Talent Development Partner

Job Locations US-CA-Folsom
ID 2024-7374
Human Resources
Full Time


The Talent Development Partner works cross-functionally to design, develop, deliver, and evaluate training and development resources that help employees do their best work. The successful candidate must be innovative and passionate about developing people with a clear understanding of organizational development and adult learning. This includes a level of expertise on the current tools and trends in talent, learning, and performance management.  You will have a direct impact on employee experience from an employee’s first day through their career development journey at PowerSchool.


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Identify, create, and implement talent development programs that enable PowerSchoolers to grow in their personal journeys with the skills and knowledge to achieve our strategic objectives. Program examples include mentorship program, career framework, LinkedIn Learning, and compliance training. 
  • Manage and facilitate our corporate onboarding program, providing a best-in-class onboarding experience for newly hired and acquired employees 
  • Use your instructional design skills and knowledge of adult learning principles to create simple and effective learning experiences that elicit behavior change 
  • Collaborate with business partners and People Experience team to support key talent processes like performance management, talent review, succession planning, and 360 evaluations. This could include managing project plans, building/delivering training, and creating on-demand resources like job aids, SOPs, or video tutorials 
  • Facilitate live training to audiences of varying size and level across PowerSchool. Content may range from PowerSchool knowledge and processes like goal setting, career development, and performance management to interpersonal/character skills like delivering feedback, managing up, and prioritization 
  • Communicate and promote learning opportunities to build excitement from employees and stakeholders 
  • Support additional People Experience projects and priorities as needed.


To be considered for and to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required 

Qualifications include: 

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a role focused on Talent/Organizational Development, workplace learning, or instructional design 
  • Bachelor’s degree in organizational development, HR, adult learning, instructional design, business administration or related field preferred  
  • Experienced facilitator, comfortable presenting to groups both virtually and in-person 
  • Experience managing projects with multiple stakeholders and collaborators, keeping a project plan, and tracking deliverables  
  • Proficiency executing instructional design projects, specifically web-based training using Articulate 360 (or Adobe Captivate) 
  • Character skills for success: resourcefulness, creativity, learning agility, strategic and critical thinking, navigating ambiguity, and collaboration

Compensation & Benefits

PowerSchool offers the following benefits:


  • Comprehensive Insurance Coverage (including Medical, Dental, Vision, Pharmacy benefits, Life Insurance and AD&D)​
  • Flexible Spending Accounts with company contributions
  • Health Savings Accounts​
  • Short-Term Disability and Long-Term Disability​
  • Comprehensive 401(k) plan​ with employer match
  • Generous Parental Leave​
  • Unrestricted paid time off (known as Discretionary Time Off - DTO) ​
  • Paid Community and Volunteer Time Off (VTO)​
  • Wellness Program, including ClassPass & Employee Assistance Program​
  • Tuition Reimbursement​ for undergraduate and graduate degree programs
  • Optional Benefits: Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection, Student Debt Repayment Program and Prepaid Legal coverage​.

​A reasonable estimate of the base compensation range for this position is $78,000 – $85,000. The compensation range is specific to the United States and incorporates many factors including but not limited to an applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience and training; licensures, degrees, and certifications; internal equity; internal pay ranges; and market data/range parameters.

EEO Commitment

PowerSchool is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. PowerSchool is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. Our inclusive culture empowers PowerSchoolers to deliver the best results for our customers. We not only celebrate the diversity of our workforce, we celebrate the diverse ways we work. If you have a disability and need an accommodation regarding our recruiting process, please let us know by emailing accommodations@powerschool.com.




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