University of Utah Job Description
Provides training and related instructional opportunities to staff members within a college or department. Presents and/or conducts training seminars and workshops. Designs and manages training programs. Orients users in applicable operational systems and computer software. Prepares communication materials used to instruct personnel and disburses relevant information.
Bachelor's degree in Education, Communication, or a related area, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience); two years related experience; an in-depth knowledge of the specialty area as well as federal-state laws and regulations governing their procedures; and demonstrated organizational, communication and human relation skills required. Related experience includes: instructional design, teaching, instructional video/multi-media production, public speaking, compositional writing, and computer operation.
Experience in the use of computers for instructional and educational support including a familiarity with Internet and training experience in an educational environment preferred. Some departments may prefer experience in the use of electronic and technical equipment.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
This position works independently in selecting and developing training programs, but authorization for implementation goes through the department director. He/she does not generally provide direct supervision of others, although assignments are often made to support clerical staff.
Some challenges the incumbent might encounter include maintaining a positive working relationship with personnel who feel training is unnecessary; developing training for individuals with specialized needs; determining the most effective training programs within budget constraints; keeping up-to-date with training technology and resources specific to specialty; and selecting the training methods that will most effectively accomplish departmental objectives.
This position may administer a small budget designated for training materials and make work assignments to non-exempt support staff. The incumbent maintains records for all training completed.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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