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STAFF DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

SUMMARY:

The Staff Development Coordinator is responsible for development and coordination of training and development programs for a large state institution, region, or major statewide program. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:

Assesses need for training programs or courses and researches material to develop courses or to identify sources of training.

Makes arrangements for and coordinates training programs conducted by others by scheduling sessions, arranging for facilities, notifying participants, and arranging for qualified instructors.

Develops and presents training programs in areas of specialization, including developing lesson plans, training aids, post training evaluations, and delivering lectures or demonstrations.

Provides information, advice, and assistance to other agency personnel or program providers in training program development, sources of instructional material or instructors, and other information as required.

Evaluates the effectiveness of training programs by conducting follow-up assessments of the assimilation of training into the workplace.

Performs a leadership role in coordinating predetermined work assignments of subordinate employees by communicating prioritization of activities and project deadlines, and reviewing and monitoring the work performed.

Interprets policies, procedures, or precedents, and provides supervisory or management staff with project updates on a regular and recurring basis to ensure adherence to project goals and timeframes.

Researches, writes, distributes, and updates procedural, technical, and instructional manuals, booklets, and pamphlets.

Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of agency programs, policies, procedures, and regulations. Knowledge of staff development techniques and training practices. Knowledge of agency training goals, objectives, and requirements. Ability to research, evaluate, develop, and revise training programs. Ability to write technical reports. Ability to coordinate and present training programs. Ability to prepare reports and maintain records. Ability to enter data into the computer.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in education, business administration, or related field; plus two years of experience in course development, conducting training sessions, or a related field.

Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.

OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.


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