Requisition Number: 2021-02-02058-0160-002
Job Title: Trainer
City: New York
State: NY
Shift: Monday-Friday; 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Hours: 35

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in New York, Beijing, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, São Paulo, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. Established in 1884, the Firm currently has more than 850 lawyers. On a world-wide basis, the Firm provides coordinated legal advice on the largest and most complex corporate transactions and litigation matters in industries which include financial services, insurance, power and natural resources, consumer products, services, technology, telecommunications, media, pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries. Cross-border finance, banking and bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and regulation, project and asset based finance, real estate, asset management, joint ventures, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution are important aspects of the Firm’s practice.

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Description/Job Summary

The Trainer is responsible for identifying the training needs of staff across the Firm, and for developing, delivering, and administer training classes to address those needs.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Conduct in-person and remote training classes and/or workshops for newly-hired and existing personnel in all offices
  • Conduct subject-based training demos and workshops
  • Assess training needs through surveys, interviews with employees or consultation with managers
  • Develop training material, documentation, quick tips and/or best practice guides
  • Create ‘How To” training videos and FAQ’s as required
  • Research and test Firm approved software for desktop and/or mobile devices as required
  • Provide technical support and troubleshoot calls as needed
  • Assist with distribution of Firm communications
  • Attend weekly and/or monthly meetings
  • Provide training and floor support for firm wide software deployments on an as needed basis
  • Participate in Legal   User Group meetings and attend annual Legal Tech Conferences and Exhibitions
  • Obtain and maintain relevant software certifications
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing
  • 2 to 4 years of training experience required
  • Can create, organize, prioritize, plan and multi-task work activities, with the ability to effectively meet deadlines in a high pressure environment
  • Knowledge of methods for curriculum and training design
  • Proficiency in latest version of MS Office Suite, e.g. Outlook, Word, PowerPoint & Excel
  • Knowledge of Document Management Systems (DMS), e.g., FileSite/iManage
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Basic math skills: add, subtract, multiply, and divide
  • Ability to effectively work in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Must be flexible and willing to work additional hours as needed

Preferred Skills

  • Ability to present training concepts and material before audience of professional or technical personnel preferred
  • Knowledge of Publisher, PDF software, e.g., Nuance (Kofax) and Adobe Pro, video creating software e.g., Camtasia and Snagit, collaboration software e.g., MS Teams, audio and video software e.g., Zoom preferred

Required Qualifications

  • Associate's degree or 2 years college courses required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Microsoft Office Applications Specialist Certification preferred
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