Learning and Development Manager – San Francisco SPCA

Looking to use your valuable learning and development expertise to help a world-class animal welfare organization? Eager to work in a culture where your input is valued and your creative ideas become reality? Are you great at building and delivering training that inspires and drives both mission and business needs? Are you able to balance your drive to produce high quality training with analytical rigor and strategic planning? Would you consider yourself a person who makes things happen?

The San Francisco SPCA is seeking a Learning and Development Manager who will be responsible for end-to-end learning and development functions. This position will build and manage both day-to-day projects and the strategic direction of the L & D Department ensuring effective systems are developed and implemented to support a dynamic and comprehensive Society-wide learning platform. The L & D Manager serves as the learning management system administrator and works collaboratively with managers across the organization to help assess needs that drive the creation and delivery of outstanding training.

Founded in 1868, the San Francisco SPCA was the nation’s fourth humane society and the first west of the Mississippi. Today we continue to be one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s most enduring and respected institutions. Each year, the SF SPCA’s no-kill shelters find homes for more than 5,000 dogs and cats and its animal care center provides veterinary care to thousands of animals. The SF SPCA’s subsidized Spay/Neuter Clinic performs over 10,000 procedures annually on cats and dogs, greatly reducing the number of feral cats, surplus kittens and puppies. As a community supported nonprofit, not affiliated with any national organization, our innovative programs and services serve as models for humane organizations across the country and around the world. Voted one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area, the SF SPCA has a talented staff of 320, 1,600 dedicated volunteers, two campuses in San Francisco, and a $33 million budget.

At the SF SPCA we strive for the highest standards of excellence, creativity and integrity. Our ideal candidate will have an extensive background in curriculum development, training delivery, LMS system administration, project management, and program evaluation. You should have outstanding people skills, proven leadership achievements, and enormous enthusiasm for helping our staff exceed expectations. You’ll need a strong work ethic, the ability to work across functions and engage subject matter experts in a fast-paced changing environment. To view the complete job description and learn more about the organization please visit our website www.sfspca.org .

The salary for this position depends on the depth and breadth of experience. To apply, please send a cover letter detailing your interest and specific qualifications along with your resume to careers@sfspca.org . Please note L & D Manager in the subject line.

At the San Francisco SPCA we strive to be welcoming to everyone. We believe the human/animal bond is universal and knows no boundaries. Diversity brings innovative ideas, perspectives and opinions and we want these to help us continually strive to be better at what we do. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a priority.