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Classification Description

This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.

Coordinator, University Learning and Professional Development

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 3859

UW Job Family: 32

SOC Code: 13-1073

Pay Grade: 21

Date: July 01, 2009

Job Purpose:

Conducts, coordinates, or facilitates training activities for staff, faculty, administrators, and others; assesses needs, develops or modifies training programs and provides multiple training media formats such as online training.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's Degree


Two years work-related experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Applicable University, state and federal laws, regulations, policies and procedure.
  • Training methods, concepts, practices and techniques.
  • Computer online training methods, applications and techniques.
  • Communication methods and strategies.
  • Marketing strategies, methods, and practices.
  • Planning and scheduling methods, concepts and practices.
  • Time management techniques and strategies including meeting demanding, multiple and conflicting deadlines.
  • Training assessment practices and methods.
  • Training development and training resources.
  • Training facilitation concepts, methods and practices.
  • Cost accounting principles and fee structure development practices.
  • Personal computer usage and applicable software/hardware and training programs.
  • Education agencies and training resources.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Organize and assess training needs.
  • Develop and use training aids and instructional materials using a range of media.
  • Create, compose and edit written materials.
  • Make training program selections.
  • Work with HR Specialist in training unit on developing scheduling and room selections.
  • Teach or facilitate training for assigned area.
  • Use basic and advanced mathematical skills to determine fee schedules to ensure profitability.
  • Effectively communicate with diverse community.
  • Move objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Operate audio-visual and/or instructional media equipment, including using the OVN for video conferencing.
  • Assess needs for training supplies and equipment; work with HR Specialist on inventory management.
  • Research new training topics and methods.
  • Maintain course catalog and produce promotional materials.
  • Work as a team member and foster a cooperative team environment.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Determine short and long-range training and development needs; identify training resources; evaluate suitability of training materials.

Assist with training and development activities; research, plan and execute special programs, classes, workshops and/or seminars.

Develop proposals and make presentations to supervisor or others, as directed, regarding new programs.

Develop course materials; define course objectives and content, create instructional materials, methods of presentation, and systems for program evaluation.

Develop and recommend purchases; discuss fees for seminars, courses and other training sessions with supervisor.

May assist developing marketing materials for training courses and special training programs.

Supplemental Functions:

Research and review current and new developments within the field and determine applicability of such developments to the University and/or community.

May recommend hiring, train and/or supervise and evaluate designated support staff.

Maintain and update OSHA or other government records and filing system(s) as required.

Working Conditions:

No major sources of discomfort, standard office environment. Hazards associated with computer display screens routinely; and occasional travel hazards.

Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources

Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

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