Professional Development Coordinator, Department of Management Services

The Professional Development Coordinator is responsible for coordinating agency-wide training opportunities by overseeing the development of training curriculum, identifying appropriate training opportunities for DMS’ diverse workforce and promoting internal and external professional development opportunities. This position is responsible for delivering engaging and informative trainings that assist DMS’ workforce in fulfilling the agency’s mission and achieving its goals.

Salary: $55,000 – $65,000

Posting Closing Date: 08/25/2017
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https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/TALLAHASSEE-PROFESSIONAL-DEVELOPMENT-COORDINATOR-72003104-FL-32399/423791700/

Position Summary:
Professional Development Coordinator, Office of the Secretary

The Professional Development Coordinator is responsible for coordinating agency-wide training opportunities by overseeing the development of training curriculum, identifying appropriate training opportunities for DMS’ diverse workforce and promoting internal and external professional development opportunities. This position is responsible for delivering engaging and informative trainings that assist DMS’ workforce in fulfilling the agency’s mission and achieving its goals.

Pay Range: $55,000-$65,000

Organization Background:
The Florida Department of Management Services (DMS) is a customer-oriented agency responsible for managing various business-related functions throughout state government. Under the direction of Governor Rick Scott and DMS’ Executive Leadership Team, the agency oversees the real estate, procurement, human resources, group insurance, retirement, telecommunications, private prisons, and fleet and federal property assistance programs utilized throughout Florida’s state government. The Department of Management Services is relied upon to establish, maintain and improve the business processes used by state employees to create a better, not bigger government. The Department of Management Services facilitates the delivery of these programs and services and provides tools and training to bolster the efficiency and effectiveness of the state’s workforce. It is against this backdrop that DMS strives to demonstrate its motto, “We serve those who serve Florida.” Under the leadership of DMS Secretary Erin Rock, DMS’ employees embody four pillars on a daily basis: establishing a process-oriented mindset; challenging the status quo; creating efficiencies; and respecting state employees. Learn more about the business and workforce arm of Florida government here: http://www.dms.myflorida.com/.

Position Responsibilities:
Specific responsibilities of the Professional Development Coordinator include, but are not limited to, the following:
•Deliver engaging and informative training to small and large groups on various subject matters.
•Identify and implement new professional development opportunities that enhance technical skills and expertise of DMS’ workforce.
•Partner with curriculum designers to enhance existing training opportunities and to create new training programs that address identified needs.
•Collaborate with divisions and offices to develop and deliver subject-matter specific trainings to the appropriate audiences, at the appropriate times.
•Develop agency-wide annual training schedule.
•Promote internal and external professional development opportunities.
•Conduct new employee orientation for employees working in Tallahassee and across the state.
•Coordinate and oversee delivery of quarterly safety trainings to all agency employees.
•Ensure professional development opportunities offered reflect DMS’ culture and values.
•Assist DMS employees in creating and delivering trainings and training materials.
•Research and recommend external training opportunities that are cost efficient and satisfy identified needs.
•Effectively develop, implement and evaluate multiple, highly complex training projects simultaneously.
•Design and administer assessment tools to measure training effectiveness.
•Manage training logistics to include venue, equipment, registration, etc.

Candidate Profile Experience:
The Professional Development Coordinator should possess the following qualifications:
•At least four years’ experience delivering workplace trainings.
•At least two years’ experience developing/designing workplace trainings.
•At least two years’ experience managing agency/organization-wide training programs.
•Professional experience working with e-learning management systems is preferred.
•Professional experience working with learning software such as Articulate, Captivate or Storyline is preferred.
•Demonstrates the ability to produce high-quality work products with limited notice.
•Demonstrates the ability to communicate verbally and in writing with audiences from different industries and with varying levels of responsibility.
•Demonstrates the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers and stakeholders.
•Demonstrates the ability to collaborate with other professionals and lead large projects.
•Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Education:
A high school diploma or equivalent certificate is required. A bachelor’s degree in adult education, instructional design, workforce training, communications, human resources, psychology or a related field is highly desired.

Reporting Relationships:
The Professional Development Coordinator reports to the Senior Director of Executive Operations, who reports to the Chief of Staff. This position does not have direct reports or supervisory responsibilities.

Recruiting Contact:
Karen Beard
Recruiter
Florida Department of Management Services
Telephone: 850-487-1502
Email: Karen.Beard@dms.myflorida.com

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

DMS appreciates the service and sacrifices made by veterans and their family members. Further, DMS recognizes the immeasurable value veterans bring to the workplace and is committed to increasing the number of veterans that serve in its workforce.

DMS is committed to increasing recruitment and hiring of individuals with disabilities and improving employment outcomes. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact the DMS Human Resources (HR) Office at 850- 488-2707. DMS requests applicants notify HR in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a drug-free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with section 112.0455, Florida Statutes, Drug-Free Workplace Act.

The State of Florida and the Department of Management Services participate in E-Verify. This federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Successful completion of background screening will be required for this position.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

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