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Manager I, Learning & Development

Company: Metrolink
Location: California City
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

PURPOSE OF POSITIONThe Manager I, Learning and Development will identify needs, set the direction, and provide leadership for organizational development initiatives, including leadership development, training, performance management, and diversity. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICSThis is the first level of the Manager (various) series. At this level, incumbents may independently represent the organization. May be responsible for a specialty program area that has a major impact on the organization. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVEDReceives oversight from departmental management.First-line supervisory responsibility.TO APPLY: This is a continuous recruitment with the first review of applications beginning June 5, 2023. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.The duties listed below are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not to be interpreted as an exhaustive list of responsibilities. Under the leadership of the Chief People Officer, this position is responsible for the following: Develop and drive agency-wide training initiatives;Develop and implement Grad on Career Track and Intern mentorship program. Develop collaborative relationships with senior leadership and managers to identify learning opportunities to close knowledge or performance gaps and to gather source content for learning curriculum; Participate in Human Resources leadership and team meetings;Act as Chief People Officers designee in New Hire Orientation program as requested;Implement strategies and programs to address individual, departmental and agency-wide training needs;Research and implement effective methods to educate and enhance employee performance;Design and deliver customized training programs using a variety of techniques including blended learning (online, classroom or hybrid) and adult learning principles to ensure efficient and effective knowledge transfer;Research training vendors to deliver off-the-shelf and customized training programs for individuals and groups;Collect, measure, and interpret training program evaluation data and recommend improvements;Develop and oversee the training budget;Manage the agency-wide Learning Management System;Oversee the agencys performance management system and support the agency with performance planning and performance evaluations;Provide coaching and performance feedback to support employee development;Conduct classification and compensation studies and recommend changes;Assist with employee and labor relations matters including employee investigations, labor negotiations, and disciplinary actions;May perform other duties as assigned. Education and ExperienceBachelors degree in human resources, business administration, public administration, organizational psychology or related field.A minimum of four (4) years experience in human resources, HRIS, or similar HR management system.A combination of training, education and or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered when determining minimum qualifications. Advanced relevant coursework may also substitute for a portion of required experience.A valid class C Driver's License with a satisfactory driving record of no more than three moving violations and no DUI's within the last three years. Preferred QualificationsMasters Degree Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesKnowledge of:Adult learning principlesTraining technologiesPrinciples and practices of employee supervision and performance managementSkilled in:Facilitating and presentingProblem solving and critical thinkingUse of Microsoft OfficeUse of Human Resources Information SystemsUse of learning management systemsCommunication both verbally and in writing Adapting to changeTime management Ability to:Portray credibility to management and experienced learnersDevelop performance-based learning objectivesEstablish and maintain effective working relationshipsEffectively lead and develop staffPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSTransition between a stationary position at a desk or work location and move about Metrolink facilities or other work site locationsOperate tools to perform the duties of the position; such as computers, office equipment and work-related machineryTransport equipment or boxes up to 25lbsExchange ideas by means of communicationVisual acuity to detect, identify and observe employees or train movement and any barriers to movement when working on or near railroad tracks Hear and perceive the nature of sounds when working on or near railroad tracksBalance, ascend/descend, climb, kneel, stoop, bend, crouch or crawl within assigned working conditions and or locationsWorking ConditionsPosition requires work in a normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, or temperature. Based on job duties, work may also be conducted in outdoor environments, at construction sites, railroad track and right-of-way environments, and warehouse environments, with possible exposure to individuals who are hostile or irate, moving mechanical parts, and loud noises (85+ decibels, such as trains, heavy trucks, construction, etc.). Southern California Regional Rail Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Authority will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Selection Process: Following a review of resumes and/or applications, the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the selection process. Eligible applicants will be notified of the exact time and place of assessments and interview. Candidates will be interviewed to determine their relative knowledge, skills and ability in job related areas. Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a reference check, including degree verification and criminal records check provided through SCRRA. Internal Candidates: Employees with active discipline as defined in the HR Policy No. 5.3 Positive Discipline Program and/or with performance that does not meet the standard for "meets expectations" as defined in the Performance Planning and Appraisal Process may be precluded from consideration and placement in the position. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the SCRRA will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The SCRRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/ADA

Keywords: Metrolink, Lancaster , Manager I, Learning & Development, Executive , California City, California

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