Aug 28, 2019

Learning & Development Manager

  • City Year
  • Jacksonville, FL, USA
Full-time Data Evaluation and Analysis Human Resources Education School Support

Job Description

As City Year seeks to prepare AmeriCorps Members to lead transformational change on pressing social problems, the Learning and Development Manager (LDM) will play a critical role in supporting AmeriCorps Members in providing a high quality professional development experience that will allow them to leverage their City Year experience as education practitioners and a future potential career accelerator.

The LDM seeks to plan and implement academic trainings, professional development workshops, and share resources to support AmeriCorps Members in their personal and professional development. The role of the LDM is to build a strong learning and development program for AmeriCorps Members during their year of service which promotes relevant leadership, education, and career development for the site.

Job Description

Core Responsibilities
AmeriCorps Member Program Delivery: Support AmeriCorps Members in meeting service performance requirements and leadership development potential.
 Work with City Year Impact Staff to develop a year-long comprehensive program that takes into account differentiated trainings for AmeriCorps Members serving in Elementary, Middle, and High School in terms of quality academic interventions, social-emotional support of students, and civic leadership/engagement skills and opportunities.
o Lead 1-2 Content Communities in the planning, implementation, and facilitation of this work.


 Evaluate trainings and learning and development programming to ensure that needs of AmeriCorps Member, managers, and partners are being met.
o Provide ongoing support of increasing facilitation skills of City Year Staff and AmeriCorps Members with a focus on the Clover Model and adult learning best practices.


 Collaboratively manage mentorship programs that engage external stakeholders as mentors for AmeriCorps Members.


 Facilitate and organize structured reflection opportunities throughout the year for members.


 Lead on the planning and execution of annual Learning & Development opportunities such as Basic Training Academy, 18 Minute Networking, Mid-Year Summit, Spring Break, and Comcast Career Day.


 Ensure that logistical needs for all Learning & Development programming are met. This includes, but is not limited to securing space, communicating times, attire, and other necessary information, managing proper documentation in personal and virtual learning experiences, making sure that learning environments are comfortable and effective for all participants. etc.


 Provide ongoing communication and development to the AmeriCorps Members through a newsletter.


 Inform the proper use and evolution of the AmeriCorps Member Planner.


 Lead site in engaging program alumni.
Leadership After City Year Support: Provide site-wide and individual career-focused support to AmeriCorps Members, including targeted development for those pursuing a career in teaching.


 Assisting AmeriCorps Members in development of their personalized plans for their Leadership After City Year (LACY) as well as guidance around careers within City Year (STACY).


 Scheduling and implementing all site-level LACY programming.


 Building mutually beneficial partnerships with schools, local nonprofit organizations, LACY programming partners, other local education-based organizations, and continuing education partners.


 Serve as the site point for providing opportunities for AmeriCorps Members to be exposed to various career path options and networking relationships.

Compensation and Benefits

Full time employees are entitled to compensation commensurate with experience. Benefits for full time employees include health insurance with Flexible Spending Account, paid vacation, holidays, parental leave, 401K, and more.

City Year is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workforce. Individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, including persons with disabilities and veterans.


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