Assists in assessing the current demands for HBS Learning & Development programming, and work toward a sustainable long term strategic L&D framework;
The Senior Manager will lead or assist in the design and delivery of programs which populate the framework to meet the learning and development needs of the HBS community;
In consultation with HBS Human Resources colleagues and appropriate HBS customers, plans annual learning and development calendar aligning offerings with operational needs;
Assess feedback from employee surveys/focus groups and develop additional methods for gathering info on training/development demands;
Analyze results of annual performance management program and initiate training, learning and development opportunities to address skill vacuums; manages design enhancements to performance development/planning process including potential web-based tools;
Promotes and supports the full cycle of performance management including planning, goal setting, coaching feedback and, as appropriate, development planning;
Develop comprehensive career development programs including: planning annual training calendar aligning offerings with operational needs;
Works with HR support team to ensure optimal and current web sites with on-line professional and career development tools;
Serves as one of several key administrators of the University's Learning Management System (LMS)
Establishes and delivers strategic communication plan regarding tools and resources;
Creates orientation/training templates;
Specific projects may include, for example, organizational assessments, managing the annual performance planning and management process, advising on/facilitating management retreats, change management, and school wide initiatives on team building, brainstorming, and skills development;
Other duties as required.
Cover Letter is Required.
Many HBS employees are eligible for Flexible Work Arrangements, which may be explored during the interview process.
Culture of Inclusion: The work and well-being of HBS are strengthened profoundly by the diversity of our network and our differences in background, culture, experience, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and much more.
Harvard Business School will not offer visa sponsorship for this opportunity.
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
BA/BS or equivalent, plus 5 or more years of significant experience in human resources focusing on training and professional development, organizational assessment and retention programs.
Experience with diagnostic/assessment tools including, but not limited to: DiSC, Hay Group capability tools, Myers Briggs, etc strongly preferred.
Master's degree in training/organizational development (or related field) preferred, Proven ability to research and assess existing organizational culture and structures and to develop new programs and approaches. Proven ability to manage the logistics of a learning and development program.
Experience at Harvard University preferred, and/or experience working within a complex service organization. Successful candidate will have deep curiosity about organizations, proven experience with state of the art training and professional development approaches, engaging interpersonal style in individual meetings/presentations, and inspire confidence through expertise and a proactive service-delivery style. An interest in working with a small service delivery team who, together, provide a full range of HR services to the organization.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 51277BR
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