Director of Training (Eagle Academy)

Americaneagle.com is searching for an experienced professional to manage and grow our Eagle Academy training business. This includes external training sold to people outside of Americaneagle.com and internal training/onboarding for Americaneagle.com employees. They will design, manage, deliver, and measure learning programs that improve performance, help team members thrive and build leadership effectiveness. 

Americaneagle.com was recently named by Built in Chicago as one of the best places to work and to Inc.com's list of 5000 fastest-growing private companies for the past seven years.

Responsibilities:
  • Train, support, develop, motivate, evaluate, mentor, and coach employees and leaders to achieve their full potential
  • Establish 2021 budget, goals, refined KPI's
  • Create a business plan covering the next 2 years
  • Establish key partnerships to help sell the external training
  • Coordinate the creation of training content by teaming instructional designers with subject matter experts
  • Design training regimes to help employees overcome any current weaknesses and teach additional skills, to keep the company competitive and efficient
  • As the business grows, help staff to build the team, including instructional designers, product developers, product managers and subject matter experts
  • Act as a thought leader, consultant and project manager to development initiatives, consult with the business, manage change and drive operational excellence
  • Identify and incorporate learning material, simulations and curriculum that best leverage the latest in adult learning theory
  • Customize off-the-shelf learning material, as appropriate
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Ability to meet internal and external deadlines
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects at one time
  • Previous experience with website administration or in the IT industry
  • Familiar with working in a multi-cultural environment and accustomed to working with people from a variety of backgrounds
  • Communication, teamwork, passion, pride, adaptability, proactivity, ownership, organization, resourcefulness and positivity are key
  • Familiarity with the methods and principles for designing programs to teach, train and instruct both groups and individuals
  • Experience with CMS or ecommerce platforms like Sitefinity, Sitecore, WordPress, Kentico and BigCommerce is a plus

Americaneagle.com provides its employees with an energetic work environment and opportunities to further develop their skills. We offer a generous compensation and benefits package, 401K, and more. We are flexible with these requirements for anyone interested in our internship program. 

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American Eagle Outfitters (clothing): Their website is located at:

www.ae.com

American Eagle Airlines: Their web site is located at:

www.aa.com