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Education & Training Coordinator

D.C. Government, Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services
Washington, District of Columbia
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Job Summary:

The mission of the Department of Youth and Rehabilitation Services (DYRS) is to improve public safety and give court-involved youth the opportunity to become more productive citizens by building on the strengths of youth and their families in the least restrictive, most homelike environment consistent with public safety. DYRS administers detention, commitment and aftercare services for youth held under its care in its facilities or residing in the DC community. 

The Education & Training Coordinator position is located within the Department of Youth Rehabilitation’s (DYRS) Office of Professional Development Division. The primary purpose of this position is to assist in the development and implementation of the agencies human resource development programs, through a broad range of assignments involving the design and delivery of training and organizational development interventions with particular emphasis on employee development in the areas of positive youth development, community-based continuum of care and other programs specific to the treatment of youth.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

The Education & Training Coordinator has the responsibility of assisting in the implementation of training as directed by court mandates and regulatory standards and expanding such training initiatives as needed; Tracking progress on all staff training to include mandated training efforts as well as outcomes related to training; Planning, developing, implementing and coordinating training and educational programs geared toward the needs of all applicable DYRS staff; Establishing goals and objectives for all phases of programs and periodically evaluating program progress toward achieving established goals and objectives; Making the necessary adjustments to bring programs in line with pre-established outcomes; Assisting in the development and implementation of policies and procedures in support of DYRS training initiatives; Designing and developing training syllabi for assigned programs in independent modules which encompasses all aspects of the training goals, objectives, and materials; Designing and developing desk guides, training modules, and workshops; Providing for and conducting training programs on a regular basis, updating and revising as needed; Assessing training needs for new and existing employees, identifying internal and external training programs in order to address competency gaps; Partnering with internal stakeholders regarding employee training needs;

Additionally, the incumbent is responsible for the following duties including but not limited to the following: Organizing, developing or sourcing training programs to meet specific training needs; Serving as a liaison with subject matter experts regarding instructional design; Informing employees about training options and mapping out training plans for individual employees; Presenting training programs using recognized training techniques and tools; Facilitating learning through a variety of delivery methods including classroom instruction, virtual training, and on-the-job coaching; Designing and applying assessment tools to measure training effectiveness, track and report on agency training outcomes and provide feedback to program participants and management; Evaluating and making recommendations on training material and methodology, maintain and update employee training records; Coordinating and overseeing logistics for training activities including venues and equipment; Establishing and maintaining relationships with external training suppliers; Coordinating off-site training activities for employees; Managing training budget, in-house training facilities and equipment and oversee contract administration; Managing resources needed to support and maintain the registration and scheduling of D.C. Government employees in city-wide education and training programs; Working closely with subject matter experts and specialist in functional program areas throughout D.C. Government; Conferring with other governmental agencies and contractors to conduct studies and evaluations of the latest available technologies; Conducting current and long-range training studies and preparing reports; Developing statements of work for potential contractors that reflect agency education and training policies; Performing other related duties as assigned.


Working Conditions / Environment


The work is performed both in a classroom and office setting involving everyday risks or discomforts, which require normal safety precautions.


Other Significant Facts:


Tour of Duty: M-F 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. In order to meet mandated court-ordered training requirements, the incumbent may be required to hold special classes outside of the regular, tour of duty.   


Area of Consideration: Open to the Public   


Promotion Potential: No Known Promotion Potential 


Duration of Appointment: Career Service Regular Appointment


Pay Plan, Series and Grade: CS-1701-13


Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is not a part of a Collective Bargaining Unit.


Position Designation: 


This position has been designated as Protection Sensitive. Pursuant to section 410 of Chapter 4 of the D.C. Personnel Regulations; in addition to the general suitability screening, individuals applying for or occupying security sensitive positions are subject to the following checks and tests:


(a) Criminal background check;


(b) Traffic record check (as applicable);


(c) Consumer credit check (as applicable);


(d) Pre-employment drug and alcohol test; and


(e) Post-accident or incident drug and alcohol test.


EEO Statement: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.


Qualifications and Education:

Individual must possess at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 12 level. Specialized experience is work which is directly related to the position which has equipped the individual with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited business school, college or university in human resources, psychology or other closely related degree.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.

The following skill sets are highly preferred.

Expert and demonstrated knowledge coordinating logistical tasks; Expert knowledge of online Learning Management Systems (LMS); Knowledge and experience using Microsoft Suite applications including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Access, Outlook, Publisher, etc.; Knowledge and experience performing data entry; Experience maintaining databases; Expert and demonstrated knowledge performing research; Knowledge of contract administration; Familiarity with local, state and/or federal government processes; Exceptional customer service skills.

Licenses and Certifications:



Posted: 2019-11-13 Expires: 2019-12-13

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