STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B13

Class No. 1781

TRAINING SPECIALIST I

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs entry-level training work. Work involves organizing and conducting educational and training programs. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Compiles and revises training content and methodologies as needed.

Compiles reports on training programs and maintains training records.

Organizes and prepares materials and supplies for training courses such as notebooks, handouts, flip-charts, projectors, laptops, or other resources.

Assesses training effectiveness by using pre-test and post-test measures and interviews, examines various records and reports, and recommends modifications to training as appropriate.

Assists in assessing and analyzing training needs.

Assists in planning course outlines; identifying appropriate instructional methods; and developing training aids, manuals, and other materials.

Assists in formulating learning objectives, and planning and developing methods for the assessment and evaluation of training effectiveness.

May deliver training in a classroom, distance learning, or e-learning environment.

May coordinate training presentations and provide training or technical assistance to other agencies and provider organizations.

May prepare articles for in-house publications.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in training work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in human resources, organizational development, education, or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of training procedures and techniques; of education principles, practices, and techniques; of learning management and learning content management systems; and of group processes, group dynamics, and interpersonal relations.

Skill in oral and written communication, in instructing others, and in the use of a computer and applicable software.

Ability to formulate learning objectives, to develop training objectives, to assess the effectiveness of training, to assess training needs, and to communicate effectively.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

May require registration, certification, or licensure in a specialty area.


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Revised 9-1-15