Director of Learning & Development - Accelerator Investments 

Remote, U.S.

 

Compensation Range: $110,000 - $140,000 + 10% bonus

US Benefits

 

Job Summary

The Director of Accelerator Investments Learning & Development will build and implement “best in class” L&D solutions and promote a continuous learning culture. This person can strategize and execute seamlessly. They bring superb leadership skills with a roll-up their sleeves attitude. They will lead the organization's learning & development strategy for our Accelerator Investments team and work closely with senior leaders to help define and develop tools to promote a high-performing culture. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Design and execute comprehensive learning plans for multiple business objectives by completing a thorough gap analysis to determine learning needs and skills; designing a learning strategy to meet objectives; developing a program that will relay what needs to be learned; implementing, monitoring and redesigning as needed; evaluating and measuring success
  • Build our Managing Director/Venture Capital Curricula 
  • Build company wide competencies for critical work segments
  • Build training to support business transformation and people program implementations
  • Partner with People team and business leaders to develop and implement learning and development programs and initiatives; support talent needs including gap analysis and/or diagnosis, intervention, design and implementation of approaches to align with and meet business priorities
  • Set vision and strategy for global multifaceted learning and organizational development programs, implementing effective programming, tools and processes across the world
  • Direct the design and development of complex training curricula, materials, and programs using knowledge of the effectiveness of methods such as classroom training, blended learning, demonstrations, on-the-job training, meetings, conferences, and workshops while ensuring the approach is best in class and tech-forward

Skills:

  • Ability to create, operationalize and execute learning and development strategies across a business enterprise applying ADDIE, Kirkpatrick or other instructional design methodologies  
  • A business partner, obsessed with the employee experience and able to translate organizational needs into integrated learning and development solutions 
  • A people advocate + culture curator: your passion for solving people problems and dedication to delivering a positive employee experience make you an awesome ambassador for our culture & team
  • An excellent communicator, able to present information in a clear and concise manner orally and in writing to ensure others understand ideas; appropriately adapt message, style, and tone to accommodate a variety of audiences
  • A proven thought partner and executor, with the ability to translate organizational and individual needs into specific solutions
  • A leader and team-builder who enables/encourages the highest level of individual and group performance; exceptional at developing, inspiring, motivating, and retaining top talent
  • Analytical and data-driven, you enjoy using logic to identify alternatives, evaluate, and present approaches to solve complex problems, as well as brainstorming creative methods for problem-solving
  • Adaptable and flexible, you are motivated to drive results in a fast-paced environment where change is a constant

Qualifications: 

  • 10+ years of learning or organization development and facilitation experience 
  • Experience managing an end-to-end Learning and Development/Performance Management processes, including selection of and implementation of learning and performance tools
  • Advanced training skills with the ability to work with all levels within the organization
  • Adult learning methodology experience
  • Effective presentation and facilitation skills
  • Strong attention to detail and high sense of urgency for critical timelines
  • Consistent, exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to multi-task and self-manage workloads and projects
  • Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Human Resources or related field 

 

About Techstars

The Techstars worldwide network helps entrepreneurs succeed. Founded in 2006, Techstars began with three simple ideas—entrepreneurs create a better future for everyone, collaboration drives innovation, and great ideas can come from anywhere. Now we are on a mission to enable every person on the planet to contribute to, and benefit from, the success of entrepreneurs. In addition to operating accelerator programs and venture capital funds, we do this by connecting startups, investors, corporations, and cities to help build thriving startup communities. Techstars has invested in more than 2,200 companies that today have a combined market cap valuation of $29 Billion. www.techstars.com

 

Techstars is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental handicaps or disabilities, marital status, Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity nor any other basis prohibited by law.

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