Training Specialist Job Description

A training specialist has a broad knowledge base, and typically works with people from various backgrounds.

A training specialist develops and conducts training programs for different audiences, such as employees, customers, and clients.

A training specialist typically has a background in human resources, training and development, or business.

A training specialist must have good communication skills in order to help facilitate group discussions and to help facilitate learning.

As a member of a group, the training specialist must participate actively in all aspects of the training.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Training Specialist who can help us improve our employee training programs. The ideal candidate will have experience designing and delivering training programs, and be able to assess the effectiveness of training programs.

Training Specialist Duties:

  • Work closely with the Director of Operations to identify and develop training plans
  • Lead training sessions for departmental staff, site staff, and others
  • Evaluate and manage training needs, as well as evaluate the effectiveness of training plans
  • Identify and implement best practices for training methods, materials, and content
  • Provide guidance to other departments on effective training methods

Training Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Drive staff engagement through timely and targeted training that fosters leadership, effective communication, problem solving, and teamwork
  • Coordinate and facilitate regular training sessions, including training on new systems, policies, procedures, safety, and quality standards
  • Work closely with HR to develop training programs, according to competency standards
  • Prepare training manuals, coordinate onsite training, and monitor on-the-job training
  • Keep training policies current to reflect changes in position requirements, job duties, and performance expectations
  • Provide feedback to management on the effectiveness of training programs

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or related field
  • 2+ years experience in training or human resources field
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Ability to train and lead large teams
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with a constant eye on quality

At [Company Name], we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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