Learning and Organizational Development Advisor- Permanent Full Time

Reporting to the Director of People and Equity, the Learning and Organizational Development Advisor is responsible for the ongoing development and enhancement of the Corporate Training Plan and its deliverables. This position helps the organization optimize employee performance by planning, coordinating, developing and scheduling learning opportunities to meet the needs of employees, departments and the organization identified through training needs analysis and assessments.

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What you’ll do

  • Conduct training needs analyses and consult with different departments to identify training priorities
  • Work collaboratively with various departments to enhance existing training initiatives and explore opportunities to create new training programs to address ongoing needs
  • Prepare, design/customize, and deliver course materials for in-person and online training
  • Develop initiatives to promote and support a system-wide culture of excellence and high performance
  • Work collaboratively to plan and develop corporate leadership events
  • Research best practices around organizational and performance improvement initiatives (e.g., workforce and talent development; employee engagement; succession planning)
  • Design and implement change management processes to add business value by leveraging technology, using a systematic approach to organizational change, and identifying metrics to measure outcomes
  • Build effective working relationships with community partners, learning and organizational development networks, organizations, and other municipalities
  • Continually research best practices to develop and implement expanded programs and strategies
  • Compile and maintain an inventory of training resources, tools and vendors pertaining to various learning and organizational development topics
  • Participate on various teams and committees and lead implementation when deliverables include training for employees
  • Other duties as assigned

What you’ll bring

  • University degree or college diploma in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Adult Education or a closely related field
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of experience working in a Human Resource or Adult Education capacity with specific focus on the coordination and development of classroom and/or online training, organizational Development initiatives and/or equivalent knowledge/experience
  • Extensive knowledge of related legislation
  • Knowledge of adult learning principles
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to liaise with diverse people and maintain effective working relationships
  • Experience coordinating and leading formal projects
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and mediation skills
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Ability to travel to various locations within Dufferin County
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