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Leadership and OD Specialist I

Date: Mar 9, 2023

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92113

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Job Posting End Date: Until Filled 

Shift:                               1st

Security Clearance:      No Clearance





Under supervision, designs and facilitates courses in leadership development. Monitors and reports the effectiveness of training. Will be involved in program design in conjunction with master trainer or instructional designer. Conducts training needs assessments and recommends next steps that may include training. Supports training and development at all NASSCO facilities as required.



  • Conducts training needs analyses and formulates training and/or other strategies to meet identified needs and corporate objectives. Works as required in partnership with colleagues when situations warrant solutions outside of training.
  • Effectively prepares course objectives, outlines, lesson plans, handouts and other instructional material.
  • Leads and facilitates leadership training classes in such a way as to ensure effective utilization of student’s time.
  • Manages logistics for leadership development programs and activities including venues and equipment.
  • Interfaces with other members of the department to ensure comprehensive and timely responses to training issues. Coordinates training functions with supervisor. Assists in establishing and assigning training schedules and monitors student progress to assure course completion dates are met.
  • Assists with the development of leadership development programs and consistently manages programs for maximum effectiveness.
  • Evaluates business initiatives to determine the appropriate development interventions needed to meet organizational goals.
  • Coordinates with various business units, vendors, and consultants to research and identify materials needed for training course development and implementation.
  • Interfaces with business units to assure that department is knowledgeable of product changes or modifications and incorporates them into new or existing training programs.
  • Maintains lines of communication across the organization to encourage the flow of information needed to keep courses current.
  • Revises course content to reflect changes in processes, procedures and corporate issues and strategy.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, I/O Psychology, or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Two (2) years instructor-led facilitation experience.
  • Project management skills required.




  • Must demonstrate excellent presentation skills (i.e. speak to groups) and ability to effectively deliver course material to all levels within the organization.
  • May lead the work of others within the department.
  • Acts as in internal expert on development issues in coordination with employee and labor relations. Visits departments on a periodic basis to promote understanding and cooperation.
  • Ensures equipment is functioning properly and training facilities are maintained in an orderly and professional manner.
  • Performs a variety of complicated tasks related to assigned areas of expertise.
  • Cross-train to teach other training courses on an as needed basis.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Performs other responsibilities and duties as assigned.



Work primarily conducted in an office setting with good lighting.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.  Regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers, operate computer keyboard and controls, and communicate verbally and in writing. Must be physically able to commute to buildings throughout the shipyard. Occasional exposure to dust, fumes and moderate levels of noise.


Payscale: $74,700 - $96,700


This pay range is a reasonable estimate of the salary range for this role. It takes into account the wide range of factors considered in making compensation decisions; including but not limited to skill sets, experience, training, and education. General Dynamics NASSCO also provides a variety of benefits including medical & dental insurance coverage, 401(k) retirement savings plan, flexible spending accounts/HSAs, life and disability insurance, company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO), wellness coaching, and an onsite health services. 


General Dynamics NASSCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

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