Staff Learning & Development Assistant

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Title :

Staff Learning & Development Assistant

Location :

Los Angeles

Hours :

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Job Summary

Gibson Dunn is a leading global law firm, advising clients on significant transactions and disputes. Our exceptional teams craft and deploy creative legal strategies that are meticulously tailored to every matter, however complex or high-stakes. The firm’s work is distinguished by a unique combination of precision and vision.

Based in Los Angeles, the Staff Learning & Development Assistant will be responsible for supporting the Firm’s professional skills training and career support initiative for our 850+ staff members worldwide.

This role reports to the Staff Learning & Development Specialist.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide administrative assistance to the Learning & Development team.
  • Collaborate on content and design of monthly staff newsletters.
  • Assist with organizing data through inputs including surveys and individual outreach.
  • Support administration of staff integration programs including new hire orientations and Gibson Guides program.
  • Support the employee recognition program tracking and approval process.
  • Provide administrative support for LinkedIn Learning by helping to monitor usage, orienting new users, providing content recommendations, and developing opportunities for engagement.
  • Track tuition assistance usage, and conduct research on external training and certification opportunities.
  • Update Firm Learning & Development resources including the intranet page.
  • Gather and organize research on professional development topics.
  • Work with large volumes of information to help the department identify trends in staff development and create reports as needed.
  • Help plan and provide on-site support at various events throughout the year.
  • Collaborate with the Staff Learning & Development Specialist on additional projects as needed.
  • Support global programs by developing a solid understanding of departmental objectives and working as a contributing member of the team. 

Qualifications

  • Strong organization skills with a focus on attention to detail, problem solving and the ability to multitask.
  • Professional demeanor and excellent communication skills paired with a positive, welcoming, and service-oriented attitude.
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness, creativity, and self-directed behavior.
  • Excellent writing, proofreading and editing skills. Must be able to tailor written work product to the appropriate audience.
  • Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Interest in adult education and career growth.
  • Ability to both focus on a variety of projects and manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to work effectively with other departments and staff at all levels of the Firm across multiple time zones.
  • Integrity to handle sensitive and highly confidential information with utmost care.

 

Experience

  • Four-year college degree required.
  • Some experience in a professional development, talent development, human resources or related role preferred.

 

Gibson Dunn will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of local law.

 

Compensation & Benefits:

The annual compensation range for this position is $60-65k. The salary offered within this range will depend upon qualifications and other operational considerations.

Benefits offered for this position include health care; retirement benefits; paid days off, including sick time, and vacation time; parental leave; basic life insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; as well as discretionary, performance-based bonuses.

GIBSON DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP IS COMMITTED TO THE PRINCIPLES OF EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL PARTNERS, EMPLOYEES AND APPLICANTS AND, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE APPLICABLE FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS, DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF SEX, RACE, CREED, COLOR, RELIGION, MATRICULATION OR POLITICAL AFFILIATION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ALIENAGE OR CITIZENSHIP STATUS, ANCESTRY, AGE, MARITAL STATUS OR PARTNERSHIP STATUS, FAMILY RESPONSIBILITIES, DISABILITY, MEDICAL CONDITION, PERSONAL APPEARANCE, GENETIC INFORMATION, PREDISPOSING GENETIC CHARACTERISTICS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, MILITARY STATUS, STATUS AS A VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, STALKING AND SEX OFFENSES, ARREST OR CONVICTION RECORD, OR ON ANY OTHER BASIS PROHIBITED BY LAW.