Job Title: Education Specialist
Job ID: R22-73
Location: Rockefeller College
Full/Part Time: Full time
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 Homeless Services Training Resource System project in Albany, NY.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Position involves planning and delivering training for staff who work in programs that serve people who are experiencing homelessness, and for assisting with the overall implementation of the Homeless Services Training Resource System. Duties include but are not limited to: Prepare for and deliver in-person and virtual classroom training throughout New York State; Assist with developing training plans, researching and writing training content, revising existing and developing new curriculum and related training and presentation materials that support training delivery such as leader guides, scripts, visual displays or other training aids as well as participant manuals, handouts and other supporting course documents; with training logistics and participant registration, needs assessment and program evaluation activities; Contribute to and complete project reports and documentation as required; duties as assigned to meet contractual obligations.
1. Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by a USDOE, or an internationally recognized accrediting organization in education, social science, human services, communications, English or related field.
2. One (full-time equivalent) year of experience working in a social service setting or in a training/teaching position.
3. Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
4. Excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
5. Excellent organizational skills; strong attention to detail; Able to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks effectively.
6. Familiarity with adult learning and training methods.
7. Ability to research subject matter, review program evaluation data, prepare an analysis of data gathered and assembled, and prepare training curricula and materials.
8. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with culturally diverse groups.
9. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team; excellent interpersonal skills.
10. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, especially Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
11. Ability to work variable hours and travel throughout NYS to areas that may not be served by public transportation as needed.
12. Ability to lift to 40 lbs.
1. Master's degree from a college or university accredited by a USDOE, or an internationally recognized accrediting organization in adult education, social science, human services, communications, English or related field.
2. Additional years of work experience delivering training to adults.
3. Knowledge of or experience in the delivery of public welfare programs, particularly in the area of homeless services.
4. Proficiency in using software tools such as Microsoft Teams and SharePoint, Constant Contact, web browsers, document or presentation templates, and e-learning or webinar technologies.
COMPENSATION: Salary is expected to be $50,000.00 - $53,500.00 annually.
BENEFITS: 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.
HOW TO APPLY:
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three work-related references, along with a letter of application.
To apply go to http://rfhr.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=156780
Applicants may also visit our website at www.pdp.albany.edu for more information.
CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, 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.