Professional Development Specialist

 

Position:

Professional Development Specialist

Department:

Professional Development

Employment Status:

Full-time/Exempt/At-will

 

Position Description:

Performs tasks related to the development, implementation, and promotion of national training programs for corrections staff. Ensuring the opportunity to develop skills, increase knowledge, and enhance their leadership potential.

 

Essential Job Functions:

The candidate works with the Director to develop a strategic plan for training; conducts needs assessment; maintains up to date training manuals; develops and writes contracts for training faculty; conducts all administration tasks for delivery of training programs. Evaluates completed training programs; markets ACA training programs; interfaces with corrections training community. Responsible for collaborating with the Publications and IT departments concerning the advertisement of upcoming training. Participates in the development of new Online E-learning courses.

 

 

Position Requirements:

Education: Completion of a four-year college degree is required. Specialization in corrections, education, criminal justice or social services is preferred.

 

Skills: Knowledge of the field of adult and juvenile corrections and adult training theories; excellent oral and written communication skills; training development and delivery experience; working knowledge of computer software

 

Relevant Experience: 1 to 3 years of experience in the Corrections Field is required. Experience in education/training is preferred. Experience should include working with a wide range of topics and with multiple levels of individuals.

 

Application Instructions: 
Please email a cover letter explaining your interest, a resume, and desired salary requirements to 
DoreeneE@aca.org. The salary range set for this position is negotiable, based on education and experience. Only candidates meeting the required qualifications will be contacted for an interview.  No telephone calls will be accepted.


 

Contact Recruiter:

Doreen Efeti

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