Education Specialist

Education Specialist

Job Details
Sarah Jerome
Additional Information

The Carpenters Training Institute operates in Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. The Education Specialist is an integral part of Carpenters Training Institute’s Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) initiative. ICRA was developed in collaboration with construction experts and hospital environmental health specialists to strengthen our knowledge of hospital infection risk and prepares us with the skills needed to protect the patient and the worker.

Successful candidates must be highly capable in each of the following dimensions (among others): adaptability, self-motivated, creative, inquisitive, resourcefulness, analytical thinking/problem solving, proactivity, collaboration, technological savvy, and operating with/through a lean team.

The Education Specialist is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

Develop and maintain relationships with all industry partners and organizations.
Evaluate the audience’s level of understanding and awareness of required follow up actions.
Work within general policies, principles and goals, working directly with clients.
Identify, prepare and organize course materials and learning resources for course delivery.
Creatively design and prepare engaging presentations with interactive content and visuals to educate staff in all health care settings.
Market company training opportunities to employees and provide information on benefits to encourage participation.
Research new standards, codes, laws, and best practices related to construction projects within health care facilities.
Develops and designs curriculum to encourage learning, stimulate class discussions, and ensures student engagement.
Dynamic public speaker.
Attend conferences, educational events, and industry conventions to network and share our program within approved budget and program goals and objectives.
Ability to effectively develop engaging marketing strategy, materials, and more effective networking opportunities.
Prepare and present informational presentations for various industries related to specific programs.
Execute strategies to expand program into all facilities.
Record and report program implementation efforts and results on a regular basis.
Work as an On-the-Job trainer specializing __hands on demonstration, evaluating the scope of work per facility and providing recommendations or best practice following ICRA protocols.
Establish an effective demeanor and line of communication to advance the ICRA program and ICRA program implementation.
Accurately track expenses to ensure proper reimbursement.
Attend seminars/educational training programs, as required and approved by the Executive Director.
Conducts onsite preparation including, but not limited to, rehearsals and meetings as well as travels to new business meetings with the presenting team; provides set-up, rehearsal, and breakdown/clean up support for offsite meetings as needed.
Work closely with ICRA Coordinator to plan and implement an effective training program increase knowledge, skills.
Demonstrate effective team participation, interpersonal communication, and conflict resolution skills within and across departments.
Works effectively with diverse colleagues in own and other Divisions and Departments.

Travel: Attend all meetings, trainings and workshops as requested, which will require out of county or occasional out of state travel including overnight visits. Must have dependable, insured transportation and valid Driver’s License (mileage to be reimbursed) and acceptable driving record. A DMV printout and proof of insurance will be required. Weekly vehicle stipend and mileage reimbursement provided for travel.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

Knowledge of supervisory practices and ability to clearly communicate employer policies.
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access.
Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all Carpenters Training Institute personnel, and individuals with whom candidate will interact with regularly, including but not limited to, employees of local and regional unions, contractors, and vendors.
Ability to anticipate change while maintaining a professional and polished demeanor when working in stressful situations or under pressure.
Ability to manage multiple projects and communicate directly with Coordinator and Facilitator lead in the area.
Excellent at written and oral communications, including presentations.
Comfortable working independently and collaboratively.
Flexibility, agility, and quick-learner work style.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
Must be able to complete work duties assigned.
Must have a valid driver’s license.
Physical ability to stand or sit for long periods of time.
Valid drivers license.
Extensive travel is required.

Organization Background:

The Carpenter Training Institute and Affiliated Training Centers facilitate industry leading training to Carpenters, Millwrights, Pile Drivers and Floor Covers. With a strong focus on safety training, skill advancement and continuing education our Training Centers provide a positive work environment that values teamwork, education, and an excitement for forward progress. The Carpenters and Joiners Training Centers take pride in facilitating top-notch training within the construction industry and providing union members with the skills and certificates needed in order to advance themselves as Professional Tradespeople. The Carpenters also partner with our industry end users to provide the highest quality projects with consideration for all those involved in and around the project.

Equal Employment Opportunity Pledge

The Carpenters Training Institute is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against applicants, employees, or apprentices based upon race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, genetic information, or because they are an individual with a disability or a person 40 years old or older. Carpenters Training Institute takes affirmative action to provide equal opportunities in apprenticeship and operates the apprenticeship program as required under Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations, part 30.