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L&D/OD Roles and Salary Information

Learning Coordinator

A Learning Coordinator is usually responsible for:


There may also be a compenent of LMS Admin as part of the role which is usually responsible for:




Learning Advisor/Consultant

This role is an intermediate level so will usually need 1 – 3 years in learning coordination, events or admin.

This role can be called an L&D Advisor, or Senior L&D Advisor, Junior L&D Manager or Senior Instructional Designer.

Key Responsibilities


Instructional or Learning Designer

In smaller L&D teams, Graphic Designers/E-learning programmers and Instructional Designers are often combined into an instructional designer. We expect this role to work with stakeholders to scope, design, develop, implement and evaluate a piece learning. Often an ID will work in partnership with an L&D Advisor who may take on the relationship management. In some teams the Learning Advisor may be responsible for Instructional Design.

In a highly specialised environment, the ID role may be narrow and solely focused on graphic design, or e-learning or instructional design.

In this area there are shifts in terminology, moving away from instructional to learning design or learning experience. LMS development and administration may be part of e-learning design and development or sit in the learning administration function, if the LMS structure and processes around it had been previously developed and agreed on by the Head of OD and Learning.


Key Responsibilities:


Variations:

An e-learning programmer will actually programme a module.

They will work closely with an Instructional Designer and Graphic or Visual Designer on the content, layout and look of the module. A learning background would be useful, however this roles needs excellent technical skills, project management and time management.


A Graphic or Visual Designer takes the content from the Instructional Designer and then designs the graphics, layout and look of the e-learning module.

They may have a learning or graphics background.



Technical Trainer

A technical trainer delivers training on a technical area like a new product, a service, computer systems or processes.

There is specific content that they most cover and they need to be well prepared to discuss the product/service/system with learners. This is a push role.


Key Responsibilities:


Core Skills & Experience




Facilitator

A facilitator brings a group to a learning outcome however there may not be much content, and the facilitator uses their knowledge and experience, coaching and questioning skills to help the group discover, discuss and learn. This is a pull role, pulling people towards the outcome.

Key Responsibilities


Core Skills and Experience



Training Manager

A Head of Training or Training Manager is responsible for managing a programme of work for GM’s or a specific programme within the business. They focus on compliance and achievement of standards and are also responsible for vendor management. In larger companies they will have a team of trainers that they manage.


Key Responsbilities


Core Skills and Experience




L&D Manager/ Learning Partner

An L&D Manager or Learning Partner designs learning programmes for either the whole company or specific business teams or groups. They link these programmes to business goals and measure and ensure delivery of ROI and can discuss this with the executive team.

They are a direct report to HR Head and responsible for strategic alignment of outcomes.


Key Responsibilities


Core Skills and Experience






Organisational Development

: People Matter

Salary Information


A Learning Coordinator role will pay between $55,000 - $75,000 per annum with a median salary of $65,000.


Hays 2017 Salary Survey


In smaller companies Learning Coordinator roles may be combined with other L&D, HR or Administration roles, so the salary may vary.

Salary Information


A Learning Manager/Partner role will pay between $90,000 - $140,000 per annum with a median salary of $125,000.


A Head of L&D role will pay between $120,000 - $200,000 per annum with a median salary of $175,000.


Hays 2017 Salary Survey



Salary Information


A Training Manager role will pay between $90,000 - $140,000 per annum with a median salary of $120,000.


Hays 2017 Salary Survey



Salary Information


A Training Manager role will pay between $70,000 - $100,000 per annum with a median salary of $85,000.


Hays 2017 Salary Survey



Salary Information


Facilitation is often part of a Training Manager or L&D Managers role - salary bands below.


External Facilitators will charge anywhere between $500 - $5,000 for a days facilitation depending on the topic and their background, speciality and  their level of fame.




Organisational Development roles used to be filled by Industrial Organisational Psychologists, however now this is part of many senior HR and L&D roles. Organisational Development roles are responsible for:


Salary Information


An OD Consultant role will pay between $90,000 - $140,000 per annum with a median salary of $115,000.


An OD Manager role will pay between $100,000 - $150,000 per annum with a median salary of $130,000.


Hays 2017 Salary Survey



Salary Information


An Instructional Designer role will pay between $100,000 - $150,000 per annum with a median salary of $120,000.


Hays 2017 Salary Survey


External Instructional Designers or Learning Companies will charge anywhere between $50 - $200 an hour to deliver this type of work.


Salary Information


A Learning Coordinator role will pay between $80,000 - $120,000 per annum with a median salary of $95,000.


Hays 2017 Salary Survey


Learning and Development roles can be very different depending on the size of the business you are in. In smaller companies an L&D Manager may also be a Trainer, a Facilitator, an Instructional Designer, an Organisational Developer and work as a strategic Learning Partner. Within larger companies there may be different roles for each of these.

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