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The Training Specialist V (Competency Training Development or CTD Director) performs advanced (senior-level) training work. The CTD Director is responsible for the coordination and oversight of the CTD Department and all activities to ensure staff are appropriately oriented, trained, and competent in their required skills for each staffed position at the facility. Responsibilities include planning, program design, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of all facility training programs; analyzing training needs; preparing materials; and coordinating training sessions. The CTD Director ensures there are sufficient class offerings to assure expected facility training compliance as well as continuing education opportunities. The CTD Director supervises staff in the CTD Department. Completion of work requires originating new techniques, establishing criteria, or developing new information of a complex nature with decisions that are varied but based on broad principles and guidelines. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Attends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.
Campus-wide responsibility for the CTD Department. Completion of work requires originating new techniques, establishing criteria, or developing new information of a complex nature with decisions that are varied but based on broad principles and guidelines. Ensures the SHs meet the required training compliance of 95%; required classes are sufficiently offered and scheduled for the necessary number of hours, conducted, and cover the required curriculum requirements; development of training programs for facility policies and procedures to ensure staff comprehend, are trained to competence according to job duties and function, and are able to implement on the job. Provides consultative services and technical assistance that promotes the use of training services, methods, and techniques.
Knowledge of policies and procedures relevant to the facility, HHSC, the State of Texas, and the CTD Department
Knowledge of adult education principles, practices, and techniques
Knowledge of training procedures and methods
Knowledge of group processes, dynamics, and interpersonal relations
Skills in designing, writing, editing, and producing educational, informational, and technical materials (including reports) for various purposes to diverse audience(s)
Skills in analyzing data for the production of training materials and required departmental reports
Skills in dealing with facility staff in a courteous and professional manner
Ability to lead, instruct, and motivate others in a professional manner
Ability to analyze training needs
Ability to evaluate training effectiveness
Ability to interpret policies and procedures
Ability of organize, prioritize, and coordinate multiple tasks efficiently, effectively, and concurrently
Ability to use computer systems, Microsoft software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet) or other training software
Ability to use charts, graphs, spreadsheets, and other technological tools
Ability to express oneself clearly both verbally and in writing in a professional manner
Ability to work with minimal supervision and make varied decisions within broad guidelines/parameters
Company: State Of Texas Jobs
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: El Paso, TX, US
Application Deadline: N/A