Strategic Financial Solutions

  • Head of Training & Development: Dean of Strategic University (NYC)

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Human Resources
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  • Overview

    Are you looking for a role where you can directly influence all aspects of an organization that is in high-growth mode? Is company-wide training and development a passion of yours? Can you see yourself as a Dean of a company’s university that will have over 1,000 students with a thirst for knowledge? If it was simple to answer YES to these questions, then you may have just found your next professional journey.


    Strategic’s Dean will be our leader of teachers and drive innovation to our curriculum. We are a 10-year-old company that is looking to take a clean whiteboard approach to creating and implementing the training and development function. From new hire onboarding and training to leadership development and succession planning, no area of training will fall outside of our University.


    • Lead the design and implementation of leadership and professional development programs with performance measures to gauge program effectiveness.
    • Continuous learning and education in efforts to consistently innovate and improve the output from the department.  Create a top-notch onboarding experience for new hires and internal transitions with the goal of getting them to understand and love Strategic’s values and culture as quickly as possible.
    • Work closely with the business leaders to clearly understand company goals so that your team can drive results with respect to new and ongoing talent and learning initiatives.
    • Share input on key talent issues such as engagement, succession planning, and retention.
    • Relentlessly track and measure results so that we can drive continuous improvement.


    • Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree in related field preferred
    • Fifteen-plus years of learning and development experience, including time spent in organizations known for strong competency in human resources/talent management
    • Exposure to best-in-class, business-focused learning and development/training functions, with a deep understanding of the impact and synergies between talent strategies and other human resource processes, compensation, talent acquisition and diversity and inclusion.
    • Deep subject matter expertise in the field of Learning and Development, including comprehensive knowledge of and ability to apply current design and development models, learning technologies, change management practices, and adult learning philosophies. Demonstrated ability to deliver large-scale training programs using various platforms
    • Successful track record in developing trust-based partnerships with a diverse and distributed workforce in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to translate process into this kind of environment.
    • Knowledge of, and experience with, the currently available and most highly regarded information systems across all areas of talent management.
    • Strong business acumen and a proven record of partnering with leadership, product managers and HR to design and implement efficient and effective talent development programs.
    • Experience leading and/or facilitating large scale and effective change initiatives related to training curriculum, onboarding and team building.


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