-14 to FY14-15. Continued efforts result in growth for Fall 2015 (enrollment of 2490) for an overall 2 year growth (Fall13 to Fall15) of 354%.
Almost Family, INc.
(from 11/2010 to 12/2012)
Vice President of Learning, Define, plan, develop and execute continuing education curriculum, licensing, and training requirements for senior home health care organization. Provide support to 9500+ learners in 11 states with 200+ courses and 150+ contact hours for clinical community, nursing and therapy disciplines. Spearhead process improvement initiatives, requiring close collaboration and buy-in from upper management, HR, Operations and multiple business units. Leading development of a consumer education initiative, a Senior Advocacy Community of Care social media portal, and creating a Center for Senior Advocacy Excellence focused on knowledge sharing and learning as a means of improving practice and patient care.
(from 09/2006 to 11/2010)
National Leader of Curriculum & Technology Solutions , Lead 30+ instructional design production & consulting team members in multiple national locations serving leadership and operational partners focused on meeting learning and performance needs. Implemented development plans and Q12 teams supporting technical, leadership, and communication programs. Implemented performance tools for rapid design and performance support including DACUM certification, shared content management systems, and an enterprise-wide curriculum map complete with online course catalog.