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Learning & Development Specialist

Posted: 07/02/2024

The City of Harrisonburg's Human Resources Department is currently seeking a Learning & Development Specialist to ensure the City has high-quality and comprehensive training programs for a workforce in diverse stages of their careers. Collaboration and leadership in this role will be key in ensuring the success of the programs while simultaneously advancing the Human Resources Department's Strategic Plan.

The Human Resources Department serves approximately 850 employees and currently consists of 6 team members: Director, Deputy Director, Generalist Senior, Generalist, Administrative Specialist, and Administrative Assistant. The Learning & Development Specialist is a new position and will be the seventh team member in the department. The position offers an excellent opportunity for the selected candidate to make a direct impact on the City's workforce while also being part of an evolving culture with the following five values: Progressive Innovation, Winning Teamwork, Productive Communication, Trusted Service, and Valued Employees.

The Learning & Development Specialist is an exempt full-time position with benefits and a preferred hiring range of $30.90 - $33.99 per hour (equivalent to $64,272 - $70,699 annually); however, an exact salary will be dependent upon the selected candidate's qualifications/experience and in compliance with City policy. While this position cannot be completed fully remotely, a future availability for a hybrid telecommuting work arrangement may be considered.

As the selected candidate, you'll be responsible for engaging a variety of adult learners through the utilization of an instructional design method for the analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of training programs including, but not limited to, new employee orientation programs, supervisor leadership and management training programs, equity and inclusion training programs, specific departmental training programs, and human resources compliance-based training programs.

To Apply: All candidates must submit a complete City of Harrisonburg online employment application, including previous work experience and education history, to be considered. This position may close at any time after 10 calendar days. (posted 06/27/2024)

The City provides an excellent benefits package including health insurance, retirement (VRS & MissionSquare), life insurance, paid leave and holidays. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran status.

The City of Harrisonburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.