Training Officer 1

State of Tennessee

Nashville, TN

Position Description / Responsibilities

Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for professional training administrative work of average difficulty and supervisory work of routine difficulty; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: An employee in this class develops and delivers training, may manage the training activities for an operating department of state government, and typically supervises a small staff of professional training employees. This class differs from Training Specialist 2 in that the incumbent of the latter performs duties of lesser scope and complexity. This class differs from Training Officer 2 in that an incumbent of the latter either manages the training activities for a large operating department or facility with a highly developed training program, supervises a moderate-sized staff of professional training employees, or performs central personnel training coordinative and developmental work regarding major statewide training programs.

Position Requirements

Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree and experience equivalent to two years of full-time professional work in one or a combination of the following: academic teaching; educational administration; development of instructional materials for academic programs; or training.

Substitution of Education for Experience: Additional graduate course work in one or a combination of the following may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of two years: (1) Human Resources Management; (2) Industrial/Organizational Psychology; or (3) any field related to the design or evaluation of curriculum and related instructional processes, including, but not limited to Curriculum and Instruction, or Educational/Instructional Media Design, Educational Evaluation, Research, and Statistics. (e.g., 36 graduate quarter hours may be substituted for one year of required experience).

Substitution of Experience for Education: Any teaching or training experience, or any remaining professional experience may be substituted for the required education, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of four years.


One year of professional experience in delivering workforce training with the State of Tennessee.

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