Requisition Number: 17-0016
Title: IT Learning and Development Manager (Training Manager)
Fredrikson & Byron, one of the leading law firms in Minneapolis, is continuing to grow. We are seeking a qualified IT Learning and Development Manager to conduct and manage learning and development programs for attorneys and employees, offering modern, innovative training approaches for developing technology skills, enhancing productivity, efficiency and quality of work.
In return for your expertise we offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and pleasant surroundings.
Requirements Education: The IT Learning and Development Manager must have a degree in Training & Development, Human Resources, Education, Psychology, Business, IT, or any other related field. An equivalent of the same in working experience is also acceptable for the position.
Experience: A candidate for this position will have at least 5 years working experience in a training and development capacity, preferably within the legal field. The candidate will also have proven and successful experience facilitating training campaigns through instructional design, adult learning concepts, and technology. A suitable candidate will also have demonstrated successful experience leveraging technology in order to deliver training in new innovative ways.
Communication Skills: Communication skills are imperative for this position due to the leadership capacity as well as successfully leading the IT Learning and Development Department. Communication skills will also be necessary in facilitating smooth communications between the team and the various departmental heads, management, and key stakeholders in the law firm, ensuring clear communication of messages and proper execution of training programs.
MS Office: A candidate for this position must be highly proficient in the use of MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint, all necessary for the creation of visually and verbally engaging training materials and reports.
Analytical Skills: A candidate for this position will have the ability to identify performance improvement opportunities and gaps, conduct analyses, and develop solutions that will deliver the desired results through training programs.
Interpersonal Skills: A candidate for this position must be a strategic and creative thinker, detail and result oriented, be open and welcoming to change, be comfortable working in group settings, be self-motivated working under minimal supervision, have an ability to handle multiple projects and meet tight deadlines, and demonstrate composure under stress and in times of uncertainty.
Leadership/People Skills: The candidate for this position must demonstrate an ability to develop strong relationships with others and leverage those relationships across the law firm.