STATE OF CONNECTICUT EXECUTIVE BRANCH JOBS

Training Program Coordinator (Hybrid)

Recruitment #240621-8146AR-001

Introduction




Are you looking for a transparent and fun workplace, where you can grow and make a difference?

The State of Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is excited to announce that we are looking for a talented and committed person to join our collaborative and fun team as a Training Program Coordinator

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS
  • Full Time, 40 hours per week.
  • First Shift, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
  • Monday - Friday.
  • Location: Wethersfield
  • Hybrid telework schedules are available (combination of in office and remote work).
THE ROLE
The successful candidate will bring enthusiasm, zest, and zeal to an environment where education and learning is key! The Training Program Coordinator will be responsible for:
  • Coordinating the New Employee Orientation workshop, to include the use of group learning sessions, roleplaying, and other interactive learning techniques.
  • Developing, creating, and implementing learning materials/curriculums.
  • Designing online, and in-person classes that meet DMV policies and federal, state, and regulatory requirements.
  • Educating and preparing staff on how to fulfill the Department's mission, vision, and core principles.
  • Serving as one of the Department's primary administrators for our learning management system.
  • Assisting in coordinating and developing the New Employee Orientation Program and may assist in the revision/update of the Employee Handbook.
  • Preparing submissions for the DMV intranet, "Agency Training and Procedures Corner," regarding training efforts and initiatives.
  • Performs related duties as required.
ABOUT US
At the State of Connecticut, Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), we are dedicated to protecting the health and safety of the motoring public through education, outreach and enforcement in the areas of vehicle weight and safety inspections, heavy duty diesel emission testing, traffic enforcement and investigations of any motor vehicle related complaints.

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Selection Plan

TO APPLY

  • In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on this job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
  • The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
  • In order to receive educational credits toward qualification for this job posting, the institution must be accredited.  If the institution of higher learning is located outside of the U.S., you are responsible for providing documentation from a recognized USA accrediting service which specializes in determining foreign education equivalencies to the recruiter listed on this job posting. 
  • For current state employees, salary calculations are not necessarily comparable from one of the three branches of state government (i.e., Executive, Legislative, Judicial) to the other.
  • Ensure that your application is complete and detailed before submitting it. In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system.
  • Please select all location(s) and shift(s) you are willing to work on your application. Failure to do so may result in not being considered for vacancies in that specific location or shift.
  • All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period. It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception. Requests should be made to DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION AFTER YOU APPLY

  • This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the questionnaire's expiration date. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam.
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  • Note: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
  • Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.
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  • The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
CONNECT WITH US
  • Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account. Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Brittney Woodley at brittney.woodley@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency this class is accountable for planning, developing and implementing an entire training program.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

  • Plans, develops, coordinates and evaluates a comprehensive training program; 
  • Establishes and coordinates training calendar; 
  • Conducts needs assessments; 
  • Develops training program objectives; 
  • Researches and develops course curricula, outlines and content; 
  • Selects and develops training methods and materials; 
  • Researches learning material and resources; 
  • Provides direction to subject matter experts utilized within training program and provides train-the-trainer services within program area; 
  • Monitors and evaluates training program outcomes including instructor performance, participant progress and consumer satisfaction; 
  • Provides technical assistance and consultation to agency managers and/or staff of organizations which participate in particular training program(s); 
  • Organizes and maintains up to date training materials for courses within training program and may coordinate distribution of materials to instructors as needed; 
  • May provide consultative services to agency managers regarding organization development; 
  • May conduct some training classes; 
  • Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

  • Considerable knowledge of
    • principles and techniques of in-service training and staff development; 
    • educational methods and techniques; 
  • Knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; 
  • Considerable
    • interpersonal skills; 
    • oral and written communication skills; 
  • Considerable ability to assess training needs and determine objectives; 
  • Ability to utilize computer software; 
  • Supervisory ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Six (6) years of professional experience in training, staff development or adult education.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

One (1) year of the General Experience must have primarily consisted of planning, developing, coordinating or implementing an in-service training or staff development program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

  • College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four years for a Bachelor's degree.
  • A Master's degree in a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience preparing, coordinating, and instructing training courses.
  • Experience organizing, coordinating, and maintaining training materials.
  • Experience preparing reports and using learning management system data analytics.
  • Experience speaking publicly in front of groups and large audiences.
  • Experience comprehending, interpreting, and applying statutes, regulations, and policies.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, and Articulate.
  • Experience administering and being responsible for learning management systems such as cornerstone and SABA.
  • Experience creating and developing training plans, and training curriculum.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Incumbents in this class may be required to possess specialized certifications for designated positions prior to appointment.
  • Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
  • Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes.  As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.