Training & Development Coordinator - Municipal Technical Advisory Service - 200000015E

  • University of Tennessee
  • Nashville, TN
Full Time Academia

Job Description

Training & Development Coordinator - Municipal Technical Advisory Service - 200000015E


The Training & Development Coordinator’s purpose is to design, develop, coordinate, and conduct (instruct) Municipal Technical Advisory Service training programs.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Develops curriculum through the application of instructional design and adult education principals. Teaches Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) training courses to municipal officials, municipal employees and MTAS employees across the State of Tennessee.


Research, data collection and analysis for special projects. Recruits qualified facilitators/instructors for specialized instruction and/or course development. Coordinates logistics of delivery of MTAS statewide municipal training programs. Responsible for the marketing activities of Training and Development Team courses.


Develops and instructs MTAS internal training courses to include development and instruction of Train the Trainer courses, implementation of new technology courses, and course facilitation skills for subject matter experts.


Designs professional development opportunities for staff. Coordinates office/team meetings. Also includes time at professional meetings and conferences, seminars, training classes, professional reading, and computer training.

Required Qualifications:


  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Political Science, Education, Human Resource Development, or a related field. A master’s degree is preferred.



  • At least three years of work experience in coordination of training programs is required. This includes the development and teaching of training courses.
  • Government experience is preferred. Preferred government experience should include a broad knowledge of local government operations, policy issues, and government decision-making processes. Preferred coordination of training experience should include needs assessment, curriculum development, consultation, program planning, delivery/instruction, and evaluation, and group instruction.



  • Requires knowledge of adult instructional theory and principals. Knowledge of instructional design and training methodologies is required. Requires knowledge of on-line learning programs. Computer software knowledge in Microsoft Office applications (MS Power Point, MS Excel, MS Word, etc.) is required. Web conferencing knowledge required.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use Lotus Notes, a learning management system, Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and basic web-content editing are preferred.



Requires ability to work effectively with colleagues, city officials and university staff.



Nashville, TN




Each employee that drives a vehicle for work-related business must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.


Applicants are encouraged to review all position requirements prior to applying. Salary is based on a combination of professional experience and qualifications.


For best consideration, applications should be submitted by November 12, 2020.


Applicants should apply electronically at: Candidates must submit a resume with a minimum of three references.


Position is open until filled.


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.


Job Administrative: Support

Primary Location: US-Tennessee-Nashville

Organization: Municipal Tech Adv Service

Schedule: Full-time

Campus/Institute: Institute for Public Service


The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.





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