STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION
Salary Group B19
Class No. 1784
TRAINING SPECIALIST IV
Performs highly complex (senior-level) training work. Work involves coordinating, developing, and evaluating educational and training programs. May supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with moderate latitude in the use of initiative and independent judgment.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Coordinates training and educational programs, services, and activities.
Evaluates and analyzes training needs.
Develops curricula, course outlines, instructional methods, training aids, manuals, and other materials.
Researches, develops, reviews, and evaluates training programs and materials, and recommends modifications as appropriate.
Formulates learning objectives; and plans, designs, and develops methods for the assessment and evaluation of training effectiveness.
Formulates and develops plans, procedures, and programs to meet specific training needs.
Formulates policies and procedures for training programs.
Compiles data and prepares reports.
Participates in solving training problems and ensuring the effective utilization of modern training methods and techniques, and promotes the use of training services.
May design, develop, and deliver training in a classroom, through distance learning, or in an e-learning environment.
May prepare budgets for training programs.
May facilitate workshops and meetings.
May oversee the development of teaching methods and outlines, training aids, texts, and text materials.
May manage contracts for training services.
May supervise the work of others.
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; of group processes, group dynamics, and interpersonal relations; and of instructional design and curriculum development.
Skill in oral and written communication, in instructing others, in facilitating workshops, 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, to communicate effectively, and to supervise the work of others.
Registration, Certification, or Licensure
May require registration, certification, or licensure in a specialty area.
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