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Goodwill Southeast Georgia
Savannah, GA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Are you an innovative and inspiring Learning and Development leader looking for an opportunity to join our Leadership Team and help develop the workforce of the future while positively impacting the lives of employees by assisting them in achieving their highest potential?

Are you an experienced ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT professional who wants to work for an organization that supports the community, is committed to environmental sustainability, and provides work-life balance?

Then Goodwill Southeast Georgia is just the place for you-- as our DIRECTOR OF ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT. Take your career to the next level by growing with Goodwill!


We offer a compensation and benefits package to promote healthy and fulfilling lifestyles so you and your family can thrive.

  • Generous Paid Time Off to include sick, vacation, and personal time off needs
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability Insurance, and company-sponsored Health Savings Account and Retirement Benefits
  • Flexible, family and school-friendly schedules
  • Career growth through FREE Tuition Assistance, professional development, and new experiences to promote life-long learning… and more!!!!


The Director of Learning and Workforce Development provides operational and thought leadership for the development and implementation of Goodwill Southeast Georgia's training initiatives. The Director will work in partnership with Goodwill's Leadership Teams to ensure Goodwill has a progressive workforce development plan for all positions within the organization. The Director will be innovative and lead strategically, with a foundation of strong service and program knowledge. The Director of Learning and Workforce Development ensures this happens by setting team strategic direction, aligning work output to this strategy, building and leading a high-performance organization, and working in collaboration with other business leaders to build scalable and effective learning systems to serve business partners and leverage field and staff learning teams to meet Goodwill's purpose and shared vision.

As a DIRECTOR OF LEARNING AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, no two days are ever the same, but a typical day will most likely allow you the opportunity to positively impact our workforce through:

  • Spearheading the design, development, and implementation of an organizational-wide Learning & Development strategy to successfully transform the learning experience for all associates, support the employee experience, and build a culture of continuous learning.
  • Analyzing and assessing training needs on an ongoing basis to meet agency and program initiatives. Developing workforce development plans to advance the skills of staff to advance the mission of Goodwill.
  • Developing and implementing training programs along with delivering a consistent of training experience across the organization.
  • Providing guidance and support to improve our training and delivery. This includes regular research into adult education best practices and innovative service delivery to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Partnering with key business stakeholders to ensure an understanding of current and future Goodwill business strategy and framework, translating short-term and long-term needs into appropriate learning systems and approaches that build organizational confidence, trust, and performance. Focus areas include the continued evolution of Goodwill’s Learning & Development function to ensure L&D is best able to serve the growing skill/capability development needs of all audiences in a dynamic organization.
  • Collaborating with department and key stakeholders on critical learning and development initiati
  • Overseeing the organization’s Learning & Development strategy through managing a team that designs and develops programs that align to organizational business needs and expected outcomes.
  • Managing the learning management system technologies and training personnel required to develop, manage, and deliver training.
  • Ensuring that the design and delivery of training include consideration for varied learning styles and makes accommodations for inclusion for learners with disability.
  • Designing learning solutions that include a blended approach to learning such as classroom training, e-learning, coaching, and experiential learning.
  • Promoting Person-Centered Strategy that promotes self-advocacy on all levels and ensures this philosophy is incorporated into all training.
  • Contributing to a purpose-led community that provides supportive networks and collaboration through relationships, empathy, and a sense of belonging.

You might be a great match if:

The good news is that we are committed to helping you sharpen your skills and build upon your strengths as a DIRECTOR OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT, but there are a few skills that may make you a good match and you should have from the get-go:

Bachelor’s Degree in organizational development, training, or education, Masters preferred.

Minimum of 7-years in the field of Learning and Development, or Training to include instructional design, instructor-led presentations, and multiple platform delivery.

Association for Talent Development (ATD) Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) certification preferred.

Excellent communication ability and able to effectively communicate with people of various educational and socio-economic backgrounds.

Knowledge of current learning and development trends, applications, use of technology and delivery methods including e-learning.

Experience working in a consulting capacity, developing, and delivering training in a variety of methodologies.

Ability to work with a diverse workforce is important to you

You embrace our values of Commitment, Learning, Accountability, Integrity, Service to Others, and Teamwork.

Our Approach to Hybrid Work

We embrace a hybrid work model to empower a culture of growth, optimism, and wellbeing, where everyone can deliver on our shared purpose and realize their full potential. Combining purposeful in-person collaboration with tech-enabled hybrid work, our focus is to provide flexibility while enabling collaboration for moments that matter.

Who We Are:

Goodwill is one of the most recognized and respected brands in the country, and a career here means you become a part of transforming lives and helping people in your own neighborhood.

We make a difference in the community by providing opportunities to support, educate and employ, while also positively impacting our environment by reducing landfills.

We strive to provide a workplace where our team members feel valued, respected, included and heard- where they can show up as their authentic, whole selves and make a difference.

We offer a compensation and benefits package to promote healthy and fulfilling lifestyles so you and your family can thrive.

We believe in promoting from within and preparing people to achieve their highest level of personal and professional growth.

This Position Is:

A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply

Goodwill is an EEO employer committed to serving members of the military, Veterans, and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise. Our goal is to help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication to protecting our country. Goodwill provides access and opportunities to those with disabilities. If you are a qualified person with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our online application system as a result of your disability. Applicants with disabilities may contact Goodwill’s Human Resources Department at 912.354.6611 for assistance accessing the online application system. Please include your name, preferred method of contact, and details of your requested accommodation. Goodwill will make every effort to respond to your request promptly.

Goodwill Southeast Georgia


Savannah, GA
31406 USA