Training Specialist (GS-1712-11/12/13) [Federal Employees - Competitive Service]

U.S. Department of Justice’s National Advocacy Center

About the organization

This position is located at the U.S. Department of Justice's National Advocacy Center, National Bankruptcy Training Institute (NBTI), Columbia, SC. You will be responsible for developing and administering legal and support training on-behalf of the U.S. Trustee Program.


1.Analyzing, designing, developing, and revising current and new training programs to meet the agency's goals and objectives.
2.Administering legal and support training, continuous learning for attorneys, and applying skills in adult learning/education.
3.Developing program evaluation materials to assess the effectiveness of training.
4.Utilizing various learning management systems and other training software applications to design, develop, and deliver learning tools.
5.Communicating effectively with training staff, students, or external vendors and trainers to establish training policies, suggest appropriate instructional materials, and deliver training.
Please Note: Although the work is sedentary, you will be expected to lift classroom tables and chairs for training events.


For the GS-1712-11 grade-level, you must:

have a Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree; or
have completed three full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a degree related to the position to be filled; or
have a LL.M, if related; or
have at least one-year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 grade-level (or equivalent pay band) in the Federal Government.

Specialized experience should include: Assists senior training specialists with developing basic training materials; utilizes standard methodologies to administer training programs; engages in long-range training plans by analyzing training data and other relevant information; works closely with senior training specialists or supervisor to implement course objectives and deliver training events; inputs training information into automated learning systems for recordkeeping and reporting, and assists users and faculty with navigating training applications and systems.

For the GS-1712-12 grade-level, you must:

see link for job qualifications


$62,236 to $115,313 per year

Application instructions

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