Feb 13, 2020

Mgr., Learning & Development - United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee - Salary Range $65,575 - $83,280 per year - closing date 12 Mar 2020

£65,575 - £83,280 yearly
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  • Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Full time management Development

Job Description


The Manager, Learning & Development supports the mission of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee by determining appropriate learning strategies for the organization and deploying professional training and development programs for the USOPC and key constituents. The responsibilities include conducting needs assessment, strategizing and implementing instructional design, and delivering custom content and the procurement of external training/facilitation as necessary. Other duties include designing individual development plans and conducting instrument-based assessments for high performers employed by the USOPC. The position reports to the Director, Talent Management on the People & Culture team.

A successful candidate must be knowledgeable of best practices in learning and organizational effectiveness, and must be a customer-focused, consultative solution provider.  The Manager, Learning & Development should be a recognized subject matter expert in the areas of learning & development and career development.  The ideal candidate will possess and be able to train others in key business competencies.

Duties & Responsibilities

Learning & Development - 75%

  1. Determine learning and development strategy to ensure the required competencies and skills are deployed in the organization to accomplish business objectives.
  2. Selects training tools or training delivery mechanisms, based on the material being taught and the audience being targeted.
  3. Create original and engaging experiences for USOPC New Employee Training Camp. Deploy quarterly two-day Training Camp experiences, as well as supplemental training support from onboarding throughout first year for all regular full-time employees.
  4. Manage the training and development budget, allocating spend between courses and programs as appropriate. This includes administration of contracts and invoices.
  5. Maintain all elements related to Learning Management System (LMS) functionality, including but not limited to, content integrations and creation, curriculum programs, LMS structure, and reporting.
  6. Develop an annual training calendar and deploy courses to USOPC team members across multiple locations and constituents at the National Governing Bodies of sport. This includes all activities from initial needs assessment, course creation, materials preparation, post course evaluation analysis, and regular modification to programs to improve results as needed.
  7. Create and lead the execution of Games Staff training programs with multiple curricula to prepare team members and key constituents for deployment to the Summer, Winter, Pan American, ParaPan American, and Youth Olympic Games.
  8. Complete the instructional design process and create customized training courses to build specific competencies.
  9. Prepare multimedia training materials and deliver training in multiple formats including traditional, in-person classroom and web-based, distance learning. Materials also must be convertible to increase accessibility for sight, hearing, or physical disabilities.
  10. Perform specific internal team interventions as needed through facilitating in areas such as conflict resolution, team building, and/or skills training.

Career Development - 10%

  1. Create and deploy career development resources and training sessions for all team members. Build out the Career Development Framework for implementation and use at all levels of the USOPC.  Customize training sessions based on team or individual needs as necessary.
  2. In collaboration with Manager, Performance Development & Engagement, consult with people managers on talent development matters and creation of development plans for team members.
  3. Develop and monitor metrics for evaluating career development training effectiveness in regard to employee engagement and retention.
  4. Perform additional administrative duties and other projects as required. 

Minimum Qualifications Required


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Specific degrees in Business, Organizational Management, or Human Resource Management preferred

Licensure & Certification:

  • Preferred Certifications: Instructional Design, Adult Learning Methods, SHRM or ATD designations.


  • 5 years of experience in deploying training and talent development strategies for adult professionals
  • 3-5 years of experience working with Learning Management Systems
  • Experience with mentoring others, coaching team members, and leading project teams


  • Proven ability to facilitate training in multiple formats, class sizes, and ability classifications
  • Advanced proficiency in MS PowerPoint
  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Experience in multiple presentation software and formats preferred
  • Desired business competencies such as global mindset, team building, coaching, data analysis, digital/social media for commercial use, innovation, customer focus, organizational agility, or network management
  • Strong communicator with excellent listening skills and who employs conscientious self-disclosure, establishes rapport with ease, and is able to influence others 

Tools, Equipment, & Conditions

  • Office environment in multi-story building
  • Standard office equipment
  • Must be able to travel approximately 10 – 25% annually
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and perform moderate physical activities
  • Regular attendance at work is an essential job function

Work Location

Colorado Springs Downtown Headquarters


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