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YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago – Trainer 

YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, Treatment Center, Chicago, IL, 60647 |  Psychology TodayAbout The Opportunity

YWCA Metropolitan Chicago is the oldest and largest women’s organization in the region, with a mission to eliminate racism and empower women. To learn more about the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, please visit our website at  

The Trainer is responsible for the development, scheduling, and implementation of YWCA professional trainings and workshops to audiences in higher education and k-12 schools, community groups and other settings.  The Trainer engages in community relationships to promote knowledge and collaborations.  The Trainer actively supports the promotion of synergy across YWCA programs and in Racial Justice work. *Note: This position description also is valid for a Bilingual Trainer.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Direct Services: Develop content and coordinate trainings and workshops. Engage non-traditional educational organizations, community groups, businesses, professional and religious organizations about sexual violence training opportunities. Plans and present professional training conferences for school personnel, students and other industry professionals; maintain on-going relationships with all model educational institutions and organizations within the local service area.

    Enhance Discovery & Community Engagement: Support the development of program innovation and training concepts that fulfill the agency’s strategic intent to generate revenue. Inspire “innovation partners” and participating collaborators in activities to identify, create and articulate training opportunities.  Network with local organizations, state agencies and coalitions, providing training related to sexual, interpersonal, workplace violence and cultural humility. 

    Reporting: Maintain an awareness of mandated reporting requirements for potential child abuse cases and report related incidents as required. Maintain member confidentiality as designated by law or funding sources. Manage and maintain comprehensive statistical records, in accordance with funding and YWCA guidelines.  Monitor and assist in proposal writing.

    Professional Development:  Complete twelve hours per year of continuing education in providing crisis intervention services, with at least six of those hours addressing the specific member populations served.  Complete other continuing education and training as set by ICASA or other agencies/funders.

Required Qualifications

  • At minimum, a Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from an accredited college or university, in a related field such as Education, Business, Communications, Public Health, Social Work etc., is required.
  • Advanced knowledge of sexual violence, domestic violence and other power based person violence is required.  One year of prior experience in educational programming, professional training, consulting<span is required, although two years of such experience are preferred.
  • The following skills are required for the responsibility: Other knowledge and demonstrated skills for the position relate to collaboration, communication and leadership, including: excellent public speaking skills; effective interpersonal skills; a working knowledge of racism and violence against women; and enthusiasm to expand the knowledge base.  Background in theater, performance, and corporate training may also be advantageous.
  • The role requires developed skill in analysis to review data and program outcomes.  Intermediate level skills in MS Office and Outlook are necessary, with additional required knowledge of Internet use and the completion of web-based forms.  Knowledge of the local geographic service area is highly advantageous.  
  • The work requires both cultural sensitivity and an understanding of community and organizational culture. Working with diverse populations requires diplomacy, and when necessary, the communication of understanding and empathy. The Coordinator must work well as a team player.

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Elevate 12 – Instructional Designer Specialist

k12About The Opportunity

Elevate K-12 is changing the way classrooms work through live, online, real-time instruction to K-12 schools.  Our two main focuses are to give students the best quality instructors and get them ready for the world of the future and to give instructors, especially women, work opportunities, irrespective of zip codes. We are the new way to classroom!

We are seeking an Instructional Design Specialist, Talent Development to design our Learning & Development material & programs.  Will research, design and develop companywide learning & development programs to support our high growth goals & initiatives.  Will partner with internal stakeholders to understand business needs, identify learning & performance needs and develop programs & strategies to drive the business. 

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Design & develop clear, comprehensive and engaging learning material & programs focused on knowledge, skills and competency development to improve performance and facilitate company growth
  • Conduct needs analysis to identify performance/knowledge/skill gaps & provide L&D solutions to close gaps
  • Design & develop blended learning programs that are engaging, interactive, effective & drive results
  • Create content for eLearning platform, engaging videos, online assessments & other on demand virtual resources 
  • Facilitate implementation of learning material & programs with L&D team support & resources 
  • Organize, maintain/retain and share learning material and programs across the organization – Create document management process 
  • Build strong relationships with internal stakeholders – Identify measures of success for learning material & programs
  • Ensure all learning solutions are designed for each individual learner to ensure meeting/exceeding specific objectives 
  • Ongoing monitoring, reporting & evaluating on effectiveness of learning programs & strategies 
  • Continued partnership with internal stakeholders to identify continued areas of need for learning & development programs & strategies 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree;  Master’s preferred – Instructional Design/Technology, Adult Learning Theory or related experience
  • 5+ years of instructional design, classroom and virtual facilitation work experience required
  • Experience in multiple learning & development strategies/programs and design & implementation of instructional design)
  • Experience researching, developing, creating and implementing new learning & development programs
  • Strong communication, presentation & organizational skills – Ability to build relationships & engage with stakeholders 
  • Ability to drive results in a high growth environment 
  • Strong project management skills – Ability to manage multiple, highly visible projects
  • Ability to identify challenges & opportunities and provide effective solutions to impact the business 
  • Experience working with LMS systems 

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MacArthur Foundation – Learning Officer, Evaluation

(Still open as of 4/21/21)

macfound - YouTubeAbout The Opportunity

The Office of Evaluation focuses on designing, facilitating, and supporting the Foundation’s efforts to proactively gather information and use it to inform program/department and Foundation-wide improvement, decision-making and strategic direction.

The Learning Officer is responsible for creating a learning approach and plan around Foundation colleagues’ use of data and information for reflection, improvement, decision-making and strategic direction. LO leads and manages a formalized, consistent, professional, and equitable approach to the development and execution of learning sessions to ensure a range of data and information are accessible, useful, and used by staff. This person is an excellent facilitator, trained in adult-learning strategies and hands-on training techniques, and is responsible for designing and implementing learning opportunities that facilitate program/department and institutional development and continuous learning. LO is also responsible for evaluating these learning efforts to determine their effectiveness and using that information to modify them as needed.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Identify prospective learning opportunities that advance Foundation, program and departmental strategies and address information needs
  • Conduct background and contextual research around identified learning needs
  • Design customized learning opportunities for staff across the Foundation
  • Deliver customized learning opportunities for staff across the Foundation
  • Organize meetings between and among a range of Foundation staff and occasionally external partners or grantees for learning purposes
  • Keep abreast of current events, developments, and issues in the field to maintain a balanced and objective perspective and approach to evaluation and learning
  • Write with clarity for internal purposes
  • Build and sustain relationships with colleagues across the Foundation, and with leaders, actors, and organizations in relevant fields
  • Represent the Foundation at conferences and other public events, including as speaker or panel participant

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate training and at least five years’ experience working as an evaluator, policy professional, researcher, or practitioner in a relevant field
  • Solid grounding in the theory, methods, and trends in evaluation; a strong grasp of relevant empirical research and theoretical literature; and a good understanding of the substance and dynamics of public policies relevant to the work of the team
  • Able to make effective connections among research, policy, and practice as it relates to understanding and measuring complex systems and systems change
  • Excellent data analysis, analytical and communications skills, including writing and public speaking
  • An effective communicator and listener with superb organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Self-confident, collegial, and diplomatic, with an appreciation of the role of a grantmaking institution
  • Computer literate, with a high level of comfort with new applications
  • Other essential skills include: effectiveness in interpersonal relations with a proven ability to work as part of a team; the ability to organize and convey problems and issues clearly and succinctly; ease with and openness to people who hold diverse views; and a talent for managing multiple tasks with significant initiative

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UChicago Medicine – Training Specialist: Diversity, Inclusion & Equity

(Still open as of 4/21/21)

UChicago Medicine | LinkedInAbout The Opportunity

The Training Specialist, Diversity, Inclusion and Equity supports the design, development, implementation and evaluation of hospital-wide strategic plans to deliver ongoing staff education on trauma-informed care, cultural competence, health literacy, patient- and family-centered care, and health equity aligned with the UCM Annual Operating Plan and Diversity and Inclusion strategy.  The Training Specialist coordinates the Cultural Competence Training Strategy, including a variety of educational offerings in order to improve cross-cultural communication and patient-centered care. 

The Training Specialist is a trauma-informed, cultural competence trainer, consultant, role model, staff/patient advocate, change agent, leader and professional.  The Training Specialist develops, coaches, and mentors staff to become trainers in special topics developed by the Diversity, Inclusion and Equity department.  They also assist in the oversight and execution of the UCM Diversity and Inclusion plan.  They support the development of metrics for measuring the effectiveness of diversity education initiatives and assist in the preparation of the Diversity and Inclusion annual report of findings.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Support development, implementation and evaluation of a UCM system-wide strategic plans to deliver ongoing staff education on trauma-informed care, cultural competence, health literacy, patient- and family-centered care, and health equity.
  • Conduct ongoing monitoring and evaluation of educational initiatives to determine impact, achievement of outcomes and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in Diversity and Inclusion training and education initiatives that contribute to the achievement of UCM’s goals and objectives.
  • Review current literature and health care developments to develop evidence-based educational efforts; benchmark other organizations and industries to identify applicable best practices.

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care, Business or a related field is required
  • A minimum of 2 years management experience is required; 3 years preferred.
  • Ability to learn how to support trauma-informed care training initiatives
  • Supported implementing organization-wide staff education programs
  • Ability to effectively challenge the status quo and implement useful non-traditional health care models
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of organizational affirmative action and equal opportunity goals

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GoHealth – Instructional Designer

(Still open as of 4/21/21)

About The Opportunity

GoHealth Instructional Designer will help build GoHealth’s learning strategy. The Instructional Designer will oversee the design of agent and leadership development training programs with measurable performance outcomes. These programs and learning approaches will align with our needs and remain in tune with GoHealth’s, sales-driven culture. This is a growing department and your expertise on developing training programs will have an impact on the growth of 300+ sales agents. This is a great role for someone that enjoys seeing their work being implemented throughout a growing company. You will report to the Instructional Design Manager.

Frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. GoHealth encourages you to break that statistic and to apply. No one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Apply current instructional design theory and best practices to create effective learning and training products.
  • Work with subject matter experts and clients to collect necessary information to design and develop education solutions.
  • Design and develop highly effective training curriculum that adheres to current instructional design theory, adult learning principles, and best practices
  • Create blended learning solutions, including e-learnings, microlearnings, simulations, gamification, facilitator and participant guides, process documentation, infographics, and coaching and job aids
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to learn information necessary to create clear, comprehensive training material
  • Create Facilitator and Participant Learning Guides.
  • Review and continuously improve existing training content based on feedback from agents and sales leadership
  • Design and develop learning for continuing education program that addresses business needs to ensure KPI and metrics are met
  • Build assessments that gauge if critical skills and competencies are met

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • 5+ years instructional design experience
  • Experience using Articulate Storyline and Vyond
  • Teaching or training experience preferred
  • Be able to work cross functionally with our internal and external resources in order to develop project deliverables.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects concurrently.
  • Exceptional attention-to-detail and organization skills
  • Ability to translate complex information into easily understandable content
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent relationship building skills

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Chicago Public Schools – Training Specialist

(Still Open as of 4/21/21)

About The Opportunity

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is the third largest school district in the United States, serving over 340,000 students in 600+ schools and employing nearly 36,000 people, most of them teachers. CPS has set ambitious goals to ensure that every student, in every school and every neighborhood, has access to a world-class learning experience that prepares each for success in college, career and civic life.

In order to fulfill this mission we make three commitments to our students, their families and all Chicagoans: academic progress, financial stability and integrity. Five core principles are embedded within these commitments – high quality, rigorous instruction, talented and empowered educators, safety and support, financial stability and collective impact.

Reporting to the Director of Title IX Compliance & Training, the Title IX Trainer is responsible for the development, implementation, and monitoring of effective training programs that comply with Title IX and support the District’s commitment to fostering educational environments free from discrimination. The Title IX Trainer must advance CPS’ commitment to protecting educational access, advancing gender equity, and preventing and responding to sexual harassment, sexual abuse & violence, and gender discrimination via providing preventative and ongoing training for all CPS staff.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Working with the Director to implement a district-wide, comprehensive short-term and long-range strategic plan for Title IX training and compliance and related service functions and initiatives;
  • Conducting district-wide Title IX training programs and other trainings related federal and state laws and regulations;
  • Working with the Offices of Student Health & Wellness, Law, Safety & Security, Talent and other internal departments and external partners in the design, delivery and management of training plans and programs;
  • Developing on-boarding and training materials for OSP employees;
  • Creating ongoing web-based updates to supplement and reinforce training materials; and
  • Track completion for all faculty and staff in-person and online training related to Title IX.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 4 years of extensive experience creating and facilitating training programs;
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills both in person and virtually with emphasis on education and training for a wide audience;
  • Experience with regulatory requirements for sexual violence and sexual harassment training compliance, preferred;
  • Experience training in subjects related to child health, safety, and welfare is a plus;
  • Knowledge of Title IX, sex or gender discrimination is preferred;
  • A high degree of initiative in approaching responsibilities and implementing institutional plans and goals;
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusivity; ability to build relationships, establish collaborative partnerships, and work with a wide range of constituencies with diplomacy and tact; and
  • Demonstrated ability to lead groups to consensus.

Residency Requirement:

As a condition of employment with CPS, employees are required to live within the geographic boundaries of the City of Chicago within six months of his or her CPS hire date and maintain residency throughout their employment with the district.

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eSpark Learning – Professional Learning & Support Coordinator – Remote

(Still Open as of 4/21/21)

About The Opportunity

At eSpark Learning, we build next generation curriculum and tools that help students succeed in school and in life. Using teacher insight and empirical data, we leverage the best content resources to create amazing, differentiated learning experiences for each student. As a company we believe in innovation and efficacy and deliver validated, meaningful achievement results to students from all backgrounds.

As a member of the PLS team, you will be a key contributor on a creative team that strives to improve the quality, effectiveness, and enjoyability of the teacher experience with eSpark. We support teachers through their entire eSpark lifecycle – from signing up to use eSpark, to getting started on their first day of eSpark, to developing a healthy and high fidelity implementation of eSpark, and ultimately, to purchasing eSpark. We are on the front lines of providing support and training to teachers and administrators.

As a PLS Coordinator, you play an active role in supporting and training teachers throughout the school year, including providing customer support to our teachers, designing and delivering training sessions, crafting engaging email content, and more. You play an influential role in the education of a million students across the nation!

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Customer Support (40% of your time): You provide front line support to teachers and school administrators via Intercom (our system for managing questions & issues) and phone. You troubleshoot student- and teacher-facing issues and support our partners in real time, bringing a true sense of empathy, solutions-orientedness, and strong communication skills to each interaction.
  • Professional Learning (40% of your time): You develop and create professional learning opportunities for teachers – including self-service PD, email content, and live sessions. You deliver professional learning sessions both virtually and in person, maintaining a high level of teacher satisfaction and supporting our company goals for classroom usage.*
  • Lifecycle Marketing to support teachers (20% of your time): You collaborate with the PLS team (and cross-functionally) to support the lifecycle of teachers using eSpark. You craft email campaigns, develop video & printable resources to support teachers, and experiment with new ideas to support our teachers.

*Some travel possible post-COVID.

Required Qualifications

  • Empathy & Mission Driven: You have a passion for education and are empathetic to the challenges in schools & districts. You bring a sincere sense of empathy as you support teachers through issues and questions, and you show an understanding for the experience of our teachers.
  • Strong Communication Skills: You have strong written and verbal communication skills (including email), and you apply these both internally (with eSpark teammates) and externally (with our customers). Your written and verbal communication presents credibly to teachers.
  • Tenacity/Persistence: You show tenacity and are willing to do what it takes to get something done well. You persist even in the face of difficult situations and challenges. You have a track record of working hard, and you’re willing to put in the hours to get the job done. The PLS team is on the frontline of hearing (and working to solve) teacher issues, so optimism and tenacity are essential to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Solutions-oriented: You take responsibility for the experience of our customers. You look for solutions, even when you feel frustrated. You take ownership of quickly identifying issues and being part of the solution. You don’t wait for someone else to bring up an issue.
  • Quick Learner: You exhibit a growth mindset and learn quickly. You are able to quickly and effectively understand and absorb new material, and you show initiative in independently learning new skills. You recognize opportunities for process improvements, and you learn from your mistakes.
  • Education experience/passion: You have a bachelor’s degree in Education (or a similar field) and you have a strong desire to use your skills to positively impact education. Teaching experience (including student teaching) is a plus!

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Judicial Branch: Office of Illinois Courts – Learning and Development Manager

(Still Open as of 4/21/21)

About The Opportunity

The Supreme Court of Illinois Judicial College was established January 1, 2016 by Order of the Illinois Supreme Court to provide comprehensive continuing education to Illinois judges and judicial branch justice partners including, adult, juvenile and detention officers, circuit court clerks and deputy clerks, trial court administrators, Guardians ad Litem appointed by the Court in abuse and neglect matters, and legal and administrative judicial branch staff. The Judicial College is comprised of six Standing Committees and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Supreme Court of Illinois.

This position is expected to provide leadership and managerial oversight of Illinois Judicial College continuing education on behalf of the Judicial College Division and in support of the Illinois Judicial College Board of Trustees. This includes, but is not limited to, administrative and technical oversight of all aspects of curriculum and course administration, including the design, development, delivery, evaluation, review and reporting of Judicial College curricula, courses, projects, programs and professional development.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Directs and prioritizes workflow consistent with the purpose stated above; responsible for all curriculum and course project management;
  • Coordinates workflow throughout the Administrative Office and Judicial College Standing Committees; including eLearning and Learning Management System (LMS) and IT coordination;
  • Supervision and management of staff responsible for supportive learning and development activities, and eLearning course administration; oversight of MCLE (minimum continuing legal education) provider requirements;
  • Directs and manages multiple learning projects in size and complexity for a wide array of judicial branch professionals in coordination with Judicial College Committees;
  • Ability to engage in strategic planning and analyze data;
  • Utilizes adult learning principles to develop courses and all instructional materials;
  • Knowledgeable of techniques that will enhance learner engagement and professional competencies;
  • Directs activities related to the management and oversight of LMS event management and technology and staff;
  • Coordinates and attends project staff meetings and provides status updates on Judicial College Committee activities; develops and prepares required reports as necessary;
  • Has budget oversight responsibilities for activities related to the development and delivery of curricula and courses, including but not limited to event location and LMS expenses, faculty honorarium, technology, meeting support, and supplies;
  • Manages and monitors contracts and exercises budget oversight of expenditures related to authorized Judicial College activities;
  • Recommends, develops, and implements standard operating procedures, and tools and templates;
  • Maintain files and databases of Judicial College Committee plans, calendars, curricula and courses, and provides timely updates/reports;
  • Researches and recommends software and learning management platforms;
  • Coordinates Judicial College professional development and staff development; oversees implementation of instructional innovations;
  • Knowledge and proficiency with collection, analysis and reporting of data;
  • Flexible and open to personal professional development;
  • Ability to commit to core principles of diversity, inclusion, procedural fairness, access to justice, and the mitigation of bias in decision making; assist Judicial College Committees in the incorporation of these principles into curricula and courses;
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while producing high-quality deliverables;
  • Other duties and responsibilities reasonably within the scope of duties and responsibilities noted herein;
  • Statewide travel required; considerations given to travel restrictions due to pandemic.

Required Qualifications

A minimum of five years of experience in a post with emphasis in curriculum and development, teaching and learning, learning and development, instructional design, or the administration of education programs, preferred. A minimum of two years experience as a manager or supervisor, preferred. Masters degree in curriculum and instruction, teaching and learning, instructional design, or equivalent area highly preferred; applicants with a J.D., Ed.D. or Ph.D., and related experience, are welcome to apply; Bachelor’s degree in a related field and five years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, will be considered. Experience with live/face-to-face and online learning experiences as an instructor, presenter or planner; higher education teaching experience at the Community College or University/College/Law School level, a plus; working knowledge of blended learning and eLearning course designs, strongly preferred.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Mastery of tools and instructional strategies effective for adult learners, eLearning and in-person courses and programs.
  • Proficient in design and development within Articulate Storyline.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook), Zoom Meeting and Zoom Webinar, Google products (Docs, Sites, Drive, et al.), audience responses systems, Westlaw and Lexis/Nexis, related instructional technologies and tools.
  • Knowledge of Learning Management Systems, online course design, maintenance, and registration.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong business acumen, communication, decision making and problem-solving skills.

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LEARN Behavioral – Director of New Hire Training Operations

(Still Open as of 4/21/21)

About The Opportunity

LEARN Behavioral is seeking a dynamic, collaborative, and detail oriented individual to lead the training experience for our team of Behavior Technicians. The ideal Director of New Hire Training Operations candidate will have experience building and implementing scalable training strategies across a large organization. You will oversee the development and management of our core training curriculum, as well as manage the ongoing training and development initiatives, assess training needs, and engage in continuous quality improvement.

The Director of New Hire Training Operations will work collaboratively with multiple departments to enhance the training experience for our new hires and thereby help ensure that our team members have a meaningful learning and training experience. You will also have the opportunity to build a training operations team.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of Training Technicians and plan for strategic growth.
  • In collaboration with LEARN Behavioral’s leadership team, design and implement comprehensive learning plans, practices, technologies and strategies while determining operational training needs.
  • Responsible for the creation of all onsite and web-based training content.
  • Work in collaboration with subject matter experts to ensure the curriculum meets funder requirements.
  • Be responsible for the functionality of the learning management system (LMS).
  • Utilize LMS reporting functions to generation data to reflect training status and compliance metrics.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan strategically, prioritize time, and manage implementation of plans in fast-moving, changeable environments.
  • Provide excellent instruction demonstrating well-honed adult training techniques.
  • Maintain personnel training records to ensure compliance requirements are maintained.
  • Responsible for developing continuous learning and training needs for internal teams across national brands.
  • Assist in coordinating Continuing Education and coaching for clinical staff population.
  • Deliver trainings remotely and support training delivery across LEARN Behavioral’s national brands.
  • Participate in and/or lead team or enterprise-wide initiatives as requested.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (i.e. Education, Leadership Development); Master’s degree preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience developing curriculum and designing trainings for adult learners, via virtual and online learning platforms.
  • Strong training and facilitation skills, including a thorough understanding of adult learning principles and effective training methodologies.
  • Proven ability to build and leverage relationships with diverse audiences and partners
  • Effective communication skills across multiple media platforms.
  • Experience in building and developing a successful team.
  • Strong attention to detail and demonstrated success in managing and operating data systems.
  • Demonstrated track record of effective communication across a complex organizational structure.
  • Ability to analyze data and identify useful metrics and trends to inform strategy, content, and delivery.

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AIDS Foundation of Chicago – Learning and Talent Development Manager 

(Still Open as of 4/21/21)

About The Opportunity

We are seeking an individual to serve as our Learning and Talent Development Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to develop and establish talent development programs. The Learning and Talent Development Manager reports to the Senior Director of Talent Management and is responsible for creating, developing, implementing, and conducting training and development programs for all agency employees (individual contributors, managers and leaders).  This position assesses organization-wide developmental needs to drive training and development initiatives and identifies and implements best-in-class training and development solutions for employees across levels. This position actively searches, creatively designs and implements effective methods to educate and enhance performance and professional development. The Learning and Talent Development Manager is a member of the Operations team, which includes the areas of Human Resources and Talent Management (HR/TM), Information Technology, and general office oversight. The Operations team works together to provide high quality and timely support to the work of the organization, with a focus on providing excellent client service to its internal customers while maintaining excellent relations with external contacts.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain ongoing productive relationships across the department and the agency;
  • Conduct ongoing training and development needs assessment through surveys, interviews, focus groups, and communication with managers, and instructors;
  • Establish and manage in-house training and development programs based on identified needs and in alignment with AFC’s strategic goals;
  • Design, organize, plan, and present various development tools and training courses ( instructor-led, e-learning) for staff and leadership;
  • Provide guidance to and collaborate with other staff who design, organize, plan and present AFC training courses;
  • Co-develop and implement training budget; maintain record and reports of expenses;
  • Obtain and/or develop effective training materials utilizing a variety of media; design and/or acquire training procedure manuals, guides, and course materials;
  • Identify and secure learning vendors and trainers to build and deliver training courses; manage vendor relationships;
  • Review and assess training materials prepared by internal and external instructors;
  • Train and provide development-related guidance to managers, supervisors and others involved in employee development efforts;
  • Create awareness of available learning and development resources; collaborate with the Communications team to develop and maintain organizational communications such as intranet bulletin boards, newsletters, learning campaigns;
  • Conduct follow-up assessments of all completed trainings and modify programs as needed;
  • Plan, organize, facilitate and order supplies for employee development and training events.


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field AND 3 or more year’s experience designing and implementing employee development programs


1 year of Project Management experience

1 year of Instructional Design experience

Preferred Qualifications

1 or more years’ experience managing and/or working with a learning management system (LMS)

1 or more years’ experience managing a budget and/or project resources

Experience supporting or implementing diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives

Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) credential (or similar credential)

SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential

Master’s Degree in Organizational Development or related field

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