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  • Administration
    • Participate in planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling the overall activities of OSDT.
    • Personnel management and administration.
    • Fiscal planning, management, and administration.
    • Facility maintenance and security, including oversight of the NCDPS Apex Complex that houses Central Region OSDT Administrative Offices, Central Pharmacy, and an Inmate Vocational Training Kitchen and regional training sites in Samarcand, Greenville, Lenoir, and McCain.
       
  • Basic Training
    • Basic Training is conducted in five regional training sites, with overnight housing provided by additional schools run at the North Carolina Justice Academy East & West Campuses.
    • Under regulatory guidance of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission, OSDT schedules and delivers certified basic training programs in each regional training center.
       
  • Career Development & In-Service Training
    • Develops and delivers training programs based on both mandatory requirements and training needs as requested by the Divisions.
    • Provides technical guidance, consultation, and support to the Field Training Coordinators and Training Specialists.
    • Researches, develops, coordinates and delivers Corrections Specialized Instructor Training.
    • Maintains and administers three levels of supervisory/leadership training courses.
    • Responds to additional training needs as requested by agency management by developing and delivering training based on their needs.
    • Maintains and manages the appropriate delivery of training throughout the agency through Quality Assurance.
       
  • Curriculum
    • Approves, validates, and maintains all DAC and DJJ lesson plans, including basic and in-service training.
    • Develops and administers all aspects of state certification examinations.
    • Approves, validates, and conducts quantitative & qualitative analysis of SOP promotional examinations.
    • Approves all applications & renewals for instructor certification and maintains files on over 1,000 DAC & DJJ instructors.
    • Processes Academic Assistance Requests, Professional Certificates, and Instructor Professional Recognition Certificates.
    • Processes external training requests for DAC.
       
  • Information Technology
    • Supports all information systems and technology as it relates to DPS Cornerstone's Learning platform
    • Learning Management System Administration and eLearning development
    • Communicates and collaborates with MIS, ITS, and other stakeholders relating to Staff Training technology
    • Supports all information technology systems for Staff Training
    • Develops, maintains and updates the OSDT websites (public and internal)