Training Specialist

Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, P.A., an AV-rated, 40+ attorney law firm with offices in Greenbelt and Rockville, MD, seeks a highly motivated, and experienced training specialist with experience in the legal industry. This position is based in the Greenbelt office.

Job description

This role will be responsible for providing a variety of professional, high-level training services to the lawyers and staff of the firm through in person and remote training delivery to include, but not limited to:

  • Develop training and development content; including videos, eLearning units, emails etc.
  • Facilitate training programs on processes, procedures, software, policies, and best practices, using in-person classes, videos, and virtual delivery methods.
  • Assist in the design and development of innovative, engaging, and effective learning programs, including instructor-led training, e-learning modules, virtual and in-person classrooms, and workshops, with a key focus on the holistic needs of the firm practices in support of attorneys.
  • Assist in conducting comprehensive needs assessments to identify skill gaps and training requirements across the firm.
  • Knowledge of legal industry-specific software preferred (i.e., Document Management System).
  • Setup and training of new and existing employees in the use of document management, legal case management, trial presentation, E-filing, and video-conferencing applications, etc. according to established firm policies and procedures.
  • Develop and update training resources, including facilitator guides, participant workbooks, job aids, multimedia presentations, and online learning resources and learning programs.
  • Make recommendations on future improvements to management, workflow processes, and user experience.
  • Partner with the HR and IT teams to advise on the development of training programs and content, in close alignment with subject matter experts.
  • Manage training spaces and ensure the environment is clean, comfortable, secure, and ready to host training.
  • Complete administrative duties including but not limited to end of week reports, and end of class emails and reports.
  • Stay up to date with legal industry trends and developments to ensure that training programs are relevant and effective.
  • Maintain accurate records of training activities and participant progress.
  • Maintain expert level knowledge of JGL processes, procedures, software, policies, and best practices.

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and corporate classroom and e-learning training experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the legal industry.
  • Experience in a technical training role.
  • Deep knowledge of legal processes, procedures, and best practices.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Strong presentation skills and the ability to deliver engaging training programs.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other training-related software.

  • Full-time

  • From $65,000.00 per year

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

  • 8-hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

  • Greenbelt, MD (Required)

  • Greenbelt, MD: Relocate before starting work (Required)

  • In person

NOTE: Pursuant to Joseph Greenwald and Laake PA’s COVID-19 mitigation protocols, individuals must be fully vaccinated upon commencing employment, subject to legally required exemptions (“a medical condition, disability or sincerely held religious belief”).

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