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The MENTOR Network Training and Development Specialist in Council Bluffs, Iowa

REM Iowa, a partner of The MENTOR Network, provides services for adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and other complex challenges.

Training and Development Specialist

This position will facilitate training

programs that support field operations, including orientation programs. The positions will be located

in Council Bluffs or Atlantic, but

cover Council Bluffs, Atlantic and Shelby, IA.

This position will require routine travel within the designated region.



  • Develops and maintains course


  • Confers with management and staff to

identify specific skill/knowledge gaps, training objectives, work

situations and changes in policies and procedures.

  • Designs, creates and updates training

aids, such as manuals, handouts, course exercises and visual aids.

  • Delivers instruction using multiple

modalities including but not limited to: one-on-one, classroom, teleconferencing,

web-based training, and computer-based training.

  • Confers with management, internal

training consultants and HR to identify additional training needs, as

required for new staff.

  • Ensures ongoing feedback of training

programs and modifies programs as needed.

  • Prepares and facilitates client-specific

and clinical type training in addition to new hire orientation, CPR and

medical administration.

  • Provides input regarding the formulation

and modification of procedures and practices pertaining to agency training.

  • Maintains current knowledge of

organizational and industrial trends and makes appropriate recommendations

for new or updated training programs.

  • Performs other related duties and

activities as required.


· Bachelor’s degree and one year of related

experience preferred

· An equivalent combination of education and

experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed

above may be substituted for the above education and experience requirements

  • Excellent

communication, presentation and writing skills; ability to display

professionalism and confidence while giving presentations to small/large


  • Ability to build positive relationships and establish rapport


  • Strong customer service orientation - established

level of patience, attention to detail, and strong follow through

  • Current driver's license, car registration

and auto insurance; reliable transportation for on the job use


Please complete an online application and submit resume at

The MENTOR Network is a national network of local health and human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services. At The MENTOR Network, our core values—Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Growth—and the behaviors that define them, guide how we interact with each other and how we approach our work. As an organization of people serving people in 37 states, you’ll have opportunities from coast to coast.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets

The Mentor Network is pleased to be an equal employment employer Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities