J.B. Hunt Transport Talent Development Specialist in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Opening ID:

00234778 Talent Development Specialist (Open)

Job Title:

Talent Development Specialist


Human Resources


United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time


5 Day - Mon - Fri (United States of America)

Job Description Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Talent Development and working very closely with the leadership development team, the Training Specialist will be responsible for development, design, management and delivery of J.B. Hunt’s talent development programs.

Job Description:

Primary responsibilities fall into the following areas:

  • Partners with T&D department and internal customers to creatively develop and facilitate a minimum of 20 hours per week of classroom-based leadership and on-boarding training programs through the application of a variety of instructional techniques such as role playing, simulations, team exercises, group discussions, videos, and lectures.

  • Integrates classroom training with diverse, real-world, business-specific situations in order to drive learning outcomes.

  • Partners with our online training expert to create web based training modules and the delivery of instructor facilitated webinars.

  • Continuously and proactively updates and improve courses and delivery methods.

  • Delivers training programs in multiple locations across the country (travel in excess of 30% may be required).

  • Manage all logistics involved in all classroom, virtual classroom, eLearning courses including enrolment, accommodations, pre-assessments, etc.

  • Assess effectiveness of training programs through a variety of methods including surveys.

  • Has high energy and enthusiastic presentation style that will engage and energize participants.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/BA from an accredited institution

  • 3+ years in a formal management position.

  • 3+ years of strong stand up facilitative training experience.

  • Must look forward to, and gain energy from, the delivery of training programs.

  • Comfortable being highly detailed, organized, efficient, and deadline driven on all project and administrative tasks.

  • Very comfortable using MS Office applications such as Power Point, Word, and Excel.

  • Expert at listening and building rapport with internal customers at all levels.

  • Extremely effective time management skills with little supervision.

  • Strong verbal and written skills.

  • Collaborative, flexible, and committed team player.

  • Must be extremely comfortable giving and receiving developmental feedback on a regular basis.

  • High emotional intelligence is a must.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS/MA in related discipline from an accredited institution.

  • Knowledge of the transportation, logistics, or supply chain industry.

  • Experience in formal executive/management coaching.

  • Skilled at conducting needs analysis to determine training requirements and appropriate delivery methods


Company Overview:

Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.

Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to the transportation logistics industry. From our humble beginnings in 1961, with only five tractors and seven refrigerated trailers, we have evolved into one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America. We provide safe and reliable transportation services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our four business segments (Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Truckload, and Integrated Capacity Solutions) allow us to provide customized freight solutions for customers big and small. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.

Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

These are just a few things you'll find at J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering or information technology, we can help jumpstart your career with challenging opportunities that will help you reach your maximum potential.

Why J.B. Hunt?

We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.

What are we looking for?

We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.