Detroit Institute of Arts

Wednesday, February 06, 2019 1:50 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Detroit Institute of Arts 


Learning and Development Manager

Human Resources


Full-Time, Exempt

Salary commensurate with experience


Under the direction of the Executive Director, Human Resources partners with museum leadership and key stakeholders to help drive the organization-wide learning and development strategy. 


·     Partner with stakeholders to assess training needs on an organization, division, department, and individual level.   

·     Ensure alignment of learning and development opportunities with museum strategic goals and initiatives.  

·     Maintain curriculum architecture and learning paths 

·     Recommend appropriate learning and development opportunities and delivery methods taking into consideration learner needs, departmental goals, and available resources.  

·     Collaborate with directors, managers and supervisors to administer the new employee onboarding program.   

·     Collaborate with strategy group to administer the manager training program.   

·     Research, develop, implement, assess and maintain collaboration tools, support tools, and best practices to support the learning and development strategy.   

·     Coach people managers on the design and implementation of individual development plans.  

·     Research, recommend, design, develop and facilitate organization-wide as well as department specific learning and development programs that help build organizational performance and capability.   

·     Procure outside training resources as needed.   

·     Identify technology needs and recommend solutions to implement the learning strategy. 

·     Assess the effectiveness and application of learning and development through metrics.  Compile reports and make recommendations for improvements as needed.    

·     Chair the Learning and Development Team.  Garner input from the team in order to shape learning and development opportunities.    

·     Manage relationships with vendors and consultants related to learning and development. 

·     Maintain data within the Learning Management System.  

·     Supports other human resources and museum projects and initiatives related to employee learning and development as assigned.   

·     Manage the learning function budget within the overall human resources and museum budget.  

·     Schedule training sessions, book rooms, track attendance, and prepare materials.  

·     Performs other duties as assigned.



Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Education or related field from an accredited college or university required. A minimum of five years of experience in training and development required. Experience with learning management systems and self-authoring programs required.  Training and development certifications preferred. Additional years of experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.  



·     Must have excellent interpersonal and customer services skills and must have the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with all employees.  

·     Must be able to handle highly confidential information with discretion.  

·     Must have strong facilitation and presentation skills.  

·     Knowledge of adult learning methodologies.  

·     Must have the ability to collaborate with diverse departments and employees.  

·     Must have strong project management skills.  

·     Must have solid office administration skills, be able to maintain files and keep items in a logical and organized manner as well ashave the ability tooperate most office equipment.  

·     Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as strong organizational skills, and have acuity with detail.  

·     Must be proficient in latest version of Microsoft Office products, including Word, Power Point, Outlook, Excel, SharePoint and Office 365.  

·     Must have the ability to work well under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines; must have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.  

·     Must possess sound business judgment, exercise professional conduct, understand and follow business ethics and standards, and maintain a high level of confidentiality in all duties.  

·     Must be able to establish and maintain professional, productive and courteous interactions that promote positive teamwork.  This encompasses going beyond giving and receiving instructions and includes but is not limited to (a) performing work activities requiring interacting or speaking with others; and (b) responding appropriately to constructive feedback or suggestions for improvement from a supervisor. 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please do so online Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Employment applications and/or resumes will not be accepted in person or by mail, e-mail, or facsimile.



Email :

Address: 2206 Village West South, Lapeer, MI 48446

Phone : 248-814-7151  ext. 5



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