Learning and Development Training Partner (Association Office)

The L&D Partner will build relationships with leadership across the Association to identify and evaluate these efforts.
Job Description

Salary: $80,000 - $85,000 Annually

The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our 24 branches. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together, we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.

To help fulfill our mission, we cultivate a culture of learning, leading, and collaboration to enhance community impact. Through our talented staff and “LEAP” career framework (Leadership, Empowerment, Accountability, Personal Growth), we are committed to a people-first approach that fosters trust, inclusion, growth, and development for all.

The YMCA of Greater New York Association Office is seeking a Learning and Development Training Partner who will create and deliver skill-building and career-enhancing programs and resources throughout all YMCA NY Branches, while sustaining a vibrant LEAP (Leadership, Empowerment, Accountability, Personal Growth)-infused culture. The L&D Partner will build relationships with leadership across the Association to identify and evaluate these efforts. 

The YMCA of Greater New York offers a variety of benefits to its staff members including retirement benefits, medical, paid time off, free YMCA membership and more! Benefit eligibility is determined by an individual’s employment status (i.e., full-time or part-time), tenure and/or the number of hours scheduled to work. Click here for more information.

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of professional experience in Learning and Development.
  • Experience in learning and development, organizational development, training, facilitating.
  • Strong understanding of learning and development frameworks and principles, including, but not limited to behavioral change, talent management, coaching, ADDIE.
  • Ability to create partnerships across all levels, exhibiting strong leadership and influencing skills.
  • Demonstrated track record of impactful learning and development solutions from strategy to implementation.
  • End-to-end program management and ability to multi-task and manage several tasks/projects simultaneously.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills, with the ability to deliver complex information clearly and concisely.
  • Flexibility to travel to Branches as needed for in-person sessions and events.
  • Knowledge of learning management systems.
Essential Functions
  • Visit Branch locations to identify learning needs and common challenges.
  • Collaborate with Senior leaders, Branch leadership, L&D and Culture & Engagement teams to strategize Association-wide learning efforts.
  • Design, develop, execute, and manage a curriculum of learning strategies, in-person and virtual programs and work-flow resources that support talent development and career growth.
  • Create on-going innovative ways and methods to deliver in-person (virtual when needed) programs aimed at retention and growth, based on core competencies, organizational values, and skills critical to the Y.
  • Deliver trainings and resources for various organizational initiatives.
  • Sustain the development of high-caliber talent by analyzing internal and external metrics to assess learning effectiveness.
  • Provide timely and actionable feedback on the effectiveness and value of the L&D processes and tools.
  • Champion a culture of continuous learning and professional development within the Association.
  • Other L&D related tasks as needed.
  • Other activities and duties as needed that address the ongoing health and well-being of our staff and members.