Education and Training, International, Meetings/Expositions/Events
Founded in 1987, Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a global peer network of 13,000+ entrepreneurs in more than 190 chapters and 60 countries. EO’s core values are common pillars across its membership in helping them to learn and grow together, be bold, trust and respect their peers, and have fun. Members participate in global networking events, executive education programs, leadership-development programs, peer-to-peer support and opportunities for personal and professional growth.
The Director, Learning is responsible for leading curriculum development, execution, and evaluation of EO’s existing and future global learning events and executive education programs. The Director oversees programming from concept to execution. The incumbent will assess EO member development needs and, in response, ensure a variety of EO learning programs and partnerships meet a wide variety of member needs.
The headquarters office is located in Washington DC area in the United States and the incumbent can be based here or in a number of areas around the globe. Please include your home work location when applying.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Oversees Global Learning programming from concept to execution through:
narrative/event concept development;
learning event scheduling from instructional design methodology;
content provider/member stakeholder contract negotiation and management, including working in partnership with key stakeholders to develop content;
conducting site visits for planning learning events;
onsite supervision and execution;
program evaluation of new and existing programs.
Leads global events staff team and ensures successful program delivery, collaboration with internal and external units, and team motivation.
Liaises with various learning subcommittees and works cooperatively with the Virtual Learning team to fulfill virtual learning initiatives.
Provides onsite leadership and assistance to the Learning team, including support with global learning events, the annual Global Leadership Conference, member leader training, and partnership events as requested.
Manages and motivates global learning staff to continual and sustainable success, and work in partnership with virtual learning leadership to facilitate cross training amongst all learning team members.
Works to create the future of learning for EO members with stakeholders including, the Learning team, the Learning Committee and external consultants.
Manages overall contracts and negotiations program processes with content providers, executive education partners, and vendors.
Tracks future trends in the learning industry and maintains an active learning component to their portfolio, including competitor analyses, new learning technologies, and best practices across the industry.
Provides ongoing data reports such as monthly metrics, monthly and program budget tracking and analyses, and executive education statistics.
Collaborates with learning leadership team on how to meet and exceed goals and initiatives.
Provides support to Learning Committee by fulfilling ongoing committee deliverables.
Oversees new member leader recruitment (Path of Leadership process) for learning subcommittees within global learning.
Gather data research such as member needs, speaker credentials, site locations, demographics, usage data, and evaluations as needed
Serve as point of contact to learning inquiries within the global staff community
Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED
Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, education, or related fields of study.
Minimum 4 years’ learning or event-related program development and execution experience.
Experience with project management, including organization of people and programs and coordinating marketing.
Experience in contract negotiation and conflict resolution.
Strong ability to work in teams with high accountability.
Strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
International experience and second language preferred.
Ability and willingness to work with ease across cultures, geographies, and time zones.
Exceptional communication, organizational, and time management skills.
The employee is normally required to work in a high-rise building equipped with elevators in an environment where the noise level is usually moderate. May be assigned to an internal work space without windows to the outside, located in close proximity to other office personnel.
Professional workplace where business and business casual attire is required.
Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time.
Ability to work in a fast paced and high pressure environment.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the role.
About Entrepreneurs' Organization
Founded in 1987, Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a peer-to-peer business network of more than 13,000 entrepreneurs in 188 chapters and over 53 countries. EO’s core values are common pillars across regions helping members to learn and grow together, be bold, trust and respect their peers, and have fun. Members use the global network, events, leadership-development programs, peer-to-peer support and executive education opportunities for personal and professional growth.
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