Learning + Development Specialist

At ADVISA, our Vision is to be the most loved and most trusted leader effectiveness partner in our markets. We chose the word love with great intention. We truly want our clients to love working with us, AND we truly want our employees to love being part of the A-Team. Further, being the employer people love versus the employer people leave is part of our strategic plan.

We partner with clients to create effective teams, leaders, and cultures because we believe everyone deserves the opportunity to thrive at work. Our diverse team of 36 is comprised of leadership and OD consultants, I/O psych and human performance experts, EQ coaches, instructional designers, facilitators, and an amazing staff who bring our values-based culture to life. Our home office is in the trendy Arts & Design District in downtown Carmel, Indiana, and we work with over four hundred companies across the country, representing all industries. ADVISA is an Elite Certified Partner of the Predictive Index® talent optimization platform, and we have nearly four decades of experience helping our clients become places where people love to work.

ADVISA is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position Summary

The focus of this position is to deliver in-person and virtual training to ADVISA’s 400+ clients around the country, and to collaborate with the ADVISA team to enhance participant learning, drive client retention, expand client accounts, and be a catalyst for behavior change in participants. The position will provide training for different levels in an organization including senior leaders, mid-level leaders, front-line leaders, and individual contributors. This role will collaborate cross functionally and engage with all members of the ADVISA Team.

This position has the following focus areas:

  1. Delivery
  2. Collaboration around business needs


Delivery: 60%

  • Deliver The Predictive Index® portfolio of programs including, but not limited to, the following:
    • What Drives People, Drive Results with Talent, Inspiring People to Perform
    • Customer-Focused Selling™, Influencing for Results™
  • Deliver ADVISA’s portfolio of leadership effectiveness programs including, but not limited to, the following:
    • The Emerging Leader Series, in-person or virtual
    • Leadership Fundamentals, in-person or virtual
    • Emotional Intelligence Leadership Series
    • Customized learning experiences for clients
  • Meet and exceed professional standards in training adult learners through preparation and execution
  • Implement feedback and continually improve own scores on experience evaluations
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to ensure sessions align with client needs and expectations

Collaboration around business needs: 30%

  • Collaborate with broader team to improve both the content and delivery of our programs as well as outcomes for clients
  • Focus on coaching, instructional design, or other points of personal passion and business need
  • Communicate with Vice President of Sales, Leadership Consultants, and Client Solutions team about insights gained through client interactions, experiences, and results of training
  • Develop own skills while keeping an eye to growing the business

A-Team: 10%

Participate in team initiatives; examples include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborating with colleagues to maximize opportunities to improve and grow
  • Monthly A-Team Zoom meetings
  • Mid-year and annual meetings
  • Team meetings [example: Learning and Development Team, Client Solutions, etc.]

Position Requirements

  • Proven facilitation skills
  • Works cooperatively with others across the organization to achieve shared goals
  • Relates comfortably with people across levels, functions, culture, and geography
  • Picks up on situational cues and adjusts in the moment
  • Is effective in a variety of communication settings: one-on-one, small, and large groups, among diverse styles and position levels, virtual or in-person
  • Seeks feedback from peers and leaders and receives it gracefully
  • Asks thoughtful questions to understand problems, situations, or other’s perspectives
  • Advocates for own ideas while recognizing other’s contributions to shared objectives
  • Experience using cloud-based software platforms; comfort with technology
  • Organization skills, with an ability to stay focused on assigned tasks
  • Impeccable oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Time Requirements

  • Minimum of 40 hours per week plus travel
  • Flex Scheduling
  • Must be based in the Indianapolis, Carmel or surrounding area.
  • Frequent travel—up to 8 nights away per month

Salary: $60,000- 70,000 annually

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