General Summary: The Training & Development Manager is responsible for the effective development, coordination and presentation of training and development programs for all leadership and staff. Develops and oversees administration of all centralized employee orientation programs. Leads the administration of all centralized training programs and systems. Assess agency-wide developmental needs for all managers and staff, develops and administers related training programs including the assessment of program success. Collaborate with other Human Resource managers and staff as required on various initiatives including performance management.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction, for new and experienced leaders, individual staff, and groups of leaders or staff, and the measurement of training effectiveness.
Knowledge of the organization and formats of training courses.
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Excellent verbal, written, multi-tasking and presentation skills.
Skill in the utilization of learning management systems and common business applications.
Ability to develop and administer leadership development programs including mentoring as well as new manager skills training.
Ability to plan, organize, and direct a wide range of training activities.
Ability to assess & evaluate the training needs of staff and develop the most appropriate training method.
Ability to instruct others and present training materials in a clear, concise and orderly manner.
Ability to comprehend, interpret, develop training programs and instruct others in a wide variety of subject areas including administrative, customer service, managerial, program objectives and procedures, park operations, computer software utilization, etc.
Ability to develop strong relationships and function as a critical resource to leaders and staff.
Education Required: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university; Master's degree from an accredited college or university - preferred.
Area of Study Preferred: - Education, business administration, human resources or liberal arts
Certification Preferred: Certified Professional in Learning and Performance by American Society for Training and Development.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: At least five years of experience in training and development. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. 10 or more years related experience - preferred.
Additional Salary Information: We offer a very competitive salary and generous benefit package. For more information and a full description of the job, please apply online at www.brec.org/careers.
BREC operates public park and recreation facilities and programs throughout East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA. This award-winning agency is a member of NRPA (The National Recreation and Park Association) and has been nationally accredited and recognized as one of America's premier recreation and park departments. BREC maintains 184 parks that feature a wide variety of quality facilities with family-oriented leisure activities for all ages and population groups.www.brec.org