(Dependent on experience)
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
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 Corrections Academy courses.
Completion of a
four-year college degree is required. Specialization in corrections,
education, criminal justice, or social services is preferred.
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
to 3 years of experience in the Corrections Field required. Experience
in education/training is preferred. Experience should include working with a
wide range of topics and with multiple levels of individuals.
work with the Executive Committee, Board of Governors, Delegate Assembly and
various committees and task forces of the Association as assigned by the
public and private granting agencies and correctional agencies on the
federal, state, county, and local levels.
As part of the
marketing strategy, may be asked to give presentations to non-members and the
general public at various types of functions. Professional Development
Specialist maintains open and positive communications between clients,
vendors, public officials, etc.
with both ACA Affiliate and Non-affiliate organizations as related to the
closely with other association staff. Assists in coordinating training
program activities with staff from all departments.
input into the drafting of policies and procedures relevant to the area of
Assists in the
establishment of the goals and objectives for the training program; makes
recommendations to the Director concerning new goals for the ACA; keeps the
Director apprised of progress in fulfilling the goals of the training program
and/or organization; assists in the research, development, and submittal of
training and technical assistance proposals.
the Director aware of the items to be purchased for the department as
prescribed by the budget.
training program budget with the Director's approval, advises the Director of
potential problems. Responsible for meeting training program income
projections. Budget projections will be developed by the Director in
consultation with the Executive Director after analysis of the training needs
allocate work to assigned support staff.
occasional weekend and evening work during peak training cycles, as well as
national travel. Performs other duties as assigned by the Division Director.