Training and Development Coordinator
Madison Area Technical College 18 reviews - Madison, WI

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Administrative Salary Range C43 with a starting salary between $57,801-$75,142 depending on qualifications and experience. Madison College provides a generous benefits package. Newly hired Administrators serve a two year probationary period.

Organizational Function and Responsibilities:
This position is responsible for the effective planning, design/development, implementation, administration and execution of a variety of leadership development and training programs intended to support the growth and retention of talent at Madison Area Technical College. This position will also ensure that all leadership and employee development initiatives are designed to improve business performance, strengthen organizational capability and depth, as well as leverage best practices across the organization. The position will actively search, creatively design and implement effective methods to educate, enhance and recognize performance.

This position reports to the Director of Benefits, Compensation and Training.

Essential Duties:
The following duties are typically expected of this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned by the President or designee.

1. Conducts needs assessments
a. Consult closely with management, supervisors and employees to understand their priorities and challenges; define performance gaps, learning needs and organizational issues; and propose and execute training and development solutions that address them.
b. Analyze and select the most appropriate strategy, methodologies, and technologies to maximize the learning experience and impact, with emphasis on performance objectives, practice exercises, and skill checks.
c. Determine instructional methods such as individual training, group instruction, lectures, demonstrations, conferences, meetings and workshops.

2. Plans, coordinates and implements training and development workshops and sessions
a. Create, research, design and support leadership programs, workshops and events, including setting up access, space and participation; record and maintain records of participation.
b. Organize and coordinate orientation sessions for new management and support staff.
c. Coordinate staff development and training programs including in-services, workshops, and professional development activities in collaboration with Human Resources and the Center for Education Training and Learning ( CETL ). Facilitate the implementation, promotion, and communication of activities.
d. Employ technology to deliver workshops and material including the delivery of audio and video via the Internet and/or satellite broadcast.
e. Develop, revise and implement custom and standard training packages including presentations, role plays, handouts, manuals, exercises and other resource materials.
f. Identify and recruit external consultants and trainers to conduct specialized or customized training.

3. Responsible for Instructional Design
a. Map business needs to learning, workforce transitions, competency building, and succession.
b. Design, create and develop learning solutions to meet needs.
c. Design training objectives for each program.
d. Create curriculum-based programs using a variety of formats including video, self-study, workshops and virtual learning.
e. Design and develop materials for management development including change initiatives, educational resources, seminar content, performance objectives, and facilitator’s guides.

4. Measures and evaluates programs and objectives
a. Continually monitor and evaluate programs assessing overall effectiveness, utilizing best practices.
b. Review evaluations of trainings programs, objectives, and accomplishments and modify programs as needed. Incorporate best practices and lessons learned into program plans.
c. Compile data from attendance reports, training reviews and other sources; analyzes past and current year training requirements as well as tests and records; prepares statistical reports.
d. Continuously seek and support new approaches, practices and processes to improve the efficiency of training services offered.

5. Administration
a. Coordinate training schedules according to the needs of the College.
b. Maintain a resource library of consultation, facilitation processes and tools.
c. Develop and monitor spending against the department budget.
d. Maintain current professional skills through attendance of seminars, conferences and professional workshops.
e. Work closely with management to ensure that policies, program and processes are communicated and consistently administered in compliance with the College’s objectives and other relevant law, statutes and regulations.
f. Develop proposals and recommendations for institutional policy revisions. Coordinate implementation, where appropriate.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of:
1. Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, and coordination of people and resources;
2. Principles and methods for curriculum and instructional design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects;
3. Program development, planning, and administration principles and practices;
4. Advanced principles and practices in the area of training and development;
5. Research methods;
6. Policy and procedure development practices;
7. Troubleshooting and solving complex program issues;
8. Budgeting principles;
9. Adult learning principles

Skill in:
1. Directing, monitoring, and evaluating Collegiate policies and procedures;
2. Planning, coordinating, and implementing program components and activities;
3. Researching, analyzing, and applying relevant information to the development of departmental processes and programs;
4. Managing and administering program budgets;
5. Communicating (orally and in writing) information, data, and opinions to inform, influence, conflict management strategies, and/or persuade a wide variety of individuals and audiences; Demonstrating high level of interpersonal and presentation skills.

Ability to:
1. Identify the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others;
2. Identify the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills;
3. Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems;
4. Define problems, collect data, establish actionable facts, and make decisions using sound judgment;
5. Build and maintain positive relationships and partnerships both within the College and the community and engage in effective communication and conflict resolution strategies;
6. Successfully implement the techniques of innovative new product/service development and the principles of continuous improvement;
7. Implement the principles of competency-based curriculum development and instructional design;
8. Successfully lead teams and solve problems in a collaborative environment;
9. Successfully manage budgets and use existing resources efficiently and creatively to meet goals;
10. Promote and advance diversity as well as policies and programs related to affirmative action and equal opportunity;
11. Meet and address challenges with resourcefulness, creativity, and a collaborative spirit;
12. Develop strategies and tactics that reflect School priorities in support of overall College goals.
13. Work a flexible schedule, traveling to various campus sites in the District.


1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College or University in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Communications, Business Administration, or a related field.

2. Five years (10,000 hours) of progressively professional related work experience which includes instructional design and program development.

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