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The Training Project Manager is responsible for developing training programs for workers in industry. This position is governed by state and federal laws and

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Typical Functions:

Receives request for training information from industries, Chambers of Commerce, or Arkansas Industrial Development Commission, visits industry in need of services, and analyzes present situations to determine needs. Reviews preliminary report findings and makes proposals for programs to industries. Develops criteria, goals, objectives, and standards for each approved training program and develops training manuals to be used in educating trainees about needed technology. Develops contracts for services between agency and industry specifying responsibilities for each. Produces, edits, and films audio-visual training aids needed to complement training. Recruits, tests, and selects trainees to participate in program. Develops and monitors individual budgets for approved programs by authorizing and approving expenditures. Recruits trainers from within an industry for training by analyzing qualifications of industry personnel, selecting personnel qualified to operate necessary machinery, and instructing trainers in proper teaching methods. Collects and compiles data on individual programs and develops reports to provide information to state officials. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of training program design and development requirements for business, agency, or industry work force. Knowledge of audio-visual equipment and operation. Knowledge of budgetary practices. Ability to analyze information and assess training needs for business, agency, or industry work force. Ability to negotiate and implement contracts. Ability to produce and edit audio-visual training aids. Ability to recruit, select, and instruct trainers in program presentation techniques. Ability to gather information and prepare reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in psychology, business administration, or a related field; plus four years of experience in training or a related field, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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