Job Location:
Franklin, TN

Summary of Job:

The Learning and Safety Assistant is responsible for providing administrative, clerical, and project support to Learning and Development and Safety groups. This position has a dual reporting relationship to the Director of Learning and Organizational Development and the Director of Safety.

  • Provide clerical and administrative support to the L&D and Safety team as directed, including assistance with calendar coordination, correspondence, presentations, and various communications.
  • Build courses, review training, assign training, schedule offerings, run reports, and other tasks in Workday Learning.
  • Provide support and guidance to managers on the performance management process in Workday.
  • Assist with the administration of Lee Company University (LCU), including registration, attendance tracking, banquet planning, and providing instructor and student support.
  • Manage and coordinate general training and safety calendars for all businesses.
  • Manage Workday Safety Certifications process.
  • Manage Workday Learning process for the safety group and ensure all new hires are assigned safety orientation modules.
  • Provide support to the businesses and serve as the safety contact for safety pre-qualification efforts (ISN, Avetta, other).
  • Send out regular learning and safety communications as directed.
  • Maintain the safety dashboard in Power BI.
  • Provide administrative support for Workers Compensation. Serve as the primary contact with Travelers for basic reporting and maintenance (1st reports, follow-up).
  • Maintain safety and health standards and guidelines on SharePoint.
  • Administer safety rewards program.
  • Must project a professional presence, have a welcoming disposition, and demonstrated communication skills.
  • May be asked to participate in preparing or delivering Learning and Development related presentations/training.
  • Must be aware of privacy concerns, the handling of personally identifiable information, and the importance of keeping information confidential.
  • Handle stress and job demands.
  • Work cooperatively with others.
  • Plan meeting logistics, order catering, and set up space for meetings and trainings.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of, and exposure to, Human Resource information systems; Microsoft Office Suite, as well as other applications including Microsoft Teams and Power BI as needed. Familiarity with Workday HRIS a plus.
  • Excellent computer skills and adept at working with internet search engines.
  • Experience drafting written communication for internal and external audiences desired.
  • High level of attention to detail.

Education and Experience:

  • Associates degree in Psychology, Human Resources, Education, Safety or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 3 years of related human resource or executive administrative experience.


The physical activities described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

Individuals in an office-based position will encounter ambient room temperatures, fluorescent lighting, and will be expected to operate traditional office equipment as found in any typical office environment. Individuals may need to sit at a desk or table for long periods of time. An office worker may also be expected to spend long hours in front of a computer screen. A person in this position can be expected to reach over shoulder heights; crouch or stoop below the waist; experience repetitive wrist, hand, or finger movement; occasionally lift up to 25 pounds depending on the position

Lee Company is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or testing, or family and medical leave.