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Job Opportunity: Training Program Coordinator:Iowa State University

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Training Program Coordinator

Position Details

Classification Information
University Title Program Coordinator II - 1063
Pay Grade 35
income Commensurate with qualifications
Base of Employment P - P&S
Job Category Professional and Scientific
Pay Frequency Monthly

Posting Details
Posting Number 80624P
Working Title Training Program Coordinator
Advertised Employing Department Office of the Vice President of Research
Appointment Type Professional & Scientific - Continuous
Proposed Start Date As soon as possible
Proposed End Date or Length of Term
Number of Months Employed Per Year 12
Full or Part Time Full-Time
Summary of tasks and Responsibilities
The Office of the Vice President of Research (VPR) at Iowa State University is accepting applications for a Training Program Coordinator who will lead the design, development, and implementation of a comprehensive portfolio of training program to meet the VPR Office's goals of increasing research funding and enhancing commitment to ethical research practice.
The Training Program Coordinator will be a key member of the Vice President for Research's staff and will work closely and collaboratively with the various units that report to Information technology (OSPA, ORR, LAR, Grants Hub), subject-matter-experts (SME), partnering units, and stakeholders. Responsibilities include knowledge the needs of the various offices, assessing the learning gaps, and facilitating the subject-matter-experts and unit heads in conceptualizing and developing the content for a comprehensive set of topic-specific training programs. Additional tasks include planning, coordinating, organizing, and helping the subject-matter-expert/unit head deliver the training programs, and working with various delivery methods appropriate for audiences at different levels, including in-person training, webinars, interactive modules, and instructional videos. This position will develop appropriate tools to assess learning results and use that information to evaluate and improve the training programs.
The prosperous candidate will have advanced communication and interpersonal expertise as well as the competence and creativity to convey complex information to a broad range of stakeholders. The candidate will also have strong organizational expertise, and the capability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
About Iowa State University and the Ames Community
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-broad, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 34,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.
Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in practice and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have practice working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University's Principles of Community.
Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.
Required Education and practice
Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of related practice; OR a Master’s degree and 2 years of related practice; OR a combination of education and/or related practice totaling 8 years unless otherwise specified under supplemental required education and practice. practice must be at a comparable level and directly related to the tasks of this position.
Supplemental Required Education and practice
Preferred Education and practice
•practice managing complex projects involving multiple priorities and tight deadlines
•practice organizing and implementing onsite and online education/training
•practice building prosperous relationships and networks across organizational lines
•practice translating technical information and processing Information technology into easy to understand training presentations and documentation for audiences with different levels of knowledge
•practice assessing training programs for effectiveness
•practice with researcher success coordination or in working with researchers
•practice planning events or conferences
Location (if other than Ames)
Additional Information
Department Contact Name Jane Garrity
Department Contact Phone
Department Contact Email jgarrity@iastate.edu
Department/Unit Website http://www.vpresearch.iastate.edu/
Application Instructions
To apply for this position, please click on “Apply for this Job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three References

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email E-Mail: employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.
Special Instructions Summary
Guaranteed Consideration Date 11/22/2018
Pre-Employment Screening
All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university's verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.
Quick Link http://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/37129
EO Statement
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, discapability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email E-Mail: eooffice@iastate.edu.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
   » * Where did you first lgain about this vacancy?
   » ISU Employment Opportunities Website
   » ISU Employee
   » Website
   » Placement Office
   » Trade Journal
   » Newspaper
   » HERC Website
   » LinkedIN
   » Facebook
   » CareerBuilder
   » Please indicate which specific website, placement office, trade journal, newspaper, or other resource influenced you to apply for this position.
(Open Ended Question)
   » * Please describe your practice managing complex projects involving multiple priorities and tight deadlines
(Open Ended Question)
   » * Please describe your practice organizing and implementing onsite and online education/training
(Open Ended Question)
   » * Please describe your practice building prosperous relationships and networks across organizational lines
(Open Ended Question)
   » * Please describe your practice translating technical information and processing Information technology into easy to understand training presentations and documentation for audiences with different levels of knowledge
(Open Ended Question)
   » * Please describe your practice assessing training programs for effectiveness
(Open Ended Question)
   » * Please describe your practice with researcher success coordination or in working with researchers
(Open Ended Question)
   » * Please describe your practice planning events or conferences
(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
   » Resume/Curriculum Vitae
   » Letter of Application/Cover Letter
   » Reference Contact InformationOptional Documents

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Job Location: Ames, Iowa
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 11/08/2018 / Viewed 3 times
Contact Information
Company: Iowa State University
Contact Email: jgarrity@iastate.edu


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