• Location:Highland Heights
  • Type:Direct Hire
  • Job#5274

Willory, the nation’s only staffing and consulting firm solely focused on HR and payroll, has an immediate opportunity for a Learning and Development Specialist.

Job Title: Learning & Development Specialist
Employee Type: Full-time
Position Type: Direct Hire
Location: Highland Heights, OH
Reports to: Department Manager 

Position Summary

The Learning & Development Specialist will be responsible for designing, creating, and presenting effective learning tools and programs such as managerial, technical, operational, customer experience, and sales skill-building sessions. 


  • Conduct new hire orientations
  • Develop and execute on boarding plans for all new Managers and Supervisors; monitor new hires’ progress to insure they are learning what they need to be successful. Provide appropriate intervention when learning is not being optimized
  • Support business meetings through material and presentations to enhance learning
  • Develop and conduct management development programs and workshops for Management Team
  • Partner with business leaders on learning strategies and materials for their respective markets 
  • Develop and execute a learning agenda strategically going forward while maintaining appropriate recordkeeping of programs to ensure compliance.
  • Proactively partner with content experts to offer appropriate training workshops including compliance programs.
  • Appropriately utilize cascaded training methods.


  • 4+ years of experience, developing materials/facilitation for a multi-site retailer is preferable 
  • Bachelors Degree required; Masters Degree a plus 
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Retail experience preferred


  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Adaptability
  • Problem Solving
  • Flexible about taking on challenges
  • Ability to collaborate with team members
  • MS Office Proficiency (Word, Excel, PPT)
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