Employee Learning and Wellness Manager
POSITION TITLE: Employee Learning and Wellness Manager
STATUS:t Full time
DIVISION: Human Resources
REPORTS TO: Director, Human Resources
PLACEMENT: Professional, Grade S12
MINIMUM PAY RATE: $72,918, Hiring range $72,918 - $78,000
Targeted Hire Date: July 18, 2022
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity,
gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an
AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates
who would enhance the diversity of its staff.
The Employee Learning and Wellness Manager oversees the training
and growth for employees by developing systems and programs which
improve the engagement, wellness and productivity of employees.
This position assesses and develops college-wide learning and
employee wellness and development programs in partnership with
internal groups including Professional Development Administrative
Team (PDAT), Faculty Learning and Development Institute and the
Office of DEI&C. This position actively searches, creatively
designs and implements effective methods to educate, enhance
performance and recognize performance.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
- Create comprehensive training plans to assist new employees at
all levels to understand their role and how they fit into the
larger organization including learning tracks in the areas of
wellness, leadership/supervisory development, succession planning,
professional development and upskilling. Conducts annual training
and development needs assessment.
- Oversee, approve, and develop effective wellness, learning
activities, curriculum and resources for the college with a metric
driven and return on investment lens.
- Consult with managers to evaluate areas of opportunity and
collaborate on learning and communication initiatives to drive
performance improvements and succession planning.
- Designs, develops, and delivers learning experiences that best
suit the content, client needs, and continuing education criteria
(e.g., eLearning, virtual and in-person instructor-led trainings,
blended learning options).
- Liaison for all compliance and mandatory regulatory
training/courses as required by the department and college.
- Collaborate with IT, and Organizational Change Management to
ensure technology related training, skills, and development needs
are included in employee learning and development.
- Works collaboratively as a team member with other members of
management and the HR staff.
- Conducts follow-up studies of all completed training to
evaluate and measure results for internal programming including but
not limited to mentor programming, mandatory training, onboarding,
Leadership Essentials (LME), President’s Academy for Leadership
(PAL) and Core Values.
- Designs training programs using internal and external resources
as appropriate, stays abreast of new trends and tools in employee
development, and uses accepted education principles and track new
training methods and techniques
- Evaluates the effectiveness of training and development
programs and utilizes relevant evaluation data to revise or
recommend changes to training content, objectives, and methods.
Provides train-the-trainer support to build the training capacity
of subject-matter experts.
- Manages the budget for and 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.
- Demonstrate cultural competence and emotionally intelligent
leadership to advocate and lead a strong cultural, social, and
learning environment for students and employees with a foundational
infrastructure of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree in relevant field, major
concentration in organizational development, industrial and
organizational psychology, training, or related field.
- Demonstrated ability to build a first in class employee
learning and wellness program with key performance metrics and
benchmarks to assess correlation between activities and employee
- Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP)
credential (now called Certified Professional in Talent Development
(CPTD)) or SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or HRCI
Professional Human Resource (PHR) credential. In lieu of
certification credentials, must have the ability to successfully
obtain the CPTD within 24 months on the job.
- Minimum of (3) years of experience designing and implementing
learning, wellness and development programs.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong
- Proficiency in the utilization of various technology including
learning management systems, Microsoft office suite and social
- Adept with a variety of curriculum development, multimedia
training platforms and methods.
- Ability to evaluate, implement, research and assess wellness
and learning options that drive employee engagement in higher
education in environment.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective
working relationships with other members of the college and
community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional
- Demonstrated commitment to the college’s core values of respect
and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and
well-being, innovation and quality.
- Workday experience.
- Demonstrated multicultural competence.
- English and Spanish verbal and written communication
Normal office physical demands. Ability to travel between campus
locations and to and from community events. Ability to travel in
state and nationally.
Duties are performed indoors in the usual on-site office
Full Time/Part Time:
Union (If Applicable):
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