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Post Date:  May 26, 2021

Chicago, IL, US, 60604

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition Number:  11367
Work Schedule:  (Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PM)

Are you looking to find personal and professional fulfillment, and align your career with your values? 


At Gateway Foundation, our employees have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping people with substance abuse issues gain control of their lives.


Gateway Foundation is a recognized non-profit leader in evidence-based treatment proven to get results. Our experts in Addiction Medicine—including highly educated clinical and medical professionals and expert psychiatrists and nurses—deliver care that never stops. Throughout Gateway’s proud history of helping others, dedicated and professional employees have been vital to accomplishing our life-saving mission. Read more about the incredible recognition that we recieved!


If you are a collaborative professional who shares our commitment to helping people with substance abuse and mental health issues turn their lives around – GATEWAY IS THE PLACE FOR YOU! 


HR Learning & Engagement Specialists are responsible for:

  • This position will identify and coordinate the delivery of content offerings through the company's Relias (LMS) system.
  • Create Engagement strategy for the organization, including the participation in an annual employee engagement survey and the development of engagement initiatives that support business objectives.
  • Lead the company-wide rollout of the annual employee engagement survey as well as any required pulse surveys.
  • Partner with business unit leaders to conduct employee focus groups and develop engagement initiatives that will foster a culture that values and takes action on employee feedback.
  • Develop and publish curriculum for managers and employees on relevant business topics each year.
  • Administer the company’s tuition reimbursement program.
  • Develop and generate monthly reports for leaders to help monitor progress on the company’s engagement initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Six to eight years working experience in the areas of Learning and Development and/or Engagement
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Ability to think critically and use creativity to address engagement and learning needs of the Organization.
  • Ability to create a strategic plan and an equal ability to develop and deliver the operational components of that plan.
  • Working knowledge of Learning management systems

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to communicate with others by speaking and making presentations to groups or individuals and responding to telephone calls. Ability to create written communication including letters, memos, newsletters and the like for distribution to individuals inside and outside the organization.
  • Ability to develop curriculum in a way that is engaging to the learner.
  • Visual acuity to proofread, check and verify data and text from printed form and computer display.
  • Ability to extract data from systems, analyze information and draw conclusions.
  • Ability to travel by car, train or airplane for up to 15% of work time to visit Gateway programs located in various states and in correctional institutions; to participate in merger and acquisition activities and to implement new programs.

Competitive Compensation and Benefits: 


Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make a difference. We are committed to engaging and rewarding our employees in meaningful ways. For eligible employees, we provide a Total Rewards Package that includes:

  • Health Insurance - Including a wellness premium incentive opportunity
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  •  Paid Time Off - Including 18 days of PTO and 9 paid holidays in the first year
  • Catastrophic Absence Time (CAT) - Accrue up to seven days annually, to be used during an extended personal illness
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Commuter Accounts
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match 
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability (LTD)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training & Development Programs


Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here. #CB #Tiffany

Nearest Major Market: Chicago