Education Program Associate 1 (Training Coordinator)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
01 – G – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Police and Public Safety
Full/Part Time:


The Penn State University Police Department is seeking a Training Coordinator who will perform a variety of technical and administrative duties in support of The Pennsylvania State University Police and Public Safety (P&PS) Department’s continuing training needs and efforts. The P&PS Training Coordinator is expected to exercise initiative and independent judgment in carrying out a variety of assignments within established guidelines. These assignments include designing and development of training programs (external and in-house), development of, and sustaining Department member training calendar, scheduling and coordinating training programs, providing instructional support, assisting in recruitment and retention of officers, identify internal and external training programs to address competency gaps, partner with internal stakeholders regarding Department training needs, development and compilation of training aids, classroom instruction, virtual training, mentoring and coaching, coordination of logistics for (in-house and off-site) training events including venues and equipment and performing other related responsibilities as assigned. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assess training needs for new and existing employees, coordinate new employee training and orientation schedules, assist with design and application of assessment tools to measure effectiveness, track and report on training outcomes and provide recommendations on program material and methodology. Serve as a Co-Chair of the Department Training Committee, maintain, submit and track employee training records, preparing memorandum, records related to the training function, lesson plans, and course evaluations as needed, coordinate and provide assistant with the Department Accreditation initiative. The selected candidate will be expected to research new training materials, evaluate and update training programs and vendors to keep current with new techniques, liaise with subject matter experts regarding instructional training design and consult with staff members, and public and private representatives to ensure training is current. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The candidate must possess an outstanding customer service orientation; excellent written and verbal communication skills; a commitment to accuracy and compliance; and excellent organizational skills. Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088