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Sr. Learning & Development Specialist

Salk Institute for Biological Studies La Jolla ,CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

 Job #: G879

Position Description:

Responsible for the research, design, creation and delivery of onsite learning and development programs and initiatives. Incumbent will focus first and until further notice on the most pressing training and development issues facing the Institute as prioritized by its executive leadership team and work them into the broader landscape and goals related to professional development.

In consultation with responsible leadership, determines what courses are more appropriate/cost-effective as outsourced modules and makes recommendations accordingly. Manages learning and development program including required administration and logistics.

Education:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, organizational development, human resources, communication, education or equivalent combination of education and applicable job experience required.

Preferred:

  • Master’s degree in business, organization development, communication, or other relevant field.
  • MBTI Certified Practitioner.

Experience:

Required:

  • 5-7 years of previous experience in the design and delivery of trainings with an emphasis on issues facing organizations today including diversity, civility, inclusion in addition to leadership development, compliance, etc.
  • A minimum of 5 years in a role working with a diverse employee population audience with multifaceted goals of reaching the targeted audience, successfully implementing new methods of training/development to a variety of audiences and the ability to recognize when communications could be designed to connect and engage all workplace stakeholders in furtherance of common goals.
  • Demonstrated experience designing and implementing learning and development programs.
  • Experience with current learning technologies and platforms; to include human capital and learning management systems. UltiPro experience helpful.
  • Ability to work in fast paced, team focused environment and exhibit flexibility within changing environmental business needs.
  • Experience working effectively with subject matter experts (SMEs) across various functions and levels of an organization.
  • Prior experience with needs assessment, evaluation development, results analysis, expectations management and outcomes implementation.
  • Prior experience in functional areas of Human Resources other than training helpful.

Special Requirements:

  • Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment.
  • Successful completion of the Institute’s background investigation.
  • Must be willing to work an adjusted schedule to support operational needs.
  • Must be willing to sing an employee confidentiality agreement.

Physical Requirements:

This position requires constant adjusting focus, grasping, hearing, keying, seeing, sitting, talking, analyzing, calculating, communicating, reading, reasoning, writing and working inside.

Company Description
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies is one of the world's preeminent basic research institutions, where internationally renowned faculty probe fundamental life science questions in a unique, collaborative, and creative environment. Focused on both discovery and mentoring future generations of researchers, Salk scientists make groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of cancer, aging, Alzheimer's, diabetes, and cardiovascular disorders by studying neuroscience, genetics, cell and plant biology, and related disciplines.

Faculty achievements have been recognized with numerous honors, including Nobel Prizes and memberships in the National Academy of Sciences. Founded in 1960 by polio vaccine pioneer Jonas Salk, M.D., the Institute is an independent nonprofit organization and architectural landmark.

Salk Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Statement

The Salk Institute for Biological Studies is committed to providing equal access to opportunities for students, employees, applicants for employment and other persons.

Our policies prohibit harassment or unlawful discrimination against individuals on the basis of sex, gender, marital or parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions/disabilities related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation age, ancestry, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), family and/or medical care leave status, disability (mental or physical), registered domestic partner status, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status (disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era, other covered veteran status), national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver’s license), race, religion or any other classification protected by local, state or federal laws.

The Salk Institute participates in the E-Verify program.

Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities and for individuals with religious restrictions.

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Why Work Here?

Salk-Where Cures Begin. We explore the very foundations of life for the benefit of all.

The Salk Institute for Biological Studies is one of the world's preeminent basic research institutions, where internationally renowned faculty probe fundamental life science questions in a unique, collaborative, and creative environment. Focused on both discovery and mentoring future generations of researchers, Salk scientists make groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of cancer, aging, Alzheimer's, diabetes, and cardiovascular disorders by studying neuroscience, genetics, cell and plant biology, and related disciplines. Faculty achievements have been recognized with numerous honors, including Nobel Prizes and memberships in the National Academy of Sciences. Founded in 1960 by polio vaccine pioneer Jonas Salk, M.D., the Institute is an independent nonprofit organization and architectural landmark. Salk Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Statement The Salk Institute for Biological Studies is committed to providing equal access to opportunities for students, employees, applicants for employment and other persons. Our policies prohibit harassment or unlawful discrimination against individuals on the basis of sex, gender, marital or parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions/disabilities related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation age, ancestry, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), family and/or medical care leave status, disability (mental or physical), registered domestic partner status, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status (disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era, other covered veteran status), national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver’s license), race, religion or any other classification protected by local, state or federal laws. The Salk Institute participates in the E-Verify program. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities and for individuals with religious restrictions.

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