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Director of Training and Development

Company: Leake & Watts Services Inc
Location: Yonkers
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

OverviewReporting to the SVP Human Resources, the Director of Training and Development is responsible for designing and delivering customized, interactive training for staff at all levels. This position assesses organization-wide developmental needs to drive training initiatives and identifies and arranges suitable training solutions for employees. This position actively searches, creatively designs and implements effective methods to educate, train and enhance performance.Responsibilities* Collaborate with internal and external business partners to implement training strategies and policies to improve internal processes that meet mandatory requirements.* Develop and administer evaluation instruments that measure training effectiveness as well as employee fitness to perform assigned responsibilities.* Continually assess employees' learning needs in relation to organizational goals, including conducting annual focus group discussions with managers, supervisors, and line staff.* Customize and instruct the organization's Core Management Training* Conducts annual training and development needs assessment.* Work with subject matter experts or other source materials to create new training content* Develops training and development programs and objectives.* Serve as liaison for the organization to external training committees and staff development planning groups* Deliver and routinely update a comprehensive New Employee Orientation program.* Create and maintain an electronic training database of training records for every employee and produce statistical reports* Design and continually revise semi-annual master training resources to meet existing and emerging training needs.* Obtains and /or develops effective training materials utilizing a variety of media.* Trains and coaches managers, supervisors and others involved in employee development efforts.* Plans, organizes, facilitates and orders supplies for employee development and training events.* Develops and maintains organizational communications such as intranet bulletin boards and newsletters to ensure employees have knowledge of training and development events and resources.* Conducts follow-up studies of all completed training to evaluate and measure results.* Modifies programs as needed.* Exemplifies the desired culture and philosophies of the organization.* Manage Training Specialist and any clerical staff assigned to the Training Department.* Works effectively as a team member with other members of management and the HR staff.* Performs other duties as assigned by SVP for Human ResourcesRequired Skills/Abilities:* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.* Strong presentation skills.* Adept with a variety of multimedia training platforms and methods.* Ability to evaluate and research training options and alternatives.* Strong project management skills/demonstrated knowledge of instructional design* Proficient computer skills, including MS office* Strong leadership, consulting and problem-solving ability combined with excellent interpersonal skills* Sense of humor* Willingness to travel between Brooklyn, Bronx and Yonkers locationsQualificationsEducation and Experience:* Bachelor's degree in relevant field.* Five years of experience designing and implementing employee development programs.* A minimum of 5 years of experience in a supervisory capacity* Experience with human services and/or child welfare programs a plus* SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) a plus

Keywords: Leake & Watts Services Inc, Yonkers , Director of Training and Development, Executive , Yonkers, New York

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