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Assistant Director, Learning and Development

Quinnipiac University
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 9, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Cooperative & Experiential Education, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Distance Education Programs, Faculty Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Development & Advancement
Employment Type
Full Time
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Overview: Quinnipiac University invites applications for an exciting role as Assistant Director, Learning and Development. Reporting to the Director of Lifelong Learning, this role will be a part of a team creating and driving forward strategies and practices to support learning and development priorities for our corporate and non-profit partners and our students. Key responsibilities include ownership of end-to-end design and delivery of corporate learning programs related to professional development and supporting multimodal learning programs to engage lifelong learners. This role will serve as a key partner with senior university leaders and their focus on strategic initiatives. About Quinnipiac: Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 6,800 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in more than 140 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Computing and Engineering, Education, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report's America's "Best Colleges" issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in The Princeton Review's "The Best 387 Colleges." Quinnipiac has been named a "Great College to Work For" as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. Please visit for more information. An education at Quinnipiac embodies the university's commitment to preparing graduates for 21st-century careers and citizenship, creating an inclusive, excellence-driven community, nurturing and positively impacting internal, local and global communities, and fostering lifelong connections and success. The university believes in educating a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. Students engage with real-world issues through practice and considering different perspectives. The university's innovative curriculum further prepares undergraduate and graduate students to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the Quinnipiac community as well as the larger national and global communities. Responsibilities:
  • Works with the director of lifelong learning, deans, faculty, and business leaders to develop and deliver corporate learning programs and interventions that effectively address custom executive education programs
  • Supports the design of the programs necessary to meet the clients' learning and training objectives
  • Oversees multiple complex projects and initiatives, including encouraging workflow and work plan innovations, and ensuring deliverables align to business needs including but not limited to the development of client proposals, contract, and relationship management
  • Creates and manages engaging communication with executive level participants throughout all aspects of the program including overview of the program, logistics and requirements for the program such as pre-work, follow up and evaluation
  • Collaborates with faculty to align subject matter expertise with clients' learning needs and outcomes
  • Partners with faculty to develop the framework and oversees the learning and development curriculum for clients
  • Effectively manage resources, create, and implement enhancements as needed for delivering and executing customized learning programs
  • Responsible for communication with faculty regarding the program’s audience to ensure they are aware of topics of discussion or emergent themes
  • Coordinate and support all aspects of the program delivery on or offsite including scheduling, venue planning and implementation
  • Conduct program evaluations and share feedback with the client in a timely manner
  • Shares participant feedback with the faculty in a timely manner
  • Identify and recommend any modifications of content and delivery for future sessions
  • Identify innovative approaches; and to facilitate coordination with others on development resources
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Master's degree preferred
  • Experience managing and creating corporate learning and development programs
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace, including experience using strategies for DEI in training and development
  • Demonstrated understanding of adult learning theory and strategies to address the needs of adult learners is preferred
  • Ability to be strategic, transformative, and tactical while focusing attention on practical solutions and delivering tangible results
  • Aptitude to listen to corporate clients to understand their needs and identify the
    learning /educational program that could provide the most impact
  • Strong project management skills (organizational, analytical) to drive projects to completion
  • Strong facilitation skills and influence (change management) skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including a consultative and collaborative approach when communicating and building relationships with stakeholders
  • Strong teamwork and relationship building skills
  • Detail oriented and high attention to quality
  • Proficient with Microsoft office tools (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word), meeting and communications tools for delivering programs
  • Experience with Quality Matters and with learning management systems a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Special Instructions to Applicants: TO APPLY:

Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter addressing how your experience supports the requirements of this position and Quinnipiac's commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three references on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Please note that the university has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For more information, please

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Advertised: May 04, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
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