Learning & Development Specialist Job Description

Learning & Development Specialist Job Description

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Learning & development specialist provides in depth expertise in design, including external best practices, virtual and other learning technologies, performance support, emerging trends and vendors.

Learning & Development Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Design global diverse programs
Proactively coach and consult with customers
Collaborate in requirements identification, design and development of learning interventions
Identify performance gaps using industry standard tools and processes
Consult with business groups on best approach to address gaps
Design organizational change programs that address skill gaps along with associated metrics
Interface with L&D vendors and Purchasing to align terms & conditions during execution & sustainability of projects
Develop proposals, Statement of Work (SOW) and monitor work of external vendors/suppliers
Design and develop effective learning solutions that support (internal & external) communities in skill development
Develop change program that address critical IT skill gaps

Learning & Development Specialist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Learning & Development Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPLP, APTD, L&D, GMS, CRP, FIDI, IQA, NSE, CPTD, CP

Education for Learning & Development Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the learning & development specialist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education, Human Resources, Design, Business, Business/Administration, Psychology, Communication, Management, Adult Education, Communications

Skills for Learning & Development Specialist

Desired skills for learning & development specialist include:

Culture
Environment
Goals
Policies/procedures
Key players
LOB job roles
Excel
Word
Current learning technologies and principles
Adult learning principles and emerging instructional design trends

Desired experience for learning & development specialist includes:

Develop formal presentations for executive meetings
Provide metrics & data to support ITL&D/Strategy BPR
Identify evaluation metrics that support programs
Represent IT L&D as part of global Leaders as Teachers initiative
Research trends within field and develop proposals based on industry guidance
Professionalism with a background of handling highly sensitive materials is essential and required

Learning & Development Specialist Examples

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Learning & Development Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a learning & development specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for learning & development specialist
  • Deliver key messages and communication both to HR teams and the business regarding P&D activities through meetings and updates
  • Manage / support P&D communication points for each business (sharepoint pages)
  • Maintain, update and continuously improve P&D catalogue of offerings
  • E-Learning/LMS/ Record Management (15%)
  • Ensure accurate and up-to-date records of all JAPAN P&D generated activities are kept
  • Generate management reports from the record systems to track participation and effectiveness of JAPAN P&D generated activities (where systems exist)
  • Maintain and further develop the P&D intranet site
  • Maintain, update and continuously improve P&D records systems
  • Co-ordinate E-learning and access to Global J&J programs (non-Compulsory courses)
  • Assist the P&D/L&D Manager in the Generation of the budget to support delivery of solutions
Qualifications for learning & development specialist
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 5-7 years of experience in a training related role with instructional design and delivery experience
  • Excellent organization and follow-up skills to coordinate program efforts
  • Strong time management skills with great attention to detail and analytical skills with a high degree of professionalism
  • Self-starter with an innovative approach to designing solutions
  • Excellent with MS Office tools and Keynote, and preferably training specific authoring tools as well, such as Adobe Captivate, Storyline, Brainshark
  • Ability to maintain databases
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Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of learning & development specialist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for learning & development specialist
  • Provides project management for organization-wide projects/initiatives as required, facilitating team efforts and helping to define project goals, timelines, resource requirements and planning to cope with challenges and conflicts in the plans
  • Drive marketing communication through demand gen ensuring a strong learning culture is nurtured for our field participants
  • Execute Logistics (Facilitator, Location & Catering, Materials, Participants)
  • Control & Follow Up
  • Course Execution
  • Contract Services
  • Coordinate with Program Manager and Sr
  • Partnering with other key stakeholders and vendors to ensure a holistic approach to our solutions
  • Influence and work virtually across multiply business units, markets and geographies
  • Grow and enhance our engineering mentorship program and develop strategies to drive participant engagement with our new online, mobile platform
Qualifications for learning & development specialist
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Education, Organizational Development or related field required
  • You will be part of a fast-paced, agile team of engineers running a lean software development process
  • There are great opportunities for you to make deep impact on our designs and broad influence on team processes, execution, and development methodologies
  • Drives Innovative Business Improvements – Continually looks for improved processes to promote productivity.Ø
  • Imports and Exports Good Ideas – Shares best practice ideas with global Learning and Development Administrator network
  • 2-3 years’ experience in finance/accounting or end to end events coordination
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a learning & development specialist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for learning & development specialist
  • Facilitate instructor-led workshops and learning events such as management skills, professional skills, team-building, mentoring, LMS/learning system processes, and cultural orientation as needed
  • Develop communications plan and materials in support of L&OD initiatives
  • Establish a plan for those new employees starting off cycle (not synchronized with the start of onboarding class), to ensure appropriate paperwork is handled for employee readiness
  • Manage the execution of programs including but not limited to onboarding, competency development, leadership development, and team effectiveness
  • Manage the evaluation of learning solutions
  • Develop high-quality training solutions, including e-learning, virtual and instructor-led courses for delivery on a global scale aligned to business metrics and field objectives
  • Establish approach to nurture our learners through readiness programming and roadmaps enhancing experiences across all modalities and programs
  • Drive innovation in the design and development of trainings across a variety of modalities
  • Be accountable to measure ROI and the effectiveness of training programs through evaluating feedback and gaining insights from our BI dashboards to applying new learnings to further enhance programs
  • Act as an expert consultant to stakeholders and SMEs on the best learning and development methods
Qualifications for learning & development specialist
  • Knowledge of SAP, LMS and financial systems a plus
  • Successful experience in creating and implementing performance, leadership and development activities in complex, multi-functional business environments is required
  • Master's or Bachelor’s degree, ideally in education or adult learning
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant work experience, i
  • Sound knowledge of survey tools (e
  • The ability to work in groups and alone
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of learning & development specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for learning & development specialist
  • Provide web-based training delivery expertise using web collaboration tools including WebEx training center
  • Utilize systems including Success Factors and the Learning Management System (LMS) to schedule classes, monitor enrollment, and generate ad hoc and quarterly reports
  • Implement communication plans to maximize awareness and participation in learning and development initiatives
  • Identify strategic partnerships and manage vendor relationships
  • Develop new internal training programs, including partnering with vendors to customize programs
  • Support departments with custom departmental training development as needed (e.g., STEP program, Train-the-Trainer)
  • Develop job aids, training guides, and participant materials
  • Conduct and facilitate training programs for staff and management, including compliance training
  • Review and recommend off-the-shelf online content and increase employee usage
  • Partner with Member Education to identify Member training courses to increase employee Herbalization and onboarding
Qualifications for learning & development specialist
  • 5 years progressive experience in instructional design or talent development, including a minimum of 2 years leading project work
  • Recognized as a corporate expert in adult learning theory and instructional design
  • Experience in area of Program and Project management methodology and managing Vendor relationships and SLAs
  • Collaborates with others, works independently, takes initiative, adapts to change and makes difficult decisions
  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate, identify and plan for obstacles or barriers
  • Detail oriented and can perform quick and detailed reviews
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Learning & Development Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of learning & development specialist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for learning & development specialist
  • Conduct training needs analysis to design learning solutions that will close performance gaps, roll out initiatives, and prepare supporters to succeed in their role
  • Utilize instructional design methodologies such as ADDIE and/or SAM to design a solution that will achieve defined instructional objectives
  • Develop blended learning programs consisting of instructor led training, eLearning, and performance support resources
  • Facilitate instructor led training sessions to onboard new hires and develop the skills of experienced supporters
  • Research new training tools and methodologies to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of learning programs
  • Identify, analyze, design, deliver and evaluate training needs to meet customer expectations and internal service standards
  • Utilize a variety of training methods that account for multiple learning styles, such as one-on-one, classroom, just-in-time, eLearning, interactive
  • Create and maintain training materials, documentation of processing procedures to assure current and accurate content
  • Content administrator for Sotheby’s Learning Management System (LMS) to manage all program administration, and develops expertise in this system to propose continuous improvements beneficial to L&D and HR staff
  • Creates and implements content using instructional design principles, authoring tools
Qualifications for learning & development specialist
  • Proficiency in PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel
  • University degree, preferably in HR or Economics
  • At least 4 years professional experience in delivering HR solutions
  • Experience of having successfully engaged, motivated and influenced a variety of stakeholders
  • Proven track record of designing, developing & delivering a variety of programmes in a dynamic business environment
  • Ability to analyse data and drive insights, solid excel skills

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