Training Facilitator
Summary:  Assist in the planning and implementation of introductory and entry-level training for all Mercy Ships staff and crew. Training must support Mercy Ships’ mission, vision and core values in a diverse multi-cultural, multi-generational environment. This position is located at our ISC in Lindale, TX, it's fully on-site and the salary range is $45,000-$48,000.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities (Include But Not Limited To)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

    • Assist in coordinating preparations for the On Boarding program.
    • Develop, adapt, and facilitate delivery of effective introductory training for all Mercy Ships locations, as needed.
    • Collaborate with team to ensure that entry-level training are consistent with learning goals and continue to meet the needs of Mercy Ships.
    • Coordinate preparations for training, as needed.
    • Assist in the assessment of the needs of stakeholders throughout the organization.
    • Design or adapt curricula for a multi-cultural audience, using adult learning principles.
    • Facilitate classroom sessions.
    • Work with the Staff Development team to create online resources.
    • Seek regular feedback on the effectiveness of training programs and makes adjustments as needed.
    • Travel to other Mercy Ships locations, as needed, to facilitate and coordinate training programs.
    • Regularly update training curriculum.
    • Model core values with staff and students.
    • May be asked to collaborate on on-going staff development projects, as needed.
    • May be required to lead small group.
    • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, And Requirements)

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

    • Experience in teaching and curriculum development.
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Cross-cultural communication skills and ability to adapt training to a multi-cultural, multi-generational environment.
    • Good organizational skills and able to work independently in a flexible setting.
    • Good problem solving skills (including conflict resolution skills)
    • Able to relate well to other staff members and participants.
    • Able to think strategically in design and implementation of programs.
    • Basic computer skills (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Willing and able to travel to international countries, as needed
    • Meet all expectations set forth by the Human Resource and Staff Development Departments.
    • Follow the model of Jesus by Mercy Ships core values.
    • Strong cultural intelligence.
    • Supportive of Mercy Ships mission and vision, and committed to its core values.
    • Understand and apply servant leadership, work collaboratively with integrity and demonstrate accountability

Education And Experience

The requirements listed below are representative of the education and / or experience required.

    • Bachelor's Degree or higher
    • 3+ years’ experience in education, curriculum development, or human resources
    • Experience in adult teaching and curriculum development.  
    • Successful completion of Mercy Ships Entry Training will be required within the first year.