Learning & Development Specialist / HR Generalist

  • 103 Carnegie Center Dr, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

If you are a dedicated professional who loves what you do, likes having fun at work, and proactively solves challenges, we’d like to hear from you!  In this role, you have the opportunity to join a small Human Resources team in a growing organization of about 90 employees.  The emphasis of this position is on Learning & Development, but also allows the flexibility to get hands-on exposure to various aspects of HR.

Lingraphica is a mission-driven organization who provides speech-generating devices to help improve communication, speech, and quality of life for people with aphasia.  We look for candidates who enjoy working in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment, and who share our commitment to helping individuals on their aphasia journey.

 

 

Job Description

Purpose:

The Learning & Development Specialist / HR Generalist supports the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources department, with a focus on Learning & Development activities.  This role takes the lead in identifying development needs across the organization, creating professional development programs, procuring and developing org-wide and management training, and supporting the growth of our talent. This is a Generalist position – provides additional support to HR projects and priorities including recruitment as needed. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Partners with Director of HR on developing learning & development strategy and executing programs to support the professional growth of our talent 

  • Identifies gaps in performance at all levels and proposes approaches, curriculum, training materials, tools and evaluation as appropriate 

  • Creates and executes org-wide professional development program 

  • Assists in talent reviews, improving our performance management process, as well as developing succession programs 

  • Develops and trains managers and employees on creating Individual Development Plans 

  • Researches and brings back best practices in learning & development including but not limited to needs assessment, technology and tools 

  • Is a resource to LG’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion training and education initiatives 

  • Provides guidance to managers during performance management process, reviews and provides feedback on documents and shares best practices 

  • Partners with employees and managers during the Employee Relations process related to workplace investigations, and provides guidance to managers on employee issues 

  • Actively participates in measuring employee satisfaction and engagement, and helps to develop retention strategies 

  • Participates in other HR initiatives including full-cycle recruitment as needed 

  • Develops procedures related to HR processes, ensuring smoothness of execution 

  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned 

Qualifications

Education & Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s degree in human resources, organizational development, a clinical discipline, or related field, preferred 

  • Minimum 3 years in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Training & Development  or related field required 

  • Must have experience in creating and facilitating learning and development programs using adult learning theories and experiential learning concepts with diverse groups 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing; ability to present with credibility and confidence in front of groups 

  • Ability to be flexible in a rapidly changing environment 

  • High level of professional maturity and ability to be respectful, confidential and appropriate when handling HR-related matters 

  • Strong computer skills including strong proficiency in working within a HRIS, reporting, Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, & Outlook 

  • Strong organization skills and the ability to prioritize, stay focused and see projects through 

  • Proven ability to effectively facilitate groups and communicate with a diverse group of individuals at all levels of the organization 

Additional Information

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

May either work from the Princeton, NJ office or may work from home and is expected to maintain a safe, productive work environment with secure internet access.  Must be able to operate a computer with or without a reasonable accommodation.  


Travel: 

Traveling to Princeton, NJ office may be required on occasion for meetings up to 1x / quarter (dependent on COVID restrictions) 


Accommodations:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and physical demand satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/ or ability abilities and physical demands required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To learn more about Lingraphica, visit: www.lingraphica.com!