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Senior Education Specialist (R20-01) (Posted 1/22/2020)

The Professional Development Program (PDP) of the University at Albany's Rockefeller College seeks a service-minded individual who is committed to performing high-quality work to fill a Senior Education Specialist position within PDP's Department of Temporary Assistance Training in Albany, NY.

Description of Duties:
Under direction of the Department Manager or designee, position provides leadership to professional education and training programs and project teams; serves as senior project staff, writing coach, and primary curriculum designer/developer on adult education/training teams that support current NYS policy initiatives; as well as serves as an instructional design and curriculum development specialist, trainer, and liaison to project sponsors. Duties include, but are not limited to: planning, researching, designing, developing, and implementing a variety of performance-based curricula and educational materials, including classroom training, e-learning, and self-paced educational and performance support materials; reviewing and monitoring curricula and written products to assure quality and conformance with project objectives; delivering classroom training throughout NYS, virtual classroom training using e-learning technology, and technical assistance programs; conducting training needs assessments; interpreting/using training evaluation data to revise/modify training curricula/materials; completing assignments independently and within team settings; providing coaching, mentoring, and leadership to project staff; maintaining complete records, preparing routine reports, and assisting preparation of materials for sponsors; and performing other duties as assigned to meet contract requirements. Full-time position. Ability to work variable days and work hours, travel regularly throughout NYS, and lift and carry up to 40 lbs. required.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  1. Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by a USDOE, or an internationally recognized accrediting organization, in Instructional Design, Curriculum Development, Adult Education, English, Communications, or related field, and a minimum of 4 years of experience in coordination, development, delivery, and evaluation of adult training programs in traditional and non-traditional settings.
  2. Excellent writing, speaking, training delivery, and interpersonal communication skills.
  3. Demonstrated ability to effectively write, critique, as well as instruct staff on developing instructional design and project work plans, training objectives, curricula, and educational materials (print and electronic).
  4. Thorough knowledge of traditional and non-traditional adult training methods and commitment to developing/delivering performance-based training that incorporates adult learning principles.
  5. Demonstrated ability to successfully work under pressure and attend to details, as well as effectively work on multiple projects with competing priorities/deadlines in shared staff resource setting.
  6. Demonstrated ability to effectively work independently as well as within teams.
  7. Demonstrated ability to effectively lead project teams and encourage and promote teamwork and positive interactions.
  8. Strong team and customer orientation and successful experience in coaching, motivating, and developing skills of staff.
  9. Working knowledge of the NYS social service delivery system and public welfare programs, such as Temporary Assistance, SNAP, Employment & Advancement Services, HEAP, and Child Support Enforcement, or the administrative/fair hearings process, welfare fraud investigations, and audit/quality improvement initiatives.
  10. Demonstrated proficiencies using Microsoft Office products, particularly Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Explorer or Edge, and document and presentation templates.
  11. Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population.
  12. Ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs.
  13. Ability to work variable days and work hours and travel regularly throughout NYS to deliver training and attend meetings, including travel to areas that may not be served by public transportation.

Preferred Requirements:

  1. Master's degree from a college or university accredited by a USDOE, or an internationally recognized accrediting organization, in Instructional Design, Curriculum Development, Adult Education, English, Communications, or related field.
  2. Successful experience in technical writing and instructional design.
  3. Successful project management and leadership experience.
  4. Proficiencies using Microsoft SharePoint and e-learning technology (e.g., WebEx, GoToWebinar)
  5. Experience working within a state or county social services agency or human services organization.

SPECIAL NOTES: Employment is with The Research Foundation for The State University of New York, a private, nonprofit, educational corporation that administers sponsored program activity for the University at Albany. Salary is expected to be in the low $60s. Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three work-related references, along with a letter of application. Applicants may voluntarily submit curricula samples with their applications; however, if selected for an interview, applicants must provide two writing samples of work where the applicant was the primary author, according to the following: A training curriculum (of non-specific length) designed and developed for adult learners by the applicant; and a report or memorandum (approximately 3 pages in length) that was written by the applicant. Applicants selected for a second interview will be expected to complete a project that includes completing a training curriculum design assignment and presenting their assignment outcome to the search committee, as well as reading an assignment and writing a response while on-site. Review of applications will begin immediately. To apply, go to http://rfhr.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=119727. Applicants may also visit our website at www.pdp.albany.edu for more information.

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the following website for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”): http://police.albany.edu/asr.htm As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, The Research Foundation for SUNY will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law. The Research Foundation for The State University of New York, offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance. The University at Albany offers a variety of performing arts, world class libraries, and competitive sporting events.


 

Education Specialist (R19-56) - Posted 1/18/2020

The Professional Development Program (PDP) of the University at Albany's Rockefeller College seeks a service-minded individual who is committed to performing high-quality work to fill an Education Specialist position within PDP's Department of Temporary Assistance Training in Albany, NY.

Description of Duties:

Under direction of the Department Manager or designee, position delivers traditional and non-traditional education and training programs and supports program and NYS policy initiatives as assigned. Duties include, but are not limited to: delivering classroom training throughout NYS; delivering virtual classroom training using e-learning technology; updating, maintaining, and developing instructional materials (print and electronic); and performing research for and assisting in the design of curriculum, related materials, and visual aids for a variety of performance-based training. Perform other duties as assigned to meet contract requirements. Full-time position. Ability to work variable days and work hours, travel regularly throughout NYS, and lift and carry up to 40 lbs. required.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  1. Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by a USDOE, or an internationally recognized accrediting organization, in Adult Education, Communications, English, Social Science, or related field, and one year of experience working in a social services setting or in the delivery of adult training programs.
  2. Excellent writing, speaking, training delivery, group facilitation, and interpersonal communication skills.
  3. Demonstrated ability to research subject matter, review program evaluation data, prepare an analysis of data gathered and assembled, and prepare training curricula and materials.
  4. Working knowledge of adult learning principles and training methods.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and effectively manage multiple tasks.
  6. Strong attention to detail.
  7. Strong team and customer orientation.
  8. Demonstrated ability to coordinate activity with colleagues in a positive manner and effectively work independently as well as with teams under supervision.
  9. Demonstrated proficiencies using Microsoft Office products, particularly Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Edge or Explorer, and document and presentation templates.
  10. Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population.
  11. Ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs.
  12. Ability to work variable days and work hours and travel regularly throughout NYS to deliver training and attend meetings, including travel to areas that may not be served by public transportation.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Master's degree from a college or university accredited by a USDOE, or an internationally recognized accrediting organization, in Adult Education, Communications, English, Social Science, or related field.
  2. Three years of experience delivering training to adults.
  3. Specific knowledge of, or experience in the delivery of, public welfare programs: especially Temporary Assistance, SNAP, Employment & Advancement Services, HEAP, or Child Support Enforcement; or the administrative/fair hearings process, welfare fraud investigations, or audit/quality improvement initiatives.
  4. Proficiency in use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and e-learning/webinar technology.
  5. Experience working within a state or county social services agency.

SPECIAL NOTES: Employment is with The Research Foundation for The State University of New York, a private, nonprofit, educational corporation that administers sponsored program activity for the University at Albany. Salary is expected to be in the high $40s to low $50s. Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three work-related references, along with a letter of application. Applicants must also provide a writing sample (approximately 3 pages in length), such as a training curriculum, report, or memorandum for which the applicant was the primary author. Applicants selected for a final interview will be expected to complete an assignment and present their assignment outcome/project to the search committee.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To apply, go to http://rfhr.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=115767.

Applicants may also visit our website at www.pdp.albany.edu for more information.

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the following website for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”): http://police.albany.edu/asr.htm.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, The Research Foundation for SUNY will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law. The Research Foundation for The State University of New York, offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance. The University at Albany offers a variety of performing arts, world-class libraries, and competitive sporting events.

Apply Here:  http://www.Click2Apply.net/r7fg93x27dszrtk7

Senior Trainer - Posted 11/11/2019

The Professional Development Program (PDP) of the University at Albany's Rockefeller College seeks a service-minded individual who is committed to performing high-quality work to fill a Senior Trainer position in Albany, NY.

Job Duties:
Under direction of the Department Manager or designee, position provides leadership to professional education and training teams; delivers traditional and non-traditional education and training programs and supports program and NYS policy initiatives; as well as serves as master trainer and liaison to project sponsors.

Duties include, but are not limited to: delivering classroom training throughout NYS, virtual classroom training using e-learning/webinar technology, and technical assistance programs; participating in the planning and development of training delivery plans and curricula for a variety of performance-based training, including updating, maintaining, and developing instructional materials (print and digital) and performing research for and assisting in the design of curriculum, related materials, and visual aids; completing assignments independently and within team settings; providing coaching, mentoring, and leadership to training staff; monitoring training deliveries and materials to assure quality and conformance with project objectives; conducting training needs assessments; interpreting/using training evaluation data to revise/modify training programs and delivery plans; maintaining complete records of training programs, content, activities, and evaluations in accordance with procedures; preparing routine reports. Perform other duties as assigned to meet contract requirements. Full-time position. Ability to work variable days and work hours, travel regularly throughout NYS, and lift and carry up to 40 lbs. required.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by a USDOE, or an internationally recognized accrediting organization, in Adult Education, Communications, English, Social Science, or related field, and a minimum of three years of experience delivering adult training programs.
  2. Excellent writing, speaking, presentation, group facilitation, and interpersonal communication skills.
  3. Demonstrated creativity and expertise in delivering training material in conformance with project objectives and in planning and coordinating training activities as assigned.
  4. Strong knowledge of traditional and non-traditional adult training methods and commitment to delivering/developing training that incorporates adult learning principles.
  5. Demonstrated ability to successfully work under pressure and attend to details, as well as effectively work on multiple projects with competing priorities/deadlines in shared staff resource setting.
  6. Demonstrated ability to effectively work independently as well as within teams.
  7. Demonstrated ability to effectively lead project teams and encourage and promote teamwork and positive interactions.
  8. Strong team and customer orientation and successful experience in coaching, motivating, and developing skills of staff.
  9. Working knowledge of the NYS social service delivery system and public welfare programsor experience in the delivery of specific public welfare programs, such as Temporary Assistance, SNAP, Employment & Advancement Services, HEAP, and Child Support Enforcement, or the administrative/fair hearings process, welfare fraud investigations, and audit/quality improvement initiatives.
  10. Demonstrated proficiencies using Microsoft Office products, particularly Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Edge or Explorer, and document and presentation templates.
  11. Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population.
  12. Ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs.
  13. Ability to work variable days and work hours and travel regularly throughout NYS to deliver training and attend meetings, including travel to areas that may not be served by public transportation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Master's degree from a college or university accredited by a USDOE, or an internationally recognized accrediting organization, in Adult Education, Communications, English, Social Science, or related field.
  2. Five years of experience delivering training to adults in a related field.
  3. Proficiencies using Microsoft SharePoint and e-learning/webinar technology (e.g., WebEx or GoToWebinar).
  4. Experience working within a state or county social services agency or human services organization.

SPECIAL NOTES: Employment is with The Research Foundation for The State University of New York, a private, nonprofit, educational corporation that administers sponsored program activity for the University at Albany. Salary is expected to be in the low to mid $50s. Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three work-related references, along with a letter of application. Applicants must also provide two writing samples of work where the applicant was the primary author, according to the following: A training curriculum or training presentation (of non-specific length); and a report or memorandum (1 to 3 pages in length). Applicants selected for a second interview will be expected to complete a project that includes completing an assignment and presenting their assignment outcome to the search committee, as well as reading an assignment and writing a response while on-site. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, go to http://rfhr.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=117856Applicants may also visit our website at www.pdp.albany.edu for more information.

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the following website for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”): http://police.albany.edu/asr.htm As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, The Research Foundation for SUNY will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law. The Research Foundation for The State University of New York, offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance. The University at Albany offers a variety of performing arts, world class libraries, and competitive sporting events.

Apply Here:  http://www.Click2Apply.net/dx4xzz96vsq64tz8


 

Education Specialist - Posted 10/25/2019

The Professional Development Program (PDP) of the University at Albany's Rockefeller College seeks a service-minded individual who is committed to performing high-quality work to fill an Education Specialist position within PDP's Department of Temporary Assistance Training in Albany, NY.

Description of Duties:
Under direction of the Department Manager or designee, position delivers traditional and non-traditional education and training programs and supports program and NYS policy initiatives as assigned. Duties include, but are not limited to: delivering classroom training throughout NYS; delivering virtual classroom training using e-learning technology; updating, maintaining, and developing instructional materials (print and electronic); and performing research for and assisting in the design of curriculum, related materials, and visual aids for a variety of performance-based training. Perform other duties as assigned to meet contract requirements. Full-time position. Ability to work variable days and work hours, travel regularly throughout NYS, and lift and carry up to 40 lbs. required.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  1. Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by a USDOE, or an internationally recognized accrediting organization, in Adult Education, Communications, English, Social Science, or related field, and one year of experience working in a social services setting or in the delivery of adult training programs.
  2. Excellent writing, speaking, training delivery, group facilitation, and interpersonal communication skills.
  3. Demonstrated ability to research subject matter, review program evaluation data, prepare an analysis of data gathered and assembled, and prepare training curricula and materials.
  4. Working knowledge of adult learning principles and training methods.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and effectively manage multiple tasks.
  6. Strong attention to detail.
  7. Strong team and customer orientation.
  8. Demonstrated ability to coordinate activity with colleagues in a positive manner and effectively work independently as well as with teams under supervision.
  9. Demonstrated proficiencies using Microsoft Office products, particularly Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Edge or Explorer, and document and presentation templates.
  10. Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population.
  11. Ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs.
  12. Ability to work variable days and work hours and travel regularly throughout NYS to deliver training and attend meetings, including travel to areas that may not be served by public transportation.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Master's degree from a college or university accredited by a USDOE, or an internationally recognized accrediting organization, in Adult Education, Communications, English, Social Science, or related field.
  2. Three years of experience delivering training to adults.
  3. Specific knowledge of, or experience in the delivery of, public welfare programs: especially Temporary Assistance, SNAP, Employment & Advancement Services, HEAP, or Child Support Enforcement; or the administrative/fair hearings process, welfare fraud investigations, or audit/quality improvement initiatives.
  4. Proficiency in use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and e-learning/webinar technology.
  5. Experience working within a state or county social services agency.

SPECIAL NOTES: Employment is with The Research Foundation for The State University of New York, a private, nonprofit, educational corporation that administers sponsored program activity for the University at Albany. Salary is expected to be in the high $40s to low $50s. Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three work-related references, along with a letter of application. Applicants must also provide a writing sample (approximately 3 pages in length), such as a training curriculum, report, or memorandum for which the applicant was the primary author. Applicants selected for a final interview will be expected to complete an assignment and present their assignment outcome/project to the search committee. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, go to http://rfhr.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=115767. Applicants may also visit our website at www.pdp.albany.edu for more information.

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the following website for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”): http://police.albany.edu/asr.htm As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, The Research Foundation for SUNY will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law. The Research Foundation for The State University of New York, offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance. The University at Albany offers a variety of performing arts, world class libraries, and competitive sporting events.