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Talent Development Specialist

City of Denton
Denton, Texas 76205
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

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.


Posted: 2019-10-07 Expires: 2019-11-06

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