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Director of Training
Job Code:2018-MACON-005
Location:Macon Campus
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Job Responsibilities:
  • Identify staff training needs through a needs assessment and seek training resources internal or external to the agency to meet those needs.
  • Insure compliance with training requirements set forth by licensure, accreditation standards as well as with specific contract requirements.
  • Develop and maintain specific policies around employee training requirements and ensure that agency policy dictates practice.
  • Oversee the content and coordination of Orientation agency wide.
  • Work with department managers to identify and develop specific training workshops.
  • Develop quality assurance practice around training and skill retention.
  • Evaluate instructor performance and the effectiveness of training programs, providing recommendations for improvement.
  • Coordinate training services with trainers outside the Agency.
  • Develop and monitor the budget for the Training Department.
  • Provide oversight and guidance for the training of all employees in the organization.
  • Ensure the quality of all training files by quarterly audits.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Leadership:  Role model and mentor for staff as indicated by:
    • Takes initiative to implement good practice and meet licensing and accreditation standards.
    • Interacts professionally and cooperatively with other parts of the agency (i.e. Human Resources, Finance, etc.)
  • Completes assignments in a timely and accurate manner
  • Is willing to take on additional responsibility in a positive manner.
  • Upholds the mission and values of The Methodist Home.
  • Complete training necessary to perform position consistent with program and agency staff development plans as indicated by:
  • Identifies training appropriate to this position

Job Qualifications:
  • Prefer a Bachelor’s Degree in the field of business, social services, education or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a training coordinator, training facilitator or similar role in lieu of a degree.
  • Hands on experience coordinating events in a professional setting.
  • Proficient knowledge on Microsoft Office Suite software.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service.  This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Knowledge of communication and dissemination techniques and methods including written, oral and visual media.
  • Knowledge of computer and audio visual equipment.
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as managing files and records and other office procedures.
  • Possess the skills of critical thinking using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Possess the skill of judgment and decision making by considering costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Ability to meet and handle the public with tact and poise.
  • Maintain high level of confidentiality.
  • Must be able to multi task in a fast paced work environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to appropriately handle confidential information.
  • Ability to understand and consistently implement policies and procedures of the Agency.
  • Ability to interact and work cooperatively and effectively with other personnel and residents.
  • Ability to show sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural difference in the service population
Ability to uphold the mission and values of The Methodist Home.

Other Job Information (if applicable):
  • Duties are performed in a variety of environments ranging from highly stressful to casual and leisurely. Stress may be caused by a changing environment, firm deadlines and workload.

  • Specific vision abilities include the ability to see for purposes of reading printed matter as well as distance vision.

  • Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels.

  • Ability to lift 10 pounds.

  • Ability to carry 10 pounds.

  • Ability to push or pull objects weighing 10 pounds.

  • Ability to operate office equipment including copiers, peripheral devices, etc.

  • Duties include sitting for both short and lengthy durations of time.

  • Duties include repetitive hand movements such as typing.

  • Duties may include bending, stooping or kneeling for short durations of time.

  • Requires some traveling.