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Staff Training And Development Coordinator

  • Staff Training And Development Coordinator
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Annual Salary Range:
$46,392.00 – $73,896.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,933.00 – $3,079.00
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This is senior-level professional administrative and/or supervisory work in coordinating or directing a comprehensive statewide staff training and development program for a state agency.

Job Duties

Coordinates or directs a comprehensive statewide staff training and development program for a state agency.

Identifies statewide training and staff development problems by conducting needs assessments and consulting with staff, focus groups, community organizations, and service providers.

Establishes priorities and objectives for the statewide operation of a staff training and development program.

Develops staff training and development policies, procedures, standards, and evaluation guidelines.

Interprets training policies to agency staff.

Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of the training and development program, and implements necessary modifications.

Contracts with outside consultants to provide highly specialized training; monitors contracted services for compliance and effectiveness.

Coordinates staff development, staff recognition, and incentive programs; plans and implements training programs for various groups; and schedules and coordinates training activities.

Provides direct supervision to assigned staff and makes recommendations on their appointment, promotion, and retention.

Designs, develops, implements, and participates in special programs and projects related to staff training and development which furthers agency goals.

Participates in budget planning for the staff training and development program.

Prepares plans for the utilization of grants and other available resources for the staff training and development program.

Participates in state, national, and other meetings in order to keep informed of developments, materials and methods being used in the field of staff training and development.

Exercises considerable independent judgment and initiative in the performance of duties; receives general administrative direction.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility.  Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted.  These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 earned credit hours in one or a combination of the following: Education; Business, Public, or Personnel Administration; Nursing; Public Relations; Public Health; behavioral or social sciences; or a closely related field; and,

Five or more years of professional experience in staff development; mental health; public health; education; nursing; social services; or business, public, or personnel administration, including two or more years of mid-level or higher professional experience in the design, development, and evaluation of staff training and development programs.

(24 earned graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university in the specified fields may substitute for one year of the required general experience.)

(A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in the specified fields may substitute for two years of the required general experience.)

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques involved in the development, administration, and coordination of a training program.

Comprehensive knowledge of the provisions of state and federal law, rules, regulations, and contracting procedures pertaining to the assigned agency.

Comprehensive knowledge of materials, methods, techniques, and procedures employed in staff training and development for organizations.

Comprehensive knowledge of evaluation methods and techniques used to determine the effectiveness of agency and contracted staff training and development programs.

Comprehensive knowledge of the organization, functions, operations, and programs of the agency.

Comprehensive knowledge of state and federal requirements for licensure and certification of staff.

Comprehensive knowledge of the basic principles of learning theory and educational psychology as applied to practical learning situations.

Comprehensive knowledge of resources which may be utilized for training and development programs.

Intermediate knowledge of organizational principles, personnel management, labor relations, and personnel policies.

Ability to plan, develop, coordinate, and evaluate a statewide staff training and development program.

Ability to determine staff training and development needs, prescribe the training required, and develop appropriate training materials.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and others.

Ability to develop and monitor training contracts.

Ability to conduct training and development research studies, analyze complex data, and prepare necessary reports and summaries.

Ability to present ideas effectively, conduct conferences, and lead discussions.

Ability to plan, direct, coordinate, and evaluate the work of others.

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