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Talent Development Consultant (2 positions)

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Job Details
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Company Name
College of Lake County
Physical Address
Grayslake, IL 60030
Job Description

Posting Details

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Position Title
Talent Development Consultant (2 positions)

Talent Development Services

Position Type

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Job Summary

College of Lake County has two openings for Talent Development Consultants . These positions are under the supervision of the Talent Development Services Manager and are responsible for sales development and execution of corporate talent development solutions for CLC client companies, non-profits, and public sector organizations in Lake County. These off-the-shelf and customized talent development solutions include, but are not limited to development of leadership, computer applications, IT, language (e.g., foreign languages, English as a Second Language), and industrial/technical skills and competencies. Collaboration will be required with WPDI staff, other College departments, and facilitators to coordinate, design, and deliver talent development solutions such as training, coaching, and consulting.

CLC offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits that currently includes BlueCross/BlueShield of Illinois health, Delta dental and Superior vision insurance plans, tuition support for employees and qualified family members, three retirement plans, disability, group and supplemental life insurance, health and dependent care flexible spending account plans, a four-day work week in the summer (Fridays off!), generous vacation, sick and personal time off and 13 paid holidays each year.

The College of Lake County (CLC) is a comprehensive community college located in northeastern Illinois committed to being an innovative educational institution providing life-changing paths for our students by offering exceptional learning experiences.

The college is widely recognized for student success, business and community partnerships and for the achievements of our faculty, staff and alumni. Long-known as an employer of choice in Lake County, CLC was ranked .#15 on the Forbes list of Top 100 Employers in the State of Illinois for 2019.

Required Qualification

1. Bachelor’s degree.

2. Experience in business-to-business sales: prospecting, business development, and account/relationship management.

3. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal, including public speaking).

4. Ability to handle the responsibilities and duties of multiple projects in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.

5. Strong abilities in organization, time management, project management, and creative solution development.

6. Computer proficiency in MS Outlook, Word and Excel.

7. A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

8. Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Desired Qualifications

1. Experience identifying talent development gaps and needs in organizations, selecting and proposing solutions that include training, consulting, coaching, or other educational services, and converting the proposal to sales.

2. Experience with multi-level sales projects in nationally-based corporations.

3. Experience designing and delivering instructor-led, online, and hybrid talent development solutions.

4. Experience using Salesforce.

Posting Date

Closing Date

Expected Start Date

Special Instructions Summary

Be prepared to participate in a mock sales meeting with a prospective client, the first such meeting with this prospect. You will role-play the position of a WPDI Talent Development Consultant prospecting for business and identifying sales opportunities with existing WPDI staff who will play roles of the staff and management from the prospective client company.

These positions will remain open until filled.

Pay Rate



Total Hours per week
40 hours per week.

Work Schedule

Monday – Friday
40 hours per week

Software Testing Required
Powerpoint, Excel, MS Word

Interview Process Requirements

EEO Statement

The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with disabilities. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

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