OCTO Education and Training Coordinator (595957)

Contract with Government of the District of Columbia
OCTO – 200 I Street, SE Washington DC 20003
Position closes 06/11/2019

US Citizens or Green Card Holders Only

Short Description:

6-10 years of experience. Assesses, designs, and conceptualizes training scenarios, approaches, objectives, plans, tools, aids, curriculum, and other state of the art technologies related to training and behavioral studies.

Skills/Required Years of Experience:

Designing and revising training courses (Required 6 years)
Preparing training catalogs and course materials (Required 6 years)
Conducting training in classroom, workshop and seminar settings (Required 6 years)
Bachelor’s degree in education or related field or equivalent experience (Required 6 years)
Experience developing, administering, monitoring, and evaluating education and training programs (Required 6 years)
Collecting data on training participants and use it to conduct program evaluation (Required 5 years)
Managing multiple training programs at one time (Required 4 years)
Developing a training strategy for youth and adults (Required 4 years)

Complete Description:

Responsibilities:
• Develop and execute a comprehensive strategy for Connect.DC’s training and education programs
• Maintain relationships with Connect.DC’s training and education vendors
• Collect data on training participants and use it to conduct program evaluation
• Work with Connect.DC outreach team and other OCTO staff to promote training programs and recruit potential students
• Work with Connect.DC staff to expand existing training programs focused on seniors and other special populations
• Work with District agencies to coordinate citywide training priorities for both youth and adults
• Attend community events on behalf of Connect.DC, including events at night and on weekends
• Assist in the planning and execution of Connect.DC events, including resident focus groups
• Answer Connect.DC’s dedicated phone line and respond to resident questions about programs and services
• Collaborate with individuals and organizations, primarily in underserved areas, to promote technology training programs
• Identify “digital gaps” in access and training and serve as a liaison between internal and external stakeholders to create solutions
• Solicit feedback from residents and community anchors about their experiences with digital inclusion programs
• Manage related projects as required
• Knowledge required:
o Extensive knowledge of District neighborhoods, particularly in Wards 5, 7, and 8
o Expert knowledge of principles and practices planning, management and operations research, and outreach program management improvement.
o Expert knowledge of the principles of digital inclusion, including the populations most affected by technology disparities, major barriers to broadband adoption, and solutions to address the digital divide
o Ability to plan, coordinate, and execute multiple projects and/or public events simultaneously
o Ability to coordinate with multimedia communication teams internally and externally in advancing public awareness and outreach campaigns

Responsibilities:

  1. Assesses, designs, and conceptualizes training scenarios, approaches, objectives, plans, tools, aids, curriculum, and other state of the art technologies related to training and behavioral studies.
  2. Identifies the best approach training requirements to include, but not limited to, hardware, software, simulations, course assessment and refreshment, assessment centers, oral examinations, interviews, computer assisted and adaptive testing, behavior-based assessment and performance, and team and unit assessment and measurement.
  3. Develops and revises training courses. Prepares training catalogs and course materials.
  4. Trains personnel by conducting formal classroom courses, workshops, and seminars.

Background check is required, if selected for the position.
There are no reimbursable expenses allocated to this position.

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