Organizational Training and Development Officer – City of Corona, Corona, CA

Description

The City of Corona is searching for a talented, energetic and experienced individual with great attention to detail to join the Human Resources Team as an Organizational Training and Development Officer!  

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor degree in Training and Development, Organizational Development, Human Resources, Adult Education/Staff Development, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Business or Public Administration, along with five (5) years of professional Human Resources experience including three (3) years or more of professional level experience working with employees and leaders to develop and facilitate training programs designed to connect with audience from diverse cultures and backgrounds.

This recruitment may close at any time without advance notice.  You are encouraged to apply immediately.  You will not be able to submit an application for this position once the recruitment closes.  Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis.

Under general supervision, the Organizational Training & Development Officer will design, develop and implement City-wide Professional Development and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEI&B) programs.  This position assesses city-wide developmental needs to drive training initiatives and identifies and arranges suitable training solutions for employees. This position actively searches, creatively designs, and implements effective methods to execute comprehensive strategies for organizational learning and development programs to include recommending programs and course curriculum, organizational development concepts and workshops, leadership and manager/supervisor development classes and learning experiences.   

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

The Organizational Training & Development Officer (OTDO) serves as a liaison to the organization’s staff, facilitating initiatives across the city. The OTDO fosters partnerships with internal and external partners to enhance a learning and teaching culture.  

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Receives general direction from Chief Talent Officer and higher level supervisory and management staff. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.Administer the City’s Learning Management System (LMS), ensuring that all staff, volunteers and Council members are current with appropriate training.  Assist management and supervisors with employee learning and development plans. Design, deliver and facilitate virtual and in-person trainings, including needs assessment, objectives, presentation materials, content and supplemental materials. Recommend and develop specialized programs to meet identified in-service training needs. Assist with the development and maintenance of an annual Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEI&B) calendar with relevant content that highlights, educates and celebrates our diverse community. Share information and resources with leaders, employees and Council members to increase awareness and outcomes of relevant DEI&B topics and trends. Authors and organizes training systems, procedural manuals and supporting documentation for training programs and systems in accordance with organizational/departmental requirements. Training and Organizational development strategic planning.Develops and maintains organizational communications such as intranet bulletin boards and newsletters to ensure employees have knowledge of training and development events and resources. Prepares training status reports, and maintains oversight of learning management system, to include data integrity, maintenance and tracking, and statistical analysis.Research and evaluates new technology and techniques for providing instruction to a diverse workforce.  Plans, develops, and conducts a training program for departmental managers and supervisors.Collaborates with various City departments to identify virtual and in-person training logistics.  Research, analyze, and recommend external training programs.Provide recommendations for continuous improvement of learning content and program effectiveness. Coordinate special projects and perform all other job-related duties as assigned.

Requirements

 QUALIFICATIONS GUIDELINES:
Education and Experience:A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from a college or university with full accreditation status granted by an institutional or specialized accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation with a major in Training and Development, Organizational Development, Human Resources, Adult Education/Staff Development, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Business or Public Administration or related field, along with five (5) years of professional HR experience including three (3) years or more of professional level experience working with employees and leaders to develop and facilitate training programs designed to connect with audience from diverse cultures and backgrounds.   Knowledge of:The incumbent must have knowledge and background in the following:Knowledge of organization development theory and practice.   Knowledge and use of adult learning principles, training techniques and process facilitation.  Needs assessment/instructional analysis to ensure conformity with mission training objectives and development of training plans as needed to enhance the effectiveness of employee performance in achieving the goals and objectives.Knowledge and use of project management practices.Performance-based measurement assessments for objective evaluation of instructional programs.Principles and theories of organizational development and leadership group dynamics.Knowledge of issues relating to DEI&B, culturally responsive practices and/or proficiencies, social emotional learning and equity. Skills and Ability to:Excellent verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from individuals or groups of trainers, training participants, peers, and management including the ability to give instructions, speak clearly, effectively, and professionally in positive or negative situations.Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact in a positive and professional manner; the ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships; the ability to respond promptly to needs and requests for information and assistance; and ability to meet commitments.Ability to manage multiple projects.Ability to plan, develop, organize, evaluate, and research training options and alternatives.Ability to design and implement effective training and development.Develop visual aid and other instructional material to meet specific training needs.Ability to work independently and prioritize workload to meet established deadlines.Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information.Operate computer and peripheral equipment and City-standard software applicationsAbility to read and interpret documents such as policies, procedures, MOU’s, Municipal Code, and other business documentation. Ability to promote an equitable, positive, and respectful work environment that values diversity of all employees.Licenses and Certificates:A valid California Class “C” Driver’s License and the ability to maintain insurability under the City’s Vehicle Insurance Policy. Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP), SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP or HRCI PHR is desirable. Special RequirementsAbility to work extended hours, including weekends. 
 PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Physical DemandsMust possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and visit various City sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in work areas and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds.Mental DemandsWhile performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information, and documents; analyze and solve problems; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work under constant interruptions; and interact with City managers, staff, customers, the public, and others encountered in the course of work.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employees in this class work under typical office conditions, and the noise level is usually quiet.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 64896850
  • Location:
    Corona, California, United States
  • Company Name For Job: City of Corona
  • Position Title: Organizational Training and Development Officer
  • Industry: Human Resources/Staffing
  • Job Function: Organizational Development
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary: $38.35 – $46.62 (Hourly Wage)

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