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Director of Professional Development and Training (Administrator II - Exempt) 3057

California State University Dominguez Hills

Carson, CA
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Director of Professional Development and Training (Administrator II - Exempt) #3057

California State University Dominguez Hills was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise The California State University System. CSU Dominguez Hills is an urban, comprehensive public university that serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of approximately 14,000 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located on a 346-acre site in the South Bay portion of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, CSU Dominguez Hills has a highly pluralistic student body, which includes a significant number of non-traditional, working adult students as well as approximately 2,000 students enrolled in distance learning programs statewide. The University, with its five Academic Colleges, has more than 300 full-time faculty members and is situated in an area characterized by an extraordinary heterogeneity of people, and an extensive array of high technology industries and professional services

Conditions of Employment:

Possession of a valid Driver's License is required. Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record

The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment

Due to the nature of this position, the successful candidate is required to complete a background check prior to assuming this position

Position Information:

This is a full-time management (MPP) position. MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President. MPPs do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent status

This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission

Special Working Conditions: Travel may be required

Department: Human Resources

Human Resources Management is a department unit which develops, coordinates, evaluates and implements effective human resources management programs, projects, and services designed to enhance the management of the university's human resources in the area of classification, recruitment and selection, employee relations, benefits, workers compensation, training and career development, unemployment compensation and salary administration

Major Job Duties:

Under general direction of the Associate Vice President of Human Resources, the Director of Professional Development and Training is responsible for planning, over-seeing, presenting, and measuring training and professional development programs for university staff, managers, and supervisors aligned with campus needs and priorities. This position provides leadership in the design and implementation of effective methods to enhance and recognize performance and develop a community focused on continuous growth and improvement; fosters collaboration across the university in support of staff development, retention, and skill-building; and promotes a culture of excellence and engagement


Demonstrated experience in organizing, facilitating, and delivering training; demonstrated project management experiences; strong interpersonal skills; ability to deal effectively with diverse skill sets and personalities and work effectively as a team player. Highly organized with proven ability to prioritize workload, meet deadlines, manage several projects at one time and utilize time effectively. Excellent speaking and presentation skills. Knowledge of and experience applying adult learning principles; work independently; plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work under time constraints; anticipate problems and address proactively; and communicate clearly both orally and in writing. Strong skills in internal and external networking and collaboration. Desirable qualifications include HR work experience in higher education; experience with learning management systems such as Skillport or Learner Web; membership in ASTD, SHRM, PIHRA, or CUPA-HR a plus

Experience and Education:

Required Education: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree, preferably in Human Resources, Human Relations, Organizational Design, Business or Communications

Required Experience: Equivalent to five years of progressively responsible experience as a professional development trainer or organizational development consultant.

Preferred Experience: Higher education experience is preferred.
Learning Management System experience, e.g. Skillport or Learner Web

Salary Range: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience

Full health insurance package provided and fixed benefit retirement program available

How to apply: You can only apply by completing an electronic application at the campus job web site at . Click on "view job opportunities" under "New and returning applicants." View the list of jobs and click on the one with the job title listed above. The application deadline is Thursday, April 18, 2017

CSU Dominguez Hills is an Equal Opportunity /ADA Employer

California State University, Dominguez Hills
Human Resources Management
1000 E. Victoria St
Carson, CA 90747


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