14 days old
2018-04-092018-05-09

Operations and Policy Analyst 3 (Learning and Performance Specialist)

Department of Public Safety Standards & Training
Salem, Oregon 97317
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
Salary: $4,803 - $7,035
Closing date: 5/7/2018
Location: Salem, Oregon
Description

THE OREGON DEPARTMENT of PUBLIC SAFETY STANDARDS and TRAINING

is recruiting for an Operations & Policy Analyst 3
(Learning & Performance Specialist)
in the Training Division


Operations and Policy Analyst 3 (Learning and Performance Specialist) description image

 
  • This is one, regular, full-time position located in Salem, OR
  • This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified applicants and may be used to fill future openings.
  • This position is represented by Oregon Public Safety Association
 

The mission of the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) is to promote excellence in public safety through the development of professional standards and the delivery of quality training. It is the state training academy for law enforcement officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, firefighters, telecommunicators, and emergency medical dispatchers. DPSST is also the regulatory agency that enforces employment and training standards for the above listed public safety disciplines and licenses proprietary security managers, security contractors and officers, polygraph examiners, and private investigators. DPSST's constituency includes more than 40,000 public safety providers.
 
This position is in the Center for Policing Excellence of the Training Division. The Center is charged with developing opportunities for researchers and practitioners to collaborate on improving the efficiency and effectiveness of policing, and to develop and deliver training to public safety personnel on problem solving, leadership and facilitation, the application of research findings, and identifying and addressing future challenges affecting public safety.

 

          Duties & Responsibilities

The purpose of this position is to develop curriculum standards, materials and delivery methods for DPSST's criminal justice training programs, design and monitor assessment methods to measure student progress, and design and deliver educational programs that improve instruction.

Duties are as follows:

Program development and coordination
Coordinate and lead workgroups that partner local, state and other constituent agencies to identify improvements to educational programs and services related to criminal justice (including police, corrections, parole/probation, telecommunications, and liquor/cannabis control).  Evaluate and assess program efficacy based on constituent needs, industry trends or legal mandates.
Develop new or modify existing program curriculum (i.e. learning outcomes, content, materials and delivery methods) to address critical and essential job tasks, legislative changes, and statewide/national trends in criminal justice education.  Design and maintain coursework templates that sequence content and activities based on student development needs.
Monitor curricula reviews and changes to ensure compliance with polices/procedures, Board expectations, and Oregon Administrative Rule.  Advise instructional staff on methods to gain compliance.
Curriculum standards and assessment
Develop curriculum and instructional standards based on contemporary research and best practices in adult education.  Coordinate individual or group efforts to integrate standards with criminal justice training programs.  Recommend strategies for curriculum development and instructional delivery to subject matter experts.
Lead the development, field-testing and evaluation of assessments that measure student progress in criminal justice training programs.  Integrate assessments with program curriculum (i.e. learning outcomes, content, materials and delivery methods).  Create and maintain databases and reports related to assessment results.
Coach instructional staff on using assessment instruments, interpreting results, and understanding the evaluation of educational programs.
Building capacity to improve instruction
Develop and deliver training to instructional staff on the facilitation of student-centered and technology-integrated learning environments. Evaluate instructor performance and provide guidance for improvement.
Develop and deliver training to instructional staff on the design of student-centered and technology-integrated curriculum.  Review instructor-developed curricula and provide guidance for improvement.
Identify and disseminate resources of best educational practices.
Research and assess the viability of educational applications of technology, software, etc.  Develop curriculum materials and delivery methods that maximize electronic technology.  Evaluate and recommend changes related to technology-integrated curriculum.


WORKING CONDITIONS:
This position works in a typical office environment, with occasional lifting of office supplies and equipment. A substantial portion of the workday is spent at the computer.
Intra and interstate travel may be required 2-3 times per year.

Requirements

WORKING CONDITIONS:
This position works in a typical office environment, with occasional lifting of office supplies and equipment. A substantial portion of the workday is spent at the computer.
Intra and interstate travel may be required 2-3 times per year.
 

         Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills

Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science or any degree demonstrating the capacity for the knowledge and skills; and four years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work.
OR;
Any combination of experience and education equivalent to seven years of experience that typically supports the knowledge and skills for the classification.


College-level coursework related to the subject matter of instruction may substitute on the basis of 45-quarter units per year of experience up to a maximum of three years.


 
 Desired Attributes/Requested Skills

  • Master's degree or higher in Education or a related field
     
  • Extensive knowledge of learning theories, instructional design, educational technologies, and training evaluation
     
  • Working knowledge of criminal justice practices, theories and values
     
  • Experience analyzing individual, program or organizational needs, establishing desired outcomes, and developing training to achieve measurable results
     
  • Experience collaborating with public safety stakeholders on strategies to educate criminal justice professionals
     
  • Experience facilitating educational coursework related to learning theories, instructional design, educational technologies, and training evaluation

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