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Training Specialist

Corporate | Mattoon, IL Corporate Office | Full Time

Job Description


Job Title:  Training Specialist

Reports To:  Vice President of Human Resources

Job Location:  Corporate Office, Mattoon, IL

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Exempt Classification:  Administrative




Responsible for the creation and facilitation of training and development programs. Involves a high level of technical knowledge for curriculum and training design, content development, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.



  • Develop content, training materials, multimedia visual aids, and other educational materials as needed using a wide degree of creativity and latitude
  • Collaborate with the training team in determining the most effective solutions for the training and development needs of internal customers
  • Stay involved and connected with the latest technologies and processes to create efficient and effective training
  • Adapt between various methods of training delivery (facilitator led, blended learning, micro-learning, web-based training, etc.) to best accommodate the needs of the organization
  • Partner with Subject Matter Experts and conduct research as needed to obtain the information to be taught
  • Identify, evaluate, select, and partner with appropriate vendors as needed for delivery of externally produced training.
  • Develop & implement learner testing and training feedback
  • Use discretion and independent judgment in making decisions
  • May be required to cross train and perform other duties



  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of related training and development experience preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in creating instructional materials with the use of eLearning design programs such as Adobe Captivate or Articulate preferred
  • Experience with Adobe Premier or similar video editing software preferred
  • Certifications for leadership training courses valued (Franklin Covey, John Maxwell (JMT) or similar)
  • Self-motivated and can work autonomously
  • Strong organizational, analytical, creative, problem solving and planning skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills needed to effectively respond to common inquiries from employees, or members of the business community
  • Proven experience with successful project management & time management preferred
  • Proven ability to multi-task
  • Microsoft Office proficiency


  • None


  • Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
  • Repetitive wrist movements on keyboard
  • Close vision for PC work
  • Ability to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.