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Training Manager
Job Code:2021-358
Department:Training
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Schedule:
  
Summary of Responsibilities:

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

“AK Child & Family practices the Sanctuary Model which is a non-hierarchical, highly participatory, trauma-informed and evidence-supported whole culture approach, which helps the organization function in a safe, democratic and socially responsible manner and thereby provide effective treatment for clients and the community. We expect all of our employees, families and students to learn, understand and implement this model as part of their daily responsibilities and commitment to the culture of this agency.”

The Training Manager manages, and supports training personnel in the administration of grant funded programs.  The Training Manager coordinates and ensures completion of required grant deliverables, including but not limited to ensuring quality trainings, and maintaining training records in electronic training database. The Training Manager may be required to travel for grant needs if Training Specialists are not available or it is in best interest for grant needs for the Training Manager to complete the tasks.

  • The Training Manager oversees AK Child & Family Training department and any training grants the agency has.
  • The Training Manager collaborates with Leadership Team, committees, workgroups, and supervisors regarding the systemic identification of the organization’s training needs.
  • The Training Manager chairs the Training Committee and coordinates all agency training needs based on available agency resources in collaboration with department supervisors.
  • The Training Manager develops and maintains an annual training plan, which includes mandatory training as outlined in DHSS and Joint Commission regulations, in addition to identified training need deficits that meet agency defined strategic objectives.
  • The Training Manager establishes a monitoring and compliance program to ensure compliance with all state, federal, and joint commission standards and regulations for training. 
  • S/he takes responsibilities for ensuring trainings are effectively designed, developed, implemented, and evaluated.
  • The Training Manager coordinates new employee orientation and provides regular follow-up to ensure competencies are maintained and further developed.
  • Where appropriate the Training Manager provides guidance and expertise to AK Child & Family personnel engaged in the process of designing, delivering and evaluating training. 
  • S/he develops individual and group skill development (e.g. coaching and mentoring) programs.
  • The Training Manager develops and monitors financial measures for the Training Department to ensure effective and responsible use of agency resources.
  • The Training Manager manages, and supports training personnel in the administration of grant funded programs.
  • The Training Manager coordinates and ensures completion of required grant deliverables, including but not limited to ensuring quality trainings, and maintaining training records in electronic training database.
  • The Training Manager may be required to travel for grant needs if Training Specialists are not available or it is in best interest for grant needs for the Training Manager to complete the tasks.
  • The Training Manager supports internal and external stakeholders in part through participation in local and statewide workgroups, programs and initiatives focusing on staff development and competency.
  • The Training Manager actively promotes the core values of the agency and seeks to improve the quality of treatment and services provided through the suggestion, recommendation, and implementation of training best practices throughout the agency.

 
The Training Manager is expected to abide by all safety rules and regulations of the facility.  The responsibilities of the Training Manager are carried out according to AK Child & Family policies and the mission of AK Child & Family and its philosophy of care.

*All positions at AK Child & Family may have responsibilities altered during the course of employment due to agency imperatives.

All employees with AK Child & Family are required to be in compliance with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid COVID vaccine mandate.  The mandate requires that by 12/6/21, staff at all health care facilities must have received their first dose of a 2-shot series (Moderna or Pfizer, currently) or a single dose of a 1-shot vaccine (Johnson and Johnson, currently) with the exception of those that have sought and been granted an exemption to the COVID mandate. Staff must complete this step before they can provide any care, treatment or other services for the facility and/or its patients.  By 1/4/22, all staff with the exception of those that have sought and been granted an exemption to the COVID mandate, must complete the primary vaccination series.


BENEFITS

Health Benefits:

  • Medical, Pharmacy, Dental, & Vision – with HRA!
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Account
  • Group Life and AD&D
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program

Other Benefits:

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) - 13 hours/month in 1st year and then increases
  • 2 Floating Holidays/year
  • 6 Observed Holidays: double-time pay for working on the Holiday
  • Bonuses: Longevity & Referral
  • Educational Support Program

PAY

  • $65,000 + DOE
  • Bonus in the amount of 1.5% of annual salary after completion of 6-month Intro Period and another at the 1-year anniversary
  • Annual raises are based on the annual budget and not guaranteed each year.



Supervision and Coordination of Services:

SUPERVISION AND COORDINATION OF SERVICES: 

  • The Training Manager reports to the Director of Performance Improvement. 
  • The Training Manager works collaboratively with all departments and committees.  Through this teamwork the Training Manager assists in the development of needed agency training, oversees the implementation of training and facilitates collection of needed data in order to make recommendations for future training.  
  • The Training Manager supervises the training department in the scheduling and coordination of day-to-day organizational training and ensuring training grant requirements are completed. 

Qualifications:

 KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • The Training Manager must possess skills and experience pertaining to the successful implementation of agency-wide and specific departmental training programs, utilizing the principles of adult learning and training.
  • Must possess the ability to develop competency-based training programs and facilitate training.
  • Must possess the ability to coordinate trainings for internal and external constituents.
  • The Training Manager will become certified trainer for training curriculums needed for agency and grant requirements, if Training Manager does not already possess the certifications.
  • Demonstrated skills in interdisciplinary teamwork in addition to excellent skills in written, interpersonal and oral communication are essential. 
  • Use of a computer for data collection, data base management, website management, distance learning, word processing, course development and report generation also is essential. 
  • The ability to communicate in English, both in person and in writing, with employees and supervisors is essential.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in related field from an accredited school is required. Five years’ experience developing staff training, teaching or coaching is preferred.  Experience working in a behavioral health care setting preferred.
  • Any trainer certifications in Mandt, CPR first aid, Residential Child and Youth Care Professional curriculum (RCYCP), or applicable State of Alaska Curriculums such as CORE competencies FASD 101 or Trauma 101 are preferred. If applicant does not have agency will help obtain.

Physical Demands:

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Efficiently access all buildings on all campuses for meetings, trainings, reviews, etc.; drive a vehicle between campuses, to community meetings, and other job related duties;
  • Complete data entry and word processing with a personal computer at a minimum of 45 word per minute; work with files stored in cabinets to 55" in height; use copy machines that are 44" high;
  • Handle and transport training material/equipment weighing up to 20 lbs.
  • He/she must be able to travel to regional hubs in AK, with a variable schedule but as much as a few days a month.