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Professional Development Coordinator

Los Angeles Community College District
Los Angeles, California 90015
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The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) invites applications for the position of Professional Development Coordinator. This position develops, implements, manages, and evaluates professional development programs, events, and activities for various groups and individuals at a college or the District Office. Policies and content for faculty professional development activities, however, remain within the purview of the Academic Senate as provided in State law and District policy.

MONTHLY SALARY: $8,286 - $10,265*
*Salary Information is based on a full-time, 12-month position

Evaluates professional development needs for classified, unclassified, management, and administrative employees through assessment, needs analysis, surveying, and consultation with appropriate parties.

Facilitates collaboration and communication among participatory governance committees, the Academic Senate, ad hoc groups, and administrators relating to the development of professional development priorities, plans and programs.

Facilitates the use of a broad range of traditional and technology approaches such as formal group and individual training, coaching, web-based programs, e-Learning systems, pod casts, and interactive video into the professional development program.

In consultation with presenting parties including the Academic Senate, creates and maintains a master calendar of professional development opportunities, training sessions, and events.

Publicizes, promotes, and markets professional development programs and opportunities by using a broad range of methods and tools and maintaining a consistent presence.

In consultation with presenting parties including the Academic Senate, coordinates, develops, schedules, and assesses New Employee Orientation programs.

Coordinates, organizes, and promotes employee engagement opportunities and activities such as social events, team-building sessions, and employee recognition.

Collaborates and coordinates with other professional development efforts both on campus and District-wide such as training in the area of business and contract processes, hiring processes, performance management, diversity, and sexual harassment training; ensures required trainings are completed by staff and that participation thresholds are met.

Develops methods and tools, collects data, and evaluates the effectiveness of professional development activities and participation; prepares reports and recommendations related to outcomes and possible improvements.

Oversees the logistical requirements associated with professional development events and activities including schedules, staffing, publicity, rooms, supplies, and equipment.

Researches and disseminates information regarding new and emerging technologies that support organizational development and professional development and learning.

Develops and maintains the college or District Office professional development website in collaboration with the public relations and information technology departments.

Represents the college or District Office at local, regional, state, and national meetings and conferences related to professional development.

Identifies sources and evaluates consultant and vendor-available professional development courses and materials; recommends purchases designed to meet the needs of the college or District Office; processes required business, contract, and legal procurement documents in accordance with District policy.

Prepares unit budget requests and manages expenditures in a manner consistent with college and District policies and priorities.

Selects, trains, and evaluates the work of consultants and staff.

Oversees the processing of tuition reimbursement applications and documentation for staff development participants.

May develop content and materials and present professional development workshops to groups of varying sizes on a variety of soft skills topics such as effective communication, collaboration, professionalism, creative problem solving, coaching and mentoring, adapting to change, and customer service.

Performs related duties as assigned.

A current vacancy exists at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College, 400 W. Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015. The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list. Our Colleges include: Los Angeles City College; East Los Angeles College; Los Angeles Harbor College; Los Angeles Mission College; Los Angeles Pierce College; Los Angeles Southwest College; Los Angeles Trade-Technical College; Los Angeles Valley College; West Los Angeles College


  • Medical and dental insurance and vision care plans are provided for employees and their dependents.
  • A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided free of charge for each employee.
  • 12 full-pay days and 88 half-pay days of illness leave.
  • At least 15 paid holidays per year.
  • Vacation days accrue annually beginning at 10 days and increasing incrementally to 24 days depending on years of service with the District.  Vacation days for management and confidential positions begin at 15, 20, or 24 days.
  • Other paid time off includes: bereavement leave, personal necessity leave, court subpoena, and jury duty.
  • Employees become members of the Public Employees Retirement System.  The employee contribution rate is 6 percent.  The District also contributes to the retirement system.  Employees are also covered by Social Security.
  • Employee Assistance Program





A bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university. Coursework in education, teaching, workforce education, adult education, occupational training, or a related field is desirable.


Four years of full-time, paid, professional-level experience in designing, managing, and coordinating training and development programs, course content, and activities which included responsibility for assessing the needs of the targeted population group. Experience in a higher education setting with an employee development focus is desirable.

A valid California Class “C” driver’s license. Travel to locations throughout the District is required.

For a complete job description including the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities associated with the position please visit our website.


The examination process may consist of one or more parts which may include a training and experience evaluation, written test, performance test and/or oral interview.

Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request, orally or in writing, an accommodation in the examination process. Documentation of the need for accommodation is required solely for the purpose of establishing that the applicant has an ADA disability and that the disability necessitates a reasonable accommodation. Typically, a recent letter from an appropriate health care or rehabilitation professional which establishes that the applicant has an ADA qualifying disability, identifies the functional limitations as they relate to the testing situation, and recommends/suggests the appropriate accommodation is sufficient.  In order for appropriate arrangements to be made at the testing site, a request for accommodation and required documentation must be received by the Examiner of Record at least 3 days prior to the administration of the test.


Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system by 4:00 P.M. on MONDAY, December 2, 2019. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. For a listing of other job opportunities with the Los Angeles Community College District, call our 24-hr job hotline, or refer to our Web Page at https://jobapscloud.com/laccd.

Contact Us
Personnel Commission: (213) 891-2129

24-hr Job Hotline: (213) 891-2099
TDD: (213) 891-2408
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 7:30AM – 4:30PM


Posted: 2019-11-13 Expires: 2019-12-13

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