1228 - Organizational & E-Learning Development Strategist at Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

Posted in Admin - Clerical 13 days ago.

Location: Waukesha, Wisconsin

Job Description:

Job ID:

Professional Development Specialist

Waukesha, WI

Practice Area:

Open Date:
Thursday, April 29, 2021

Job Function:

Job Description:

The Company

This is an opportunity to work with the Best. We are Michael Best Consulting. We provide superior service to Clients to support their People Acquisition and Development processes. Created to support the excellence that is the Michael Best law firm and based in Waukesha, Wisconsin, and serving clients out of our Milwaukee, Madison and Manitowoc, WI, Chicago, Il, Raleigh, NC, Washington, D.C. Denver, Co, Austin TX and Salt Lake City, UT locations, our mission is to deliver concierge HR support services that exceed our clients' expectations.

The Location

Michael Best Consulting is conveniently located two blocks north of the I-94 corridor in Waukesha, WI. Southeastern Wisconsin is the home of the Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Bucks, Summerfest, and world class cultural attractions including the Milwaukee Art Center, museum and symphony orchestra. Our contemporary Waukesha office design is ideal for concentration and collaboration and supports a culture where we work together to make good things happen for our Clients. After successful growth in the professional practice of the candidate, reporting to other office locations may be considered, depending on client base and needs.

The Position

The Organizational and E-Learning Development Strategist is an amazing opportunity for a candidate to spread their wings in the world of advisory HR and Training Support. Michael Best's Venture Best team has earned a national reputation by providing funding and support for start-up organizations, some of which have become house-hold names. As these start-ups prosper, they require scalable HR support across multiple disciplines. Among the challenges is delivering top notch results in every aspect of HR, including Talent Acquisition and On-Boarding, systems design, compensation and benefits analysis, employment law, and training and development. But there is more.

The changes brought about by the recent pandemic have changed the way companies work. The Organizational Strategist must have familiarity and experience developing and delivering e-learning training. You will also work internally to develop content and oversee the delivery of e-learning content and the Learning Management Systems that house this content. This aspect of the role requires interaction with attorneys across multiple disciplines to align e-learning content with client training and compliance needs. This is a growth market, and you will hit the ground running with several hundred lawyers and several thousand clients looking for new ways to deliver HR and training services remotely.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Partnering with our Venture Best attorneys to develop start-up clients and deliver world class HR solutions to the marketplace.

  • Partnering with law firm practice groups and firm attorneys to identify and secure new consulting clients similar to Venture Best Clients and plan the development of e-learning content for HR and technical training requirements with same.

  • Drive brand excellence and Client value by delivering concierge HR support services to our clients.

  • Provide full cycle talent acquisition support for Clients including the definition and implementation of the hiring process, cultural assimilation and on-boarding. Assure Client compliance with applicable state and federal employment laws often working with experience lawyers.

  • Develop internal Applicant Data Base to provide leverage for multiple Client recruitment support.

  • Counsel Client on employment matters including termination risk management, compensation analysis and market pricing, and benefit plan design and cost analysis.

  • Conduct individual, group, and organization-based training and development needs analyses and assessments. Delivers learning content on site or in an e-learning capacity.

  • Based on assessed need, plans, develops, and delivers or coordinates the delivery of individual and/or group training and instructional programs, encompassing a wide range of technical, operational, management, and/or other skills areas.

  • Manages the content development process, including content design with Subject Matter Expert (often attorneys) and supervision of internal or subcontract developers.

  • Prepares and maintains catalog of current available training programs for Clients, updates and markets same.

Job Requirements:

Bring Your Best

  • 5+ years of progressive human resources or related experience

  • Certified PHR or SPHR desired

  • Experience with e-learning and LCMS content design and development process

  • Communications skills and confidence to interact with Clients at all levels of an organization. Business sales and closing experience is preferred.

  • Ability to work effectively on independent and collaborative levels.

  • Strong follow-through capability and a demonstrated history of accuracy in completed work.

  • Strong computing skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, with advanced Excel skills and Captivate or similar content development software experience.

  • A high level of integrity and professional discretion; and a proven ability to appropriately handle sensitive and confidential information and situations.

  • Experience providing top notch HR support to start-up organizations is a plus

Why You Should Apply

At Michael Best Law Firm and Michael Best Consulting, we believe that performance-driven pay provides a foundation for a complete benefit package that helps you live your best life, both at work and at home. Competitive base pay, outstanding benefits, opportunities for learning and growth, all programs designed to help you plan for the future, and perks that inspire your downtime are all part of our total compensation package.

Learning and Growth

  1. Challenging and Dynamic Role

  2. Career Development Planning

  3. Professional Growth Opportunities

  4. Performance Management and Coaching

  5. Tuition Reimbursement

  6. OJT Learning Opportunities

Health & Wellness

  1. Medical

  2. Dental

  3. Vision Care

  4. Health Savings Accounts

  5. Flexible Spending Accounts

  6. Wellness Program

  7. Employee Assistance Plan

Total Compensation

  1. Competitive Base Pay

  2. Annual Merit Review/Incentive Pay

  3. Outstanding Benefits

  4. Telecommute Flexibility

  5. Generous PTO Plus 9 Paid Holidays

Planning for the Future

  1. 401(k) with Company Match

  2. Short Term Disability Plan

  3. Long Term Disability Plan

  4. Life Insurance

Culture and Workplace

  1. Respected organization with Collaborative Culture

  2. Growing Organization with an Exciting Future

  3. Healthy Work-Life Balance

  4. Contemporary Work Environment

  5. Positive and respectful Work Climate

To be considered for this position, please submit an application via our online portal.

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Michael Best Strategies LLC, and Michael Best Consulting LLC (collectively known as "Michael Best") are steadfastly committed to providing equal employment opportunity and maintaining a workplace for employees and applicants for employment that is free from discrimination based upon age, race, religion, color, disability, marital status, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please contact our Recruiting team at 414.225.4999 or careers@michaelbest.com to let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.