Technology Learning & Development Instructional Designer - Military Veterans

at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Wilmington, Delaware

Skadden's global Technology Learning & Development (“TL&D”) team is seeking an Instructional Designer whose primary role will be to support the design of instructional content for attorneys and professional staff on the Firm’s supported applications using proven learning strategies. This position works with the TL&D team to develop resources and communications, including: videos, eLearning modules, packages for the Firm’s learning management system (“LMS”), and documentation and with TL&D and LMS teams to assess internal and external offerings and shapes their customization and delivery. The Instructional Designer evaluates performance and reception of training initiatives via tracking metrics and collaborates with with subject matter experts to understand content being developed and delivered, modifying existing content based on feedback and changes in technology.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Supports the development of TL&D content, including: videos, eLearning modules, LMS packages, and documentation
  • Assists on special technology projects, providing workflow analysis and resource development
  • Works with colleagues to maintain and improve the standardization of oneSkadden offerings
  • Assesses existing instructional content to conform with global standards for hardware, software and other Firm processes
  • Promotes live oneSkadden training programs
  • Tests and evaluates existing external LMS offerings
  • Identifies Firm training needs and communicates with Global TL&D Supervisor and Global TL&D Supervisor to develop uniform offerings for global delivery
  • Provides weekly training reports
  • Provides live training in accordance with the needs of the Firm
  • Monitors "Work Strategies” SharePoint for TL&D content
  • Monitors ITSM/ISM incidents for TL&D opportunities
  • Demonstrates logic, reasoning skills, analysis, and interpretation to resolve problems
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others
  • Manages Firm resources responsibly
  • Maintains a regular and reliable physical presence in order to use on-site equipment and conduct in-person training consistent with the needs of the position
  • Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Wilmington, Delaware

With 23 offices, approximately 1,700 attorneys and more than 50 distinct areas of practice, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and affiliates serves clients in every major international financial center, providing the specific legal advice companies across a spectrum of industries need to compete most effectively in a global business environment. Our clients include approximately 50 percent of the Fortune 250 industrial and service corporations, as well as financial and governmental entities, small, entrepreneurial companies and nonprofits. Skadden’s attorneys and staff share a commitment to providing our clients with the highest-quality and most cost-effective legal services in an atmosphere emphasizing teamwork, creativity, responsiveness and diversity.

Our History

Founded as a three-lawyer shop in Manhattan in 1948, Skadden rose to prominence in the ’60s and ’70s by taking on the proxy fights and hostile tender offers that white-shoe law firms deemed “ungentlemanly.”  We leveraged our success in that area to build one of the world’s preeminent law firms, offering clients in every major international financial center solutions to the most challenging legal issues in virtually every area of corporate law.

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