Training Coordinator
Job Description

This training coordinator job description can easily be adapted for your own use. The position may also be referred to as:

  • Human Resource Development Coordinator
  • Training Specialist
  • Learning Specialist

The core training duties, responsibilities and functions remain consistent within the various job titles.

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General Purpose

Prepare, facilitate, monitor, evaluate and document training activities in the company.

Main Job Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • assess training needs for new and existing employees
  • identify internal and external training programs to address competency gaps
  • partner with internal stakeholders regarding employee training needs
  • organize, develop or source training programs to meet specific training needs
  • liaise with subject matter experts regarding instructional design
  • develop training aids such as manuals and handbooks
  • inform employees about training options
  • map out training plans for individual employees
  • present training programs using recognized training techniques and tools
  • facilitate learning through a variety of delivery methods including classroom instruction, virtual training, on-the-job coaching
  • design and apply assessment tools to measure training effectiveness 
  • track and report on training outcomes
  • provide feedback to program participants and management
  • evaluate and make recommendations on training material and methodology
  • maintain employee training records
  • handle logistics for training activities including venues and equipment
  • establish and maintain relationships with external training suppliers
  • coordinate off-site training activities for employees
  • manage training budget
  • manage and maintain in-house training facilities and equipment
  • keep current on training design and methodology

Education and Experience

  • bachelors degree in a related field
  • experience with instruction or training
  • knowledge of adult instructional and learning theory and principles
  • knowledge of instructional design
  • knowledge of training methodologies
  • knowledge of learning management systems
  • knowledge of competency assessment
  • certification such as ASTD (American Society for Training and Development) a recommendation

Key Skills and Competencies

  • planning and organizing
  • communication skills
  • data gathering and analysis
  • problem analysis and problem solving
  • judgment
  • presentation skills
  • facilitation skills
  • coaching skills
  • adaptable
  • team player

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Latest Update - Training Coordinator Salary reports the average salary for job postings for Training Coordinator in the US is $52,301 per year as of March 2023.

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