Training Coordinator

The University of Iowa

Job Reference #: 21004850

The State Hygienic Laboratory is seeking a Training Coordinator to support the training, development, and education activities of the State Hygienic Laboratory and their external partners. The Training Coordinator will be part of a team reporting to the Training Supervisor.


  • The position is open to a full time equivalent of 50-100%. Part-time or full-time appointments are available within the stated range.
  • Position Status: One year specified term.
  • Remote or telework may be considered.
  • For additional information and a detailed job description, please visit the departmental website at


  • Education or Equivalency Required
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Education, Training, Outreach or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience with training, education, or outreach activities in a professional setting.
  • The ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and civil manner and utilize existing resources and learning to achieve or exceed desired outcomes of current and future organizational goals and needs.
  • Demonstrated experience with meeting/event coordination.
  • Demonstrate the ability to meet or exceed customer service needs and expectations and provide excellent service in a direct or indirect manner.
  • Must have the experience and ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.
  • Working knowledge of Windows and MS Office, including experience with web conferencing solutions such as Zoom, Teams, Skype for Business.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with the State Hygienic Laboratory, or Associate of Public Health Laboratories, or other Public Health laboratory setting.
  • Familiarity with state and federal policies or regulations in a clinical laboratory, or public health laboratory setting.

Application Details and Instructions:

  • Upload cover letter and resume and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission
  • Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.
  • Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and verification of academic credentials.
  • Contact Sarah Tillman, with questions

About the State Hygienic Laboratory
The State Hygienic Laboratory’s main facilities are headquartered on the University of Iowa's Research Park campus northwest of Iowa City in Coralville. Additional testing facilities are part of the Iowa Laboratory Facilities in Ankeny, a Des Moines suburb.

Since 1904, the State Hygienic Laboratory has been at the forefront of public health issues in Iowa. As the state’s public health and environmental laboratory, the Hygienic Laboratory serves all of Iowa’s 99 counties through disease detection, environmental monitoring, and newborn and maternal screening.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. 

Job ID: 77309

Posted 3 days ago

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