20 days old

Learning & Organizational Development Manager

City of Savannah
Savannah, Georgia 31405


Are you looking for a career with purpose? A learning environment to help enhance employees' leadership skills?  The City of Savannah Human Resources Department is looking for an experienced self-directed leader who can think above their role while managing the Learning & Organizational Development division. In this position, you will be responsible for leading the design, development, delivery, and evaluation of learning and development programs and processes.You will collaborate with each member of the team by establishing and maintaining an approachable and professional rapport. Also, be continuously committed to improving people processes and programs to enhance the employee experience at the City of Savannah.

You should have a passion for our most important success factor; our people. If you are prepared to roll up your sleeves to achieve the Learning & Organizational Development strategies and objectives, this position is for you! As the leader of this division you will be providing great internal employee support, and driving HR functional excellence and process improvement. We look forward to having you join our team!

Essential Job Functions

Leverage a variety of sources to conduct research and gain subject matter expertise required to develop training content in a wide variety of subject matter.

Identify appropriate delivery methods based upon content to ensure knowledge transfer, as well as efficiency in training implementation.

Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff; handles employee concerns and problems; directs work; counsels and disciplines staff; completes employee performance appraisals; recruits, appoints, and trains staff.

Leverage systems and tools to build programs and curriculum aligned with adult learning principles.

Create and distribute short training videos and other digital content.

Conduct needs assessment to determine core curriculum and other related development activities with employees and management.

Track and analyze training data.

Provide guidance to managers and employees on proper usage of on-line training tools.

Contribute to cross-functional HR initiatives.

Responsible for enhancing and maintaining tools and delivery methods for various training programs as assigned.

Collaborate with HR team and managers within the stores to identify training needs, as well as the most effective methods and timing of training delivery.

Develop ideas and proposals for continuous improvement of training tools and infrastructure.

Develop tools and processes to measure effectiveness of curriculum to ensure trainings meet skill-development requirements.

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned to meet business needs.

Strong skills in leveraging tools and technologies for developing and delivering effective on-line and in-person training courses and content is required.

Must be able to demonstrate the ability to take complex ideas and large amounts of information, and condense into key learning concepts and principals appropriate for audience.

Must have a strong ability to analyze and solve problems.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Additional Information

Knowledge of the principles and practices of public human resources administration, including training, organizational development, and employee relations.

Knowledge of administration, budgeting, and program management.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of effective supervision.

Skill in creating momentum and fostering organizational change.

Skill in developing short- and long-range plans.

Skill in establishing priorities and organizing work.

Skill in the training and supervision of personnel.

Skill in analyzing various employment data.

Skill in the operation of computers and other modern office equipment.

Skill in public and interpersonal relations.

Skill in oral and written communication.


Minimum Qualifications

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or Human Resource Management; with four (4) years of experience in professional training and development at the management level; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. 

A valid drivers license is required.


Posted: 2020-01-06 Expires: 2020-02-05

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City of Savannah
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