Training Education Coordinator II

Travis County Austin , TX 78719

Posted 2 months ago

Job Summary

Travis County Juvenile Probation Department is now hiring a Training Education Coordinator II for the Domestic Relations Office (DRO). The mission of the DRO is to improve and enrich the lives of the children of Travis County. All services are offered with a focus on the children's best interest.

The Training Education Coordinator II is responsible for the development, coordination, and implementation of effective staff and community training, education, and career development programs. Determines division training needs and conduct supervisory, management, non-technical skill, and compliance training for assigned personnel. Consults within division to determine training and educational needs for assigned area. Prepares training methods, media, and documentation to be presented in training programs. Assists in the development of training policies and procedures, training curriculums, and instructional methods to enhance staff competency. Responsible for monitoring required training compliance and prescribed training budgets, as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

This is a job classification within the Human Resources job family. Intermediate level training and development position.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts Cooperative Parenting Program classes for parents in custody disputes.

  • Conducts weekly Community Supervision Orientation for individuals placed on probation.

  • Conducts orientation classes for parents who have a Guardian Ad Litem appointed to their court case.

  • Communicates with participants to coordinate scheduling and enrollment.

  • Maintains records for all training classes. Prepares weekly and monthly program reports for management.

  • Prepares and updates training curriculums, multimedia presentations and participant materials.

  • Coordinates regular staff training and Annual Core Competency training.

  • Develops, coordinates, and conducts effective employee training, education, and career development programs. Consults with department to determine departmental training needs. Receives and records requests for training.

  • Provides assistance to lower level staff in training methods and techniques, and various problem solving training issues.

  • Serves as a trainer. Develops, arranges, and conducts or assists in conducting employee training opportunities for professional enhancement, management, technical development, specialized, job skill certifications, on-the-job, job specific, in-service, and continuing education and training programs. Coordinates with outside agencies for appropriate training programs designed to maximize staff effectiveness. Arranges for training consultants, trainers, and instructors by providing them with various scheduling and logistical support, as required. Assists in the evaluation and selection of training consultants.

  • Develops and prepares training curriculums and course outlines; selects or develops instructional methods, training aids, and other materials. Develops annual training calendar. Schedules and coordinates the attendance of employees at announced training programs. Disseminates information concerning available training workshops/seminars. Ensures facility, materials and training supplies are prepared and ready for use by time needed; maintains audio, audio visual, and other supplies and equipment used for training purposes.

  • Maintains thorough and accurate training records. Maintains in-service training and continuing education records in order to meet standards. Monitors compliance and prepares statistical reports for state standards for purpose of funding; prepares specialized reports, as required. Participates in the training budget preparation/requests and assists in tracking expenditures during the year.

  • Evaluates effectiveness of training programs as reflected by the learning objectives. Evaluates the effectiveness of delivery.

  • Serves on various in-house working committees. Acts as a contact between department and other agencies. Makes presentations to organizations and groups, as required.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Education, Human Resource Management, Public Administration, Business Administration, Organizational Development or a directly related field AND three (3) years responsible experience in the planning, coordination and conducting of in-house or professional training, education, and employee development programs, educational workshops and personnel seminars;

OR,

Any combination of education and experience that has been achieved and is equivalent to the stated education and experience and required knowledge, skills, and abilities sufficient to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this job.


Licenses, Registrations, Certifications, or Special Requirements:

Valid Texas Driver's License.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Objectives and practices used in the development of professional training programs.

  • Federal, State, and Local laws, statutes, and regulations relating to the field.

  • Training methods, techniques, procedures and applications.

  • Principles and practices of employee training, group process, group dynamics and interpersonal relations.

  • Curriculum development and planning.

  • Wide variety of training programs.

  • Various standards for continuing education and training programs.

  • Principles and practices of supervision and training.

  • Organizational regulations and procedures.

  • Various public service agencies and other community resources.

  • Basic record keeping to ensure compliance with mandated training requirements.

  • Training manual, books, references, resources and providers.

  • Departmental policies and procedures.

  • Computer equipment to include word processing, spreadsheets, databases and a variety of software packages.

  • Business letter writing, grammar and punctuation, and report preparation.

  • May be required to develop knowledge of and adhere to federal and state laws requiring the confidential handling of certain health information.

Skill in:

  • Prioritizing work assignments.

  • Instructing others.

  • Using and maintaining various audio-visual training aides.

  • Working with and training large groups of people with diverse backgrounds in organization.

  • Both verbal and written communication.

Ability to:

  • Present an appropriate curriculum.

  • Conduct training assessments, formulate learning objectives, create and evaluate training objectives, requirements and effectiveness of delivery.

  • Conduct research, analyze and develop programs.

  • Coordinate and organize training activities.

  • Train and supervise personnel.

  • Plan and budget for various training programs.

  • Control numerous projects simultaneously and works well under pressure.

  • Exercise discretion and diplomacy in difficult and sensitive situations.

  • Plan, assign, supervise and review the work of subordinates.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with County employees and officials, departmental clientele, other County employees and officials, and the general public, including the training community.

Work Environment & Other Information

Physical requirements include the ability to lift/carry up to 20-50 pounds occasionally, visual acuity, speech and hearing, hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer and office equipment. Subject to standing, walking, sitting, repetitive motion, reaching, climbing stairs, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, pushing, pulling, balancing, client/customer contact, squatting to perform the essential functions.

Travis County employees play an important role in business continuity. As such, employees can be assigned to business continuity efforts outside of normal job functions.

This job description is intended to be generic in nature. It is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and responsibilities and overtime eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.

Work Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Monday through Friday

Works some nights

Department: Juvenile Probation

Location: 1010 Lavaca St., Austin

Drug Test Required

Criminal, Driving, Education and Employment Background Check Required.

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Training Education Coordinator II

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