The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) is seeking highly qualified applicants for the position of Public Service Administrator II (Learning Management System Administrator) at our Central Office location in Topeka KS. The Public Service Administrator II carries out statewide responsibility in developing and presenting classroom and web-based training. This position serves as lead administrator of the learning management system, which provides a variety of functions designed to serve the training and development needs of KDOC. The position evaluates and approves on-line course development and ensures content developers understand the system and development standards as well as compliance requirements with Section 508 of the Workforce Rehabilitation Act.
Salary: $41,870.40 - $48, 484.80 depending on demonstrated skills and experience.
Unclassified (At-Will), Full-Time, Non-Exempt, Benefits Eligible.
Acts as lead administrative technical support staff for the LMS. Determines the business and system functionality for KDOC directives relating to training and performance measures. Analyzes user needs through consultation and business requirements, documents and considers system/software requirements, time and cost constraints. This includes, but is not limited to, project management tasks such as developing project plans, working with teams, managing resources, tracking, documenting and prioritizing all issues and key decisions. Manages site coordination and partnership functions which occur inside the LMS, such as competencies, determining compatibility and testing outcomes. Manages online learning curriculums and curriculums developed by KDOC or other vendors. Develops system and data standards for consistency and accuracy in reporting data. Manages user and training data through the use of database utilities.
Provides technical support to end users, instructors, and administrators at KDOC. Responds promptly to user inquiries to provide help desk support for users with general questions, technical issues, and special needs.This includes, but is not limited to, users experiencing difficulty using the different systems, training administrators needing assistance with data, and assisting instructors with roster management.Creates learning activities in the LMS to allow Administrators and Instructors to create offerings. Serves as the Program Coordinator for KDOC online training programs. Maintains development standards for ADA and KDOC on-line development.
Provides LMS training and ongoing education for Learners, managers, Training Administrators and Instructors at KDOC so they know how to use the system to meet their needs and accomplish work tasks such as enroll participants, create classes, and run training reports. Training could be an instructor-led training or computer-based class or one-on-one training as required. Develops participant training manuals, job aids and handouts for training classes. Develops on-line training modules.
Maintains data integrity in the LMS by developing and interpreting reports.Provides technical assistance to Staff Development Specialists in facilities and field offices about how to get the data they need from the LMS. Monitor overall data integrity in the system by periodically developing and interpreting reports that reveal missing or erroneous data. Validates that outside training is entered into the LMS.
Develops curricula and related training materials for new employee basic training, specialty and/or professional development of correctional staff to be disseminated to facilities/parole offices. Works in cooperation with facility and parole staff development personnel and other departmental staff as needed. Schedules and presents specialty training and training of trainer’s workshops as necessary. Performs quality assurance of the Department’s staff development program by evaluating the effectiveness of training modules, monitoring classes/instructors, evaluating course content against the objectives, reviewing training reports and performing training audits. Provides feedback to instructors for improvements and quality management of curriculum content.
Minimum Qualifications: One year of experience in providing direction necessary to implement the objectives of an agency, program or organizational unit. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.
Preferred Skills and/or Qualifications: Degree in adult education, communications, business administration or corrections/criminal justice. Two years experience in developing and delivering classroom and web-based training materials and presentations. Two years experience administering a LMS or 18 hours in computer science coursework/certification and one year experience administering a LMS. Good oral and written communication skills with knowledge and experience using adult learning theory. Experience using software for developing web-based training, such as Lectora, Camtasia, Snag It, Captivate. Experience with Learnsoft learning management system. Corrections experience, either facility, community corrections or parole-based.
How to Apply: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state-employment/register-personal-data NOTE: Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number
Complete the State of Kansas Application Form https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state-employment/apply Submit to: Corrections, Department of (Central Office) Do not submit any other KDOC facility.
Email additional required documents: Cover Letter, Resume, Tax Clearance, and college transcripts if applicable to KDOC_CO_Applicant@ks.gov include the job requisition number and your last name in the subject line.
KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html. A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the h
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