The North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association
is Currently Recruiting for a
Education and Training Manager
The North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association is a non-profit organization that represents the 100 Sheriffs of North Carolina and their personnel. We are looking for a team member who is very detail-oriented and who can multi-task in a very fast paced, busy office. We are also looking for someone with a sincere commitment to excellence and the success of the association, as well as respect for the constitutional office of sheriff and the persons holding the office.
Education and Training Manager: The North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association is seeking a professional to be responsible for leading and expanding the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association’s (NCSA) leadership institutes and training programs. The North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association supports training programs for the sheriffs’ offices by working with various agencies of state government to coordinate programs that are important to law enforcement and the office of sheriff.
The Education and Training Manager will work with the association’s Deputy Director to plan and implement various training opportunities for the Sheriffs and sheriffs’ personnel of North Carolina including the Annual Training Conference, Spring Meeting, Fall Meeting; Sheriffs’, Chief Deputies’, Jail Administrators’, and Sheriffs’ Administrative Assistants Leadership Institutes.
Essential duties include, but are not limited to:
- Provides leadership, professional expertise, and direction in the planning and execution of quality training programs
- Develops and maintains highly professional standards and procedures for implementing training programs in keeping with the image and reputation of the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association
- Conducts training needs assessments
- Researches standards, practices, and trends for leadership development
- Coordinates with association committees to prioritize training topics
- Researches and develops training class curriculum and materials
- Manages the budget and schedules of assigned association training projects
- Maintains a comprehensive project schedule including completion dates for objectives
- Selects appropriate training methods to achieve training objectives
- Identifies, reviews and recommends potential training venues
- Identifies and compiles training resource materials and aids
- Coordinates the delivery of training at events
- Organizes and assigns staff to assist at training and meetings
- Assists with coordinating onsite logistics for training events and meetings
- Evaluates the overall effectiveness and learning that occurs at training events and meetings
- Modifies training course based on the feedback from attendees
- Prepares pre and post-event reports and analysis
- Assesses opportunities and makes recommendations for improving training for the sheriffs, and implements those improvements as appropriate
- Travels to and works onsite at association meetings
- Assists co-workers with any additional duties as assigned
Qualifications: BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university and at least 5 years of applicable work experience in adult education, professional development and training, and program management. Additional experience in grants management, instructional design, and strategic planning are highly desirable.
- Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
- Outstanding oral and written communication skills
- Knowledge of correct grammar and usage
- Excellent time-management skills with the ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
- Skill in managing several projects simultaneously
- Professional and polite demeanor in dealing with others, both outside and inside the organization
- Detail-oriented and possess ability to accurately analyze training interests in the association
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office
- Able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, as needed
- Ability to independently initiate projects and activities
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
- Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures
- Ability to adhere to the association’s professional standards and core values
- Ability to perform other related duties as assigned
Supplemental Information: The work is typically performed in an office while sitting, standing, or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects, weighing up to 20 pounds.
Salary/Benefits: Our association offers a strong team environment and competitive salary and benefits. The North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association is located in downtown Raleigh.
For immediate consideration, please email your resume and 3 to 5 references. Your application MUST specify that you are applying for the Education and Training Manager position, as we are currently advertising for other positions as well. Resumes will not be accepted in-person.