Training & Development Instructor


Oklahoma City,OK


Job Description: The incumbent will be responsible for providing an educational atmosphere that promotes and fosters organizations/participants reaching their full potential in practical hands-on instruction. Participate in professional development opportunities as they pertain to education and instructional delivery will be required.

Other performance measures: Successful performance of the job requires creativity, initiative, and effective problem solving.

The candidate must work constructively with faculty, staff, and university officials to accomplish essential job functions. Must use tact and diplomacy when engaging in crucial conversations, follow school dress code, and follow proper attendance or leave policies.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Work with Sr. Director to assess training needs of organization/participants
  2. Identify training programs to address competency/skills gaps
  3. Organize, develop or source training programs to meet specific training needs
  4. Facilitate learning through a variety of delivery methods including classroom instruction, virtual training, and/or coaching
  5. Design and apply assessment tools to measure training effectiveness
  6. Track and report on training outcomes
  7. Provide feedback to program participants and management
  8. Evaluate and make recommendations on training material and methodology
  9. Complete all mandatory training as required.

The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Resume and Cover Letter required for full consideration. Copies of all certifications will be required upon hiring This position is an as needed basis. The instructor will develop and deliver specific training topics based on industry/client needs. Applicants must be able to demonstrate training/workshop presentations they have successfully offered. Topics could include but are not limited to: IT certification courses (AWS Cloud, CompTiAA, Python, Networking, Cyber Security, Software & Hardware) Program Management certification courses (PMP) SHRM Certification courses (CP & SCP) CDL Driver training Advanced manufacturing (Mechatronics PMMI) Manufacturing Technology CPR training

Position Qualification

Minimum Education/License/Certification:

Instructor requirements will vary on the specialty or each course offered. Appropriate degree, license or training certification will be required.

Minimum Experience:

Experience with instruction or training in field of training

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

Teaching Competence Must be able to create lesson plans, content, presentations, ancillary materials, and assignments to effectively transform information to knowledge for students. Ability to assess student learning and progress. Knowledge of adult instructional and learning theory and principles. Knowledge of instructional design and learning management systems. Ability to develop coursework with various training methodologies. Ability to conduct competency assessment

Communication skills Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing with clear, grammatically correct English and prepare complex reports on deadline; requires interaction with supervisors, colleagues, students, alumni, advisory committee members, and the public, using tact, discretion, and independent judgment.

Computer skills Must be demonstrably proficient in Microsoft Office (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.), as well as email, internet, and learning management systems.

Passion for assisting customers and representing the OSU brand with positivity and professionalism

Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior

Working Conditions:

Work will be performed in office and laboratory environment with a significant amount of public contact, in person and online, by telephone and via email.

Position may require work during evening and/or weekend hours

Physical Requirements:

Duties require extended periods of sitting, standing, talking, listening and computer usage

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.


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