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STAFF DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

SUMMARY:

The Staff Development Specialist is responsible for researching and drafting new and revised policies and procedures. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:

  Researches, analyzes, and interprets state and federal laws and regulations related to 
   assigned programs.

   Gathers information from appropriate organizations regarding policy recommendations for 
   change.

   Makes recommendations for policy development and drafts new policies or revises 
   existing  policies based on research and analysis.

   Coordinates policy revision with appropriate legal counsel prior to implementation.

   Monitors implementation of policy revisions; maintains policy manuals and other 
   supporting documentation, including official notices and waivers.

Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of policy development. Knowledge of designated data system functions. Ability to write clearly and concisely. Ability to research, analyze, and evaluate information. Ability to provide technical customer support.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

The formal education equivalent of an associate


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