- Working Title :
- Assistant Director, Development Community Learning
- Posting Number :
- Job Category :
- Talent Management
- Salary :
- $45,000 - $50,000.00
- Reports To :
- Director, Development Community Learning
- Experience Range :
- 2 to 5 Years
Assistant Director, Development Community Learning
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The Assistant Director, Development Community Learning is responsible for creating/consulting on, implementing and administrating talent management programs, resource development and other activities that enhance OUD and the development community - with the focus on onboarding, learning, community building and retention. This position is also responsible for enhancement of the training environment, which includes learning and applying new technology, tools and support that increase the Development Community?s learning experience. This position partners with Talent Management colleagues in providing support for the recruitment and retention of staff within the Office of University Development and the Development Community.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
*Leads and coordinates activities associated with the design, development, implementation of
the Onboarding Program. Participates in informal and formal needs assessment of new Development Community members' needs. Creates implements, evaluates and adjusts all areas of Onboarding Programs and other new employee orientation processes, including Coaching. Oversee the Operations Mentors program, ensuring that the Operations Mentors are updated regularly on new onboarding endeavors. Provides monthly, semi-annual and annual reporting on talent movement/transitions in the development community.
*Leads, facilitates, or participates in activities associated with the design, development and implementation of Development Training, Community Building and Retention programs and resources. This includes training topics related to the development profession, leadership, personal skills and administrative skill development; community building in creating networking activities, holiday celebrations, and all staff meetings; and retention such as hiring manager toolkits, and exit interviews. Identifies experts within the Development Community to partner and collaborate with to ensure quality programs and resources are developed and delivered. Sometimes presents, but more often aids subject matter experts? delivery of, training deliverables in varying formats as needed (e.g, case studies, simulations, classroom seminars or workshops, job aids, podcasts, online learning). Provides monthly, semi-annual and annual reporting on attendance/participation.
*Participates in informal and formal needs assessment of the development community?s learning, community building and retention needs.
*Gains and maintains a strong awareness of learning, community building and retention resources, including UofM and external providers, online resources, and other options. Makes appropriate recommendations to OUD and School, College and Unit staff as needed.
*Ensures training, community building and retention programs and resources, and related communication, are delivered successfully and in a timely manner. Oversees the logistics of select training programs, utilizing support staff to assist with the following: creating and distributing announcements, managing registration, managing catering needs, booking rooms and AV equipment, and circulating evaluations.
10% All Remaining Duties
*Manages the OUD Exit Process ensuring that all exiting employees are given the opportunity to provide feedback either via an interview or survey (or both). Summarizes and reports trend to the Talent Management leadership team. Updates the Exit Process as needed.
*Assists the DCL team in moving toward a future training environment by strategic planning, researching new tools / vehicles and developing learning environment resources, such as training templates, technologies and methodologies. Participates in professional organizations to network in the training community and gain new knowledge in the field.
*Utilizes analytical skills to create helpful reporting tools and use to guide future decision making for DCL.
*Attends and participates in team meetings, retreats, book club and task forces.
*Other duties as required or assigned.
*Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired.
*Minimum of 3 years of experience leading projects and partnering with people at varying levels to drive to a common goal.
*Proven strong facilitation, networking and partnering skills with highly developed engagement techniques and client relationship management skills. Must be a team player and thrive in a collaborative environment, while at the same time be able to work independently on specific activities to ensure project deadlines are met.
*Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office (including MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint), as well as other database, email and calendar-keeping software.
*Proven ability to lead projects to meet customer expectations, and be proactive in raising and/or dealing with issues as they arise.
*Solid organizational, analytical and independent problem solving skills. Proven ability to effectively prioritize work and multitask in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrated ability to lead projects that include others inside and outside the immediate team.
*Proven detail orientation with a high degree of creativity, initiative, and resourcefulness.
*Proven ability to communicate effectively to varying levels and sizes of client groups, both in verbal and written format.
*Ability to maintain highly confidential information on a variety of sensitive subjects or situations.
*Human Resources, Training, and Development (Fundraising) experience desired.
*Training related projects, or Development (Fundraising) projects experiences preferred. Delivering training and/or presentations to medium sized groups is strongly desired
Although the Posting End Date may indicate otherwise, this job may be filled and closed anytime after a posting duration of seven calendar days.
Mission StatementThe Office of University Development maximizes private support for the University of Michigan through high-quality collaboration with the development programs of schools, colleges, and units. We also provide fundraising leadership through the stimulation and facilitation of healthy, productive and life-long relationships with our colleagues, alumni, friends, foundations and corporations.
U-M EEO/AA Statement: The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.