Regional Director of Training And Development

Job Description


Job Description:

Responsible for the effective development, coordination and presentation of training and development programs for all team members.   

This position is located in Dallas, TX

Tasks may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Actively search, creatively design and implement effective methods to educate, enhance performance and recognize performance.
  • Plan, develop, and provide training and staff development programs, using knowledge of the effectiveness of methods such as classroom training, demonstrations, on-the-job training, meetings, conferences, and workshops.
  • Deliver training and other learning experiences with a high degree of professionalism, enthusiasm and passion for subject matter areas; provides trainings of all varieties, i.e. Train-the-Trainer and mediums including on the floor trainings, classroom, orientation and unit meetings.
  • Deliver DDI Training Curriculum, Civil Treatment Curriculum, ServSafe Certification training.
  • Continually enhance new hire training programs to include, but not limited to, new hire orientation, safety, operations, sales, and as well as any new programs.
  • Analyze training needs to develop new training programs or modify and improve existing programs.
  • Ensure regional training programs are implemented consistently and effectively.
  • Establish strong relationships with site leadership and team members through frequent site visits and timely communication and follow up.
  • Assess site training needs in partnership with site leadership and implement initiatives by supporting various requests including specialized training classes to include on; correctional food production, kitchen sanitation, PREA, inmate management and inmate manipulation  Team Member development and other operational needs.
  • Provide support towards the regional Food Safety training and certification program.
  • Provide field support with different HR programs and initiatives.
  • Evaluate and recommend edits/updates of training content to keep it relevant, and gather feedback regarding training programs and materials.
  • Other duties as assigned



Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources or related field preferred; five years’ experience as a trainer, responsible for multiple locations in multiple states; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in adult learning techniques preferred.
  • Consistent track record of delivering high level of energy, commitment, optimism and passion about the business.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions in one-on-one interaction, meeting/group participation/presentation situations involving Team Members, Site/Facility Leadership, Regional Leadership.
  • Proven ability to motivate people and provide ongoing mentoring of leadership and training skills.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and follow through.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and work on more than one project at a time with project management experience a plus.
  • High level of initiative and ability to work productively with little supervision.
  • Ability to maintain composure under pressure.
  • Ability to comprehend, interpret, analyze instructions, correspondence, and governmental regulations.
  • Proficient in computer use using Microsoft Office Suite, included in Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Proficient in the use of Webinars training.
  • Position requires flexibility for all shifts and all schedules.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Recognized as a leader among peers, client group and others inside and outside the organization.
  • Travel a minimum of 50%
  • Must be able to pass company background check.
  • Must be able to pass drug test.

Associated Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Skill in being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Ability to connect with others of diverse backgrounds, experiences, viewpoints and with the values and mission of the company, along with priorities of the region and HR Strategies.
  • Advanced ability to communicate with team members at all levels (both verbal and written communication skills).
  • Ability to adapt to change in the workplace and demonstrate the ability to work collectively within a team environment.
  • Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
  • Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas.
  • Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
  • Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations and maintain a penchant for efficiency with accuracy.