ID# 20-1395 Location: Calgary, Alberta
Reporting to a Deputy Chief, the Executive Director (ED), Learning and Recruitment is part of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and is responsible for developing and setting the overall direction and strategies to support and enable the learning and recruitment functions for both sworn and civilian employees at Calgary Police Service (CPS). This position provides leadership to CPS on recruitment and selection of sworn officer recruits, recruit and in-service learning, training and development within officer safety and tactics, driver safety and compliance, and field training within a complex multi-union environment.
This position is responsible for the development, achievement and reporting of key performance indicators and organizational goals that fall under this division, and oversees the design, development and implementation of the corporate framework of CPS policies, programs, processes, services to support people skills and enable employees’ access to quality learning/training systems and tools. The ED is accountable for developing and managing the division budget and resources within the Division, and the overall CPS budget for all training and development organizationally.
The ED will lead transformational change, moving CPS towards becoming a “learning organization” by building a framework based on collaboration and open knowledge-sharing. The ED of the Learning & Recruitment Division will challenge the status quo, encourage people to look for ways to improve, and create a culture that propels CPS forward with new ideas and best practices supported by evidence-based research, data and analytics. The ED will also play a pivotal role in HR priorities for 2021 in the areas of and Anti-Racism program development and implementation.
Functional units in this Division include the Learning & Development Unit, Chief Crowfoot Learning Centre, and the Recruiting Unit. This position builds partnerships across the Service; collaborates with other police agencies, Calgary Police Service HR, and provides reporting to the Calgary Police Commission.
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