Training Program Specialist

Other Seattle, Washington


Who We Are:

The SEIU 775 Benefits Group is a family of employee benefit plans negotiated and sponsored by SEIU 775, the labor union for long-term care workers in Washington State & Montana.  We are leading the transformation of home care into a thriving career and helping to prevent the coming care crisis. With 10,000 people turning 65 every day in the U.S., there are not enough qualified, trained workers to care for the exponential rise in older adults needing care. Through groundbreaking initiatives, the SEIU 775 Benefits Group, together with its union and employer partners, are ensuring that Washington state home care workers have access to the skills and support they need to stay and grow in the field. 



The Details:

Location: Downtown Seattle (remote is not available for this role)

Work Schedule: Our typical business hours are 8:30-5:00 Monday-Friday

Travel Requirements: Up to 10%

Category: Full-Time, Exempt, Union

Physical Requirements: Must be able to sit and stand for long periods of the day


What You’ll Be Doing:

Reporting to the Learning Logistics & Analytics Manager, the Training Program Specialist will perform a range of duties to support Training administration. Within the organization the employee will serve as an advocate for training provider interests. With a focus on the contracted training providers, the Training Program Specialist will attend to; resolving contractor issues with  administrative and system tasks; providing the team with any emerging issues and intelligence that may need attention; and routine data entry and analytics.  This will require, at minimum, intermediate level experience with data analytics or data reporting as well as basic system administration experience. 

  • Support the delivery of training through various system administration and daily report processes;
  • Follow department processes with consistency and perform day to day data entry, updates and audits;
  • Identify and solve record and data issues within Training Partnership systems;
  • Investigate problems involving student records to determine that training requirements have been met and work interdepartmentally to resolve any inconsistencies; 
  • Manage work stream queues;
  • Respond to Member Resources Center and employers inquiries about student status;
  • Assist MRC representatives when unable to place students in appropriate classes;
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on Home Care Aide Training requirements and Training Partnership process and procedures;
  • Serve as a backup to the senior logistics specialist and schedule specialist;
  • Occasionally provide support to the Customer Experience Team for projects related to departmental goals and recovery plans; and
  • Support the Service Vision;
  • Additional duties as assigned by your manager.

You Will Need to Have:

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience;
  • Good judgment and critical thinking to solve problems and deliver excellent customer support;
  • The ability to review data and flag situations that may indicate a need for intervention and troubleshoot problems;
  • Respect for and patience with contacts with customers and stakeholders;
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, and strong documentation skills to ensure accuracy of reports and data inputs;
  • A commitment to excellence in customer service;
  • Familiarity with data systems and software such Salesforce, Training Orchestra and Tableau that are critical to the job processes of the Training Partnership;
  • The desire to be an engaged team member and collaborator to solve problems;
  • Comfort with a fast paced and rapidly changing work environment;
  • An excellent command of MS Office (particularly Outlook and Excel);
  • Highly capable of working independently;

It Will Be Great if You Have:

  • An Associate’s Degree


The SEIU 775 Benefits Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.