Manager of Learning & Development

  Sports Organization
  West Region
  Sports Services
  Posted/Updated: 02/21/20

Job Summary

Duties & Responsibilities
Learning & Development - 75%

  • Determine learning and development strategy to ensure the required competencies and skills are deployed in the organization to accomplish business objectives.
  • Selects training tools or training delivery mechanisms, based on the material being taught and the audience being targeted.
  • Manage the training and development budget, allocating spend between courses and programs as appropriate. This includes administration of contracts and invoices.
  • Maintain all elements related to Learning Management System (LMS) functionality, including but not limited to, content integrations and creation, curriculum programs, LMS structure, and reporting.
  • Complete the instructional design process and create customized training courses to build specific competencies.
  • Prepare multimedia training materials and deliver training in multiple formats including traditional, in-person classroom and web-based, distance learning. Materials also must be convertible to increase accessibility for sight, hearing, or physical disabilities.
  • Perform specific internal team interventions as needed through facilitating in areas such as conflict resolution, team building, and/or skills training.

Career Development - 10%

  • In collaboration with Manager, Performance Development & Engagement, consult with people managers on talent development matters and creation of development plans for team members.
  • Develop and monitor metrics for evaluating career development training effectiveness in regard to employee engagement and retention.
  • Perform additional administrative duties and other projects as required. 

Minimum Qualifications Required


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Specific degrees in Business, Organizational Management, or Human Resource Management preferred

Licensure & Certification:

  • Preferred Certifications: Instructional Design, Adult Learning Methods, SHRM or ATD designations.


  • 5 years of experience in deploying training and talent development strategies for adult professionals
  • 3-5 years of experience working with Learning Management Systems
  • Experience with mentoring others, coaching team members, and leading project teams


  • Proven ability to facilitate training in multiple formats, class sizes, and ability classifications
  • Advanced proficiency in MS PowerPoint
  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Experience in multiple presentation software and formats preferred
  • Desired business competencies such as global mindset, team building, coaching, data analysis, digital/social media for commercial use, innovation, customer focus, organizational agility, or network management
  • Strong communicator with excellent listening skills and who employs conscientious self-disclosure, establishes rapport with ease, and is able to influence others 

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