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Education Specialist Job Description

Job Series:  Education Specialist
FLSA status: Exempt
OCC Group: Professional
Job code: R43470
Original signature of State Court Administrator approval available in the Human Resources Division, signed 7/1/98.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Develops educational material and curriculum utilizing current educational practices to present and facilitate educational programs for Colorado Judicial Branch employees.
 
DISTINGUISHING FACTORS
The Education Specialist classification is distinguished from the Training Administrator classification by the stronger emphasis on training and facilitating courses. The Education Specialist will not have responsibility for policy development for the unit.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Coordinates with court and probation managers, supervisors, and employees in the design and development of training curriculum and course material. May chair committees in charge of developing training courses.
 
Assists in planning and organizing retreats and cooperative training events including securing training location, lodging, materials, and trainers. 
 
Collects evaluations at the closing of training, compiles results and provides reports on training effectiveness. Identifies trends in training evaluations and makes recommendations.
 
Provides training and presentations and facilitates discussions in a learning format independently or as a co-trainer/facilitator. Adjusts training to fit participant needs.
 
Communicates effectively with probation and court staff, other governmental agencies, private contractors, and the public.
 
Creates reports, presentations, spreadsheets, and other materials in a timely manner. 
 
Remains current with training concepts, trends, and technology.
 
Attends meetings and training as required.
 
Performs other duties as assigned.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
No formal supervisory responsibility. Responsibility for one's own work product and work within a unit performing similar functions. Rarely provides lead function, advice, or explains work instructions to other employees or volunteers.
 
QUALIFICATIONS   
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential functions satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree from a four year college or university and three years of training or comparable work experience.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and reach with hands and arms and perform repetitive motions with wrists, hands, and fingers. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
This position is subject to many interruptions and may be required to handle multiple calls and inquiries at once. The employee must cooperatively operate in a team environment or independently as required. The noise level is usually moderate.
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