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MTAS Training Coordinator (Nashville)

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MTAS Training Coordinator 

Regular Full-time, Pay Grade 39

The Training & Development Coordinator’s purpose is to design, develop, coordinate, and conduct (instruct) MTAS training programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops curriculum through the application of instructional design and adult education principals. Teaches MTAS training courses to municipal officials, municipal employees and MTAS employees across the State of Tennessee.
  • Research, data collection and analysis for special projects. Recruits qualified facilitators/instructors for specialized instruction and/or course development. Coordinates logistics of delivery of MTAS statewide municipal training programs. Responsible for the marketing activities of Training and Development Team courses.
  • Develops and instructs MTAS internal training courses to include development and instruction of Train the Trainer courses, implementation of new technology courses, and course facilitation skills for subject matter experts.
  • Designs professional development opportunities for staff. Coordinates office/team meetings. Also includes time at professional meetings and conferences, seminars, training classes, professional reading, and computer training.


Required Qualifications:

Requires a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Political Science, Education, Human Resource Development, or a related field. A master’s degree is preferred.

At least three years of work experience in coordination of training programs is required. This includes the development and teaching of training courses.

Government experience is preferred. Preferred government experience should include a broad knowledge of local government operations, policy issues, and government decision-making processes. Preferred coordination of training experience should include needs assessment, curriculum development, consultation, program planning, delivery/instruction, and evaluation, and group instruction.

Requires knowledge of adult instructional theory and principals. Knowledge of instructional design and training methodologies is required. Requires knowledge of on-line learning programs. Computer software knowledge in Microsoft Office applications (MS Power Point, MS Excel, MS Word, etc.) is required. Web conferencing knowledge required.

Knowledge of and ability to use Lotus Notes, a learning management system, Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and basic web-content editing are preferred.


Requires ability to work effectively with colleagues, city officials and university staff.


Each employee that drives a vehicle for work-related business must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Applicants are encouraged to review all position requirements prior to applying. Salary is based on a combination of professional experience and qualifications.

For best consideration, applications should be submitted by July 19, 2019. Applicants should apply electronically here.

Applicants must submit a resume with a minimum of three references. Position is open until filled.

UT Institute for Public Service, 1610 University Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37921; Phone: (865) 974-6621 | Fax (865) 974-1528