Sr. Director, Learning & Development
San Mateo, CA 94401
ResponsibilitiesESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Deliver behavioral change throughout the organization by successfully developing and implementing effective training, learning and development programs that allow all employees to better do their jobs at every stage of their careers.
Develop core, fundamental “back-to-basics” course material that is process driven and revamps the current Corporate and Operations training program regimen.
Build a robust group of “Trained Trainers” to lead classes, people and the organization to higher levels of productivity and application of “Best Practices” across all departments.
Passionately create and innovate learning programs that excite and engage employees at all levels of the organization towards their respective job assignment development goals.
Develop an on-boarding and new hire training process that is second to none in the multi-family industry.
Create a fully integrated learning organization for the company by developing, aligning and delivering organization development and training activities to meet business goals.
Provide internal consulting in training and organizational development to all company departments.
Facilitate change management methodologies and work with management to assess training and development needs consistent with the organizations strategy and vision.
Enhances individual and team performance by creating a climate of continuous learning in support of the organization’s strategic initiatives.
Education: The successful candidate will have completed an accredited Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, business, organizational management or a related field. An MBA is preferred but not required. Coursework or certification in the training, learning and/or organizational development field is required.
Has experience with managing a Learning and Development (Training), for a similar size and type of company – multi-family preferred but not necessary.
10 – 15 years of experience in Learning & Development
Over 10 years of experience in building or rebuilding a training and learning organization with approximately 2,000 employees.
Experience in developing guidelines, processes, and procedures for a learning organization.
Passionate about helping others gain a better understanding of the skills needed to do their job to their highest level of performance.
Willing to spend time truly understanding the workflow and responsibilities of all Associates.
A “Learning Visionary” in understanding how to disseminate training content.
Willingness to listen to the organization’s learning needs and then be accountable for positive behavioral change.
Extensive business knowledge with comprehensive understanding of the learning and training functional areas.
Advanced management and leadership skills in both assessing and building a training team.
Ability to make strategic decisions based on company goals and objectives
Essex offers a comprehensive benefits package that reflects how much we value our associates and their families:
For regular full-time associates regularly scheduled to work at least thirty (30) hours per week:
• Medical, Dental, Pre-tax flex plan, Basic life insurance, Supplemental life, Short- and long-term disability, Accidental death insurance plans.
For part-time and full-time associates:
• Employer-matching 401(k) plan that offers financial planning and independent brokerage services.
• Wellness Program, 24-hour Employee Assistance, Service awards and Paid time-off.