Director Innovation and Learning


Position Details

Department: CORP | Training & Development
Category: Director/Management
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 776527
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

The Director of Innovation and Learning strengthens the alignment between business priorities and organizational strategy with extensive collaboration with senior executives, organizational leaders, and HR team members. This position is responsible for leading the analysis, design, development, and implementation of Organizational Development and Learning initiatives and evaluates their effectiveness. Responsibilities include change management, employee engagement, succession planning, talent assessment, coaching and mentoring, performance management, and competency modeling to anticipate and meet business needs. Also responsible for supervising the identification, creation, and delivery of professional development programs for staff and managers.

Position Duties

  1. Applies Learning and Organizational Development expertise by bringing a consultative approach to identifying, developing, and implementing solutions to organizational challenges and opportunities.
  2. Partners closely with senior executives, organizational leaders, and HR team members to develop and execute short- and long-term organization-wide initiatives.
  3. Develops, mentors, and guides direct reports. Oversees and directs departmental initiatives to ensure alignment with and achievement of organizational goals.
  4. Collaborates with leaders to identify high potential employees, and designs and delivers development programs aimed at those individuals.
  5. Contributes to the development and implementation of a system-wide leadership development strategy including curriculum design, delivery plan and design of supporting processes.
  6. Uses tools and resources such as the Employee Engagement Survey or other measurements to analyze and interpret results, provide recommendations, and develop tools to influence positive changes.
  7. Oversees the development, implementation, and evaluation of organization-wide orientation, onboarding, and professional development programs.
  8. Identifies or develops appropriate learning and talent development solutions, ensuring effectiveness by designing or selecting the appropriate format, materials, exercises, delivery, etc. for the intended purpose and audience
  9. Evaluates existing performance assessment and management tools, recommends enhancements, and oversees implementation of changed processes and tools.
  10. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values


To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families


Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

Apply for this position?

Note, ONLY 1 attachment will be visible to system per applicant for all applications per active profile. When you upload your resume, our system will attempt to update your profile here, which may overwrite previously completed fields. The attached file is accepted as the resume. It is also allowable to combine both the resume (positioned first in the file) followed by a cover letter into the one file attachment.
Please upload a PDF or DOCX version of your resume. Resumes created in Mac Pages should be exported as PDF before uploading

or drag your file to this box

Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Bachelor`s Degree in Education, Human Resource Management, Organizational Development, Business, or equivalent
2. Master’s Degree in a related discipline
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Five (5) or more years of experience with Human Resources responsibilities such as Leadership Development, Organizational Development, Performance Consulting, Training, Performance Management, etc.
2. Five (5) or more years of leadership or management experience or equivalent education.
Special Skills
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Strong analytical and problem solving skills; ability to conceptualize and think strategically; strong influencing and relationship skills; detail-orientated; experience with conflict management or mediation; public-speaking experience; and organizational skills.
2. Experience with instructional design and solid understanding of adult learning principles. Knowledge of and experience using learning and development best practices.
3. Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing, and effectively facilitate meetings, focus groups, retreats, or workshops.
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing - Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) - Occasionally
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) - Occasionally
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing - Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling - Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching - Occasionally
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting - Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Standing - Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling - Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking - Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling - Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking - Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision - Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision - Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination - Frequently
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment - Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance - Occasionally
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance - Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment - Applicable
I have reviewed the qualifications, physical requirements and occupational exposure/risk potential for this position and wish to apply