Learning & Development Coordinator

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Updated: July 27, 2019
Job ID: 214882
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Bethesda, MD, United States

Join the HJF Team!

HJF is seeking a Learning & Development Coordinator to support the Talent Development team located at the HJF Home Office in Bethesda, Maryland. 

The incumbent will provide administrative and substantive project-based support to instructor-led training sessions and onboarding processes at HJF. As a part of the Talent Development team within HR, the Coordinator will primarily be responsible for assisting internal staff or external vendors with instructor-led training, including learning management system administration and day-of support. (S)he will also manage HJF’s New Employee Workshop and new hire support program to ensure a positive onboarding experience for new employees. This position also provides customer service support to employees and programs regarding training requirements and training needs.


  1. Assist Talent Development team and other HJF departments/programs with coordinating training sessions and professional development opportunities for employees, including but not limited to: vendor research, selection, and correspondence; processing training request forms; reservation of conference rooms; day-of setup and AV support; updating LMS enrollments; marketing opportunities to target audiences.
  2. Serve as main point of contact for HJF New Employee Workshop (orientation program) at home office location. Responsible for most aspects of program logistics including: facility set up/break down, presenter schedule, material preparation, communications, day-of management, and presenting several sessions.
  3. Manages Buddy Program logistics at HJF home office: lead volunteer orientation sessions, process applications, maintain tracking log, plan and host appreciation events, and assemble welcome bags for new employees.
  4. Provide customer service support to employees and HJF program sites via training email inbox and inquiries through the HR main line.
  5. Support other training initiatives and/or special projects as directed by the Talent Development Manager, potentially including Summer Intern Program, Corporate Social Responsibility, Take Your Child to Work Day, book club, etc.
  6. May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The ideal candidate must have excellent communication (both written and verbal) and organizational skills. Must feel comfortable presenting / speaking in front of a variety of audiences. Must demonstrate strong interest in working in the training, employee engagement, and/or human resources field. Proficiency in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) required. Comfort with learning technologies, GoToMeeting, and Office365 (Teams, Planner, SharePoint) a plus.

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in education, English, communications or related required. Experiencing developing training material can be substituted for education. 

Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: 0 – 2 years of related experience. 

Work Environment: Office

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.  

HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.