Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 06/07/22
Applications Due: 06/21/22
Vacancy ID: 106218

Position Information

AgencyThruway Authority

TitleDirector of Training and Employee Development

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $0 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County Albany

Street Address 200 Southern Blvd.

City Albany


Zip Code12209

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications

Duties Description The Director of Training and Employee Development reports to the Director of Administrative Services and will provide leadership, oversight, and strategic guidance to the Training and Employee Development Team for the New York State Thruway Authority. The Director will play a critical role in increasing skill levels across staff by expanding and developing the Authority’s training resources and creating a culture of continuous improvement.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Specific responsibilities include:
• Develop an agency-wide training strategy, with processes that will guide staff development and growth within all departments; this will include both employee management and leadership development, as well as training on role-specific areas/skills.
• Evaluate existing training policies and processes at the Authority by conducting an in-depth assessment and leading internal working sessions with department and division staff.
• Identify opportunities to increase training resources and create more accessible and flexible training delivery methods.
• Create and manage time and resource allocation processes/systems to track employee training.
• Create and oversee robust training and leadership development programs to increase skills to foster employee growth.
• Provide training for function-specific processes and for new and existing technologies.
• Oversee the creation and maintenance of an up-to-date shared training resource repository of materials for all staff.
• Empower staff to attend trainings and professional development by reviewing and improving policies related to the accessibility of training and development.
• Serve as a resource for external training and professional certifications to ensure staff across the Authority are aware of upcoming training dates and deadlines and learning opportunities to help them succeed.
• Provide regular updates to the Director of Administrative Services and leadership on changes to the training curriculum and new opportunities for Authority employees to expand their skills
• Develop methods to track training delivery, compliance rates for mandatory trainings, and effectiveness of training provided.

Additional Comments Salary is commensurate with experience.

The Thruway Authority is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Kimberly Chupa

Telephone 518-471-5914

Fax 518-471-5076

Email Address


Street 200 Southern Blvd.

P.O. Box 189

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12201


Notes on ApplyingAll inquiries will be kept confidential. If you are interested in applying, please send a resume to Kimberly Chupa using the above contact information.