Senior Staff Development Training Specialist

General summary

This is a specialized professional training and development position responsible for designing, developing, coordinating, and delivering instructional programs for specialized areas. Instruction may be in areas such as corrections, parole and probation, mine safety, onboarding, computer training, professional development, supervisory and managerial training, human resources training, e-learning and continuous improvement. Employees administer certification requirements, assess the availability of training resources, and evaluate cost effectiveness of training programs. Employees may lead and mentor lower level instructors by planning, assigning, and approving work. Work may involve evaluating the effectiveness of training programs and trainers; and ensuring training programs align with organizational strategic goals and objectives. Some employees coordinate, develop and validate examinations that measure student performance or measure the achievement of training objectives and knowledge transfer.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels:  Knowledge of instructional design methods and development of necessary materials.  Ability to make recommendations for training changes and implement them as approved.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 4-6 years of relevant experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

Pay grade