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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/08/18

Applications Due06/23/18

Vacancy ID54081

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleProject Assistant

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $73284 to $92963 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Rensselaer

Street Address 52 Washington Street, North Building

City Rensselaer


Zip Code12144

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Adult Education or related field and three (3) years of proven experience in developing, implementing and evaluating learning solutions for adults or seven (7) years of experience in developing, implementing and evaluating learning solutions for adults. A Master’s Degree may be substituted for one year of experience.

Duties Description Design of instructionally sound learning solutions using industry standard methods, including competency-based solutions.

Assist with the design of the learning via a variety of delivery modalities (e.g. simulations, classroom, eLearning, virtual classroom, podcast & other formal and informal vehicles) for various types of content to include product knowledge, technical, applications, process and behavioral skill development.

Support the implementation of an evaluation strategy for curriculum to ensure compliance, effectiveness and consistent quality of the learning experience.

Assist with collaborating on the development of trainer qualification and certification programs to support curriculum.

Offer train-the-trainer sessions for long-term sustainability.

Coach and support trainers as they learn new curricula.

Direct training curricula, as needed.

Evaluate, analyze and report on impact of training solutions on knowledge and skill acquisition in the environment.

Research current trends in curriculum development, and implement innovative and effective solutions.

Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with internal and external partners.

Directly supervises Grade 18 Project Assistants.

Other duties as required.

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Telephone 518-473-7936

Fax 518-474-0017

Email Address


Street Bureau of Personnel, EOA #18-419 MAA

52 Washington Street, 231 North

City Rensselaer

State NY

Zip Code 12144


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter giving the Title, Location, and EOA Number of the position being applied for. Please provide your email address and your work, home and cell phone numbers. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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