The National Rural Water Association is seeking a Training Development Specialist to work with water industry Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to develop framework for curriculum, and to design, construct, and implement E-learning applications and courseware that support the NRWA Apprenticeship program and other training objectives. This individual will be responsible for managing technical training programs on a learning management system (LMS) to support the creation and delivery of various forms of technical training through technology and electronic resources.
Performs administrative functions in support of the organization-wide training program, with duties including but not limited to:
Design, plan, organize, or direct orientation and training programs for the industry
Generate and manage training within the Learning Management System (LMS)
Maintain, administer and amend training information for the LMS
Obtain, organize, or develop training procedure manuals, guides, or course materials
Audit and monitor data integrity within LMS
Facilitate in end user training of LMS application
Develop specific training programs to help workers maintain or improve job skills
Achieve alternative associated duties and tasks as designated
Work Condition of a Training Development Specialist
In order to be competent in this job familiarity with the Water/Wastewater industry is recommended or must be obtained within six months of hire
The ability to adapt and handle multiple projects with different priority levels is necessary
This is a full-time position with competitive salary DOE and excellent benefits
Work location for this position is NRWA’s headquarters in Duncan, Oklahoma
Experience in training and learning design and development, experience working with Learning Management Systems, experience with e-learning concepts and tools and instructional design knowledge are assets
Hands-on knowledge of multimedia applications, exceptional customer service, organizational, and communication skills, along with a strong working knowledge of MS Office, Excel and PowerPoint are required
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects is desirable
Anticipated starting date is on or about September 1, 2019. Submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements online or to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note the specific position(s) you are applying for in your letter.
About National Rural Water Association
The National Rural Water Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to training, supporting, and promoting the water and wastewater professionals that serve small communities across the United States. The mission of NRWA is to strengthen State Associations.
NRWA provides training and technical assistance through 49 affiliated State Rural Water Associations, that currently have over 31,000 utility system members. Last year, State Rural Water Association staff delivered over 75,000 on-site technical assistance visits and 150,000 hours of training to more than 37,000 utilities. Rural Water training and technical assistance covers every aspect of operating, managing and financing water and wastewater utilities.