Project Training Specialist

Analytics and System Quality

Recruitment #210115-UNCZ-I01


Analytics and System Quality

This is an unclassified position; selections will be made without the use of an interview committee per OP-110235 V.A.

This position will be responsible for supervising the development and delivery of training curriculum for the new offender management system implementation.  Duties will also include managing the organizational changes associated with modernizing the data system as well as coordination with vendors and subject matter experts to create curriculum, manuals and related documentation to ensure staff know how to operate the new system as well as how business processes will need to change across the agency.

Oklahoma Department of Corrections
Unclassified Job Descriptor
Project Training Specialist

Basic Purpose:
Positions in this job are responsible for providing comprehensive, department-wide
training that includes pre-service, specialized in-service, and various job specific training programs. This includes training on a specific topic area and skill set.

Typical Functions:
*Oversees the design and development of training curricula to ensure compliance
with applicable laws, rules and regulations and to ensure accomplishment of training
objectives; monitors proposed and enacted changes in laws and revisions in policies
and procedures and ensures curricula and supporting documentation is revised
*Responsible for developing and implementing training evaluations for all aspects of the assigned training programs to include participant reaction, understanding,
transfer of knowledge and application of learning.
*Conducts a variety of organizational change management activities related to the
project, team building exercises, and problem-solving initiatives. Ensures
departmental policy changes are reflected in project documentation and curricula
and incorporated in in-service training as needed.
*Designs, develops and updates training courses and curriculum; conducts research as necessary; prepares lesson plans; participant manuals, videos and graphics related to the project.
*Conducts classroom training, workshops or seminars to increase the knowledge and skills of employees related to the project.
*Prepares training reports and maintains training records on participants.
*Schedules and coordinates training sessions and locations.
*Manages contracts with service providers.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of employee training and development; of
training needs assessment; of evaluation of training programs; of problem solving; of
the principles and practices of administration and management; of applicable federal
and state laws; and data quality assurance. Knowledge of correctional policies and
procedures; of leadership and organizational development principles; and of group
facilitation. Ability is required to conduct classroom training, workshops or seminars; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to prepare lesson plans and other training materials; to establish and maintain effective relationships with others; to design surveys and analyze survey results; and to conduct research using the Internet and other computer-based resources.

Education and Experience:

Statutorily Required: N/A

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of experience in a correctional field or adult education.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of experience in a correctional field or adult education, with two (2) years in a supervisory capacity.

Special Requirements:
Extensive travel and occasional overnight stays are required. In order to performnecessary travel, applicants must possess a valid driver’s license at the time of appointment and retain a valid driver’s license while assigned to this job classification.

Job Code: 4145 DOC Pay Grade: 10 Statutory Reference: 74 O.S. § 840-5.5 or 5.11 Effective Date: 12/04/2018


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