Business likes to put people in little boxes. It’s called an org chart. Your job title ends up determining your capability not your skills set. Here are some questions that will allow you to get a sense of what your job is going to look like. Knowing how informed your manager is about their department goes a long way in understanding what your role will look like before you even start working.
How much can you do to produce meaningful employee learning?
To what extent can the learning department establish rules and procedures that facilitate learning?
How much can you do to help employees master complex content?
How much can you do to promote deep understanding of academic concepts?
How much can your department do to adopt alternative learning theories?
How much can you do to help employees think critically?