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Leadership Training Specialist

Job ID 3359 Date posted 08/19/2022

Brookhaven National Laboratory ( delivers discovery science and transformative technology to power and secure the nation’s future. Brookhaven Lab is a multidisciplinary laboratory with seven Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, 37 R&D 100 Awards, and more than 70 years of pioneering research. The Lab is primarily supported by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science. Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) operates and manages the Laboratory for DOE. BSA is a partnership between Battelle and The Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University. BSA salutes our veterans and active military members with careers that leverage the skills and unique experience they gained while serving our country. Our organization fully supports service members transitioning from active duty to civilian life and pledge’s our commitment to actively hire veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. Military personnel who have been formally trained or have relevant experience obtained while in service may meet educational requirements and are encouraged to apply for job opportunities at BSA.

Organizational Overview
The Human Resources (HR) Directorate, led by the Associate Lab Director for Human Resources (ALD HR)/Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), manages all Human Capital Management functions initiatives including, but not limited to, scientific and non-scientific employment, compensation, benefits, employee and labor relations, training and development, occupational medicine, and guest/user/visitor center.  The HR Directorate supports a highly diverse, multicultural and international population of employees, guests and users.

Position Description

The Talent Management Group within the Human Resources Directorate has an opening for a Leadership Training Specialist.  In this role, you will support the design and delivery of programs that support the talent management function.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support the annual performance appraisal process, such as trainings, e-learning, communications, and serve as a primary point of contact for system questions during the annual review process
  • Design and deliver e-learning courses, as well as manage the online library of training materials and training catalogue
  • Facilitate classroom training related to diversity, general employee, and supervisory development
  • Provide administrative support for our flagship programs (e.g., Institutional Mentorship Program, Science and Engineering Development Program, Laboratory Operations Supervisor Academy, Onboarding), to include assisting with communications, scheduling, and participant tracking 
  • Evaluate and use assessment tools for employee development (e.g., 360 assessments)
  • Support the Manager, Talent Management with special programs and administrative support as needed

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Instructional Design, Business or related field, generally on the basis of 2:1 (experience:college) years
  • Minimum of four years of experience designing and delivering training and development programs such as; leadership and supervisory training, diversity equity & inclusion training, team building and soft skills training.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Strong platform, facilitation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use independent judgement and discretion.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to interact and work with a variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to be flexible and work independently on all required project tasks.


  • Experience with E-learning creation software (e.g., Articulate Storyline)
  • Certifications in assessment tools or vendor delivered training programs
  • Strong understanding of common Learning Management Systems.

Brookhaven Science Associates requires proof of a COVID-19 vaccination for all employees. Proof of full vaccination as recognized by the CDC and/or WHO, inclusive of the two-week waiting period, is required at the start of your employment.

Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer that values inclusion and diversity at our Lab. We are committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Brookhaven employees are subject to restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Programs, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1A. You will be asked to disclose any such participation at the time of hire for review by Brookhaven. The full text of the Order may be found at:

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