Training Specialist

Lafayette Federal Credit Union
We are seeking a dynamic and resourceful Training Specialist to support our Learning and Development Department with a variety of talent development initiatives.

Location: Maryland - Full-Time (Rockville) 

*Work from home capabilities available*

*ONLY HIRING APPLICANTS IN DC, MD, AND/OR VA*

Lafayette Federal Credit Union has been dedicated to providing the highest level of service to our members since 1935. We understand that in order to give the best to our members we must give the best to our team. As an institution, we are committed to the success of each employee and the betterment of our community. We are proud of our competitive pay and attractive benefits package that provides those with Lafayette Federal careers the resources needed to manage their heath, promote their well-being, and help plan an exciting future.

Position Summary:
We are seeking a dynamic and resourceful Training Specialist to support our Learning and Development Department with a variety of talent development initiatives. Our ideal candidate has a genuine passion for employee development and is unafraid of generating new, bold ideas. If you are a great team player with an insatiable desire for learning who takes ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success then read on to learn more!

Responsibilities:
Deliver and facilitate a variety of training events in face-to-face and/or virtual environments.
Acclimate new hires to the business and conducts new hire orientation sessions.
Perform administrative functions and logistical tasks necessary to deliver and document training programs.
Periodically evaluate existing training content to ensure its validity and relevance.
Partner with subject matter experts (SMEs), if necessary, to obtain feedback on content.
Assist in developing training curricula that meet instructional goals and objectives.
Assist in selecting or developing training aids.
Assist in analyzing and assessing training and development needs for individuals and departments.
Stay abreast of the new trends and tools in training delivery, facilitation and other components of talent development.
Performs other duties as assigned by department manager and/or the SVP of Administration.

Requirements:
A positive credit standing

Education:
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
Knowledge of basic adult learning theory principles

Experience:
1-2 years of experience in delivering and facilitating training events in face-to-face and/or virtual environments
Experience working in a Financial Institution
Ability to lead a full training cycle
Experienced in selecting and aligning delivery options and media for training and/or learning events to the desired learning or behavioral outcomes
Capable of delivering training using multiple delivery options and media, for example mobile/multi-device, online, classroom, and/or multimedia
Experience with presentation media and support tools that enhance learner’s experience (projection technology, digital presentation, video, charts, simulations, asynchronous technology)

Interpersonal Skills:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent organizational and time-management skills
Ability to generate positive learning climates/environments
Work involves extensive personal contact with others and is of a personal or sensitive nature. Motivating, influencing, and/or training others is key at this level. Outside contacts become important and fostering sound relationships with other entities (companies and/or individuals) becomes necessary and often requires the ability to influence and/or sell ideas or services to others.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
This position requires manual dexterity, the ability to lift files and open cabinets.
This position requires bending, stooping or standing as necessary.
This job operates in a clerical office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Office environment with job duties conducted via telephone, face to face meetings, and on the computer.

Lafayette Federal Credit Union is committed to the health and safety of our employees, volunteers, and members. As such, we will require that all newly hired members of our team be COVID vaccinated two weeks prior to their first day of work. In accordance with applicable laws, we will consider exemptions to this requirement.

*Lafayette Federal Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer*

EOE/AA/DISABILITY/VETERAN

How to Apply:
https://www.lfcu.org/landing-short/careers.aspx