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Talent Development Specialist - Denton, TX

  • October 08, 2019 7:15 PM
    Message # 7923767
    Heather Jones (Administrator)

    City of Denton

    Job Posting

    Title:                                     Talent Development Specialist

    Department/Division:       Human Resources/Talent Acquisition & Development


    Definition:  Responsible for coordinating the logistical elements of the talent development program including technical and administrative support of the learning management system. Partners with the Talent Acquisition & Development Manager to identify and assess training needs and develop and facilitate training and development programs.

    Essential Functions:

    •        Provides administrative support including design of marketing materials, promotion of related training events and monitoring the budgets of the talent development programs and initiatives.

    ·         Assists in the design, development, coordination and facilitation of City training initiatives, analyzing progress and suggesting additional training options.

    ·         Administers and maintains an extensive working knowledge of the Learning Management System (LMS)

    ·         Provides information and application support by delivering information to supervisors & employees through customized departmental reports, updating individual quarterly progress reports, and other information as needed

    ·         Develops and maintains a positive working relationship with training participants by assisting with employee development

    ·         Assists in providing software application training using a variety of delivery methods including web-based and on-site

    ·         Develops annual training schedule in LMS including coordinating all dates with facilitators, Human Resources Talent Acquisition & Development Manager, and training locations

    ·         Markets training program by producing the annual Training Resource Guide

    ·         Provides an optimal learning environment by ensuring the learning space is organized to provide adequate ADA accommodations, preparing sign-in sheets and purchasing food and supplies

    ·         Organizes all training special events, luncheons, and/or activities 

    ·         Assists management of the training budget by monitoring all fees and/or supplies associated with the training program.

    ·         Assists facilitators in preparing and editing workshop materials, may present training, may provide review, study sessions, and monitor training assessments

    • ·         Complies with the State of Texas Local Government Records Control Schedule by maintaining training files for retention using Laserfiche electronic filing system
    • ·         Oversees Human Resources library by organizing material, adding new material as available, monitoring checkout status, and updating the master library list
    • ·         Operates and troubleshoots audio visual equipment as required
    • ·         Assists HR Business Partners to coordinate special training including scheduling training in the learning management system, arranging classroom space, and tracking attendees.
    • ·         Assists in general HR administration tasks as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications / Acceptable Equivalency:

    ·         High School Diploma or GED equivalency

    ·         Four years experience working in Human Resources, training & development and/or the teaching environment.


    ·         Any combination of related education, experience, certifications and licenses that will result in a candidate successfully performing the essential functions of the job.

    Core Competencies:                                                          

    ·         Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

    ·         Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

    ·         Skilled at developing and delivering multi-mode communications that conveys a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

    ·         Builds strong customer relationships and delivers customer-centric solutions.

    ·         Recognizes the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.

    ·         Creates a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.

    ·         Creates new and better ways for the organization to be successful.

    ·         Relates openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people.

    ·         Maneuvers comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics.

    ·         Plans and prioritizes work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

    ·         Secures and deploys resources effectively and efficiently

    ·         Adapts approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations.

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