Position InformationWorking Title Director of Talent Development
Position Number 5207 Posting Number F2176 Position Type Administrative and Professional Faculty Position Status Full Time College/Division Human Resources, Training and Performance Department 100343 - Talent Development Pay Rate Commensurate with Experience Specify Range or Amount Is this a JMU only position? No Is this a grant-funded position? No Is this a Conflict of Interest designated position? No
Position Summary Information
About James Madison University
We are a community committed to preparing students to be educated and enlightened citizens who lead productive and meaningful lives.
To be the national model for the engaged university: engaged with ideas and the world.
Who We Are
Located in the heart of Virginia's beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. With a population of just over 53,000, Harrisonburg is one of the most diverse communities in the Commonwealth of Virginia. JMU is a selective, public institution with a growing national reputation for offering experiences that lead to an outstanding education and inclusive environment for students, faculty and staff. The student body includes approximately 20,000 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students, with over 1,000 full-time instructional faculty.
JMU offers thriving programs in the liberal arts, science and technology, and professional disciplines at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels. The university is committed to expanding diversity, fostering equity and inclusion, and supporting superlative teaching and scholarship. JMU has achieved national recognition for the high quality of its academic programs, focus on maintaining strong student/faculty interaction, and innovative faculty research.
The Talent Development Department of James Madison University (JMU) invites applications for the Director of Talent Development position. The Director of Talent Development leads the Talent Development Department which is housed in the Human Resources, Training and Performance Unit. The Talent Development Department is located in a facility with three well-equipped and dedicated facilitation spaces and includes a staff of four who provide instructional design, administrative oversight, instructor-led training, event management, marketing, and organizational development facilitation for classified staff, wage employees and administrative and professional faculty of the university. The Director also coordinates the work of over 120 volunteer facilitators who deliver instruction to staff each year.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Director of Talent Development provides leadership including vision, coaching, encouragement and performance evaluation to members of the Talent Development staff. In addition, the Director provides vision, leadership and management for the Talent Development department's strategic plan and ensures that the strategic plan is aligned with the university mission, vision and values. The Director is responsible for providing relevant, interesting, engaging and impactful training for JMU administrative and professional faculty, full-time classified staff and part-time wage employees.
The Director ensures creative use of a wide variety of training and development delivery modes and human resource development interventions. The Director is also expected to design instruction, conduct instructor-led training, facilitate organizational development interventions, and provide mission, vision, values and strategic planning for various campus departments. Much of the training conducted by the department is done through on and off- campus volunteers including existing faculty and staff of the university and local community members. The Director is responsible for attracting, managing and inspiring volunteers who partner with Talent Development to provide high quality training and development opportunities for employees.
The successful candidate must:
The following qualifications would be beneficial:
Conditions of Employment
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.
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Posting Detail InformationPosting Date 05/09/2023
Beginning Review Date 06/09/2023 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Proposed Starting Date EEO Statement
James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.
We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.
Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.
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If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance searching or applying for jobs please contact us at (540) 568-3597 or [email protected]. You may also visit the JMU Human Resource Office, located at 752 Ott Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 and we will be happy to assist you.
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The JMU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes the Harrisonburg campus and the three overseas branch campuses; Florence, Antwerp, and London. It is available electronically https:// www. jmu.edu/publicsafety/clerycompliance/2018Annual-Security-and-Fire- Safety-Report.shtml
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Director of Talent Development
James Madison University
May 24, 2023
June 10, 2023