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Learning & Development Specialist

Lake County Government

Waukegan, Illinois 60085
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Learning & Development Specialist - Human Resources

Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you.  Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment.  Do you have a background in Training?  If so, this position could very well be for you:


Position: Learning and Development Specialist

Location: County Building, Waukegan, Illinois

Salary: $50,242 - $63,293


Job Summary: Responsible for analyzing training needs, developing curriculum and delivering courses in an environment that values diversity, employee growth, customer service and effective change management. The training coordinator evaluates program effectiveness to ensure training is addressing the practical needs of departments and is responsible for development of reporting for measurement of training needs and results.


Becoming a Training and Development Coordinator would allow you to be involved with all departments within local government, ranging from the Division of Transportation and Public Works to the Sheriff’s office.   Your day will consist of consultations with department managers and supervisors to identify training needs for teams and individuals along with developing, implementing and delivering training programs for varying levels of individuals within the organization.


You will have opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning. 

 Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program.  Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County!  

 To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Human Resources. To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos


If you need assistance writing your resume we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website.


Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.


Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer



In order to be successful in this role you should have a bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of experience. Individuals should have experience in developing and implementing training programs; possess the ability to effectively problem solve and have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere.


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