Reports to: Director of Communities of Practice

Purpose: Manages and facilitates monthly events for the Leadership Community of Practice (CoP) in collaboration with one or more CoP co-leads.

Length of Term:  1 year

Monthly Commitment:  5 hours per month


CoP Leaders must ensure the following:

  • Plan CoP events aligned with the ATD competency model and support leadership learning and development 
  • Work with the Director of CoPs to ensure programs fit with the overall Chapter Learning and Development Strategy
  • Complete preliminary event planning at least 3 months in advance and communicate plans and updates regularly to the Director of CoPs
  • Submit a Chapter communication form for each planned event one month in advance
  • Identify speakers for the monthly events and facilitate events accordingly
  • Attend CoP leaders monthly meetings 
  • Collaborate effectively with other Leadership CoP leaders 


  • Have current or previous experience working in leadership positions or with leadership and development programs
  • Proficient with using various technologies (i.e., Google Drive, Zoom, and Canva) 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Ability to organize information and documents 
  • Previous experience facilitating online meetings is a plus 

What’s in it for you

  • Develop strategic thinking skills to generate topics that will promote industry best practices
  • Network and build relationships with a diverse pool of experts in the leadership and development field
  • Utilize program management skills to manage, and facilitate various learning events
  • Increase engagement and peer learning opportunities in the learning and development community
  • Enhance communication and leadership skills

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