Rural Transit Lead Trainer

Organization: Nebraska Safety Center, University of Nebraska at Kearney

Location: Kearney, Neb.

Deadline: Application review begins November 15, 2019.

Salary: Salaries at the University of Nebraska at Kearney are competitive.  The University provides a flexible benefits program at minimal cost to the employee. NuFlex benefit choices include a Medical Plan and Prescription Drug Program, Vision Care, Dental Plan, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Reimbursement Accounts for Health and Dependent Care. The Employee and Dependent Scholarship program is also available to eligible employees.  Basic Retirement Plan options include TIAA/CREF and Fidelity.

Description: The University of Nebraska at Kearney seeks a Rural Transit Lead Trainer. The University of Nebraska at Kearney, serving over 6,500 students, is one of four University of Nebraska campuses. Established in 1905, the University has a tradition of emphasis in scholarly teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a variety of disciplines. Kearney, a progressive city of 31,000, is the educational, medical, cultural, commercial and agricultural center of a large mid-state area.

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is responsive to University issues which support a diverse work and academic environment. The University of Nebraska at Kearney does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. This policy is applicable to all University administered programs including educational programs, financial aid, admission policies and employment policies. UNK is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity employer. Veterans and persons with disabilities encouraged to apply. The University affirms a policy of equal educational and employment opportunities, affirmative action in employment and nondiscrimination in providing services to the public. University employees, students and others associated with the University who have not received the benefits of these policies, are encouraged to contact the Chief Compliance Officer/ADA Coordinator.

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Duties and Responsibilities: The Lead Trainer will be responsible for facilitating training throughout the State of Nebraska for federally funded public transit systems. This individual will manage, design, develop, coordinate, and conduct large-scale and small-scale training programs. The Lead Trainer will use acceptable adult education principles, track new training methods and techniques, and design and prepare educational aids and materials. The Lead Trainer will be involved in quality control, community outreach, coordination, facilitation, and teaching. The Lead Trainer will also be responsible for compliance with Nebraska Department of Roads and Federal Transit Administration rules and regulations. This individual must have presentation and public speaking skills. The Lead Trainer will report to the Rural Transit Manager at Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln, Neb.

Compliance for the Rural Transit Project. Design, develop, and coordinate effective training programs. Prepare educational materials. Conduct seminars, workshops, and individual training sessions. Monitor attendance performance and response to training. Stay abreast of the new trends and tools in Nebraska Transit.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree plus one year experience designing and delivering distance training and/or presentations required; equivalency considered. Experience using word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and conferencing software and conferencing equipment essential. Experience with adult learning principles, training methods, and techniques are necessary. Valid driver’s license required.

Preferred Qualifications: Prefer 2+ years training experience. Classroom instruction experience. Two or more years’ experience with Microsoft Office products. Experience with the systems and University departments supplying those systems. Understanding of the principles of Public Transportation.

Application Procedure: For more information and to apply visit For more information about the position contact: Darla Morris, For more information about the online application process contact: 308-865-8522 or

With contingent offer of employment, the University of Nebraska will conduct an investigation of employment records, educational records, criminal records, and other records to verify the information provided in your application and/or any additional information you have provided is accurate.

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