Training Coordinator (TTC)

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Classification:Training & Development 4
Grade:Grade 79
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA College of Health
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Education/Instructional, Health Profession

Position Summary:

The Center for Human Development at the University of Alaska Anchorage in the College of Health is recruiting a Training Coordinator.


10Design and conduct evaluation activities to measure effectiveness and drive the continuous improvement of programs and trainings; prepare project reports for funding agencies. Write proposals to secure external funding.Essential
10Identify, recruit, and enlist content experts including development and management of personal services contracts.Essential
10Responsible for fiscal and program management of multiple funding sources including grants and the contracts related to a multi-faceted, collaborative programs including partnership with Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority and members of the Workforce Initiative Workgroup.Essential
15Provide and/or facilitate multi-disciplinary training workshops and statewide conferences for paraprofessionals and professionals across Alaska in collaboration with disability service providers, AK Behavioral Health Association stakeholders, Division of Senior and Disability Services, Division of Behavioral Health, and Mental Health Trust Authority.Essential
20Plan and administer program activities specific to disabilities training with strong emphasis on mental health/behavioral health content and education including developing objectives and timelines for work completion (involves multiple funding sources and extensive involvement of disabilities and mental health/behavioral health, providers statewide).Essential
20Responsible for training and/or coordinating training for the Long-term care workforce statewide who provide an array of services and support to beneficiaries and the AK Mental Health Trust Authority (AMHTA). This training requires a multi-disciplinary approach, including disabilities, mental health and behavioral health, and the use of a learning management system.Essential
5Coordinate training with other trainers and faculty from other University of Alaska MAUs in behavioral health and social science disciplines. This position will be responsible to work with a variety of faculty and other training professionals representing several disciplines to embed best practices into existing curriculum and new curriculum.Essential
5Develop materials for distance and asynchronous training formats. This position will be responsible to develop a variety of curriculum materials, such recorded and web-based curriculum.Essential
5Supervise students and staff.Essential

About CHD:
The Center for Human Development (CHD) is a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities in Education, Research, and
Service (UCEDDs) authorized by the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000. There are 67 UCEDDs, at least one in every state and territory, which form an Association of UCEDD's ( Since CHD is the only UCEDD in Alaska, we serve the entire state.

The UAA Center for Human Development has 4 major functions:

  • Interdisciplinary education
  • Community training and technical assistance
  • Research
  • Information dissemination

These activities are designed to increase the independence, productivity, and community integration and inclusion for individuals with
disabilities. CHD’s projects and activities are not limited to developmental disabilities; they focus on a wide range of disabilities, ages, and

Position Summary:
This position will provide coordination and facilitate non-academic training instruction for the professional/licensed behavioral health service provider workforce and support career development opportunities for direct service professionals serving people with disabilities and their families.  This position will also be a training team member and serve as the lead for both in-person and distance delivered program training activities focused on collaborating with Alaskan communities to train rural behavioral health care providers by blending best practices with traditional wisdom.  Knowledge of Behavioral Health professional/clinical services background and understanding of/experience in rural Alaska beneficial.

This position will work under the supervision of the Alaska Training Cooperative (AKTC) Director at the UAA Center for Human Development. 

The grant funded AKTC program mission is to promote career development opportunities for direct service professionals, supervisors and professionals in the field engaged with the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority beneficiaries, by ensuring that training technical assistance and workforce training is accessible and coordinated statewide.


  • Knowledge of best practices in mental health/behavioral health, person centered care, positive behavioral
  • Knowledge of disabilities related to mental illness and behavioral health disabilities.
  • Ability to design instructional materials and deliver mental health/behavioral health content.

Required Experience:

  • Four years working in the field of disability with emphasis in mental health/behavioral health with experience as an education coordinator and/or staff development coordinator.
  • Experience in managing complex projects.
  • Ability to train others.

Bachelor's degree in nursing, social work, psychology, human services, criminal justice, or related field OR an equivalent combination of training, education and experience.

Preference for Master's degree in nursing, social work, psychology, or human services.

Position Information:

This is a full-time, Grade 79, minimum $26.08/hr, DOE, 12-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package. Salary will be based upon level of education, training and experience.

Term Position:
This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.  No work visas will be sponsored for this position.
  • This position is physically located in Anchorage, Alaska.  This is not a remote position.

To be considered for the position, applicants will need to upload the following documents to their online application:

  • Cover letter highlighting qualifications that meet the specific requirements of this position
  • Resume
  • Contact information of three professional references

Review Date:
A review of applications will begin on September 7, 2021 and continue until this recruitment is closed. To ensure first consideration, apply no later than September 6, 2021 at 11:55 p.m.

Affirmative Action Statement:
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Background Check:
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Probationary Period:
Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Public Disclosure Statement:
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

Drug-Free Workplace:
University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace

Training Policy:
It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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