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Principal Financial Training Specialist

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Berkeley, California 94720
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Principal Financial Training Specialist - 87991

Organization:  CF-Office of Chief Financial Officer


Berkeley Lab’s Office of Chief Financial Office Division (https://cfo.lbl.gov/) has an opening for a Principal Financial Training Specialist. You will be responsible for the design and development of training activities that are complex, highly visible, and represent the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) professionally through the Lab. This position will involve planning, design, content development and coordination of learning experiences for financial business processes and systems. The individual in this position will work independently and effectively engages with all levels of management and staff to establish course objectives and ensure course content complies with policies, regulations, and business requirements, while meeting Laboratory training needs. This individual will also develop communication strategies and ensure employees are informed and aware of all financial and related courses available.


What You Will Do: 

• Design and develop employee development curriculum and update classroom, eLearning, and blended financial training.

• Develop strategic training plans for internal OCFO staff and the greater Lab community, in accordance with the OCFO leadership team.

• Ensure learning materials are accessible, current, and consistent with available OCFO and Lab templates.

• Provide oversight, quality control, and coordination of all training and development-related work products produced individually and by the OCFO Web and eLearning Development Specialist.

• Apply knowledge of eLearning production, including image handling, video production, publishing and design, presentation preparation, and animation techniques to develop highly engaging and interactive eLearning courses for computer and mobile platforms.

• Create project plans and design documents for complex initiatives.

• Manage and facilitate the set up and logistics for classes.

• Deliver classroom training as needed.

• Develop and employ effective marketing techniques and strategies to ensure training information and course announcements are communicated effectively to maximize instructor effort.

• Coach subject matter experts serving as instructors on sound course delivery methods proving engaging and effective learning experiences that meet established learning objectives. 

• Develop evaluation and assessment surveys using online tools

• Develop new training programs as necessary.

• Provide ad hoc reports as necessary using the Berkeley Lab Training system and Business Intelligence Reporting system.


What is Required:

• Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Business or other business-related discipline and a minimum of 6 years of experience in an area of instructional design, eLearning design and implementation, or related field.

• Strong project management skills with the ability to self-manage multiple development projects and deadlines.

• Independently determine appropriate instructional design model and delivery mechanism to support instructional design needs and customer requests.

• Development of classroom (physical and virtual) and online courses.

• Application of instructional design methodology (ADDIE) learning theories and rapid development training development principles to produce a wide variety of effective and engaging course, print, eLearning, and other training solutions.

• Advanced ability to use eLearning development tools, specifically Articulate 360.

• Multimedia development including interactive learning objects, video, and voiceover production.

• Advanced expertise using MS Office to produce instructional documentation, presentations, and instructor/participant guides.



• This is a full-time career appointment, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.

• This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

• Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.


How To Apply

Apply directly online at and follow the on-line instructions to complete the application process.


Learn About Us:

Working at Berkeley Lab has many rewards including a competitive compensation program, excellent health and welfare programs, a retirement program that is second to none, and outstanding development opportunities.  To view information about the many rewards that are offered at Berkeley Lab- Click Here (https://hr.lbl.gov/).


Berkeley Lab (LBNL, https://www.lbl.gov/) addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.


Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/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, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/PayTransparencyNondiscrimination.html) under 41 CFR 60-1.4.  Click here (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm) to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."


Posted: 2019-11-08 Expires: 2019-12-08

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