Manages the Training function within the agency and assists with accomplishing the goals and objectives of Fraser, Ltd. to ensure effective and efficient training of staff.
Fraser, Ltd Overview:
Fraser, Ltd., by charter is the oldest human service agency in North Dakota established in 1893. Fraser, Ltd provides assistance to children, youth, and adults on their life's journey towards independence. We are seeking caring, responsible, and compassionate individuals to join our team of over 200 professionals. We provide services in 3 areas; Children’s Services, Transitional Youth Services, and Adult Residential Disability Services. Children’s Services provides a safe, healthy, and inclusive environment in which children with special needs and children typically developing learn and grow together. Transitional Youth Services provides shelter, basic needs, life skills education and advocacy services for disenfranchised youth by supporting independent thought and empowering self-directed action for individuals ages 16-26. Adult Residential Disability Services promotes education, advocacy, and active treatment for people with intellectual disabilities by providing supportive services in a residential environment.
Agency Trainer - Qualifications:
Four-year degree in organizational development, training, or related field. 3-5 years experience working with adults with Developmental Disabilities required. Strong oral and written communication skills are essential with the ability to implement goals and objectives outlined for the Training Department.
Agency Trainer - Tentative Responsibilities: (Final duties reviewed with final candidate)
Coordinates with other agency staff members the orientation activities of newly hired employees.
Provides training to Fraser, Ltd.'s direct service staff members, which assures carryover of the training curriculum to on-site skill use.
Provides training to Fraser, Ltd. staff members that enhances their professional skills.
Participates in staff trainer's meetings and other training sessions organized by the State DD Training Director; prepares, maintains and submits to the State DD Training Director and the Executive Director of Fraser, Ltd., a monthly report outlining the agency's training activities.
Administers and corrects individual module competency tests.
Maintains a system for distributing curriculum modules, related audio-visual aids, and other training materials to staff within the agency.
Review and recommends purchase of appropriate audio-visuals to supplement the curriculum to the Executive Director and the State DD Training Director.
Assesses the need for additional staff training within the agency and plans training activities to address identified needs.
Maintains necessary records needed to document training activities as well as individual staff members participation in the training program.
Assists the State DD Training Director in maintaining information necessary to ensure an effective and accurate statewide training system.
Assists the State DD Training Director in collecting input from agency staff members regarding training needs, curriculum revisions and workshop planning, and evaluation of training activities.
Requests technical assistance in carrying out the provisions of the Statewide DD Training program from the State DD Training Director as needed.
Assists the Executive Director in assuring the agency's training program meets certification and accreditation standards.
Attends quarterly trainer's meetings and other workshops as needed.