Learning & Development Specialist

Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco


At First Republic, we care about our people. Founded in 1985, we offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking and private wealth management. We believe that personal connections are everything and our success is driven by the relationships we form with our colleagues and clients. You’ll always feel empowered and valued here. 


Incredible teams doing exceptional work, every day

Eagle Lending is responsible for personal lines of credit, professional loan programs, home equity lines of credit and small business loans. We provide high-touch service and customized products designed around our client’s needs. From refinancing your student loan debt to buying your first home, our team is leading the way for innovation at First Republic.


As the Learning & Development Specialist, you will help execute on processes, programs, and resources to enable every colleague to develop and grow meaningful careers at First Republic. You will collaborate with internal stakeholders to develop and manage learning programs to enhance the knowledge, skills, and engagement of a fast-growing department within the bank.


 You will have the opportunity to lead your own Learning and Development initiatives, create content and facilitate instructor-led courses. A successful team member will have the ability to juggle multiple priorities while remaining positive and flexible and is capable of thriving in a fast-paced and dynamic service-based environment.


What you’ll do as a Learning & Development Specialist

  • Own internal L&D onboarding and new colleague transition programs to ensure engagement and positive integration
  • Provide logistical support to L&D initiatives, including material development, communications, scheduling, etc.
  • Continually work to find process improvements to maximize the team’s efficiency
  • Review and evaluate existing training programs and recommend appropriate changes to improve the learning process
  • Inspire commitment to learning and development through communicating vision, engaging people in continuous learning initiatives, and encouraging a culture of feedback


You could be a great fit if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years’ professional experience, ideally with program development, training and event planning
  • Prior experience consulting with employees at all levels of an organization, from frontline team members to executive leadership
  • Event planning experience and comfort with managing detailed logistics
  • Ability to learn quickly and manage multiple priorities; strong detail orientation and highly organized
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently as needed but also collaborate as a team
  • Passionate about delivering excellent service to our internal clients


Job Demands:

  • Must be able to review and analyze data reports and manuals; must be computer proficient.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively via telephone and in person.

Own your work and your career - apply now

Are you willing to take initiative and make decisions? Are you willing to go the extra mile because you love what you do and how you can contribute as a team? Do you want the freedom to grow and the opportunity to take charge of your own career? If so, then come join us.


We want hard working team players. You’ll have the independence to learn, lead and drive change. A culture of extraordinary service, empowerment and stability—that’s the First Republic way. Come join us!


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. The Company is an equal opportunity employer. In this regard, the Company makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees with disabilities in order to enable them to perform all essential job functions, unless doing so creates an undue hardship.


First Republic is subject to federal laws that restrict the employment of individuals with certain types of criminal histories, including FDIA Section 19 and FINRA. To the extent not inconsistent with our obligations under those federal laws and regulations, First Republic will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles and San Francisco ban-the-box laws.


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