SDSU Research Foundation Training Host (Admin Support Asst II) in Riverside, California

*This is an on-call/as-needed part time position with no guaranteed hours. The incumbent can be scheduled from 0 - 20 hours per week. This position is based out of Riverside, CA.

Provide general support for training site operations. This includes: supporting trainers and trainees; managing the training environment; and various on and off-site tasks and preparation of training materials and equipment. Please note: some duties may include working with and/or exposure to sensitive/traumatic topics or material dealing with child abuse, elder abuse and/or issues and scenarios related to mental health or substance abuse.

The purpose of the position is to provide general support for training site operations. This includes: supporting trainers and trainees; managing the training environment; and various on and off-site tasks and preparation of training materials and equipment.

Training Support (95%)

Training Hosts are responsible for supporting on-site delivery of days of training to County Child Welfare Workers. This includes:

  • Manage the delivery of training in an adjunct site, including attendance, continuing education qualification, evaluation and record keeping processes

  • Assure training environment is kept in clean organized manner on a daily basis

  • Support trainer’s needs: assuring training equipment is working properly; assisting with off-site coordination

  • Manage trainee’s needs in an adjunct setting

  • Purchase snacks for trainings on and off-site, process and submitting all food receipts to Alvarado office and maintain detailed records

  • Ensure curriculum delivery meets best practice standards

  • Observe and evaluate the trainer’s delivery of the curriculum via a Training Observation Form

  • Respond to unanticipated events associated with offsite training delivery

  • Administer pre- and post-tests as appropriate for Core training

  • Travel within and around California counties of San Diego, Imperial, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Los Angeles and/or Ventura.

  • Establish and maintain a positive team work environment in all training and office settings

  • Move Audio/Visual and training equipment and move tables and chairs (weighing up to 50 pounds) for various classrooms and event’s needs

Other duties as assigned by supervisor or management (5%)

Minimum Knowledge & Abilities Required

  • Thorough written and oral communication skills, including English grammar, spelling, and punctuation;

  • Ability to apply independent judgment, discretion and initiative to address problems and develop solutions;

  • Ability to perform standard arithmetic functions;

  • Competence in understanding, interpreting, and communicating procedures, policies, information, ideas and instructions

  • Fluency in using standard office software packages

  • Proficient in the use of technological equipment, computers, and computer applications (experience with power point software application desirable);

  • Ability to understand standard office procedures; to operate standard office equipment and software packages; to learn office technology systems; to perform basic arithmetic calculations; and typing and keyboard skills

  • Ability to work cooperatively with others in a collaborative environment;

  • Thorough organizational skills

  • Welcoming/personable demeanor

  • Ability to lift up to 10 pounds frequently and 50 pounds occasionally

  • Ability to present a valid driver’s license and daily access to a personal vehicle as local travel is required of the position 95% of the time

Minimum Experience

  • Previous experience in an office or administrative environment

Desired Qualifications and Special Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

  • Some experience in a training environment

  • Knowledge of child welfare issues

San Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with SDSU Research Foundation

Req No.: 2018-7184

Starting Salary: $15.00-17.00 per hour

Department/Project: Academy for Professional Excellence

Post End Date: 5/29/2018

External Company URL: www.sdsu.edu

Street: 3600 Lime Street