Senior Employee Development Specialist

MECU Credit Union
This position works collaboratively with Manager to develop, implement, and evaluate employee engagement initiatives and serves as departmental project lead.

POSITION SUMMARY:
With input from the Manager of Organizational Learning & Development, plans, implements and manages the credit union’s employee education and development programs in accordance with the company's strategic vision so that ongoing development reflects strategic priorities. This position also works collaboratively with Manager to develop, implement, and evaluate employee engagement initiatives and serves as departmental project lead.

REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelors Business Preferred (A completion of a degree program in Organizational Development, Human Resource Management, or Business is preferred.) Related work experience may be considered in combination with the level of education.

Certification & Licensures Title Required/Preferred:
State SHRM-CP or HRCI-PHR Preferred
CPLP (via Association for Talent Development) Preferred
2 to 3 years of HR/OD/Training Required
3 to 4 years of Branch Banking (Teller, New Accounts) Preferred
2 to 3 years Lending (Origination, Processing, Underwriting, and/or Funding) Preferred Additional Experience Information Additional education/certification may be combined with experience to fulfill position qualifications. Experience within the financial services industry preferred.

Qualifications and/or Additional Functions Essential Functions:
1. Conducts training needs assessments to include ongoing dialog with staff and management.
2. Manages one or more training programs, including coordination of training schedule and program evaluation.
3. Reserves the appropriate training rooms and prepares the physical setup.
4. Formulates teaching outline and determine instructional methods.
5. Selects or develops teaching aids.
6. Conducts training sessions covering specified areas such as New Hire Training, soft skills training, leadership development, etc.
7. Coordinates and evaluates external training programs and products as needed.
8. Assists employees with problems concerning "how to" perform specific tasks related to their positions.
9. Makes suggestions on improving departmental and organizational work procedures.
10. Maintains trainee personnel records as an administrator of the company learning management system(s).
11. Develops strong relationships with internal customers to develop course materials and receive feedback.

Additional Qualifications:
• Must have demonstrated success in developing e-learning for technical and soft skill training (preferably within the financial services industry)
• Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to make presentations to groups of all sizes.
• Must be highly effective utilizing computer systems and software, including MS Office, enterprise learning management systems, etc.
• Must be a self-starter and willing to take the initiative to resolve issues independently.
• Must be well-organized, able to manage multiple projects/priorities, and able to schedule work between periods of high activity and downtime.
• Must be willing to travel to branch locations and to other destinations for occasional meetings.

 How to Apply: WWW.MECU.COM/JOBS

MECU of Baltimore, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. MECU conducts credit, bond and background checks.