Training & Special Events Manager 495076
Position Type: Staff
Position Number: 495076
Department: Police Department
Job Summary/Basic Function:
Under general supervision, perform a variety of organizational and administrative duties in support of the continuous State/Departmental training mandates. Assist in the coordination of all special events in and around Lamar University's campus, and maintain administrative rosters.
The Training & Special Events Manager is expected to exercise initiative and independent judgment in carrying out a variety of assignments within established guidelines. These assignments include providing educational support to police instructors, assisting in recruitment and retention of personnel, conducting background inquiries on candidates, managing of special events staffing via web-based systems, and performing other related responsibilities as assigned.
Develop and present department inservice training related to customer service and related topics.
Received: Professional Standards Unit Lieutenant for training coordination; Field Operations Lieutenant for special events management.
Required: 1.) High School Diploma or GED
Required: 1.) 1 year of administrative assistant and/or executive assistant experience.
Required: Must be proficient with eqiupment utilized for administrative tasks, necessary to perform training scheduling and special events staffing. Must be proficient in the use of computers, and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Proficient in all phases of duties performed. Must demonstrate logical and effective problem-solving ability.
Duties involve driving, walking, standing, stooping, crouching, pulling, carrying, reaching above head, lifting, lower, hand-wrist and elbow motion, grasping, and holding. Average physical condition and vision, ability to hear and speak, and full use of arms and legs.
Usual: Exposure to outside weather conditions when assigned. May be required to work either day or night and on holidays. Must hold a valid drivers license not subject to suspension. Must be eligible to drive a University owned or leased motor vehicle. Effective written and oral communication skills. Knowledge and skills in emergency medical procedures, first aid and CPR techniques.
Preferred: 1.) 30 hours of college credit from an accredited institution of higher education.
Preferred: 1.) Training in Customer Service and/or similar topics.
Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas SB 805, Section 657.003.
Security Sensitive Statement:
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Posting Date: 09/08/2017
Open Until Filled: Yes
To apply, visit https://jobs.lamar.edu/.
Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.
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