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Tue, 05/14/2019 - 18:55 -- MKaufman

Instructional Design/Training Manager
Arnold & Porter, Washington, DC
On Site, Full Time Position

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Instructional Design/Training Manager in the Washington, DC office. The Manager is responsible for designing comprehensive learning programs that will enhance the technology user’s ability to work with the various information technologies, systems, and applications that are used to support the Firm and its clients. The Manager will create the design and oversee the development of internal and external curriculum including eLearning, blended learning, virtual training, webinars, online and informal learning solutions using instructional systems design principles and guidelines. The Manager is responsible for the oversight of quality and alignment of all training curriculum content to ensure effectiveness and compliance as well as supervising the IT training team.


  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience in large scale learning design including blended solutions is required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in assessment of business and learner needs and training design best practices to meet organizational metrics.
  • Four-year college degree preferred, equivalent experience considered.
  • Previous law firm employment preferred. Experience in eLearning (Captivate, Articulate, HTML etc.), video development, and virtual training development (Adobe Connect webinars, learning platforms, streaming channels).
  • Ability to work within a collaborative environment and within aggressive time frames.
  • Strong knowledge of adult learning principles.
  • Able to analyze complex business requirements and adopt new methods to develop materials, take preventative measures with projects, programs, and process designs to overcome potential barriers.
  • Knowledge of computer operating systems and general knowledge of applications commonly utilized in a law firm environment.
  • Must have exceptional judgment, demonstrate flexibility and professionalism.
  • Ability to lead effectively.
  • Use communication, analytical and conflict resolution skills to deliver results-oriented service.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills in a dynamic environment are a must.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize while maintaining high attention to detail and quality.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our Firm's policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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