Locations: Atlanta, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Boston, Dallas, Houston, Austin & Las Vegas
Greenberg Traurig (GT), a global law firm, has an exciting full-time employment opportunity for a Learning & Development Specialist in various office location. We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.
As part of the Learning and Development team, a L&D Specialist will design and facilitate learning programs on a variety of topics offered to GT attorneys and staff. L&D Specialists collaborate with instructional designers, subject matter experts, stakeholders and project teams to create, design, and develop job aides, quick reference cards, guides and other resources used when facilitating instructor-led programs and blended learning curricula. This role will be primarily responsible for a regional set of US offices, however, there are opportunities work on enterprise projects and training initiatives.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Build relationships with various stakeholders in US offices to understand their business objectives and align training efforts.
Partners with regional human resource professionals, business directors or operational department heads to conduct performance and needs analysis to recommend and implement appropriate learning interventions to address skill gaps and provide feedback to management
Serves as training lead where project management skills will be required to coordinate efforts and resources within the Learning and Development team as part of a larger project team
Works with instructional designers to ensure firm-branded templates are used and that deliverables are reviewed for quality assurance prior to implementation
Designs and develops world-class engaging programs and curricula; define objectives, outline course content and exercises, develop content, assessments and supporting materials for learning efforts
Facilitates learning programs for attorneys and staff on the Firm’s core applications. Training delivery formats include live classroom, virtual training, and one-on-one instruction
Effectively uses the firm’s virtual platforms to ensure the learning environment is engaging; working in conjunction with other members of the learning team as needed to keep up with the new features of the virtual platforms
Teams up with software rollout teams by participating in pilot orientation sessions, conducting testing and reporting results, soliciting feedback from pilot users, and compiling statistics of overall pilot results
Generates class rosters, reports, and update attendance in GT’s Learning Management System
Provides metrics on learning programs as requested
Stays up to date with industry and field current trends
Performs other job-related duties as required
Skills & Competencies:
Proven proficiency in designing and facilitating training programs in classroom and virtual environments
Proficient in the application of instructional design, curriculum design, and adult-learning principles
Experience facilitating soft skill or leadership training
Ability to establish credibility with client base as a valuable resource and consultant in technical training and applications
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written), professional demeanor and presentation. Including active listening and ability to convey information clearly
A self-starter who takes ownership of assigned projects and shows commitment to the job; ability to work independently
Strong project management skills
Qualifications & Prior Experience:
Bachelor’s in education or related field or equivalent experience
5 years of experience in an education and training environment, preferably in a professional services organization
Strong technical knowledge of multiple software applications used in a legal environment including MS Office 2016 and higher, iManage FileSite/DeskSite or similar large document management system, and BigHand Hyperstyles or similar document production tools
Greenberg Traurig is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Greenberg Traurig are considered without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or genetic information, among other protected bases.
About Greenberg Traurig
Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 39 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.