Job No: 514072
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois
Title: Associate Director for Learning and Professional Development
Division Name: Finance and Planning
Department: Human Resources
Campus Location: Normal, IL
The primary purpose of this position is to help plan and manage the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive professional development program for campus staff. This position will provide assistance to but not limited to a wide range of programming and organizational initiatives. These initiatives include program, policy, workforce, and leadership development.
This position works with cross-functional stakeholders to define and implement a campus-wide strategic initiatives and focus on delivery that supports a diverse campus in terms of audience, service, and delivery.
There is considerable responsibility for individual initiative on the part of the incumbent filling this position in assuring that both departmental and campus-wide objectives and priorities are met.
This position is the point for Human Resources learning, which will coordinate with other learning and development managers across all other University divisions. Human Resources is the strategic partner for personnel and staff policy.
1. Bachelors or equivalent degree (transcript required - may be unofficial)
2. At least two (2) years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) of professional level work experience in training/learning & development.
3. Demonstrated experience developing, leading and assessing training in a professional workplace.
4. Proficient in technology applications and web-based training applications and platforms (e.g., Zoom, MSTeams, Web-ex, etc.)
5. Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
6. Ability to multi-task problem solve effectively.
1. Experience with a range of training and dissemination approaches and evaluation of training activities and platforms.
2. Certification in training across an emotional intelligence, personality, or highly regarded training/learning platform
Core work hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 with some flexibility for conference travel and very occasional evening training
This position will be eligible for hybrid work or a flexible work-week after training period. Eligibility is based upon employee performance, appropriate remote working environment, and business needs. A Work From Home Agreement or Flexible Work Week Agreement will need to be completed and fully approved prior to execution. Work must be performed within the State of Illinois.
Must be able to perform the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
1. Remain at a workstation for extended periods.
2. Move about in various locations across campus as needed to complete day-to-day work.
3. Effectively communicate on a daily basis through multiple channels.
4. Ability to transport items weighing up to 50 pounds with a cart for special events.
PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"
Transcripts - See Special Instructions to Applicants for additional options
Certification of Retirement Annuity
PLEASE NOTE: These documents may be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"
Please fully complete the entire application including, but not limited to, the education and work experience portions. Please list all education and all jobs you have had. Do not leave gaps in employment. You must list all duties you performed in the job duties section (Phrases such as "See Resume" are not acceptable). Failure to follow any of these instructions may constitute an incomplete application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
College or university transcripts (may be unofficial) must be submitted prior to the application deadline to receive full consideration. Transcripts can either be uploaded with your application or submitted via the options listed below.
In order to be eligible for Veteran’s Preference points on the exam, appropriate military service documentation, such as a DD214, must be submitted prior to the application deadline.
Transcripts and/or military service paperwork may be faxed or mailed to Human Resources by the application deadline:
Fax: 309.438.0011, Attn: Colette Homan
Address: Illinois State University
Campus Box 1300
Normal, IL 61790-1300
The Civil Service examination for this classification is based on your application materials. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam. If you meet the minimum required qualifications for this position, you will receive a score calculated based on your education and experience, and your name will be placed on the active employment register by exam score. After the application deadline, the names within the top three scores will be referred to the department for interview. The active register for this classification will be voided when the position is filled.
This position is subject to a criminal background investigation based on University Policy 3.1.30 and any offer of employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.
If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.
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