About the job
Academy® Sports + Outdoors is one of the nation’s largest sporting goods and outdoor retailers. It’s no surprise that we not only know how to create experiences for our customers, but for our team members as well. Understanding our people and the things that matter to them the most has been at the core of the Academy® culture for over 80 years. With more than 20,000 team members, we take pride in creating a workplace environment that values hard work, commitment, and growth.
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study or equivalent years of related work experience required.
4+ years of related experience required, including at least 3 years of experience in facilitation.
Two or more nationally recognized learning certifications preferred.
Exceptional interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to interface professionally with individuals at all levels within the organization
Ability to expertly facilitate learning and manage the experience in all methods of delivery for all levels of the organization
Excels at learning new skills and adapting to ever changing environments
Strong application of adult learning principles and curriculum development
Ability to strategically anticipate, plan, and implement solutions in a timely manner by driving results through others
Exhibits innovation in instructional design, development, and facilitation strategies
Proficient in using Microsoft Office applications
Acceptable level of hearing and vision to perform assigned job duties
Flexible to travel and be on the road for periods of time For store related positions: Available to travel for extended periods of time
Ability to remain flexible in job duties as business needs require
Available to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends as needed
Manages projects and programs with high scope and complexity to ensure timely execution of high quality deliverables while adhering to all deadlines.
Designs and implements strategic learning and development programs which include multi-faceted learning strategies, creating of internal curriculum using a variety of platforms, and monitoring of internal project teams.
Partners with vendors to plan learning solution needs and negotiates contract and pricing.
Supports accurate budget forecasting by managing resource orders within budget planning.
Takes the lead in grooming SMEs to deliver knowledge and facilitate learning in their area of expertise.
Builds and nurtures partnerships and mentors peers by providing coaching to strengthen business acumen, facilitation, and overall professional presence.
Conducts needs analyses and advises internal and external stakeholders on learning solutions in order to meet business objectives.
Develops cost effective solutions, evaluates alternatives, and collaborates with internal and external business partners and subject matter experts to confirm requirements and acceptance.
Consistently applies adopted project management methodologies throughout the project lifecycle.
Identifies and uses learning program key metrics and feedback to calculate and maximize the organization’s ROI/ROE.
Learns and follows company policies, procedures, and safety rules.
Develop a thorough understanding of Academy policies, procedures and safety rules
Responsibilities may change; team members may be required to perform other tasks as assigned
Physical Requirements & Attendance
Acceptable level of hearing and vision to perform job duties
Adhere to company work hours, policies, procedures and rules governing professional staff behavior
Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate with regard to employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other category protected by law.
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