Director, Learning Job Description

Director, Learning Job Description

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Director, learning provides expert analysis to the Director of Learning and Development on the learning strategy and execution of learning programs across the entire organization.

Director, Learning Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Lead the development of the next generation of leaders, supporting progressive succession and development programs and practices
Support the delivery of global development programs
Work with Learning team, HR business partners and business leaders to identify and implement organization learning and development programs to support and partner with the business
Develop and deliver new learning & development programs as required by the strategic talent needs of the business
Conducts research and identifies current trends in learning and organizational development for individual /department applications for quarterly training seminars
Oversees the development and execution of training programs
Execute special projects when requested by the VP, Talent Management & Development, and SVP, HR
Provide counsel and collaborate with senior leadership, in long range planning and policy development
Participate in setting the direction of The Schwab Learning Center’s internal academic and administrative policy development for programs and administrative operations
Serve as senior advisor to the Associate Vice Provost for Student Academic Services on programmatic and policy development

Director, Learning Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Director, Learning

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Education for Director, Learning

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the director, learning job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education, Human Resources, Business, Design, Business/Administration, Management, Psychology, Graduate, Leadership, Communication

Skills for Director, Learning

Desired skills for director, learning include:

Effective learning and development methods
Procedures
Ability to use industry and organization standards
Policies relevant to staff learning and development
Instructional design
Adult learning
Development
Adult learning theory
Practices
Principles

Desired experience for director, learning includes:

Computer proficiency to create education, awareness building materials is required
Formal education in Instructional Systems Design or related field of study
Ability to build relationships and credibility quickly, and consult with Senior Business Executives to translate business priorities into efficient and effective learning and performance support strategies
Ability to create and influence strategic direction, in own team and with clients, within a complex organizational matrix
Certification in Six Sigma LEAN or DFSS and/or a formal Change Management model are pluses
Compliance with all NASD principle requirements and hold licenses as required

Director, Learning Examples

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Director, Learning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of director, learning. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for director, learning
  • Leads decision-making processes for the Product Design and Development team on program design and development within the context of budget, time, and resources
  • Working with stakeholders across the enterprise at the director and officer-level to ensure a full understanding of the long-term metrics and technology-related needs to support training and development needs of the enterprise, business unit, and individual learner
  • Directing a diverse staff of relatively senior-level managers (and their staffs) to work with stakeholders across the enterprise to translate strategies into day-to-day operational practices
  • Accountable for driving the vision, strategy and plans for Leadership Development across the enterprise for all team members
  • Working with Global Head of Brand and Commercial Excellence, Director of Infield Team Excellence, and US + Area Customer Excellence/Learning to ensure Infield team Learning/Capability development is delivering measurable/impact outcomes in market
  • Leads and supervises product design and development teams for specific partner institutions, aligning resources as necessary to meet partner requirements
  • Provides high-level management oversight to ensure all deadline dates are met throughout the development process
  • Provide classroom training, demonstrations, on-the-job training, meetings, conferences, and workshops
  • Identify appropriate partners and set up learning solutions
  • Lead on designing some sessions
Qualifications for director, learning
  • 10+ years of experience in education industry (K12 and/or Higher Education) and/or equivalent experience managing complex and matrix businesses
  • Outstanding experience developing product/services and learning materials globally
  • Experience in implementation design and project management
  • Use of mobile and web applications in professional and/or daily life, such as setting up and running a Webex
  • Co-facilitate when required Innovation programmes
  • 5-8 years of sales/marketing experience or transferrable experience
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a director, learning. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for director, learning
  • Oversee the development of the digital upskilling programs including the creation/validation of training materials and project management of key vendors and stakeholders
  • Develop the processes and determine the systems needed to project manage our client-based projects.With primary responsibility for management and business development in support of MBA projects, these processes will support all project based courses from a communication, system and tracking perspective
  • Develop additional local, national and international relationships to grow our project base, utilizing effective business development and relationship management techniques.Build our project base across industries and beyond alumni connections to facilitate quality experiences for students and build the Simon brand
  • Manage the corporate onboarding program including new hire orientation the development of tools to help managers successfully onboard new employees
  • Develop and maintain guidelines for evaluation (including accessibility) and implementation of learning technologies
  • Provide enhanced services and accommodations that emphasize a strength-based model to students with LD/ADHD including teaching individual study strategies and/or workshops for groups of students and University personnel
  • Supervise Learning Specialist(s) to ensure consistency of service provision according to the directives of the Schwab endowment
  • In collaboration with other staff, design and conduct an assessment program on the effectiveness and efficacy of strategies, outreach and University-wide collaboration for the SLC that will contribute to the existing knowledge base of LD/ADHD students at the postsecondary level
  • Provide strategic direction for and manage the Schwab Learning Center, including responsibility for programs, budget, facilities, and staff
  • Manage, interpret, implement and ensure compliance with legal, financial, university, academic and administrative policies and external regulations within the Schwab Learning Center
Qualifications for director, learning
  • Master’s degree (preferred) in Education/Training Technology or other training-related field
  • Ability to think strategically and mobilize the resources required to operationalize strategies
  • Management of large-scale learning project implementations
  • Able to provide a portfolio and/or examples of work and references
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in human resources, with a minimum of 7-10 experience years in talent management building an integrated talent strategy for a growing organization
  • Previous experience with Workday and Cornerstone on Demand a plus
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a director, learning. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for director, learning
  • In partnership with the Talent Management team, creates and delivers leadership training and leadership development training programs and content
  • In partnership with the Talent Management team, creates training and development programs to grow internal candidates in the career field including rotation programs, Works with HRIS analyst to ensure suitable learning technology is in place that meets the needs of the HR team and business and that system is deployed effectively
  • Accountable for centralized governance and coordinating a strategy for functional & technical and mandatory training across the enterprise for all team members, partnering with operational training teams in multiple Business Units
  • Provide leadership, direction, coaching and support to the Learning teams who are accountable for the planning, operations and consulting with internal clients on our learning programs and additional customized solutions
  • Develop and execute an outcome driven Learning Capability Plan to integrate, embed/sustain core infield team capabilities inclusive of Fosbury/Challenger, CLM, CRM and any new identified capabilities
  • Inspire and lead direct reports to set and achieve impactful and measurable learning capability and business outcomes
  • Working closely with Global Brand Teams , Global Learning Function and Core Affiliate Learning Directors/Managers to ensure training at a high quality and within agreed timelines to deliver maximum value/impact in –market
  • Working closely with Area and Core Affiliates to ensure Affiliates have Affiliate Implementation Plans and that the Affiliate have the required content and resources to execute
  • Follow through and Measure /Evaluate at Affiliate level is critical
  • Develops strategic alliances with vendors and partners
Qualifications for director, learning
  • Experience in real estate or financial services industries a plus
  • Ability to design and facilitate training programs
  • Master's Degree in human resources management, organizational development or related field
  • Experience with a unionized workforce and Just Culture
  • PhD or EdD in Psychology (School, Educational, Clinical, ), Special Education, Learning Disabilities, Measurement, or related field
  • Certification in OD/Leadership interventions, such as Myers-Briggs, DDI, Franklin Covey, preferred
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a director, learning. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for director, learning
  • Design and develop professional development and training programs and resources using instructional design principles and using a variety of delivery methods such as instructor led sessions, computer based training, and enhanced PowerPoint materials
  • Think strategically and be innovative about how professional development and training can contribute to company and department goals
  • Lead the development of all franchisee and manager training and resources, including, but not limited to webinars, in-person training, and job aids
  • Coordinate and supervise work of outside vendors involved with project development including the selection, management, and billing of those vendors
  • Develop strategy and vision for use of training practices, such as needs assessment methods to analyze the learning needs of the field and determine most effective learning interventions
  • Assist with educational and development aspects of conferences including presentation of workshops and other training activities contribute to the team to provide outstanding customer service prior, during and following the event
  • Supervise learning & development senior managers, managers, specialists, coordinators, or interns as needed
  • Manages and expands association offerings and partnerships
  • Works with Sales (direct, field, inside) to maximize business opportunities
  • Enhance and deploy the approach for digital upksilling for L’Oreal USA employees (including marketers, DMIs, digital experts, senior leaders, and other functions)
Qualifications for director, learning
  • Masters degree required (PhD or EdD preferred) in Psychology (School, Educational, Clinical, ), Special Education, Learning Disabilities, Measurement, or related field
  • Familiar with the full continuum of the learning model including assessment, design, development, delivery, evaluation and incorporating current technology, strategic communication and change management plans
  • Experience in the strategic design and implementation of an enterprise learning strategy
  • Microsoft Office expertise (required)
  • Leverage strategic thinking skills and collaborate with team members on best practice and change management implementation
  • Ability to delegate/leverage effectively and influence others at all organizational levels (required)
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Director, Learning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of director, learning. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for director, learning
  • Review all milestone and deliverables to ensure learning platform development stays on track and will be delivered on time
  • Hire and build engineering team to support learning platform development
  • Coordinate with external development team to ensure internal learning platform goals and needs are served
  • Determines the specific documentation and guidance in support of our core MBA consulting projects course.Works closely with faculty, industry advisors, and student teams to optimize the process for future implementation.Oversees administrative staff in support of implementing the course over the course of the year
  • Creates a new process for case competitions in conjunction with student leadership and communications faculty.Responsible for developing the process for communication and support to student teams for effective team competition, experience and brand awareness.Leads a cross functional team, including staff, faculty and students to implement this initiative in experiential learning.Seeks new opportunities to raise the skill level and awareness of our students and programs
  • As an effective member of the Office of Student Engagement management team, promotes our vision and values and creating a positive student experience.Supervises staff in support of experiential learning, and develops new initiatives to meet our strategic goals
  • Oversee planning and delivery of L&D programs globally
  • Support local Laureate teams in the management of online courses and programs through their life cycles, from product definition and feature enhancements (based on customer feedback), to market entry to post-deployment evaluations and bug management, prioritization, and fixing
  • Work in collaboration with Academics, Marketing, IT, and Operations to ensure effective go-to-market plans as we introduce new products and enhancements of existing ones
  • Work with Academics teams and advisory/user groups to ensure that online programs are significantly adopted and meaningfully used as part of curriculum and digital student life offerings across the network of LATAM institutions
Qualifications for director, learning
  • Able to attract and retain talent, build relationships, and create networks
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years' experience in talent/organizational/leadership development
  • Intimate understanding of professional services firms and perceived externally as a thought leader in leadership development strategies
  • Demonstrated abillity to engage, collaborate with, influence and lead executive business leaders and senior stakeholders in developing and executing a business wide leadership development strategy
  • Demonstrated success in influencing and engaging stakeholders, building collaborative relationships while managing conflicting priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to respond positively to changing circumstances, seek and implement change to drive business improvement, and serve as a model of change

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