TRAINING SPECIALIST, C41
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the training and professional development of employees in various topics or skills. This includes the preparation of lesson plans and other materials to be used in conducting training, scheduling and coordinating various workshops, classes or seminars, conducting training in a variety of settings and/or facilitating a variety of meetings or seminars.
The functions within this job family will vary by level, but may include the following:
The Training Specialist job family consists of three levels which are distinguished based on the complexity of work assigned, experience required to complete work assignments, and the responsibility for providing supervision to others.
Level I: Code: C41A Salary Band: I
This is the basic level of this job family where employees are primarily responsible for conducting various types of training using existing materials or materials prepared by others or provide assistance to others in the development or preparation of various training courses or programs. This is essentially beginning level professional work which provides the opportunity for employees to build their skills and abilities in developing and presenting training in an adult education environment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of adult education principles and techniques; of classroom and on-the-job training principles; and of various types of equipment and materials used in conducting training. Ability is required to conduct classroom training, workshops or seminars; to use video, audio and other types of equipment to present training; to gather information to use in developing training courses; to communicate effectively; to use small group facilitation tools; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelors degree and one year of experience in training, human resource development or classroom teaching or completion of a masters degree in adult education or human resource development or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of qualifying experience for each year of the bachelor’s degree.
Level II: Code: C41B Salary Band: J
This is the career level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibility for a full range of activities in developing and presenting training courses and programs. This includes preparation of curriculum, designing participant manuals, collecting appropriate videos and other materials, and conducting or facilitating training, meetings, seminars or other discussions in various settings. Limited responsibilities may be assigned for providing guidance, supervision or training to others in developing and conducting employee training courses.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include those identified in Level I plus additional knowledge of curriculum development methods and techniques; and ability is required to plan and organize adult education courses and facilitation activities; and to plan and evaluate training activities.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level I plus one additional year of experience in education or training or a doctorate in adult education or human resource development.
Level III: Code: C41C Salary Band: L
This is the leadership level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibilities involving the supervision of others in planning and conducting adult education or training programs. Positions which are the only training position in an agency, with overall responsibility for planning, developing and implementing a comprehensive training program, may also be included in this level.
Knowledge, Skill and Abilities required at this level include those identified in Level II plus knowledge of supervisory practices and principles and ability to plan and conduct a variety of adult education, professional development and training programs.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level II plus two additional years of qualifying experience.