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Manager of Professional Development

Company: American National Bank and Trust Co.
Location: Danville
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Description: Job Summary:Manager of Professional Development will partner with business leaders and HR colleagues to drive the talent learning and development agendas for American National's Retail, Operations and Corporate teams. Guides learning professionals in partnering with business leaders to understand and identify highest priority current and future business needs to craft, build, and deliver world-class solutions and experiences to enable learning that addresses those needs. Must thrive in a fast-paced and collaborative environment, have a passion for building scalable learning strategies and experiences, and bring a creative and customer service mentality and approach to the work.Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Build close partnerships with American National Managers and HR colleagues to understand imperatives, gain insights into critical talent drivers for the organization, and consult on the appropriate talent development agenda - annual training program for the Retail, Operations and Corporate areas of the Bank.
  • Leverage experience and background in instructional design and adult learning to drive the creation and adoption of innovative and cutting-edge, blended learning experiences utilizing digital, video, audio, mobile, and experiential learning formats.
  • Lead and manage learning professionals who consult, design, develop, curate, and deliver learning solutions for American National's Retail, Operations and Corporate team members.
  • Partner with key business partners to identify and prioritize points of leverage in learning for business impact and scope learning needs for new initiatives to build out our learning and development portfolio.
  • Work with the CHRO to design and implement the measurement and evaluation strategy to determine learning and development program effectiveness; share results and partner with leaders to drive improvements to enhance value, sustainability, and learner impact.
  • Represent learning in broader project efforts, ensuring an early focus on the implementation needs to ensure effective learning delivery in alignment with project goals and timeline.
  • Stay current with external trends, best practices, and innovations and infuse these into the work products and consulting offered to internal clients.
  • Travel as needed (up to 30%) to Bank locations for meeting and delivery of learning and development experiences and to mentor/coach and develop other learning professionals.
  • Champions the Bank's values and models the Bank's commitment to DE&I, ensuring that professional development programs are welcoming and inclusive as well as a superior learning and development experience.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements: Required Skills/Abilities:
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent time management skills with proven skill meeting deadlines.
    • Strong interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
    • Demonstrated experience in a similar role, preferably in the banking industry, requiring excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills coupled with exceptional prioritization and delegation skills.
    • Must possess strong interpersonal and public speaking skills and orientation towards providing excellent customer service.
    • Demonstrated experience creatively designing and implementing effective methods to educate, enhance performance and recognize performance in a Bank.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
    • Proficiency with HRIS and talent management systems.Education and Experience:
      • Bachelor's degree in Business, Adult Learning, Instructional Design, or Organizational Design/Effectiveness; Master's degree preferred.
      • A minimum of five years of experience working with business leaders in a banking or other financial industry setting, with a focus on client consulting to understand skill gaps.
      • Experience in a role requiring incumbent to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
      • 3+ years of facilitating manager and leadership content, preferably in a banking or other financial industry setting.
      • Experience working in a diverse and inclusive work culture that focused on providing a positive employee experience, with a proven track record in delivering learning and development programs to diverse employee groups.
      • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Human Resources OR Learning and Development client consulting OR a combination.
      • Minimum of 3 years of People Management experience.
      • Hands on experience in managing and developing a corporate training plan and working and managing a Learning Management System (LMS).
      • Experience in the financial industry (Banking) preferred.
      • SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP, PHR/SPHR, ASTD or other professional training certifications highly desired.Physical Requirements:
        • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
        • Prolonged periods of walking around the classroom to deliver training.
        • Must be able to lift 50 pounds at times.
        • Must be able to access and navigate each branch or office and all areas in each branch or office.American National Bank is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. PM21


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