CLOE CPS Training Spec IV

Texas Health & Human Services Commission Dallas, TX
CLOE CPS Training Spec IVThe Training Specialist IV position performs complex (senior level) training work. Work involves planning, designing, organizing, conducting, and evaluating training programs, with emphasis on CPS Professional Development and certification training primarily for Dept. of Family and Protective CLOE CPS Training Spec IV. The position analyzes training needs, develops and prepares training materials, coordinates and conducts training sessions and promotes the use of training services, methods, and techniques. The position interacts routinely with DFPS program staff at all levels and with other professional development staff. Essential Job Functions:

Conducts classroom, distance, or blended training sessions using effective classroom management techniques and various technologies. This includes CPS Professional Development, ongoing skill development and technology classes (35%) Coordinates training services and activities by completing pre-classroom preparation, including coordinating assignments that may be needed as a pre-requisite for training programs. Preparing for class including coordinating schedules and logistics for training programs and coordinating with internal and external stakeholders that are involved in either participating or delivering training. (15%) Completes post-classroom activities that include evaluating training effectiveness and trainees knowledge and skill development, trainees readiness and ability to apply knowledge and skills in work setting, trainees performance in training and record of participation. Participates in evaluating training plans and in solving training problems regarding effectiveness of plans when applicable. Responsible for completing records of participation.(20%) Researches, develops, reviews and evaluates training materials and recommends modifications as appropriate. (10%) Provides, collects, and analyzes data and creates reports that evaluate and assess training effectiveness. (5%) Formulates learning objectives and plans, designs, develops, training to meet specific needs or revises existing curricula and course outlines to meet individual needs. This may include needs identified for a group, unit or individual. This includes the development of new and refresher training programs. (10%) Selects or develops instructional methods, training aids, manuals, and other materials. Formulates, reviews and recommends policies and procedures for training programs. (5%) May participate in other planning and organizing activities with other professional development staff. May supervise others Performs other duties as assigned and required to maintain division operations. Knowledge Skills Abilities:

Knowledge of training procedures and techniques. Knowledge of group process, group dynamics, and interpersonal relations. Knowledge of DFPS programs, policy, practices, and related services. Skill in instructing others and facilitating workshops. Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal. Knowledge of adult learning principles Ability to assess training needs. Ability to design or deliver distance learning Registration or Licensure Requirements:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in human resources, organizational development, education, or related field is required. Initial Selection Criteria:

Graduation from an accredited four year college or university is required.Minimum of 2 years experience with Child Protective Services is required.Experience conducting training preferred. Experience designing or delivering classroom and distance learning training preferred. Experience in supervising CPS staff preferred. Additional Information:

This posting will primarily train Region 3 East staff. requisition 387552MOS Code:

Note: There are no direct military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position. All active duty, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply. For more information, see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk here.

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