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Training Analyst

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:Starting salay is $42,974.10
  • Posted Date:March 17, 2017
  • Deadline to Apply:March 27, 2017




Under direction of the Personnel Officer, performs responsible professional level administrative work in the management of the daily activities of the division of Training.  Employees in this classification participate in development, design, preparation and conduct of training programs for Parish personnel.  Employees in this classification are responsible for overseeing the provision of training to unskilled, paraprofessional, supervisory, and management personnel of the Parish.  Position plans training programs and creates monthly/annual training calendars.  Assists with special projects as directed.  Performs related work as directed.



 The list of essential functions as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification.  The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

Develops and maintains training reference library; researches training topics to determine program development, coordination and implementation requirements.

Meets with department heads to access training needs; evaluates, and recommends outsourcing of training programs as appropriate; coordinates outsource presentations and activities.

Supervises and/or conducts training programs for Parish employees; conducts supervisory and management training for supervisors.

 Oversees and delivers career development courses for employees; prepares plans and materials for Parish training programs.

 Oversees and conducts delivery of workshops on fair employment laws, Americans with Disabilities Act, Family Medical Leave Act, and sexual harassment.

 Designs and develops new training programs; determines training needs and provides recommendations to management.

 Advertises, coordinates, and schedules training programs; maintains and updates monthly/annual training calendar; approves training schedules; schedules students to attend individual training.

Measures and evaluates training programs and employee progress; certifies completion of training programs; ensures certificates and accreditations are properly allocated. 

Ensures training files are monitored, updated, and adapted to changing requirements; maintain integrity of all training records under charge.

 Conducts training needs analyses to identify strengths, weakness, and inefficiencies of overall training operations, to include conducting employee surveys; prepares reports.

 Interviews, confers, and meets with appointing authorities to assess training and programs needs.

 Assists in production of the annual report to include gathering and researching data and information.

 Formulates instructional objectives and the designing of specific training courses.

 Evaluates and revises course content and establishing systematic job analysis procedures.

 Designs feedback instruments; performs task analysis.

 Disseminates benefits information and assists in developing job standards.

 Conducts orientation, in-service training, and other necessary training.

 Conducts supervisory and management training for supervisors.

 Conducts various other classes as needed or directed, i.e., employee drug program, orientation, defensive driving.

 Compiles reports on training provided; maintains corresponding training records.

 Assists in planning and developing training, staff development, and continuing education programs.

 Assists in reviewing the effectiveness of staff development programs; recommends modifications as needed.

 Coordinates training presentations and provides training or technical assistance to other agencies and provider organizations as needed. 

Designs and develops new training programs; determines training needs and provides recommendations to management.

 Instructs heavy equipment operators in CDL program.

Assists in selection and/or development of teaching aids, i.e., models, workbooks, audio-visual aids, handouts. 

Assists with other department functions as needed. 

Performs related work as directed. 


Thorough knowledge of valid and reliable measurement and evaluation tools for analyzing and assessing training programs and student training progress. 

Thorough knowledge of effective presentation techniques, i.e., use of audio-visual aids, eye contact, clarify in expression.

 Thorough knowledge of curriculum development principles and practices to include use of peripherals and equipment, i.e., videos, projectors, computers. 

Thorough knowledge of effective training principles, procedures, and techniques. 

Thorough knowledge of personnel rules and rules of conduct. 

Thorough knowledge of efficient file management and records retention systems. 

Thorough knowledge of business English, and rules of grammar, spelling and punctuation. 

Knowledge of adult education principles, practices, and techniques. 

Skill in both oral and written communications for effective expression of concepts and information. 

Skill in the use of computers and peripheral equipment, i.e., video machines, projectors, computer terminals, audio equipment. 

Skill in the planning, design, development, coordination, and implementation of training and development programs. 

Skill in instructing others. 

Ability to exchange communication in obtaining information or clarifying details. 

Ability to receive and respond to inquiries, requests, and complaints with tact, discretion, and diplomacy. 

Ability to formulate learning objectives. 

Ability to evaluate training objectives, requirements, and effectiveness of delivery. 


Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Education or closely related field, supplemented by four (4) years full-time paid professional experience conducting and/or leading adult education or training. 

Work experience directing and supervising adult training or education is preferred. 

Physical Ability:  Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (10-25 pounds).  Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station. 

Sensory Requirements:  Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors.  Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds.   Some tasks require visual perception and discrimination.  Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate depths.  Most tasks require oral communications ability. 

Environmental Factors:  Tasks are periodically performed with exposure to adverse environmental conditions such as machinery, electric currents, and traffic hazards.

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