Learning Solutions Architect (REMOTE OPPORTUNITY)

at Regions Bank in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

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Job Description:

At Regions, the Learning Solutions Architect at this level is responsible for the overall learning strategies that increase the capability of Regions’ associates to deliver on business objectives. This position is strategically aligned with key business units and is responsible for the creation of the associated curricula and learning journeys – new hire through progression. This position consults with Human Resources Business Partners (HRBPs) and the business units to identify learning needs and gaps through diagnostic assessments. This position will contribute to decisions of whether learning solutions should be internally developed or externally sourced. Additionally, this position sources external vendors and directs required modifications. This position establishes methods to determine effectiveness of both the program and strategy. The Learning Solutions Architect at this level will chair business-unit specific Learning Councils.

Learning Solutions Architects at this level are considered highly seasoned technical experts and key advisors. This level functions with a large degree of independence and participates in the creation of Learning Solutions governance/evaluation and optimizing internal processes. This level also has a clear understanding of the business groups they service and is typically responsible for the most complex business units.

Primary Responsibilities

General Responsibilities

+ Coordinates learning solutions involving instructional design, LMS team, delivery resources, and Learning & Development specialists

+ Provides technical advice and guidance to junior Learning Solutions Architects, partnering with senior management to address skill gaps

Manages Business Unit (BU) Learning Initiatives/Strategies

+ Acts as primary Learning & Development (L&D) point of contact for HRBP and for Business Unit requests

+ Establishes and maintains learning curricula/pathways for the supported business units

+ Develops, executes, and monitors initiatives to support agreed upon business unit-level Learning & Development strategies, including those identified during Talent Management discussions

Business Liaison & Learning Council

+ Facilitates Learning Council meetings with business units: presents recommended business unit-level Learning & Development strategies to Learning Council for review/agreement; validates business unit L&D priorities, gains directional guidance; ensures alignment with business unit strategy

+ Leverages learning metrics and analytics to provide data-driven insights and to inform organization decision making

+ Manages L&D budget for supported business units, recommending most appropriate out of bank training opportunities, when appropriate

Learning Needs Analysis

+ Applies a systematic process of analyzing the job-specific skills required for effective role performance

+ Identifies root causes for performance gaps and recommend learning/development solutions to improve core skills performance, directs non-learning root causes with the appropriate with Center of Excellence (internal and external to HR)

Solutions Design Recommendation

+ Gathers, organizes, and analyzes information regarding the potential impact of learning solutions against key business drivers

+ Applies expertise in learning theories and practices to the construction of individual solutions and overall learning curricula/pathways

+ Engages Centers of Excellence (internal and external to L&D) as appropriate in the recommendation of solutions to close identified performance gaps

+ Curates learning resources into learning pathways

+ Sources vendors and manages relationships for outsourced learning solutions

This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.


+ Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Learning & Development, Instructional Design, or related field

+ Seven (7) years of progressive experience in a Learning & Development organization


+ Master’s degree in Human Resources, Learning & Development, Instructional Design, or related field

+ Experience with LMS such as SuccessFactors, Workday, Plateau, etc.

Skills and Competencies

+ Ability to apply learning theories and current learning research to learning strategies

+ Ability to communicate with impact to influence key stakeholders

+ Ability to conduct effective learning needs analysis

+ Deep understanding of roles and skills required for the assigned BUs

+ Effective at peer coaching

+ Experienced in managing a complex set of stakeholders and projects

+ Experienced in sourcing and managing learning vendors

+ Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

+ Superior attention to detail

+ Thorough understanding of existing learning paths and curricula for assigned business units

Position Type

Full time

Compensation Details

Pay ranges are job specific and are provided as a point-of-market reference for compensation decisions. Other factors which directly impact pay for individual associates include: experience, skills, knowledge, contribution, job location and, most importantly, performance in the job role. As these factors vary by individuals, pay will also vary among individual associates within the same job.

The target information listed below is based on the national range and level of the position.

Job Range Target:


$98,167.50 USD


$164,780.00 USD

Incentive Pay Plans:

This job is not incentive eligible.

Benefits Information

Regions offers a benefits package that is flexible, comprehensive and recognizes that “one size does not fit all” for associates. Listed below is a synopsis of the benefits offered by Regions for informational purposes, which is not intended to be a complete summary of plan terms and conditions.

+ Paid Vacation/Sick Time

+ 401K with Company Match

+ Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits

+ Disability Benefits

+ Health Savings Account

+ Flexible Spending Account

+ Life Insurance

+ Parental Leave

+ Employee Assistance Program

+ Associate Volunteer Program

Please note, benefits and plans may be changed, amended, or terminated with respect to all or any class of associate at any time. To learn more about Regions’ benefits, please click or copy the link below to your browser.

Location Details

Riverchase South


Hoover, Alabama

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Job Posting: JC224692963

Posted On: Sep 25, 2022

Updated On: Nov 11, 2022