TITLE Training Coordinator and Director of Public Safety Training Center
CLASSIFICATION NUMBER 2568
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR Assistant Director of Training and Development
The Training Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the development and coordination of training and professional development programs for the business community. The Training Coordinator works directly with business and industry leaders to design training and professional development programs to meet specific company, community, and industry needs. The Training Coordinator builds relationships with area community and business leaders and is responsible for assisting with the development of public enrollment and customized training programs. The Director of Public Safety Training Center promotes the growth, development, marketing, and administration of the Public Safety Training Center (PSTC) by working with law enforcement, community organizations and associations to develop professional development programs.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Education, or a related field is required. An equivalent combination of years of experience and education may be considered for substitution of educational requirements.
Experience: At least three years of experience in project management, program development, marketing and administrative responsibilities required. Experience in event management and administration of professional development programs and continuing education in diverse fields, such as government, business, education, etc., is preferred. Experience in the design of informational/promotional publications is preferred.
Skills: The ability to independently manage the details associated with multiple programs and projects, to track activities, and to meet deadlines is required. Strong verbal and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, computer skills, including database and Excel skills, and the ability to interface with University faculty and staff and the public are required. Excellent interpersonal skills are required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Effort: The job responsibilities of this position frequently require presentation of information, transportation of promotional materials and media, setting up rooms for conferences and classes, including moving tables and chairs and lifting boxes of materials and display items.
Other: The scope of the job requires evening and occasional weekend work. Occasional overnight, out-of-town travel is required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Assists in the administration of effective, training and professional development programs in specific assigned areas by establishing cooperative relationships with business, community, and industry leaders; developing training and professional development programs designed to meet business and industry needs, hiring qualified instructors, establishing relevant curriculum and program objectives, evaluating the programs, and conducting follow-up sessions with management of participating businesses or industries to determine if the stated objectives have been met.2. Engages businesses, local communities, and employers by assisting in offering courses through the Missouri Small Business Development Center and efactory which can serve as a pipeline to university credit enrollment.
3. Assists with ensuring training program(s) are relevant to the changing business environment and reflective of academic credibility. Ensure training programs are financially sustainable and securing underwriting/sponsorship from external funding sources. Coordinates with Assistant Director, Training and Development to monitor budgets and achieve financial goals.
4. Assists with development and coordination of custom training requests, engaging in a sales and marketing strategy to elevate professional development custom solutions and build partnerships to further deploy training throughout the region. Supports academic units as requested by promoting at events and conferences and working to bridge partnerships with area career technical centers across the state.
5. Promotes the growth, development, marketing, and administration of the Public Safety Training Center (PSTC) by working with law enforcement, community organizations and associations to develop professional development programs. Maintains a close working relationship with law enforcement contract agencies, law enforcement officers, and instructors to ensure training is current and relevant to the field of law enforcement. and oversees accreditation through State and National accrediting bodies.
6. Manages the PSTC facility by overseeing maintenance and repairs, construction projects, technical support, and all other aspects of running a satellite campus location.
7. Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
8. Maintains professional competence and expands the knowledge base and ability of efactory, Missouri SBDC and the university to serve the business and industry community through involvement in professional organizations and attendance at professional development conferences, workshops and seminars at the state, regional and national level.9. Contributes to the overall success of the Division of Community and Global Partnerships by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisors.
The Training Coordinator and Director of Public Safety Training Center is supervised
by the Assistant Director, Training and Development and supervises part-time staff,
graduate assistants and/or student workers.
OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES
REVISED JANUARY 2023