The Executive Leadership Council
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

The Executive Leadership Council is the preeminent member organization for the development of global black leaders. Comprised of more than 800 current and former corporate black CEOs, board members and senior executives at Fortune 1000 and Global 500 companies, entrepreneurs leading top-tier firms, and recognized thought leaders, we open channels of opportunity for the development of black executives to positively impact business and communities.

We are currently seeking a Senior Program Manager, Learning and Development to join the Institute for Leadership Development and Research team. The incumbent will be responsible for the development, programming, and coordination of programs for both external open-enrollment programs and internal custom programs. Additional knowledge in curriculum design of live in-person learning programs and self-directed e-learning programs is beneficial to assist with program management. The Senior Program Manager will support the delivery, review, and maintenance of best-in-class learning programs, virtual learning programs, and user engagement. The Senior Program Manager will collaborate with others on our existing processes to effectively and efficiently build, refresh, and enhance the current offerings and build new ones. The incumbent will ensure that events and programs reach the highest level of participant satisfaction and are strongly positioned to yield excellent member value, Fellow engagement, support and sponsorships.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Create engaging learning activities and compelling program experiences
  • Plan, develop, program, and implement virtual and face-to-face global leadership development training
  • Work directly with training facilitators/instructors/speakers and work closely to oversee all logistics and planning such as drafting consultant/vendor agreements.
  • Support development and locate supporting material/media (audio, video, simulations, role plays, gamification, etc.) to be used within for learning programs
  • Answering Institute email inquiries and directing them to the appropriate team member
  • Preparing and reviewing documents for accuracy
  • Researching and making recommendations of potential facilitators, moderators, and talent
  • Implement and track timelines for department projects
  • Update and maintain partners, DEI personnel, and potential sponsor contact lists
  • Assist in preparing of proposals for sponsorships and custom programs
  • Provide technical assistance by administering Zoom meetings
  • Monitor and evaluate program and event effectiveness, and implement changes required for continuous improvement that enable the highest level of satisfaction to be achieved
  • Scheduling meetings and appointments
  • Taking notes and minutes
  • Represent The ELC with various constituents as required
  • Participate in special projects and perform other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in education, business, organizational development, communication, or a related field in learning development is required.
  • 3 5 years demonstrated experience
  • Ability to collaborate with internal teams, external teams, and management to ensure requirements are being met and projects are kept on schedule.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent follow-up, time management, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong written and oral, communication skills, interpersonal skills, and very strong attention to details.
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Skilled in organizing resources, establishing priorities, and multitasking. Must be able to manage and meet deadlines within the parameters that are set.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community and a passion for and belief in the value of workforce diversity.
  • Ability to work with external taskforces or committees by incorporating their input and suggestions yet balancing internal needs and requirements.
  • Work well under pressure with sound judgment and appropriate confidentiality; demonstrate integrity and a willingness to commit to the overall mission and programs of the Executive Leadership Council.
  • Strong positive attitude and an orientation to getting things done.
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk. Must be able to lift to 10 pounds at times.
  • Moderate travel is required.

The Executive Leadership Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on an individual's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic as defined by federal, state, and local law.

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