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Education/Training Specialist I


Positions provide professional support for training and development programs for the benefit of individual or organizational performance.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Assists in assessing training needs, using surveys, interviews, focus groups, or communications with leadership.
  • Utilizes off-the-shelf or previously developed curricula or materials in support of training objectives.
  • Participates in training facilitation via stand-up presentation, technical demonstration, audio or video, or group discussion.
  • Assists in evaluating training effectiveness and achievement of learning outcomes.
  • Conducts research into external instructors or training packages and makes recommendations for selection.
  • Coordinates scheduling of classes and participant assignments.
  • Organizes training materials and environments, including spaces, equipment, handouts, presentations, or other visuals.
  • Operates audio-visual or other equipment.
  • Assists in developing new courses or training initiatives.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Licensure and Certification



This position does not typically have supervisory responsibility.


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