Thursday, March 13, 2014

Training Specialist - Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

Date Posted: 3/06/14 Pay Type: Paid Opportunity Type: Job (Full-time) Job Status: Full-Time

Description & Details

Nampa, Idaho

Government - Other

The Department of Health and Welfare has an exciting opportunity for a Training Specialist. This position is with the Southwest Idaho Treatment Center (SWITC), a successful and dynamic developmental disabilities center located in Nampa, Idaho. This century-old state-owned facility’s primary mission is to promote and protect the self-reliance, health, and safety of people who have developmental disabilities. This position will develop, coordinate, deliver, and track training for employees. 

• Researches and assesses training needs. 
• Establishes training program objectives and designs appropriate courses. 
• Develops online and classroom training material such as text, video, and audio with subject matter experts and develops course outlines and lesson plans. 
• Presents and evaluates training.
• Monitors instructors and courses offered to ensure compliance with standards.
• Researches outside training resources and makes recommendations to management about training alternatives. 
• Maintains records and data integrity of Learning Management System (LMS). 
• Develops new employee and ongoing training curriculum and materials. 
• Informs staff of training opportunities. 

Minimum Qualifications: 
• Good knowledge of training theory. 
• Experience performing needs assessments, developing training objectives, designing and developing coursework and evaluating the training. 
• Experience presenting training to adult groups in structured learning situations. 
• Experience using a variety of training methods. Additional Qualifications: Are not required; however, having the minimum qualifications and the education and/or experience below will increase your score. 
• Bachelor's degree in Training/Staff Development, or related field. 
• One or more years of experience with Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint.
• One or more years of professional experience with online course development tools (e.g., Lectora, KnowledgePresenter, Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash, SmartBuilder, etc.) and an online Learning Management System (LMS). 
• One or more years of professional experience or completion of classroom training in developmental disabilities and/or mental illness. 

All majors are welcome to apply. 

Please note the minimum qualifications listed above are requirements for this position. 

Contact Information:
Erin Ferlic
Phone: 208-332-7206
Alumnus: No

How To Apply

Apply online by 3-18-14 at, or by visiting

(Announcement #05122098276). Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

Applications for this position will be accepted between 3/06/14 and 3/18/14.

Offline Applications Accepted

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