Associate Learning Director (INTERNAL ONLY)

To advance the purpose of InterVarsity, this position will assist in the creation of training programs and strong learning environments so all staff are developed, included and prepared serve a diverse audience of students and faculty.



  • Be a maturing disciple of Jesus Christ: growing in love for God, God's Word, God's people of every ethnicity and culture, and God's purposes in the world

National Leadership

  • Assist in creating collaborative partnerships within Learning and Talent, People and Culture, and across departments for training and development.
  • Partner with the National Learning Director to assist organizational change efforts through aligning learning team projects
  • Consult with staff directors and national leaders on staff development, formation, and training
  • Provide visibility for, and access to, Learning and Talent by strategically attending national, regional and departmental gatherings
  • Embody team values and act as an ambassador for Learning and Talent and People and Culture

Recruiting and Managing Staff

  • Recruit and supervise Learning & Development Specialists and others to execute Learning Team projects
  • Manage stretch assignments in support of national projects and events

Training and Curriculum Development

  • Lead training teams for live and online national and regional events
  • Manage the execution of various national onboarding, orientation and continuing education events for frontline staff including Orientation for New Staff (ONS).
  • Oversee curriculum development teams
  • Lead content acquisition and curation projects
  • Model training development and delivery, train trainers and development specialists
  • Create a strong context for inclusion in all training settings and ensure that diversity and inclusion tools and strategies are integrated into all curriculum development.

Coaching and Consulting

  • Consult on leadership and team development and develop customized staff development interventions
  • Consult with leaders on training as a part of overall change efforts

Team Work

  • Participate fully in National Learning Team meetings and training, engaging as a contributing member
  • Participate as needed in strategic projects undertaken by Learning and Talent
  • Build collegial and effective working relationships with Learning and Talent team, broader People and Culture Team and other national teams and leaders as needed

Develop a funding base (amount to be determined):

  • Develop and contact a list of potential donors
  • Communicate with donors quarterly


  • Annually affirm InterVarsity’s Statement of Faith
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3 years supervision experience preferred
  • Excellent training design, planning and delivery skills
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience leading in regional, cluster or national settings
  • Minimum 1 year’s experience equipping trainers in regional or national settings
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Diversity and Inclusion Skills:
    • Demonstrated ability and commitment to work effectively in a diverse team environment
    • Demonstrated value and vision for diversity and inclusion
    • Experience in project management
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
  • Capacity to work in a time-critical environment
  • Ability to travel as determined
Job Status: Full Time / Exempt
Job Team: Learning & Talent
VP Area: Learning & Talent
Application Due Date: March 1, 2021

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. We conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs so that all staff share the same religious commitment.

Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a)) InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with InterVarsity’s Statement of Agreement: Purpose and Doctrinal Basis.