MPA Job list**Director of Employee Learning & Development SL County

Angie Stefaniak angela.stefaniak at cppa.utah.edu
Mon Feb 11 10:38:58 MST 2008



*JOB TITLE*

	

DIRECTOR OF EMPLOYEE LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT

*OFFICE/DIVISION*

	

SALT LAKE COUNTY "UNIVERSITY"

*WORK LOCATION*

	

2001 SOUTH STATE STREET

*DATE ANNOUNCED*

	

02/06/2008

*LAST DAY TO APPLY
**(Open Until Filled/Open Continuously if Blank)*

	

02/24/2008

*SALARY INFORMATION*

	

$5400 - $7986 MONTHLY (GRADE 34)* - Starting salary above the minimum of 
the range is dependent upon qualifications and approval from the Salt 
Lake County Mayor's Office.

*REGISTER DEVELOPER*

	

GINGER WATTS, RECRUITMENT MANAGER

*DOCUMENT NUMBER*

	

08081

*GENERAL DESCRIPTION (NOT INCLUSIVE)*

Salt Lake County is looking for a forward-thinking and innovative person 
to partner with County leadership as the "Director for Employee Learning 
& Development" to design and deliver strategic learning solutions to a 
widely diverse employee base.

This is a newly created position within the organization designed to 
leverage countywide education efforts and be responsible for leading the 
design, development and delivery of programs for leadership, 
professional development, continuing education, performance management 
and the "welcoming" of new employees. This position will work closely 
with County leaders and Human Resources to assess organizational needs 
and develop and implement strategic plans to meet those needs. 
Additionally, the successful applicant will be the director of the 
"Employees' University," charged with strategically aligning 
organizational efforts with education and training initiatives.

*Key responsibilities include:*

_Educational Innovation_

·  Leading assessments of organizational needs and developing strategies 
and education initiatives to meet those needs while aligning and/or 
integrating diverse groups and/or diverse functions.

·  Developing innovative, experiential and professional development 
programs that equip employees with the knowledge and skills needed to 
effectively manage and engage in today's knowledge environment using a 
variety of real-time learning experiences, adult learning techniques, 
"stand-up" training and e-learning technologies in a blended learning 
environment.

_Collaboration_

·  Leveraging organization-wide learning and knowledge development and 
maintaining relationships with executive leadership to support a culture 
for continuous learning and knowledge management.

_Business Acumen_

·  Building and leading an innovative learning and development team that 
provides solution-oriented programs built upon cross-agency 
collaboration and cooperation creating a web of learning partnerships.

·  Developing and managing the budget for the County's learning and 
development programs; selecting and managing external vendors to achieve 
strategic initiatives balancing "cost-to-build" and "cost-to-purchase" 
against time and impact to County's needs.

_Communication & Marketing_

·  Developing and implementing a communication/marketing strategy for 
employees and leaders regarding the County's learning and employee 
engagement efforts.

_Preferred Qualifications_

·  A Masters degree or higher in public administration, business 
administration, organizational development, communication, or a related 
field and a minimum of four (4) years experience in organizational 
development, including culture, employee engagement, change management, 
organization design, and team effectiveness.

·  Experience in managing project lifecycles including assessment, 
design, development, delivery, evaluation and incorporating current 
technology, strategic communication and change management plans.

·  Experience using strategic thinking and analytical skills to 
translate concepts and ideas into innovative, value programs.

·  Proven ability to develop and maintain relationships with key leaders 
and decision-makers.

·  Ability to lead highly effective, solutions-oriented teams.

·  Experience with vendors of leadership and management development 
solutions using a blended training approach (web-based, e-learning, 
instructor-led learning, or other computer-based training).

·  Excellent written and oral communication skills in positions 
requiring communication and negotiation with a broad and diverse 
audience. Demonstrated proficiency with MS Word, Outlook, Excel, 
Internet search tools and PowerPoint is required. Experience with 
database applications is preferred.

* MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS*

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's 
degree, *plus* six (6) years of experience in a field closely related to 
these duties, *or* an equivalent combination of related education and 
experience.

*If you are intrigued by the possibilities of this position, in addition 
to a completed on-line application, we are asking that you submit a 
typewritten narrative (no longer than three (3) pages) that provides a 
synopsis of your experiences in three (3) or more of the areas 
identified as key responsibilities, by the closing date of this 
announcement.

Your narrative does not need to be specific to training and education, 
but should help us better understand your abilities to develop 
relationships and work with diverse groups and individuals, your 
experiences in successfully developing and implementing strategic plans 
and should illustrate your ability to communicate effectively.*

* IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THIS POSITION*

In order to receive credit for education, applicants *must* submit a 
photocopy of an official transcript to Human Resources on or before the 
closing date of the job announcement. All applicants must complete and 
submit an on-line application. All supplemental information (resume, 
transcripts or narrative) should be directed to Ginger Watts:

Salt Lake County Human Resources
2001 South State Street, Suite N4600
Salt Lake City, Utah 84190-3150

Fax: 801-468-2172

E-mail: gwatts at slco.org

Additional screening and testing measures may be used to establish the 
final hiring register and during the interview process.

 


-- 
Angie Stefaniak, MPA
Program Manager
Master of Public Policy Program <http://www.mpp.utah.edu>
Demography Certificate Program <http://www.demography.utah.edu>
801-585-7834
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