Karna, LLC

  • Extramural Trainer

    Job ID 2018-1961
    Job Locations
    Public Health
    Regular Full Time
  • Overview

    Karna is seeking an experienced Trainer. The candidate will utilize best practices and technical modalities to design, development, and conduct a variety of training and technical assistance (TA) for comprehensive cross-cutting violence prevention programs, strategies, and approaches.


    *This position is contingent upon contract award*


    • Conduct violence prevention TA needs assessments with clients, various stakeholders, subject matter experts, and funding recipients. 
    • Implement a comprehensive, targeted violence prevention training and TA plan, consultation, guidance, and capacity-building engagements with stakeholders from multiple sectors (public and private) and disciplines. 
    • Develop strategy for relationship-building with TA recipients
    • Coordinate training schedule 
    • Design and develop violence prevention instructional, training, and TA products, tools, and materials for onsite and/or remote administration, e-learning/Web-based training, instructor-led and self-paced learning modalities
    • Develop learning solutions in multiple formats, including web-based courses or trainings, videos, interactive tools, webinars and eclearance ready manuscript drafts and conference presentations
    • Create, develop, and maintain user documentation including style guide, user guides, online help, static and/or interactive websites, quick guides, and other formats
    • Monitor and respond to instructor and recipient feedback to improve training materials and ensure their timeliness and applicability
    • Support the creation and development of user documentation including user guides, online help, static and/or interactive websites, quick guides, and other formats
    • Support the development of needs assessments to facilitate the adoption and successful implementation of violence prevention strategies and approaches for program evaluation guidance and technical assistance.
    • Prepare, write, and edit TA feedback reports that describe the results of completed TA events
    • Provide recommendations for future TA content and sustainability of knowledge.


    • BA/BS required in Adult Education, Communication, Distance Learning, or related field
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in technical assistance and training design, development, and stand-up delivery in a project-based environment
    • Experience providing training in violence prevention (i.e., child abuse and neglect, youth violence, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, or elder abuse)
    • Demonstrated knowledge in producing interactive in-person and online courses incorporating adult learning principles
    • Experience creating and/or using online help tools using Captivate, Storyline, or other comparable applications
    • Strong skills with Creative Cloud tools (Illustrator, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Acrobat, etc.)
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications and SharePoint
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills
    • Availability to travel about 20% of the time
    • Ability to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance 
    • Previous CDC experience preferred


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