Learning and Development Specialist

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Babson Park, MA

Babson College

<p><strong>We&rsquo;re all different.</strong></p> <p><strong>We&rsquo;re all Babson.</strong></p> <p><em>Effective November 15, we are requiring all non-unionized Babson faculty and staff members authorized to work on our campuses or other property owned or controlled by the College to verify that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Requests for medical or religious exemption should be addressed directly to </em><a href="https://www.babson.edu/emergency-preparedness/return-to-campus/faculty-and-staff-experience/"><em>Human Resources</em></a><em>.&nbsp;</em></p> <p>Babson College is a world-class business school, empowering entrepreneurial leaders to create great economic and social value - everywhere. You&rsquo;ll find a collaborative, collegial team environment designed to include and motivate every individual. It&rsquo;s a rewarding workplace &ndash; an exciting launch pad for anyone to make a real impact in higher education. We provide everything you need to achieve your goals, including learning and development opportunities, outstanding benefits, rich rewards, wellness programs, and a genuine dedication to creating a diverse, multicultural and inclusive community.</p> https://www.babson.edu/

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Full time

Overview: <br />In partnership and under the leadership of the Director, Learning and Development, the Learning &amp; Development Specialist performs various learning and development functions at Babson College. Specifically responsible for curating and creating learning and development pathways for employee success within our learning management system; managing learning resources in support of a learning culture; and facilitating professional development workshops for teams and coaching as necessary.
Responsibilities: <br /> <ul> <li>Create, curate, and assess learning and development tracks for employees in our Learning Management System (LMS) to upskill, reskill, and develop new skills within their roles including microlearning options.</li> <li>Partner with the L&amp;D team to create visually appealing, engaging, and easily digestible content that reflects Babson&rsquo;s branding.</li> <li>Design courses as well as develop resources and training guides for various levels of the employee journey and in support of a hybrid working environment.</li> <li>In collaboration with HRIS, coordinate, and manage the registration, reporting and assessment process for online courses such as diversity, equity, and inclusion.</li> <li>Partner with HRIS and talent teams to leverage the learning platform with managers and their teams.</li> <li>Manage L&amp;D vendors and internal stakeholders/subject matter experts for learning content creation and program implementation.</li> <li>Explore a variety of potential learning technologies that can be leveraged to drive learning impact.</li> <li>Uncover and recommend approaches to better engage and, in some cases, automate our L&amp;D processes.</li> <li>Manage digital resources available for learning and promote to campus community to support our learning culture.</li> <li>Serve as an LMS resource to the community to leverage and adopt the tool.</li> <li>Maintain the L&amp;D section of the HR website that provides overview of practices and services.</li> <li>Provide coaching and organizational support as facilitator of general workshops such as conflict resolution, goal setting, communication, and others as needed.</li> <li>Assume additional responsibilities as required.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <br /> <p><strong>WHAT EDUCATION AND SKILLS YOU WILL NEED:<br /><br /></strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree</strong></li> <li>A <strong>minimum of 5 years of successful related experience.</strong></li> <li>Must have <strong>superior verbal and written communications skills</strong>, and the ability to break down complex topics to make them easier for others to understand and apply</li> <li>Must have <strong>experience creating, designing, and implementing learning and educational programs digitally and in person</strong></li> <li>Must have a&nbsp;<strong>working knowledge of a Learning Management System platform</strong></li> <li>Must have <strong>strong research, technological, and organizational skills</strong></li> <li>Must have experience <strong>facilitating and training</strong> employees at various levels</li> <li>Must have strong <strong>relationship-building and collaboration skills</strong> to work with and influence team members and stakeholders</li> <li>Ability to work with ethnically, culturally, and socially diverse staff and faculty</li> <li>Must have <strong>strong attention to detail</strong> and ability to follow through on commitments and meet deadlines</li> <li>Ability to leverage data for informed decision-making</li> <li>Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and priorities</li> <li>Must be <strong>highly independent</strong>; take initiative; and challenges self to be and do one's best</li> <li>Ability to envision and propose new methods to perform tasks that support ET&amp;A; work independently to solve problems; look for opportunities to take on responsibility; take thoughtful risks; and accept new and ongoing initiatives, objectives, and solutions to gain sought-after results.</li> <li>Ability to <strong>anticipate</strong> and <strong>embrace</strong> <strong>change</strong>; demonstrate willingness to achieve, acquire, and utilize new skills and challenging tasks; and is flexible in changing conditions.</li> <li>Must have strong technical skills in Microsoft Office or Google products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook as well as an overall high level of technological savviness</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>HOW AND WHERE YOU WILL WORK:<br /><br /></strong></p> <ul> <li>All Babson College faculty and staff authorized to work on campus must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, <a href="https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/stay-up-to-date.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">including any appropriate boosters</a>. Proof of vaccination upon hire is required or within 21 days of becoming eligible for a booster. Contact <a href="mailto:hr@babson.edu" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Human Resources</a> for medical accommodation or religious exemption requests.</li> <li>Eligible for flexible working hours, days, and locations, with some required Wellesley, MA-based work</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>ADDITIONAL SKILLS YOU MAY HAVE:<br /><br /></strong></p> <ul> <li>Workday experience preferred</li> </ul>