Regional IT Trainer-Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
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The IT Regional Trainer develops, designs and implements technology learning initiatives.  Utilizing classroom, remote, and individual instruction, the Regional IT Trainer provides instruction to office-wide and Firm-wide users on a wide variety of general and legal-specific technology applications. Regional IT Trainers serve as key members of Firm-wide IT project teams for testing, documenting and rolling out new technology. In addition, the Regional IT Trainer provides software support as needed.


Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Deliver training programs including development, promotion, delivery, implementation and evaluation for New Hire and other IT Training programs offered at the Firm.
  • Work closely with IT staff and other key administrative and legal leaders to determine end-user training priorities and strategies.
  • Using a learning management system, perform administrative tasks associated with training: schedule classes/courses, maintain attendance registration and records, analyze the effectiveness of training and student feedback.
  • Develop comprehensive training plans and produce course materials.
  • Class management responsibility which includes, but is not limited to:  Motivating participants, maintaining control of the class environment, and directing the learning of participants to meet program objectives.
  • Serve on project teams for rollouts of new technology and upgrades which includes, but is not limited to:  evaluating, testing, and marketing.  May be assigned other special projects.
  • Contribute to the development of instructional and participant materials including objectives, training documentation, visual aids, testing, training instruments and course handouts. Provide feedback regarding effectiveness and ease of use.
  • Design and develop on-line learning modules to support instructor-led programs or other initiatives within IT.
  • Provide end-user support services as appropriate for software related questions.
  • Prepare activity and progress reports regarding training and project activities.



  • Minimum of 5 years of corporate training experience to include classroom, and e-learning.
  • Must possess strong organizational skills, excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Proven presentation/platform
  • Strong technical coaching and counseling skills with ability to influence others to take action and achieve objectives.
  • Thorough knowledge of desktop productivity software and groupware products; Expert level proficiency with MS Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of legal industry specific software preferred (i.e. Document Management System). Ability to learn such software, as well as software developed in house, required.


Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.

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