Professional Development Training Coordinator (Part-time) - 17585BR

Professional Development Training Coordinator (Part-time)

Law Enforcement Training Ctr
Kansas Law Enforcement Trn Ctr
Employee Class: 
U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Position Overview

This position is primarily located in Dodge City, KS, for the Kansas Law Enforcement Center in Yoder, KS.

The KU Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) serves as the headquarters for all law enforcement and police training in Kansas.

KLETC directly trains the overwhelming majority of municipal, county and state law enforcement officers in Kansas, and oversees, supervises and monitors the training of the remaining officers at eight authorized and certified academy programs operated by local law enforcement agencies and the Kansas Highway Patrol.

This position is a key member of the Professional Development department of the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center. The Professional Development department provides professional training courses, conferences and workshops to local, county, state, tribal, railroad and federal law enforcement agency personnel. Professional training programs reach audiences in every area of the State of Kansas. Comprehensive programming develops from collaborations with client organizations representing line and administrative staff. As a Professional Development Coordinator, one main responsibility is to provide support to the Assistant Director for Professional Development for program development and delivery, implementation of new programs and direct interaction with stakeholders. Will serve as the contact for assigned continuing education programs and make assignments for training programs in conjunction with the supervisor. The Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating student/staff services, daily scheduling of facilities and resources, ensuring all necessary material is available when needed, and interaction with law enforcement agencies and other government entities throughout the state. The Program Coordinator is also responsible for coordinating the expanding use of continuing education technology and management systems, including online classes in Blackboard, and Enroll information/registration systems.

Job Description

Independently coordinates unit program or components of larger programs with direction from supervisor. Participates in the development of goals and objectives. Coordinates the collection, compilation and analysis of program activity data; writes edits and presents comprehensive statistical and narrative program reports and evaluations. Creates, produces, and delivers a range of promotional, educational and informational presentations and/or resource materials related to program activities and initiatives. Coordinates the provision of technical guidance, consultation and related support to individuals within an area of program focus; provides daily problem solving as necessary. Produces programmatic materials to support the programs, projects, grants and/or activities to foster the engagement of students, community, faculty and staff in the research, instruction and/or service of the unit. May coordinate grant activities and/or special programs. Tracks program requirements and annual updates, facilitates meetings monthly, annually or quarterly. Coordinate internal and external reviews. May serve as a training expert to internal and/or external staff, students, or community members. May supervise staff and or student employees. #Master¿s degree or Bachelor¿s degree plus 3 years related experience. Degree depends upon area of discipline.

Required Qualifications

  1. Bachelor's degree and three years of related experience;
  2. Excellent communication skills as evidenced by work history and application materials submitted;
  3. Two years of experience in education, classroom training and presentation technology;
  4. Two years of experience with microcomputer word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software applications;
  5. Two years of experience organizing, managing and supervising multiple and varied tasks and projects as demonstrated by education, work history and application material.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience in the management, coordination or delivery of education and/or training programs;
  2. Experience in the management of the training process or in the training and/or education of adults;
  3. Knowledge of and/or experience in distance learning delivery mediums;
  4. A demonstrated ability to work with members of the law enforcement community and/or professional law enforcement associations;
  5. Demonstrated ability to coordinate decentralized people and events;
  6. Experience working independently and achieve goals with minimal supervision;
  7. Experiences working with diverse individuals, such as adult learners, faculty, administrators or professional groups;
  8. Experience working effectively in a team environment and with deadlines and multiple, rapidly evolving priorities.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application consists of:
  • A cover letter addressing how required qualifications are met
  • Resume
  • 3 Professional References
Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Review of applications begins August 12, 2020, and will be ongoing until position is filled.

Contact Information to Applicants

Megan Henry

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Law Enforcement Training Ctr
Kansas Law Enforcement Trn Ctr
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