Director of Staff Development

Director of Staff Development Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Director of Staff Development to join our team.


  • Collaborates with all departments in planning, organizing and implementing educational programs and developing educational resources;
  • Manage the approved Nursing Assistant Training program and submit approval forms as required by the state agency;
  • Monitors the effectiveness/outcomes of educational programs;
  • Participates in the development, revision and communication of facility policies and procedures;
  • Supervise classroom and clinical activities of Nursing Assistants;
  • Investigate all employee accidents and promote prevention of similar occurrences through appropriate recommendations and/or interventions;
  • Fosters departmental and interdisciplinary team building. Promotes team morale and productivity;
  • Respond to all staff, family members and residents in a courteous, patient and caring manner;
  • Plan and publish a monthly In-service calendar;
  • Responsible for orientation and ongoing education of all staff, both for department-specific and facility-wide education;
  • Respect the dignity of each person;
  • Participates in curriculum development and selects appropriate teaching strategies;
  • Maintain established educational models reflecting the mission, vision, and values of the facility;
  • Accurately interpret and assure compliance with established policies, procedures and philosophy of care;
  • Scheduling and recording required employee health issues, such as hepatitis B.


  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and computer skills are required.