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Talent Development Coordinator

College of Lake County
Grayslake IL, Illinois 60030
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

The College of Lake County has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic human resources professional in talent development to join our team in serving approximately 1,200 faculty and staff who are committed to the values of learning, integrity, quality, service, accountability and diversity.

Reporting to the Employee Relations Manager, the individual in this position plays a key role in talent growth and retention through work in employee development and training, new hire orientation, performance evaluation and employee recognition and appreciation programs.

CLC is a comprehensive community college located in northeastern Illinois committed to being an innovative educational institution providing life-changing paths for our students by offering exceptional learning experiences. The college is widely recognized for student success, business and community partnerships and for the achievements of our faculty, staff and alumni.

CLC offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits that currently includes BlueCross/BlueShield of Illinois health, Delta dental and Superior vision insurance plans, tuition support for employees and qualified family members, three retirement plans, disability, group and supplemental life insurance, health and dependent care flexible spending account plans, a four-day work week in the summer (Fridays off!), generous vacation, sick and personal time off and 13 paid holidays each year.

1. Develop and implement professional development and training programs for all classified, specialist, administrative and professional employees (staff) which promotes a culture of ownership and innovation, addresses workforce capabilities, knowledge and competencies and supports retention of employees in collaboration with the managers and supervisors, college leadership team, Human Resources staff and CLC governance groups.

2. Design development and recognition programs and events that promote a high performing culture in which employees reflect institutional values in all interactions and are primarily motivated through play, purpose and potential (Primed to Perform, Doshi and McGregor). Examples of current programs include CLC Leadership Academy, employee development days and QDIAL values awards.

3. Conduct/facilitate workshops or training sessions as appropriate such as technical training (time & labor and absence management, PeopleSoft and Microsoft applications).

4. Develop customized department and or work group specific training in collaboration with managers and supervisors.

5. Research and select external workshop speakers and facilitators, and coordinate all details of workshops and training/development events within budget guidelines. Evaluate workshops and events to ensure training goals are met and programs are effectively presented.

6. Maintain development course/workshop participation records in collaboration with HR staff.

7. Utilize program assessments, surveys and reports to create a professional development and training scorecard used to determine future data-based strategies and programs. Make recommendations for new approaches or improvement to achieve efficiencies to the department or services provided to the staff or College as a whole.

8. Prepare proposals and cost projections/timelines for new training initiatives. Assist the Employee Relations Manager in developing the annual budget.

9. Participate in the selection and implementation of a learning management system (LMS) for employee development and training programs in collaboration with leaders in academic affairs and information technology.

10. Facilitate and implement bi-weekly New Hire Employee Orientation for staff. This includes creating a welcoming atmosphere, designing the schedule, leading sessions, scheduling speakers, attending new hire lunch and, ensuring technology needs of new hires. Analyze the six month onboarding surveys administered by institutional research, assess and update the program based on feedback and best practices.

11. Act as a back-up for the employee exit process for feedback in regard to their overall CLC experience. Analyze feedback data with the Employee Relations Manager and implement new or expanded college-wide or department training or individual coaching needs as directed.

12. Assist the Employee Relations Manager, managers and supervisors with the performance evaluation processes including annual and probationary documents. Design and implement training on use of the performance evaluation concepts including goal setting and evaluating competencies.

13. Expand and implement the employee recognition and appreciation program that may include values-based individual and team honors, employment service milestone awards, employee accomplishments and success celebrations and year-round, on-the-spot appreciation for contributions in areas such as innovation, leadership and customer service.

14. Coordinate yearly compliance through our vendor, Global Compliance Network (GCN). Run reports and forward incompletes to division and department leaders for follow up. Assist the Employee Relations Manager as GCN co-administrator to ensure all updates and revisions are done on a timely basis.

15. Perform all other duties that support the mission, vision and goals of the College of Lake County and the Human Resources department.


Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Management or related field and a minimum of two years of experience in talent development within an organization or through self-employment; OR

Associate’s Degree and a minimum of four or more years of experience in talent development within an organization.

Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.

Demonstrated excellent organizational abilities, and attention to detail.

Demonstrated ability to prioritize while handling multiple tasks, ability to exercise judgment, handle confidential information and function with minimal supervision.

Reflect a positive, high-energy and professional demeanor.

Proven ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Knowledge of Learning Management Systems (LMS) system software.

Proficient in Excel, MS Word, and PowerPoint.


Preferred Requirements:

Higher education experience ideally in a community college setting.

Association of Talent Development (ATD) or comparable coursework and/or certification.

Human Resource Generalist experience.

Bilingual (Spanish) desired.


Posted: 2019-01-10 Expires: 2019-02-09

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