STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION
Salary Group B21
Class No. 1785
TRAINING SPECIALIST V
Performs advanced (senior-level) training work. Work involves overseeing the development and evaluation of educational and training programs. May assign and/or supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Oversees the development of teaching methods and outlines, training aids, and texts and text materials.
Plans and directs training and educational programs, services, and activities.
Plans, develops, reviews, revises, and implements training programs, policies, and procedures.
Designs, develops, and evaluates training in a classroom, through distance learning, or in an e-learning environment.
Designs and develops methods for assessing and evaluating training effectiveness.
Develops training contract specifications, and monitors bids and contract estimates and expenditures.
Identifies long-range training goals.
Evaluates data and reviews reports for approval.
Advises staff in resolving training problems, and ensures the effective use of modern training methods and techniques.
Promotes the use of training services, methods, and techniques.
Facilitates workshops and meetings.
Assists in the preparation of budgets for training and educational programs.
May evaluate, recommend, or plan supplemental training programs with private employers and state or federal agencies.
May manage contracts for training services.
May assign and/or 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 evaluate the effectiveness of training, to assess training needs, to communicate effectively, and to assign and/or supervise the work of others.
Registration, Certification, or Licensure
May require registration, certification, or licensure in a specialty area.
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