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Director of Corporate Training and Development

Updated on 7/17/2024

Varsity Tutors

Varsity Tutors

5,001-10,000 employees

Online personalized tutoring and self-study platform

AI & Machine Learning

Senior, Expert

St. Louis, MO, USA

Product & UX/UI Design
UI/UX & Design
Required Skills
Data Analysis
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • 8+ years of demonstrated success in managing and leading successful training teams.
  • 5+ years of experience in organizational development, adult learning concepts, curriculum design, e-Learning, direct training, instructional design, leadership training curriculum development and on-demand learning.
  • 5+ years of Learning Management Systems (LMS) administration experience, strongly preferred.
  • Proven track record in developing effective training programs for sales and customer success teams.
  • Strong competence in data analysis and continuous improvement strategies related to training and development.
  • Demonstrated expertise in program and project management.
  • Experience in creating large-scale, online training programs.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with sales, product, marketing, and operations leaders to develop core content and mastery assessments.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to deliver top-tier learning and development solutions across diverse audiences.
  • Classroom presence and ability to develop high-quality classroom trainers
  • Direct the design, planning, execution and implementation of cutting edge training programs including e-learning courses, and workshops aligned with the objectives and strategy focused on business needs and company systems.
  • Collaborate with leadership teams to assess ongoing and future training and development needs as well as determine effectiveness of programs.
  • Lead, mentor, and develop a high-performing team of training professionals.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and development, empowering employees to reach their full potential.
  • Collaborate with fellow Nerds at the company, teams, and organizational leaders to identify organizational needs, evaluate development plans, and craft innovative solutions.
  • Partner with key departments to drive change management and promote training initiatives.
  • Develop and manage a communication strategy to highlight key training processes and activities.
  • Assess current training programs, design strategic improvements, and oversee the implementation and evaluation of learning solutions.
  • Create data-driven training plans for new hires in customer-facing roles, ensuring their successful onboarding and development.
  • Design engaging training materials and lead both large and small group training sessions.

Varsity Tutors, a Nerdy Company, stands out as a desirable workplace due to its robust use of AI and proprietary technology, enhancing both the efficacy of its tutoring services and the efficiency of its operations. Employees have the unique opportunity to contribute to a recognized leader in the online education sector, which provides personalized educational support across a wide spectrum of subjects and levels. The company prides itself on fostering a dynamic and supportive work environment that encourages innovation and personal growth in the evolving landscape of educational technology.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding



Clayton, Missouri



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth