Director, Learning & Organizational Development

Human Resources | Irvine, California Plano, Texas


Position at loanDepot

Position Summary:  
The Director of Learning & Organizational Development will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies that improve organizational effectiveness, enhance employee engagement, and support leadership & employee development. This role will collaborate with the CHRO, Sr. HRBP Team, and senior leaders across the organization to identify and address organizational challenges and opportunities, ensuring alignment with loanDepot's strategic goals.
  • Organizational Strategy: 
    • Develop and implement organizational development strategies that support the company’s mission, vision, and values.
    • Collaborate with senior leadership to identify organizational needs and design initiatives to address them.
  • Leadership Development:
    • Design and deliver development programs for employees, people leaders, executive leaders, and high-potential individuals.
    • Support both internal content build out as well as partnerships with external vendors.
    • Provide coaching and mentoring to senior leaders and high-potential employees.
  • Employee Engagement:
    • Develop and execute employee engagement strategies to foster a positive, inclusive, and high-performance culture.
    • Conduct regular employee surveys and focus groups to gather feedback and implement improvements.
    • Work closely with HR Business Partners (HRBPs) and leaders to develop action plans based on survey results, ensuring alignment with organizational goals.
  • Performance Management:
    • Oversee the design, implementation, and adoption of performance management systems that drive employee performance and development.
    • Ensure alignment of performance management practices with organizational goals.
  • Talent Management and Succession Planning:
    • Develop and implement talent management and succession planning strategies to support the recruitment, development, and retention of top talent.
    • Collaborate with HR and other departments to create career development paths for employees.
    • Help business leaders develop career paths within their organizations, ensuring alignment with overall company objectives.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Development, Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field
  • 8+ years of experience in organizational development, talent management, or a related field, with at least 5 years in a leadership role.
  • Proven track record of designing and implementing successful organizational development programs from the ground up.
  • Strong knowledge of leadership development, performance management, and employee engagement strategies.
  • Excellent communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with senior leaders and build strong relationships across the organization.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to use data to drive decisions.  
Why work for #teamloanDepot:
  • Aggressive compensation package based on experience and skill set.
  • Inclusive, diverse, and collaborative culture where people from all backgrounds can thrive.
  • Work with other passionate, purposeful, and customer-centric people.
  • Extensive internal growth and professional development opportunities including tuition reimbursement.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including Medical/Dental/Vision.
  • Wellness program to support both mental and physical health.
  • Generous paid time off for both exempt and non-exempt positions.
About loanDepot:
loanDepot (NYSE: LDI) is a digital commerce company committed to serving its customers throughout the home ownership journey. Since its launch in 2010, loanDepot has revolutionized the mortgage industry with a digital-first approach that makes it easier, faster, and less stressful to purchase or refinance a home. Today, as the nation's second largest non-bank retail mortgage lender, loanDepot enables customers to achieve the American dream of homeownership through a broad suite of lending and real estate services that simplify one of life's most complex transactions. With headquarters in Southern California and offices nationwide, loanDepot is committed to serving the communities in which its team lives and works through a variety of local, regional, and national philanthropic efforts.
Base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay for this role is between $125,000 and $175,000. Your base pay will depend on multiple individualized factors, including your job-related knowledge/skills, qualifications, experience, and market location. This position is bonus eligible.  
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.