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Employee Development Specialist

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Crystal City, Virginia 22202
Job Status:
Full Time
1st Shift
  • Organizational Development
  • Training/Development
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The Employee Development Specialist will support The Organization Development Department, Office of Human Resources, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. The incumbent performs an array of employee development functions, a limited range of organization development functions, special projects and other work. Key functions include, but are not limited to, (1) providing support for the implementation and day-to-day management of a new, comprehensive Leadership Development Program (strategic and tactical) to align development of leaders at all echelons (from leadership candidates and first level supervisors to senior executives) with the business needs and performance expectations of the Airports Authority, (2) managing day-to-day training/employee development needs by assessing needs, identifying courses and other responses, providing training, etc., (3) supporting the supervisor in change management, and (4) administering a Learning Management System (LMS).


A bachelor’s degree in any field providing a strong foundation for success in the DUTIES in thisjob description, or an equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that totals four years.


Four years of progressively responsible experience in most of the DUTIES in this job description, to include (a) helping administer a management leadership training program, including alignment of program elements with business needs of the organization, (b) assessing and responding to training and employee development needs across a wide array of jobs (such as blue collar, white collar and public safety) and including use of training/employee development assessment and delivery techniques, (c) analyzing individual job performance, identifying job-skill gaps and developing and making performance improvement interventions, (d) analyzing unit/team performance, identifying team/unit-skill gaps and developing and making performance improvement interventions, (e) managing the e-learning course content of a Learning Management System, and (f) linking employee development and organization development objectives and actions with those of other domains of HR management (such as compensation and talent management).


A master’s degree in any field providing strong foundation for successful performance.


The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).


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