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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

Grossmont/Cuyamaca Community College District


Posting Number: 17-00071

Department: D - Human Resources

Site: District

FTE: 1.0

Months: 12 Month

Pay Grade Level: CL-39: Step A or B

Starting Pay Rate: $4,412 or $4,666 per month

Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

Shift Differntial: None

Required Applicant Documents: Resume Cover Letter Supplemental Materials 1

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants interested in applying to this position must submit all requested application materials by the closing deadline.
1) Complete District Application;
2) Resume;
3) 1 page Cover Letter that addresses how the applicant meets the requirements of the position;
4) Complete Supplemental Materials 1 CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS 1.

Application materials with pictures and/or personal information will render your application incomplete.

Closing Date: 5-24-2018

Job Summary:
This position will work in partnership with the additional Professional Development Specialist and various site constituents to support the design and implementation of new District-wide professional development programming. Additionally, this position will continue the implementation of existing Professional Development workshops, compliance and technology trainings, and in-house team building.

We are seeking an individual who takes initiative and is committed to their own professional growth and development.

Experience in providing training to large and small groups is preferred as the position requires facilitation of a variety of training sizes.

Experience in Instructional Design or Learning Management System administration is a plus!

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, independently perform highly responsible, specialized, and technical duties within the assigned human resource function. Coordinate all training; work with District administration to ensure appropriate and adequate professional development opportunities for all District employees.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Coordinate, develop and ensure compliance, for all mandated training. Coordinate and provide professional development opportunities for all district employees.

Assist with coordination, management, development and production of, all training pertaining to updates and changes to constituency group contracts. Assist administration in the presentation of management and supervisory training sessions.

Research new, innovative, and applicable training opportunities and venues. Provide detailed reports to district administration regarding the promotion of ideas.

Conduct and present a variety of training materials.

Maintain a variety of reports and logs for tracking mandated training and professional development training opportunities in preparation for audits.

Review trends and determine opportunities for improvement.

Provide technical advice and assistance to administrators, faculty and employees on the interpretation of district personnel policies and procedures.

Recommend changes and update existing policies and procedures based on evolving federal and state laws, codes and regulations.

Answer telephones and provide information and assistance; take and relay messages; explain departmental policies, procedures and functions according to established guidelines; respond to requests for information and assistance from other district officials, students, staff and the public.

Conduct research, gather and analyze data from various reports as requested from public and staff.

Maintain various records and files related to assigned human resource function.

Perform special research studies or projects as assigned to support the Human Resources Division. Analyze, explain, and recommend solutions or improvements based on gathered data.

Perform a variety of secretarial and clerical duties in support of assigned functions.

Operate a variety of office equipment and machines including personal computer, typewriter, copier, fax, microfiche, etc.

Handle sensitive and confidential information relating to employees.

Attend meetings and assist in training development as requested by assigned supervisor.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS:

Serve as back-up or assistance to other Human Resources personnel as needed.

Train and provide work direction and guidance to other staff as necessary.

Maintain departmental area(s) in a safe, clean and orderly condition; assure compliance with established safety procedures and regulations.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to: Two years college-level coursework or equivalent with work in business administration, human resources management, training, or a related field. Experience with presenting and training.

KNOWLEDGE OF:
Basic functions of a human resources department.
Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
Presentation and data collection software
Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
Telephone techniques and etiquette.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Letter and report writing and proof-reading techniques.
Organization and collection of data.
Operation of a personal computer.
State and Federal employment laws; Education and Government Code.
Intermediate research concepts.
Oral and written presentation skills.

ABILITY TO:
Conduct presentations and deliver training to a wide variety of employee groups.
Learn, interpret and communicate effectively, rules, regulations, policies and procedures related to assigned personnel functions.
Perform clerical duties such as filing, duplicating, typing and maintaining records.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Learn new procedures, files, systems and equipment, including utilization of software packages related to Human Resources, presentations and data collection.
Understand and follow oral and written directions.
Operate a personal computer including various software packages to enter and retrieve data using keyboarding skills in an efficient and effective manner consistent with requirements of the position.
Operate office equipment including computer, scanner, copier, microfiche, fax, and calculator.
Plan and organize work; work independently to meet schedules and time lines.
Interpret complex data and analyze it against appropriate laws and codes to make inferences, provide direction and recommendations.
Connect the inter-related state laws, federal laws, Education Code, Government Code, Titles, Learn and research Assembly Bills, and district policies and procedures; know which of the previous may supersede others. Relate these items to varying situations.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in providing training to large and small groups is preferred as the position requires facilitation of a variety of training sizes.

Experience in Instructional Design or Learning Management System administration is a plus!

Other Licenses and Certifications:

Working Conditions:

General Employment Information:
Information provided by the applicant, other than that requested for statistical purposes by the Employment Services Office, which indicates candidate's gender, age, ethnicity, religious preference, etc. will be removed from the application. All submitted materials become District property and cannot be returned.

BENEFITS: The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District provides an excellent comprehensive benefits program including medical, prescription drugs, vision care, dental, life and income protection insurance, and membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) or the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS).

Under Federal Law, employers are required to verify that all new employees are eligible for employment in the United States. Prior to appointment to a position, you must present acceptable proof of your identity and authorization to work in the United States.

NOTE: Offers of employment are contingent upon successful pre-placement physicals and fingerprint clearance. A $32.00 processing fee plus Live Scan fee will be required. Employees must also sign up for Payroll Direct Deposit.

Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act due to a disability and who require accommodations for completing the application process or interviewing, please notify the District Employment Services Department. Phone (619) 668-1735.

GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer.

Posting Date: 05-03-2018

Date Job Commences: ASAP

To apply, visit: https://jobs.gcccd.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51990

The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District (GCCCD) is committed to providing learning and working environments that ensure and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. People of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, socioeconomic levels, cultures, and abilities are valued, welcomed, and included in all aspects of our organization. GCCCD strives to provide an educational environment that fosters cultural awareness, mutual understanding, and respect that ultimately also benefits the global community.

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