Inclusion Learning & Development Program Manager

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Nov 06, 2020
Dec 02, 2020
Employment Status
Full Time

About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Target Human Resources is well known for its signature ability to build the very best teams, and we infuse our work with Target's distinctive retail brand by continuously experimenting, evolving and innovating. In this role, you have the chance to positively impact over 350,000 team members worldwide in our stores, distribution centers and headquarters. You'll partner with learning and development team members as well as our Diversity & Inclusion Team to create inclusion and equity-focused content and development solutions that elevate and nurture Target's Inclusivity value, our Racial Equity Action and Change (REACH) Commitments, and impact every team member's experience.

As an Inclusion Learning & Development Program Manager, you will have responsibility for a portfolio of products and programs, and use your depth of experience and ideas to provide creative and scalable solutions that resonate with team members across levels.

Core responsibilities include:

Design and deliver leader development products and programs in support of delivering a best in class curriculum for Target:
  • You'll curate, design and develop inclusion & equity content and development solutions for Target's enterprise (stores, supply chain, HQ) across multiple audience segments
  • You'll partner extensively with Diversity & Inclusion, talent management and learning and development teams to reimagine offerings and experiences, identify vendor partnerships and delivery vehicles that enable Target's inclusivity Value, commitment to racial and social justice, retention and advancement for people of color, and elevate a continuous learning culture
  • Facilitate a variety of instructor-led workshops and other in-person and virtual learning experiences.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with internal and external business partners, vendors and consultants
  • Use design thinking to deeply understand leaders' challenges, needs, and wants in support of developing strategies, products and services that build capability and enhance and elevate the team member experience.

Developing leaders' and team members' inclusion acumen capability:
  • You'll utilize sound approaches for understanding leaders' and team members' needs, developing solutions, and implementing program and products in partnership with Diversity & Inclusion, Learning & Development and Talent Management
  • You are keenly aware of external talent development approaches and emerging practices, and bring insights to your role and the team
  • You are knowledgeable about external diversity, equity and inclusion theory and practices and can apply them to adult learning theory
  • You'll measure and assess the impact of inclusion & equity initiatives and leverage data and insights to continuously enhance offerings to meet the changing needs of the business

About you:
  • Current knowledge of high-impact learning and development practices including understanding of learning and development trends
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to influence without authority across a variety of teams
  • Ability to drive enterprise change and passion for continuous learning
  • Expert level facilitation skills
  • Experience creating content for virtual learning technologies and platforms
  • Experience applying design thinking to leadership development solutions
  • Experience developing program strategies and products that are scalable and sustainable in a high growth business environment
  • Excellent project management skills including planning work, managing details, keeping multiple tasks/projects on track, using time well, and doing whatever it takes to deliver outstanding results
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to facilitate and present in both large and small group settings
  • Prior experience leading a team preferred
  • Excited about working within and modeling Target culture and values
  • 7+ years of experience in HR program or product design, leadership development, learning and development or talent management
  • Bachelor's Degree required, Masters a plus

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


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