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Learning and Development Analyst (LMS Administrator)

Date: Jan 9, 2019

Location: Columbia, MD, US, 21044

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 3158 

Grace is built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,700 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

Looking for an experienced and passionate learning professional who will work under the direction of the Director of Learning & Development.  The Learning & Development Associate/Analyst is responsible for managing the Learning Management System including system upgrades, technical and user support, and metrics and reporting management.  In addition, the role is responsible for the creation of custom eLearning content utilizing instructional design best practices, program logistical support, vendor invoicing, and overall support of project teams with company-wide training initiatives. 


  • Administer the Learning Management System, including leading process improvements, problem solving, content management, vendor relationship management, managing system releases and training super users as needed, creating and facilitating LMS training for site training coordinators.
  • Develop, implement, and analyze training metrics; creation of custom reports to support business leader needs
  • Serve as Program Manager for various development programs including creation of program evaluation and measurement tools
  • Develop eLearning content, in support of business and function objectives; effectively consult with subject matter experts to create effective training; 
  • Support the Talent Management function with objectives including the Performance Management technology platform
  • Maintain training records and ensure accuracy
  • Manage the invoicing process for all Learning & Development vendor partners
  • Provide program logistical support including vendor and internal logistics 

Required Skills

  • Expertise in LMS administration 
  • Experience in Adult Learning Theory and design/development of instructional materials
  • Expertise in using authoring tools such as Articulate Storyline
  • Excellent communication skills including written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Very strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and handle confidential material
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with internal clients at all levels
  • Intercultural awareness skills needed for interaction with global internal clients
  • Strong technical skills and experience with SharePoint, MS PowerPoint, Work, and Excel
  • BA/BS degree in Human Resources, Instructional Design, Business, Education or another relevant field
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Learning & Development or Talent Management

Preferred Qualifications

  • Cornerstone and Success Factors preferred

Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.

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