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At GitHub, we want to help everyone build better software, which is why we’re creating a company where anyone, regardless of what they look like or where they come from, can grow and succeed. We believe that when people with different perspectives, life experiences, and identities join us and thrive, we can build better products for developers all around the world. Our company reflects the global community that we serve.
As we continue to grow as a company, one of the biggest challenges we face is effectively scaling how we work to deliver amazing value for more and more diverse developers. Our people managers are uniquely positioned to help GitHub scale by focusing on building great teams. We want to empower our managers to create the space for themselves and their teams to learn and grow together.
We’re looking for a Senior Learning & Development Specialist to focus on the growth and capability of our Manager population - Someone who’s passionate about empowering Managers to build great teams through community development and focused learning experiences.
Who you are:
What success looks like:
We’ll be looking for the person who takes this role to make progress against the following objectives within the first six months in role.
Note: The bulleted actions/responsibilities under each objective below are examples only and not intended to be exclusive/exhaustive - Exactly how you achieve these objectives will ultimately be up to you, in consultation with the hiring manager.
1. Refine and launch an 18-month “learning journey” for GitHub Managers (example elements: Manager Meetup experience (virtual/or in-person); new manager onboarding; rhythm of the business trainings (rewards, career, performance mgmt); manager boosts (topical learning moments, inclusive leadership coaching, etc.)
2. Strengthen our Manager Community, as measured by engagement in Community forums/events/initiatives
3. Identify a strategy to scale the Community (e.g. through internal influencers)
In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
Who We Are:
GitHub is the developer company. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, and to create the world’s most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come together—as individuals and in teams—to create the future of software and make a difference in the world.
Customer Obsessed - Trust by Default - Ship to Learn - Own the Outcome - Growth Mindset - Global Product, Global Team - Anything is Possible - Practice Kindness
Why You Should Join:
At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where many Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The rest of our Hubbers work remotely around the globe. Check out an updated list of where we can hire here: https://github.com/about/careers/remote
We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.
GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!
Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.