Staff Development Coordinator


The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) is the state's largest agency with 8,200 employees working in 181 county offices serving more than one million people. Employees work in 10 major divisions and five support offices to provide services to Arkansas citizens. DHS is currently seeking a Staff Development Coordinator in Little Rock, AR.

The Staff Development Coordinator is responsible for development and coordination of training and development programs for a large state agency/institution, region, or major statewide program. This position:

Assesses need for training programs or courses and researches material to develop courses or to identify sources of training.
Makes arrangements for and coordinates training programs conducted by others by scheduling sessions, arranging for facilities, notifying participants, and arranging for qualified instructors.
Develops and presents training programs in areas of specialization, including developing lesson plans, training aids, post training evaluations, and delivering lectures or demonstrations.
Provides information, advice, and assistance to other agency personnel or program providers in training program development, sources of instructional material or instructors, and other information as required.
Evaluates the effectiveness of training programs by conducting follow-up assessments of the assimilation of training into the workplace.
Performs a leadership role in coordinating predetermined work assignments of subordinate employees by communicating prioritization of activities and project deadlines, and reviewing and monitoring the work performed.
Interprets policies, procedures, or precedents, and provides supervisory or management staff with project updates on a regular and recurring basis to ensure adherence to project goals and timeframes.
Researches, writes, distributes, and updates procedural, technical, and instructional manuals, booklets, and pamphlets.
Performs other duties as assigned.

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in education, business administration, or related field; plus two years of experience in course development, conducting training sessions, or a related field.

Position number: 22099264

Closing date: April 20, 2014


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