Training Supervisor

The University of Iowa

Job Reference #: 21004848

The State Hygienic Laboratory (SHL) is seeking a Training Supervisor to serve as the primary training and education coordinator. The Training Supervisor will be the point of contact for all training and education needs, identify training needs, design and oversee the delivery of training to appropriate staff and external partners, and represent SHL at Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) with a team of training and education coordinators.

Required Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years experience managing educational/instructional programs, including research projects, extra-curricular activities, and/or academic planning.
  • 1-3 years supervisory experience of staff in a professional setting.
  • Demonstrate the ability to review and use process improvement tools and techniques and ability to understand, monitor, update, or enhance existing business or work processes.
  • Demonstrated experience with meeting/event coordination, and project management.
  • 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.
  • Communicating for Effective Relationships: Demonstrates a working proficiency in ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborate manner, including strong writing, public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Working knowledge of Windows and MS Office, including experience with web conferencing solutions such as Zoom, Teams, Skype for Business.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Education, Training, Outreach, or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

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.

For additional information and a detailed job description, please visit the departmental website at:

Application Details and Instructions:

  • Upload a cover letter and resume and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission:
  • This Professional and Scientific position will be filled as either a Program Coordinator (PAD1) or Program Manager (PAD2) based on candidate qualifications and interview evaluation. To express interest for consideration at both levels, please apply to both requisitions, 21004848 and 21004849.
  • 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 at with questions.

Permanent remote or telework may be considered.

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 fil led any time after the original posting period has ended.

Job ID: 77315

Posted 3 days ago

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