Training Coordinator

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Coordinates, develops, and implements company-wide training and development programs; manages the activities and operations of training department.


Duties and Responsibilities:
·       Establishes and coordinates an organization-wide approach to training and development.

·       Develops and executes innovative strategies to ensure the organization has the necessary skills and competencies to meet company business plans.

·       Develops a needs analysis to identify skills/competency gaps and establishes measures to track progress.

·       Establishes a process for designing, identifying, delivering, coordinating, and evaluating seminars, workshops, courses, and training curricula to make training recommendations to management.

·       Researches, selects, and schedules all planned training courses within determined budget.

·       Coordinates the documentation and tracking of completed training.

·       Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

·       Schedule continuing skill development and technical training classes for existing staff members. Stress the importance of continual growth and learning.

·       Measure instructional effectiveness and generate summative evaluation reports with the goal of defining the impact of training on employee skills and KPIs

·       Uphold best practices and corporate education principles for training

·       Provide recovery education to service recipients for every phase of the recovery journey from pre-recovery engagement, recovery initiation, recovery stabilization, and sustained recovery maintenance.

·       Provide a model for both people in recovery and staff by demonstrating that recovery is possible.

·       Assist/coach recovering persons develop their own plan for advancing their recovery; for “getting the life they want.”

·       Recovery Planning — facilitate (via personal coaching) the transition from a professionally directed service plan to a self-directed Recovery Plan. The goal should be to transition from professionally assisted recovery initiation to personally directed, community supported recovery maintenance.

·       Promote self-advocacy by assisting recovering persons to have their voices fully heard; their needs, goals and objectives established as the focal point of rehabilitation and clinical services.

·       Support connections to community based, mutual self-help groups. Link individuals to appropriate professional resources when needed. Provide vision-driven hope and encouragement for opportunities at varying levels of involvement in community-based activities (e.g., work, school, relationships, physical activity, self-directed hobbies, etc.).

·       Develop relationships with community groups/agencies in partnership with others in the agency.


·       Organizational skills – this role requires a high level of organization, since training coordinators need to schedule and prepare training sessions across departments and according to business needs

·       Presentation skills – training coordinators frequently lead training sessions and provide employees with necessary information, so they need effective presentation and public speaking skills

·       Data analysis – the ability to analyze and assess data is also important in this role, as training coordinators need to assess the impact of their training programs and use this data to make informed changes

·       Leadership skills – leadership skills are also vital in this role, as training coordinators provide direct support and coaching during training sessions and ensure that employees participating in the sessions stay on task

·       Problem-solving skills – training coordinators should also possess excellent problem-solving skills to resolve issues that come up during training programs and assist employees who need additional help

·       Communication skills – training coordinators must be effective verbal and written communicators, able to speak with employees and managers and develop written training materials


·       BS degree in training, HR, education or related field or 2 years’ experience.

·       Must be a Texas Board Certified Instructor

·       Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal

·       Significant work experience as a trainer, training facilitator, or organizing multiple training events, preferably in a corporate environment

·       Strong working knowledge of instructional design theory as well as proof of successful implementation

·       Strong knowledge of learning management systems

·       Proven track record, showing the ability to successfully complete the full training cycle (assess needs, plan, develop, coordinate, monitor and evaluate)

·       Knowledgeable about both traditional and modern job training methods and techniques

·       Computer skills, including Microsoft Office proficiency

·       Exceptional organizational skills including the ability to handle multiple assignments and prioritize work

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