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Training Coordinator (17875)

American University
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 27, 2022
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At American University we value open and honest inquiry, servant leadership, and the affirmation of the human dignity of all. We envision a thriving AU community where individuals of all identities and experiences are understood, appreciated, and fully included, and where equitable treatment, opportunities, and outcomes prevail.

Our diverse community of students, faculty, and staff represent every state and more than 150 countries. Our internationally recognized faculty are today's thought leaders in the areas of public policy, law, the arts, communications, international development, and more. Our staff are innovative, service-oriented, and dedicated to moving the university towards achieving its strategic goals. We are committed to an excellent experience for all of our students, faculty and staff and share a passion for creating change through our knowledge and our work.

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About the Department/Unit

HR is evolving and embarking on the Hiring Process Reinvented initiative which will improve our recruiting and onboarding processes to deliver an employee experience that attracts and retains high-performing and diverse faculty and staff at all levels.


Performs administrative functions and supports training and development needs at American University for training developed, delivered, and/or supported through the HR Talent Strategies team. Partners with Senior Director of Talent Development to design and deliver training and to evaluate training needs and effectiveness of programs.

Essential Functions
  1. Supports Talent Strategies training programs and courses by coordinating or performing the administrative functions necessary to deliver and document training programs and by providing production support for the creation and/or delivery of training program whether facilitated or e-learning.
  2. Delivers training covering a range of technical, operational, interpersonal and/or management areas to staff and faculty supervisors.
  3. Assists with designing training courses by formulating training outlines, determining instructional methods and selecting or developing training aids, utilizing knowledge of specified training needs and effectiveness of such methods as individual training, group instruction, lectures, demonstrations, conferences, meetings, and workshops and the best type of materials that work with the method selected.
  4. Evaluates effectiveness of training courses and utilizes relevant evaluation data to revise or recommend changes in instructional objectives and methods. Assists in analyzing and assessing training and development needs for individuals, communities, and/or university departments.
  5. Drafts professional development related communications including a newsletter, web content, and course offerings.
  6. Other duties as assigned Collaborate on completion of all Talent Strategies departmental activities in areas identified as priorities in the AU Strategic Plan and other duties as assigned.

Work Environment
  • The Training Coordinator reports directly to the Senior Director, Talent Development.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
  • Full Time
  • Coordinator/Analyst A
  • Non-Exempt
Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree and one to three years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous experience facilitating/delivering adult training in a professional setting.
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Preferred Experience: training design and delivery experience.
  • Effective Writing experience to multiple audiences.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Teaching and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to conduct and produce training using virtual platforms including Zoom and Microsoft Teams, including the ability to troubleshoot during sessions.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to organizing, track, and coordinate multiple projects, schedules, and courses with attention to detail.
  • Ability to design, develop, implement, and evaluate training plans, curricula, and methodology.
  • Skill in preparing instructional aids and plans.
  • Ability to create e-learnings using Articulate 360 or similar software.
  • Reliability in service delivery to clients at various levels.
  • Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful completion of a background check.
  • To ensure the health and safety of our community AU requires COVID-19 vaccinations for faculty and staff. Click here to learn more about our health and safety directive .

AU offers a competitive benefits package including a 200% matching retirement plan, tuition benefits for full-time staff and their families, several leadership development certificates, and has been recognized by the American Heart Association as a fit-friendly worksite.Click here to learn about American University's unique benefit options .

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American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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