Safe2Tell Program Trainer – Hybrid (Training Specialist III)
- Division of Community Engagement
- Position Number:
- LAA 00540
- Salary Range:
- $4,457.00 - $6,523.00 Monthly
- Apply By:
- Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 11:59 pm
- Work Unit:
- Job Location:
- 1300 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
- Release Date:
- Friday, August 26, 2022
- Employment Type:
- Position Type:
Find a rewarding career making a difference: Join the Office of the Attorney General!
The Safe2Tell team is looking for an experienced training professional to join their team! Safe2Tell’s state-wide anonymous tip line impacts citizens across the state of Colorado. The Safe2Tell Program Trainer will focus on training law enforcement professionals and other stakeholders on the Safe2Tell model. The Trainer will evaluate and fully develop curriculum and education methods and make recommendations for additional delivery methods to expand the reach of the Safe2Tell message to law enforcement audiences. If you’re interested in working face-to-face with Coloradoans across the state, taking an active role in prevention and intervention of violence, this position is for you!
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Safe2Tell ensures that every Colorado student, parent, teacher and community member has access to a safe and anonymous way to report any concerns about their safety and the safety of others, with a focus on early intervention and prevention through awareness and education. Safe2Tell accomplishes this by engaging youth and adults to feel comfortable raising concerns in their communities and by fostering a culture and climate of respect and help. Safe2Tell manages a sophisticated system to receive and disseminate reports to local partners. The program also provides education and awareness training to law enforcement and students, faculty and staff regarding when, how and why to report community safety issues.
The Safe2Tell Program Trainer is part of a training team that coordinates and conducts regional trainings as well as other training activities for educating youth, parents, school administrators, school staff, with an emphasis on educating law enforcement professionals on the Safe2Tell model. Duties include:
- Developing and maintaining educational curriculum and training presentations to increase awareness of Safe2Tell.
- Presenting regional trainings, primarily to law enforcement, and serves as a backup trainer for students, school administration, organizations, parents, and community members across the state.
- Partnering with Safe2Tell training team members to administer the training program.
- Collaborating with other professionals (drug addiction specialists, mental health workers, suicide prevention professionals, etc.) to ensure that training materials include shared best practices, research, and joint messaging.
- Identifying regional training needs using Safe2Tell data for law enforcement officers, dispatch/communication centers, school officials and community members.
- Evaluating training program and seeking out opportunities to expand the Safe2Tell message to other audiences.
- Analyzing input and feedback from trainings in order to determine improvement processes for presentations, trainings, and educational modules.
- Coordinating logistics and hosting Safe2Tell booths at various events, conferences, trainings, etc., and identifies other opportunities for outreach and education/training efforts.
- Researching trends and issues facing youth, as well as policy and evidence based practices, in order to modify or enhance school safety educational materials.
Salary note: Although a salary range is listed, salary will be set commensurate with the successful candidate’s qualifications and in compliance with the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.
This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in the Department of Law.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in education, organizational development, communications, or a closely related field AND
- Two years of professional experience developing, creating, delivering and assessing training curriculum for adults.
- Requires a valid driver’s license
Professional experience developing, creating, delivering and assessing training curriculum for adults will substituted for the required education on a year for year basis. A master’s degree in education, organizational development, communications or other closely related fields will substitute for one year of the required experience.
- Professional experience developing, creating, delivering and assessing training curriculum for adults and k-12 students is preferred.
- Broad experience independently developing and administering a training program (planning, coordinating logistics, managing certifications, extension activities, training evaluation, etc.)
- Ability to evaluate trends and adjust messaging in lessons, materials, and presentations
- Experience evaluating data to adjust outreach strategies
- Foundational understanding of the Safe2Tell program
- Knowledge and experience that provides an awareness of law enforcement operational schedules (24-hour scheduling)
- Experience preparing presentation proposals for outreach events
- Experience coordinating and staffing outreach events
- Proficiency in MS Office programs such as Word and Excel and PowerPoint
- Proficiency with technology and the ability to independently solve basic IT connectivity issues
- Ability to take initiative to independently find creative solutions; being a self-starter and self motivated
- Excellent written communication skills
- Ability to effectively present to and engage with a wide range of audiences including law enforcement, school staff and adults as well as kids and teenagers
Conditions of Employment:
- Requires statewide travel up to 50% of the time, most of which are day trips.
- Applicants must pass a thorough background investigation prior to appointment.
- Effective August 15, 2022, this position will require documented proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. New employees will be required to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination within three (3) business days of hire. Employees who have not been fully vaccinated may be required to submit to serial testing in the future. Religious and medical exemptions and reasonable accommodation shall be addressed as required by law pursuant to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s vaccination guidance.Note: Fully Vaccinated means two (2) weeks after a second dose in a two-dose series of the COVID-19 vaccine, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or two (2) weeks after the single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine, as defined by the most recent State of Colorado’s Public Health Order and current guidance issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment.
The Office of the Attorney General offers challenging, interesting, and meaningful work. We are an equal opportunity employer and believe that a diverse work force adds quality and perspective to the services we provide to the public. Candidates with diverse qualities and backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Please view the full job announcement for more information and to apply online.