Posted on Sep 01, 2021
Employer:  VA AWWA
The Virginia Section American Water Works Association (VA AWWA) is looking for a self-motivated, highly organized Training Coordinator to play an essential role in supporting the training needs of their membership.  This position will organize existing training efforts along with expanding training offerings in the future. 
Job Title:             Training Coordinator
Location:             Virginia
Job Type:             Full-time, salaried
Closing date:       Until filled
Oversee all educational and professional development efforts for VA AWWA by preparing, facilitating, monitoring, evaluating and documenting all VA AWWA training activities
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assess training needs of VA AWWA members
  • Evaluate existing training to develop a gap analysis of outstanding training areas
  • Design and/or develop training programs to meet specific training needs (Outsourced and/or in-house)
  • Organize and coordinate existing training
  • Have the ability to conduct future training based on knowledge and skillset
  • Develop partnerships or assist other organizations to provide training
  • Manage all contractual trainers
  • React to “hot topic” subjects by developing and delivering (if needed) training with a short turnaround time
  • Monitor the water industry to anticipate future training needs/topics
  • Manage the non-committee training budget
Education and Experience
Minimum of high school or GED plus five (5) years’ experience with instruction, training and/or educational development field (or equivalent combination of education and experience).
An ideal candidate will have:
  • Hands-on experience coordinating multiple training events in a corporate setting
  • Ability to work in an unsupervised environment and make independent decisions
  • Ability to speak comfortably in front of a group
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Salary Range:  $55,000 - $75,000 based on qualifications and experience
Candidate Requirements
  • Must reside in Virginia
  • Must have reliable transportation to travel throughout the state
About Virginia Section American Water Works Association
The Virginia Section American Water Works Association (VAAWWA) is one of forty-three
sections of the American Water Works Association (AWWA), an international, nonprofit, scientific and educational society dedicated to providing total water solutions assuring the effective management of water. Founded in 1881, the Association is the largest organization of water supply professionals in the world. AWWA has over 50,000 total members who represent the full spectrum of the water community: public water and wastewater systems, environmental advocates, scientists, academicians, and others who hold a genuine interest in water, our most important resource.
The Virginia Section is comprised of approximately 1,400 members. Our Board of Trustees, staff, committees, sponsors, and members strive to achieve the mission and attain the goals set forth in our strategic plan.  The vision of the VA AWWA is to be Virginia’s leading association dedicated to the promotion of safe and sustainable water.
For more information about VA AWWA, please visit our website at  If you have any questions regarding the position, read the full job description or email Geneva Hudgins at
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