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Job Title: Training and Project Coordinator      (to directly link to this job posting, copy this link)   
Req. No:186922
Posting Type:External
Applications accepted through:Jul 6, 2017
Job Description:

Coordinates and monitors training activities of the Kansas Governor’s Grants Office to include the Annual Crime Victims’ Rights Conference, the Kansas Academy for Victim Assistance, and all other grant related training initiatives and projects.

Plan and coordinate the Annual Crime Victims’ Rights Conference offered through the KGGP and the Kansas Attorney Generals’ Office.  Activities for the conference include:

  • Plan the conference in collaboration with the Office of the Attorney General.
  • Pro-active and continual communication and coordination with potential speakers and workshop presenters.
  • Negotiate and secure event space for conference and accommodations for speakers and participants.
  • Market the conference to include digital and social media.
  • Coordinate exhibit tables for participating organizations.
  • Create and distribute brochure and handout material for participants.
  • Arrange the audio-visual equipment, signage, and other event needs.
  • Conduct evaluations to determine how future events could be improved and communicate results of evaluations to speakers and presenters.
  • Maintain records and event performance metrics to inform decision-making.

Plan and coordinate the Kansas Academy for Victim Assistance.  Activities for the Academy include:

  • Negotiate and secure space for the academy and accommodations for faculty, facilitators and students.
  • Coordinate and co-facilitate the work of the KAVA Steering committee and subcommittees including curriculum.
  • Coordinate with colleges as needed.
  • Market each academy through digital and social media and maintain website.
  • Coordinate the KAVA application and acceptance process.
  • Ensure each KAVA participant completes the pre-academy assignments, participate in the academy, and complete a post-training assessment. 
  • Prepare agendas, update KAVA manual, PowerPoints and all other resources and supplies.
  • Evaluate each academy and report to Steering Committee.   

Special Training Projects

  • Coordinate special training projects of the KGGP
  • Support committees
  • Coordinate trainings and assist with evaluations
  • Prepare reports and publications as required by individual grants


  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented and organized.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to lead teams and committees.
  • Proficient with MS Word, MS Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint and Social Media and ability to help with the maintenance of KGGP website.
  • The ability to work both independently and in a team setting.
  • Willingness to take on administrative tasks as needed.
  • Great people skills, initiative and enthusiasm.

This position is unclassified, full time with benefits.

Starting salary in the $40’s.

Send a cover letter, resume, 3 professional references and Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate to  

Failure to follow the instructions and submit all required documentation may affect your consideration for this position.  If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to call me.

Contact Information:

Kim Warren
Department of Administration Personnel Office
900 SW Jackson, Room 401-North
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785-296-4770
FAX: 785-368-6610
TTY 711

KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED:  Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid and up to date Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website at  A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual’s account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws.  A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days.  All applicants, including current State employees, are responsible for submitting a valid and up to date certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency.  This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03.  If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-29

Find out more about us at our website

Class/Uncl: U    Full/Part Time: F    Grade 001    Hiring Rate: $0.00    Pay Frequency: Hourly   

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