Director Learning and Development

Employer:UNC Greensboro

Position Information

Position Description:Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit
The Department of Human Resources commits to the creation of an inclusive, collaborative, and responsive university by attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse community of talented individuals in support of the university’s mission. The Department is dedicated to providing state-of- the-art employee services including talent management, professional development and organizational capacity, compensation, employee benefits, wellness and work/life balance, rewards and recognition, records management, employee relations, human resource information systems. and affirmative action and diversity, that promote innovation, creativity, and inclusion.

Position Summary
The Director of Learning and Organizational Development is a senior leadership position reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Human Resources Officer and is responsible for the creation and execution of a comprehensive and integrated learning strategy to support the critical needs of the University. This position will be accountable for the establishment and the management of a learning curriculum including designing and developing experiential learning opportunities through instructional materials, training courses, and multimedia technologies that facilitate the professional development and continuous learning of the University’s EHRA Faculty, EHRA Non-Faculty, and SHRA employees in support of the overall mission of the University and its operating goals and objectives. The position will oversee the learning and training initiatives, aligning learning strategies and programs to University strategies to realize measurable impact. Position collaborates with Senior Level Managers, HR business partners and management to identify and create action plans to address gaps in learning. In addition, the Director of Learning and Organizational Development will leverage the knowledge and experience of subject matter experts to achieve desired goals.

Minimum Qualifications
A Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or related field and a minimum of 5-7 years of progressively responsible experience related to Professional Development or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience supervising others, advanced analytical and project management skills with attention to detail necessary. Strong critical thinking, decision making, interpersonal, organizational, communication and writing skills required. Must have the ability to work collegiality and effectively with a wide range of constituencies and diverse community. Must also be self-motivated and handle confidential material in a professional manner.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience in a higher education, non-profit, or public sector organization preferred.

Current certifications in Situational Leadership II, DISC, Strengths Finder, MBTI, FranklinCovey and 360 Assessments helpful.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:

Cover Letter
List of References
Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:

Company Name
Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
Email Address
Contact Phone Number
Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.

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Organization Information

About Employer:UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a higher-research activity university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC system institutions, UNCG is one of the most diverse universities in the state with nearly 20,000 students and over 2,700 faculty and staff members representing more than 90 nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 100 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNCG is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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