The Training Specialist is responsible for improving the productivity of the organization's employees. This position assesses company-wide developmental needs to drive training initiatives and identifies and arranges suitable training solutions for employees. This position actively searches, creatively designs and implements effective methods to educate, enhance performance and recognize performance.
Required Experience for Training Specialist:
- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
- Strong verbal and writing skills.
- Strong customer service skills.
- Ability to communicate clearly and precisely in a variety of significant situations.
- Advanced skill in interpersonal relations.
- Knowledge of training and development concepts and principles.
- Experience with best practices for delivery, i.e., classroom vs. video, computer based training and self-study programs.
- Must possess demonstrable training delivery skills and experience, presentation skills and comfort and familiarity in a training environment in a large group setting.
- Ability to organize, coordinate, schedule and manage multiple priorities, projects and programs.
- Efficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
- Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Accountabilities for Training Specialist:
- Communicate Effectively with Peers and Leaders
- Plan, Organize & Facilitate Training
- Training Content Development
- Measure Results of Training Impact
- Communication plans for rolling out of training communications
- Build effective relationships with Laurus leaders
Other Key Responsibilities for Training Specialist:
- Proposes training and development programs and objectives.
- Obtains and /or develops effective training materials utilizing a variety of media.
- Trains and coaches managers, supervisors and others involved in employee development efforts.
- Plans, organizes, facilitates and orders supplies for employee development and training events.
- Develops and maintains organizational communications to ensure employees have knowledge of training and development events and resources.
- Conducts follow-up studies of all completed training to evaluate and measure results.
- Modifies programs as needed.
- Exemplifies the desired culture and philosophies of the organization.
- Works effectively as a team member with other members of leadership.