The incumbent in this position is responsible for planning, developing, and implementing strategic policy at a division level regarding training/education/organizational development. The incumbent is also responsible for overseeing and monitoring the work of other positions within the unit. The incumbent researches, develops and implements trainings online and in the classroom to ensure that program goals and current operations are in compliance with department and Federal/State rules, regulations, policies and procedures. The incumbent develops, defends and monitors budgets, grants and contracts within the unit, establishes training priorities in coordination with the operations team, and has regular contact internal and external partners to provide technical guidance, direct and instruction for training as well as the specific training for the Division regarding all five programs (TANF, SNAP, Medicaid, General Assistance and Child Care Assistance).
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
- Develop and implement training, development, informational, and/or educational programs, courses, curricula, training resources, lesson plans, materials, and visual aids.
- Evaluate effectiveness of programs, courses, curricula, training resources, lesson plans, materials, and visual aids and modify to meet identified problems/needs, state/federal requirements, and agency goals/objectives.
- Present training, development, informational, and/or educational programs via classroom, workshop, or seminar using formal classroom instruction, exercises, handouts, materials, visual aids, etc. for group or one-on-one instruction.
- Research, evaluate, and select materials, handouts, visual aids, exercises, etc. that will best promote learning.
- Identify and analyze needs through interviews, surveys, and meetings with supervisors, management, administrators, officials, clients, the public, etc.
- Provide recommendations regarding problems/needs, effectiveness of training resources, and implementation of new or modified programs, courses, curricula, training resources, lesson plans, materials, and visual aids.
- Collect, analyze and evaluate data from a variety of sources and effectively present/communicate information.
- Coordinate training/educational activities with agency personnel, contractors, community/professional organizations, and other providers.
- Monitor and ensure compliance with state and federal laws, rules, regulations, requirements, and/or contract agreements.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Training/Education Administrator I
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
- Six months experience in training administration which includes planning and establishing training priorities, implementing strategic initiatives, developing and implementing training programs and overseeing the development of training courses and materials.
- Three years experience in preparing and developing training or education courses which includes designing learning objectives, curricula and materials.
- Three years experience in developing and analyzing training needs assessments at the individual, job or organizational level.
- Knowledge of managing budgets, grants or contracts.
- Knowledge of developing policies or procedures.
Additional Posting Information
This position will have Statewide responsibilities which requires travel throughout the State. The State of Delaware provides transportation services to State agencies.
Candidates selected for interview will be required to conduct a timed presentation.
Conditions of Hire
As a condition of hire you must possess a valid driver's license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).
The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.
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