Professional Development Coordinator - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Professional Development Coordinator plans and implements a comprehensive professional development plan to address the needs of all stakeholders (administrators, classified, and faculty employees). Professional development includes meetings, workshops, intensives, coaching support and effective use of collaboration. The Professional Development Coordinator provides leadership, planning, budget monitoring and evaluation for such programs. Performs other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.


Develops and implements the university’s Professional Development Program which includes the following: assist in the development of employee professional development plans that are consistent with the university’s strategic plan, educational goals, objectives and policies for employees. Direct, coordinate and conduct in-service programs for staff to improve their on the job effectiveness and develop skills for improving customer service and performance. Develop and administer the budgets for categorical programs related to professional development within university guidelines. Act as liaison with departments by attending departmental meetings, other subcommittees and trainings related to professional development. Measure employee productivity, employee satisfaction, performance evaluation ratings, 360 evaluation ratings, customer satisfaction and student evaluations of faculty on a regular basis to monitor effectiveness of implementation of strategies learned through professional development/collaboration and make recommendations for continuous improvement of measurements being monitored.
Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Masters Degree
Or Bachelors degree and four years of experience in organizational development, organizational management, human resource management, educational development or other related experience.

Previous experience in creating and implementing a professional development program.

Previous experience in creating and implementing a succession planning program.

Previous experience in establishing a Professional Development program.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience planning , developing and implementing programs and/or curriculum.

Experience creating and implementing training and/or workshops.

Experience with assessment or evaluation to determine sustainability, improvement or programmatic needs.

Previous experience with budget development and control.

Knowledgeable in current practices to improve student learning through the instruction of faculty members on best practices.

Knowledgeable in current practices to improve employee satisfaction and productivity.

Knowledgeable in the principles and practices of leadership, management, supervision and training.

Knowledgeable in technology and computer software applications relative to education and administration.

Able to stimulate and motivate cooperative team efforts and provide leadership.

Able to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with faculty and staff.

Able to work independently with minimal and appropriate direction.

Able to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

Takes responsibility to use good judgment in recognizing scope of authority.

Performs under demanding and varied work schedules with the ability to remain flexible and focused during interruptions and distractions.

Must possess effective written and oral communication skills.

Able to meet deadlines, schedules and timelines.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Note: References are a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Keyword Phrases

  • Human Resources
  • Professional Development Coordinator
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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