Talent Development Coordinator

Smithbucklin Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 1 week ago

SmithBucklin, a 100 percent employee-owned association management company, is looking for a dynamic Talent Development Coordinator to join our Human Resources team in Chicago. With a commitment to providing enhanced professional development opportunities to our internal talent, this exciting new role will team up with the Talent Development Manager in implementing our development strategy and will collaborate closely with the HR team to ensure synergy and alignment. This opening presents a great opportunity to bring your diverse HR experience to the table and make a meaningful impact in the careers of our highly driven and engaged employees.

What You Will Do

  • Coordinate all Talent Development courses and events, both in-person and virtual. Manage facilitators, scheduling, set-up, and materials needed.

  • Update and maintain the Learning Management System (LMS). Own the scheduling and participant registration for courses. Partner with HR Ops to run reports and create metrics.

  • Partner with the Talent Development Manager or continuously improve the Onboarding process. Own and facilitate New Employee Orientations and support the onboarding courses administered through the employee's first 90 days. Coordinate and prep for the employees' first day.

  • Collaborate with HR Ops to administer the Performance Management system and process.

  • Support the Scholarship Program by approving, tracking, and reporting scholarship awards for employees.

  • Serve as a main point of contact for employee support. Answer questions and troubleshoot as necessary. Proactively identify potential questions/issues and address through communication planning and documentation.

  • Build relationships with Talent Development vendors and facilitators. Serve as main point of contact for these partnerships.

  • Own Talent Development process and procedural documents. Consolidate, update, and create guides for administrators, facilitators, and consumers of content.

  • Track and document all invoicing for all Talent Development initiatives.


  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience

  • 2+ years of experience working in an HR or administrative role

  • Experience working with an HR System (HRIS, LMS, ATS, etc.) LMS preferred

  • Proven ability to lead meetings and/or presentations (in-person or virtual)

  • Strong critical thinking skills and curious state of mind

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, think outside the box, and improve existing processes

  • Exceptional attention to detail, organizational, and time management skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability understand audience and communicate appropriately

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

Where Do You Fit?

Whether you are just beginning your career or are a mid- or senior-level professional, working at SmithBucklin will offer you countless opportunities to develop transferrable skills, acquire meaningful knowledge and gain rich experiences at an accelerated pace. By working collaboratively with smart, ambitious, multi-talented, genuine and hardworking colleagues, you will build meaningful, deep and enduring relationships that will serve you well throughout your career, regardless of your chosen path. In addition, as a 100 percent employee-owned company, SmithBucklin offers all of our people regardless of position or compensation an equal chance to experience the fulfillment and reap the benefits of ownership. As owners, our employees control the destiny of SmithBucklin and are unified in the goal of building a great, enduring company.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At SmithBucklin, Equal Employment Opportunity is our commitment and goal. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other protected status designated by federal, state or local law. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference and background investigation based on position.

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