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Sr. Learning and Development Specialist - GBA Corporate Services, LLC (Lenexa, KS)

Friday, April 22, 2022 6:45 AM | Lori Maher (Administrator)

The Sr. Learning and Development Specialist is responsible for assessing, developing, implementing, and facilitating learning programs that support employee, emerging leader, and leadership development.  The Sr. Learning and Development Specialist will identify learning needs at all levels and create comprehensive, adaptable learning solutions that support the company as a whole, as well as each affiliate individually.


  • Design and implement best-in-class leadership, emerging leader, and career progression development programs
  • Support the creation of programs that enhance our employee engagement and contribute to a positive company culture
  • Develop an array of instructor-led, online, webinar, and blended-learning options to provide the best learning outcomes and to meet the needs of different work schedules and locations
  • Build strong relationships with leaders throughout the company, including partnering with leaders to design and deliver organization-wide and affiliate-specific learning programs
  • Conduct needs assessments and analysis of team performance to ensure talent development programs are targeted to improve overall productivity and effectiveness
  • Adapt programs to meet the current business and development needs of the organization
  • Promote open communication and collaboration with affiliate leadership and staff
  • Measure all development program results and overall effectiveness; continually refine programs to ensure successful performance outcomes
  • Identify external vendors for use in support of talent development activities
  • Keep current in state-of-the art training development and implementation methodologies and systems
  • Demonstrate behaviors that are consistent with company values, philosophies, and leadership characteristics


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, or related field
  • 8+ years’ experience in training and instructional design preferred
  • 5+ years leadership development training experience preferred
  • Coaching experience preferred

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to communicate directly and diplomatically in oral and written forms
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of adult learning principles to ensure effective learning programs.
  • Demonstrate agility and flexibility, modifying approach, work focus, and program design to meet current learning needs
  • Good time management skills, good organizational skills, and ability to meet assigned deadlines
  • Strong consulting skills with a client-focused mind-set; building valuable relationships based on trust, respect, and collaboration
  • Established track record for using a consultative approach to manage, design, and deliver learning solutions with measurable business results
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision and as part of team, demonstrating professional reliability and the ability to exercise confidentiality
  • Some experience using eLearning and graphic design tools; eLearning authoring tools; SharePoint; and Learning Management Systems

It’s More Than Just A Job…

At our GBA Companies, we are innovative people who want to solve problems. We’re known for our technical excellence, but we bring so much more to the table. We strive to create remarkable solutions together, through our diversified services. 

Our people are ambitious, passionate and committed to creating high quality, imaginative projects. We’ve created an environment where we celebrate our team’s eagerness to learn and grow. From birthdays and BBQs to protecting the environment and helping families in need, GBA employees celebrate and support one another and the communities where we live, work and play. Joining our team means you’ll have rewarding opportunities that challenge and inspire you.

To Apply: https://www.gbateam.com/job-openings/

ATD Kansas City Chapter
10801 Mastin Blvd., Ste. 740
Overland Park, KS 66210
Email: admin@tdkc.org

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