Professional Development Coordinator
Job Details
Chesterfield MO - Chesterfield, MO
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Human Resources

SUMMARY:  Responsible for the effective training and development of the Logan University Workforce in alignment with the department, position, and individual goals as well as assisting in developing a development plan that helps employees meet their professional goals beyond their current position.  This individual is a vital strategic partner in developing sound succession planning and talent development.  Consistent with the values of Logan University, this position serves the current Logan workforce as well as qualified separated employees as a support service for up to three months post separation  

 Identify and track development opportunities with goals as well as Performance Improvement Plans.  Research and review job content, creating activities for the job that are developmentally appropriate, and ensuring that guidelines are followed. Track and monitor required training and follow-up on training recommendations.  Assist compliance with campus diversity programs.


  1. Manage required compliance professional development for the organization
  2. Plan, develop, implement, and measure strategic goal progress of succession planning  development track (i.e. Leadership/Cabinet track)
  3. Plan, develop, implement a career advancement matching program that alerts the community to advancement opportunities and tracks internal and external career advancement and/or career goal advancement consistent with Leader’s Made and the institutional mission, vision, and values. 
  4. Plan, develop, implement, and measure strategic goal progress related to Logan University program (s) that connect employees with the skills and interests best suited for moving Logan’s Mission, Vision, and strategic goals forward.  
  5. Strategically partner with the Head of Human Resources to identify, plan, design, and implement development programs that assist in moving the mission, Vision, Values, and strategic goals of the university forward.
  6. Develop team-building exercises and workshops.
  7. Recommend training and development systems.
  8. Assist with developing meaningful and effective performance improvement plans and partner with supervisors to implement and track these plans.
  9. Provide assistance in campus wide diversity projects and programs



COMPETENCIES:  To perform the job successfully, an individual should have excellent communication, presentation. Must be flexible, have a positive attitude and be willing to fully participate in a team “problem-solving” approach. Must be able to demonstrate an ability and willingness to communicate effectively in order to maintain continuous improvement and high levels of safety, quality, and efficiency and regulatory documents in order to maintain corporate, local, state, and federal compliance. 


QUALIFICATIONSBachelor’s degree in related field in conjunction with combination of work experience and education/certifications.  Preference given to those with career services experience and or organizational development management.


Computer Skills:  To perform this job successfully, an individual should have general knowledge of computers including word processing and spreadsheets.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Required as appropriate to degree possessed.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The work environment in this position is characteristic of a normal office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


NOTE:  This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed the employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.


An employee is expected to assist and provide coverage for coworkers during peak periods, vacation days or sick days.

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