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Job Opening - Director of Learning and Development


The Director of Learning and Development is part of a team creating a culture of development for all of TEAM and those working in association with TEAM.  This position will manage a growing portfolio of learning and development programs, including e-learning and blended learning solutions in a collaborative environment.  This experienced leader will also assist in the analysis, design, development, and implementation of new learning and development programs and negotiate the use of learning tools created by others and are useful to further the development purposes of TEAM. 


  • The Director of Learning and Development will be a person who enables TEAM and our Association partners in the following ways:
  • Manage or collaborate in multiple learning programs for individuals, small groups and large groups, while seeking to improve the effectiveness of each program
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders and Association collaborators to continually improve current training curriculums while fostering a culture of high performance, team member engagement, people development, and team effectiveness
  •  Be a champion for TEAM’s development and learning strategies and be a positive influence to promote use and adoption
  • Assess and enhance the long-term capabilities of the Learning and Development department and develop the department into a team that exemplifies TEAM’s learning and development ideals
  • Develop and maintain a portfolio of concurrently running learning and development programs, taking full advantage of existing courses and programs developed by others. Monitor and manage training support activities to ensure high quality, innovative training and learning development solutions
  • When necessary, assist in the development, design, and execution of new training curriculum, courses, and activities
  • Develop external relationships and leverage outside expertise to ensure curriculum and strategy improvement and to discover new learning tools and programs that can be incorporated into TEAM’s development and learning toolbox


  • 5+ years of experience in adult learning, program development, instructional design, and group facilitation
  • Strong experience with learning management systems; hands-on instructional design experience; knowledge of eLearning authoring tools and online training platforms
  •  Familiarity with training assessment and data gathering methodologies
  • Effective in large group facilitation. Strong oral and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal capabilities.
  • Able to motivate and inspire a team to deliver learning solutions aligned with best practices, internal customer needs, and strategies
  •  A proven track record of effective collaboration and partnership skills in a complex organization
  • Strategic skills, including development and execution of training and leadership development strategic plans
  • Intermediate to advanced skills/experience in developing training materials
  • Excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills
  •  An intelligent and articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization
  • Ability to express and listen to ideas, thoughts, and concepts clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Comfortable working in a faith-based setting
  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Travel up to 20%. Travel may include international trips


Please submit an application (below), cover letter, and resume to:

Fax: 630-653-1826
Mail: Human Resources Manager, 400 S. Main Place, Carol Stream, IL 60188

Download a full job description HERE.
Download a copy of the employment application HERE