Director Learning & Development Internal Training (Remote) at Paylocity

| Northwest Suburbs
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Position Overview

The Director of Learning and Development for Internal Training will be responsible for the strategic direction of our Learning & Development Internal Training and design of curriculum.  The Director of Learning and Development Internal Training will identify appropriate methodology to deliver tactical training, including the support of our employees training needs and targeted learning strategies to include computer based, self-study and classroom style trainings.  This director will be responsible for content design, delivery and overseeing the communications strategy for our employees and ensuring they are able to succeed in their specific role.  

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design, facilitate and manage training and development activities for employee tools, processes, and procedures; including curriculum design, content, and implementations strategies
  • Own the training experience and understand how we can maximize learning; address the unique learning styles and needs of our clients 
  • Partner with marketing team to reinforce clear branding and voice to ensure a more integrated approach and determine key messages
  • Identify strategies to keep employees informed of current products offered
  • Drive cross-functional efforts in all aspects of employee development 
  • Develop and implement internal training structure, roles, responsibilities and metrics for successful learning outcomes
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to understand needs; design and develop all training plans, materials, content, and delivery methods 
  • Partners with operations and sales leaders to develop appropriate training that directly improves the client experience
  • Directs and manages the assessment of internal needs for strategic learning initiatives that align with changing products and services
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of training outcomes, assess the quality of training events to improve learning activities
  • Advises leadership on complex training-related business problems and solutions across multiple business units and functional organizations
  • Considers and has experience with alternative methods to traditional instructor led training
  • Identify leadership and management development opportunities, and influence changes  in order to influence leadership and management opportunities
  • Acts as executive level liaison as it pertains to leadership training 
  • Create, review, and execute program plans, and strategy

Education and Experience

  • 7-10+ years in a senior training management role
  • Related MA degree and/or equivalent experience 
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, LMS and other learning tools
  • Experience in a software as a service model environment preferred
  • Aptitude for thriving in a fast-paced, growing environment
  • Advanced knowledge of training methodologies and adult learning theory 
  • Strong knowledge of instructional design and blended learning techniques 
  • Advanced organizational and project management skills
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced facilitation and presentation skills
  • Continuous process improvement methodology
  • Experience with alternative methods to traditional instructor led training
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AccessDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • OracleDatabases


Our office has modern workspaces, a cafe, and a gym. But since we're a talent-anywhere company, you may find our team members all over Chicagoland.

What are Paylocity Perks + Benefits

Paylocity Benefits Overview

Our commitment to hiring the best and brightest employees with a “talent anywhere” strategy means that no matter where you’re located around the country, you can be a part of our growing tech department

• Enjoy an attitude of trust to work remotely, manage your own schedule and be productive
• Work in small, cross-functional product-oriented teams
• Showcase development progress in two-week sprints with strong executive involvement
• Embrace the freedom to innovate, voice opinions and share new ideas

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We have a talent anywhere culture, where employees can work anywhere in the US and/or work from one of three US offices located in Illinois, Florida, and Idaho
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Leadership mentoring.
Online course subscriptions available
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