Overview

DIRECTOR OF TRAINING:
***This position will office out of our Overland Park, KS office or our corporate office in Norton, KS***

Valley Hope is in search of an experienced professional to join our team in the role of the Director of Training.

JOB SUMMARY:

-Assesses company-wide developmental needs to drive training initiatives; identifies and develops suitable training and development programs to align with the business strategy.
-Works closely with executive leadership and senior management to align training goals and priorities with overall company goals and initiatives.
-Research training methods and best practices; incorporates information into training, programs, solutions, and materials.
-Designs and implements effective training programs and strategies to educate employees and to enhance employee development and performance.
-Assesses and/or understands the skill level, knowledge, and training needs of different employee groups; incorporates information into the development of learning strategies which are accessible and meet the needs of employees.
-Develops and/or obtains effective training materials utilizing a variety of media; ensures learning materials are relevant and uses tactics that inspire learning and engagement.
-Partners with members of Professional Services in the development and delivery of training programs that requires specialized knowledge.
Collaborates with leadership/senior management/market leaders to organize and deliver training programs; utilizes a mix of training techniques including but not limited to classroom training, on-the-job training, workshops, online training courses, and lectures.
-Conducts follow-up assessments of completed training to evaluate and measure results.
Identifies overall training budget needs and monitors spending to allocated costs.
Conducts audits/assessments and updates of existing training programs to ensure they meet the needs of the organization; includes but is not limited to general orientation and department orientation.
-Evaluates and identifies training-related service partners; manages relationships and service level agreements with training partners/third-party content providers.
-Partners with Human Resources in the use of learning management systems in support of training programs.
Develops and fosters a continuous learning culture.
-Maintains a strong working knowledge of trends, developments, and best practices within areas of employee learning, training, and development.

BENEFITS:

-Health, dental, vision insurance at affordable rates
-401k Retirement Plan
-Paid Time Off (PTO)
-Paid Holidays
-Tuition Assistance and More!

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

-Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with preference in areas of Human Resources, Learning and Development, or Organizational Psychology
-Preferred training certifications:  Certified Professional in Training Management (CPTM), Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP).
-SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or SHRM-Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) preferred.
-Five (5) plus years of work experience in training and development; Seven (7) plus years preferred
-Four (4) plus years of managerial-level experience.
-Work experience in healthcare industry and/or within the substance abuse treatment industry.

SKILLS & ABILITIES:  

-Ability to design and deliver training, manage the learning function, measure and evaluate the results of training, and manage organizational knowledge
-Demonstrated knowledge of how to use learning management systems, learning applications/software, and tools that integrate various training materials.
-Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills; demonstrated ability to speak effectively with peers, employees, and leadership.
-Self-directed and motivated to accomplish tasks, meet objectives and committed timelines; able to prioritize competing demands and effectively manage multiple tasks.
-Proficient in MS Office applications, which include Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  

-Must be able to travel – estimated at 15-25% of the time.
-Office setting with traditional hours.
-Sitting for extended periods of time.
-Must be able to work at a rapid pace for long periods of time (typically not longer than 8 hours).

Apply at www.valleyhope.org/careers.