Director, Learning and Development for IT and Digital job Reston Virginia
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Director, Learning and Development for IT and Digital Job

Employer Name: SpiderID: 8898445
Location: Reston, Virginia Date Posted: 8/28/2019
Wage: Negotiable Category: Information Technology
Job Code: 2019-43585

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Specific Expected Contributions

Based on strategy, defined goals and in partnership with key stakeholders:

  • Consider and implement relevant learning solutions understanding the organizational goals and learner needs in a rapidly changing and time sensitive environment. Leverage efficient, practical, contemporary, and progressive technologies and learning partnerships to support our employees and leadership.

  • Identify and prioritize development needs and build a short and longer term strategy/plan that is actionable and measurable; demonstrating impact to the business.

  • Implement, and integrate new and existing learning technologies and systems (e.g., ILT, vILT, online learning, webcasts, authoring tools, Mobile, Social, Video, etc.)

  • Leverage deep understanding of available industry recognized content across the spectrum of our service offerings. Make recommendations that align with effective and efficient use of resources to deliver practical solutions

  • Provides effective project intake and management with development of project plans including key milestones and deliverables. Reports and updates leadership leveraging tools as appropriate.

  • Implement a communication strategy to drive participation and impact for courses and programs identified as high priority utilizing available and innovative communications strategies and techniques including MAXU (MAXIMUS University), MAXIMUS internal network, and targeted communications

  • Develop, maintain, and be an advocate for the Center for Employee Development (CED) strategy, current and future state, enabling the Learning and Development team and its clients to meet the needs of the business

  • Manage day-to-day curriculum management, curation strategy, and maintenance activities. Serve as a liaison to, and escalation point for, client facing staff on curriculum issues and training needs

  • Facilitate and deliver classes as appropriate and necessary to key IT, Digital, and Cyber Security populations across all levels and roles.

  • Contribute to the planning, configuration, testing, and launch/implementation of a new learning management system supporting the corporate university, MAXU.

Job Requirements:

Functional / Technical Skills Experience

  • 10+ years of progressive experience in Learning and Development with strong learning program management experience. Strong knowledge of instructional systems design; training analysis, design, development, delivery, and curriculum management.

  • 5-10 years of IT, Digital, and Cyber Security experience; understanding key industry credentials and managaging talent opportunities relative to operations strategy.

  • Demonstrated, applied understanding of using delivery methods and corresponding technologies (e.g., ILT, vILT, online learning, webcasts, authoring tools, Mobile, Social, Video, etc.)

  • Excellent project management skills; demonstrated ability to manage multiple, complex projects and tasks. Align resources to ensure priorities with multiple deadlines are met

  • Quickly adapts to new business needs and strategies, flexible in alignment and approach based on market trends

  • Demonstrated experience in creative and innovative application of technology for business change

  • Strong data analysis and interpretation skills, and the ability to translate data into insightful conclusions

  • Understanding of relevant industry recognized technical certifications, maintenance, and renewal requirements.

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and translate business performance gaps into learning and development strategies.

  • Internal and external client facing experience and consulting skills.

  • Possessing P&L, sales or business development experience in related areas is a plus.

  • Exceptional track record developing and delivering learning strategies and initiatives.

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills with all levels of employees as well as superior facilitation skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with key business leaders.


  • BS/BA degree required. Ideally in Human Resources, Organizational Development, instructional design, Industrial/ Organizational Psychology, Information Technology, Digital, and/or Cyber Security with L&D experience.

  • Master's/MBA strongly preferred; in related field including, Organization Development, Human Resource Management, Instructional Systems Design, Adult Learning, Industrial Psychology or similar field of study.

A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

MAXIMUS is and Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required:
Education Required:
Overnight Travel:
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Contact Information:
Contact Name: Maximus, Inc. Company Type:
Company: Maximus, Inc.

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