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DIRECTOR OF ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Company: Goodwill Southeast Georgia
Location: Savannah
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Are you an innovative and experienced Organizational Development leader looking for an opportunity to strategically lead our corporate Learning & Development Department at a progressive, growing social enterprise company?Are you an experienced ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT professional who wants to work for a company that supports the community, is committed to environmental sustainability, and provides work-life balance?If you want to help shape the workforce of the future by assisting our employees in achieving their highest potential, then Goodwill Southeast Georgia is just the place for you- as our DIRECTOR OF LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT.WHY WORK FOR GOODWILL?We offer a compensation and benefits package to promote healthy and fulfilling lifestyles so you and your family can thrive.Generous Paid Time Off to include sick, vacation, and personal time off needsHealth, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability Insurance, and company-sponsored Health Savings Account and Retirement BenefitsFlexible, family and school-friendly schedulesCareer growth through FREE Tuition Assistance, professional development, and new experiences to promote life-long learning and more WHAT YOUR IMPACT WILL BE:The Director of Learning and Workforce Development provides operational and thought leadership for the development and implementation of Goodwill Southeast Georgia's corporate training initiatives. The Director will work in partnership with Goodwill's Leadership Teams to ensure Goodwill has a progressive workforce development plan for all positions within the organization. The Director will be innovative and lead strategically, aligning work output to this strategy, building and leading a high-performance organization, and working in collaboration with other business leaders to build scalable and effective learning systems to serve business partners and leverage field and staff learning teams to meet Goodwill's purpose and shared vision.As a DIRECTOR OF LEARNING AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, no two days are ever the same, but a typical day will most likely allow you the opportunity to positively impact our workforce through:Spearheading the design, development, and implementation of an organizational-wide Learning & Development strategy to successfully transform the learning experience for all associates, support the employee experience, and build a culture of continuous learning.Analyzing and assessing training needs on an ongoing basis to meet agency and program initiatives. Developing workforce development plans to advance the skills of staff to advance the mission of Goodwill.Partnering closely with our Leadership Team to address development needs and create Learning and Development solutions to address them, providing strategic-level advice, guidance, and oversight to executives, human resource departments, managers, and leaders, regarding conditions that may impact strategic/operational goals and action plans.Building a culture of continuous learning, ensuring DEI&B is woven into every aspect of our learning and development curriculum and the Grow with Goodwill journey.Developing and implementing training programs along with delivering a consistent training experience across the organization.Providing guidance and support to improve our training and delivery. This includes regular research into adult education best practices and innovative service delivery to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.Partnering with key business stakeholders to ensure an understanding of current and future Goodwill business strategy and framework, translating short-term and long-term needs into appropriate learning systems and approaches that build organizational confidence, trust, and performance. Focus areas include the continued evolution of Goodwill's Learning & Development function to ensure L&D is best able to serve the growing skill/capability development needs of all audiences in a dynamic organization.Overseeing the organization's Learning & Development strategy through managing a team that designs and develops programs that align with organizational business needs and expected outcomes.Managing the learning management system technologies and training personnel required to develop, manage, and deliver training.Ensuring that the design and delivery of training include consideration for varied learning styles and makes accommodations for inclusion for learners with a disability, including a blended approach to learning such as classroom training, e-learning, coaching, and experiential learning.Promoting a Person-Centered Strategy that promotes self-advocacy on all levels and ensures this philosophy is incorporated into all training.WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:You might be a great match if:The good news is that we are committed to helping you sharpen your skills and build upon your strengths as a DIRECTOR OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT, but there are a few skills that may make you a good match and you should have from the get-go:Association for Talent Development (ATD) Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) certification preferred.You're a highly collaborative Leadership and Organization Development leader with a minimum of 7 years of experience in leading L&D Teams, including instructional design and multiple platform delivery and minimum of three (3) years as a manager leading an Organization Development team in the profit or non-profit industries.Preferred Educational Requirements: Masters in Industrial/Organizaiton Psychology preferred. Bachelor's Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, organizational development, education, or related field required.Excellent communication ability and ability to effectively communicate with people of various educational and socio-economic backgrounds.Experience working in a consulting capacity, developing, and delivering training in a variety of methodologies.The ability to work with a diverse workforce is important to you.You embrace our values of Commitment, Learning, Accountability, Integrity, Service to Others, and Teamwork.Our Approach to Hybrid WorkWe embrace a hybrid work model to empower a culture of growth, optimism, and wellbeing, where everyone can deliver on our shared purpose and realize their full potential. Combining purposeful in-person collaboration with tech-enabled hybrid work, our focus is to provide flexibility while enabling collaboration for moments that matter.Who We Are:Goodwill is one of the most recognized and respected brands in the country, and a career here means you become a part of transforming lives and helping people in your own neighborhood.We make a difference in the community by providing opportunities to support, educate and employ, while also positively impacting our environment by reducing landfills.We strive to provide a workplace where our team members feel valued, respected, included and heard- where they can show up as their authentic, whole selves and make a difference.We offer a compensation and benefits package to promote healthy and fulfilling lifestyles so you and your family can thrive.We believe in promoting from within and preparing people to achieve their highest level of personal and professional growth.This Position Is:A job for which military-experienced candidates are encouraged to applyGoodwill is an EEO employer committed to serving members of the military, Veterans, and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise. Our goal is to help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication to protecting our country. Goodwill provides access and opportunities to those with disabilities. If you are a qualified person with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our online application system as a result of your disability. Applicants with disabilities may contact Goodwill's Human Resources Department at for assistance accessing the online application system. Please include your name, preferred method of contact, and details of your requested accommodation. Goodwill will make every effort to respond to your request promptly.

Keywords: Goodwill Southeast Georgia, Savannah , DIRECTOR OF ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, Executive , Savannah, Georgia

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