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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/29/19

Applications Due02/12/19

Vacancy ID63795

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleTraining Specialist 1 Mental Hygiene, CNY DDSO - Rome

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Oneida

Street Address 8163 Gore Road

City Rome

StateNY

Zip Code13440

Minimum Qualifications Current or previous permanent service as a Training Specialist 1 (formerly MH Staff Dev Spec 3).

OR

Meets the requirements of transfer via Section 52.6 or Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. For eligibility information, visit the Career Mobility Office at: http://careermobilityoffice.cs.ny.gov/cmo/gotit/title-search/titlesearch_action.cfm

The current Civil Service Lists for MH Staff Development Specialist and the PCO Select Titles will be canvassed.

OR

PROVISIONAL – OPEN COMPETITIVE:

A bachelor's degree in audiology, behavioral health/science, child and family studies, community health, community mental health, counseling, counseling and community psychology, creative arts therapy, education, forensic mental health, gerontology, health administration, health education, health science, healthcare administration, hospital administration, human development, human services, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, public health, recreation therapy, rehabilitation counseling, social work, sociology, special education, speech communication, speech/language pathology, substance abuse counseling, therapeutic recreation; AND two years of professional experience in developing and delivering classroom training involving concepts and techniques of care for vulnerable persons in a mental hygiene setting.
OR
A master’s or higher degree in audiology, behavioral health/science, child and family studies, community health, community mental health, counseling, counseling and community psychology, creative arts therapy, education, forensic mental health, gerontology, health administration, health education, health science, healthcare administration, hospital administration, human development, human services, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, public health, recreation therapy, rehabilitation counseling, social work, sociology, special education, speech communication, speech/language pathology, substance abuse counseling, therapeutic recreation; AND one year of professional experience in developing and delivering classroom training involving concepts and techniques of care for vulnerable persons in a mental hygiene setting.

Duties Description POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Training Specialists develop and present training programs to improve the on-the-job knowledge, skills, and abilities of employees to better enable them to carry out an agency’s mission, including the care and treatment of vulnerable persons in the care and/or custody of the State. They develop and administer contracts for the provision of specialized training services or initiatives. The goal of this position is to support the Workforce Transformation and the implementation of New Employee Orientation, annual and refresher training for all staff, to support the knowledge and skills of the workforce.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develops and presents specific training courses in an agency’s training program.

• Attain certification as a PROMOTE Instructor and PROMOTE Instructor Trainer.
• Identifies and assesses specific training needs by reviewing agency programs and by discussing staff and program requirements with program managers.
• Develops a training program to meet identified needs by determining course content and method of presentation and obtaining training materials.
• Prepares proposals for training programs utilizing funds provided for in State and employee agreements, and for Managerial/Confidential training.
• Presents training courses in New Employee Orientation and annual required training by obtaining outside instructors or personally conducting course and selecting audiovisual teaching aids.
• Reviews outside instructors’ lesson plans to ensure consistency with course outlines.
• Prepares lesson plans for those courses conducted personally.
• Evaluates training course through the use of questionnaires, review of work reports or supervisory evaluation.

Informs employees and program managers of available training and educational opportunities.
• Disseminates training announcements and information concerning educational opportunities.
• Provides specific information and course applications for those employees who may have a direct interest in a training course.
• Selects employees for training courses and educational opportunities based on relevance of courses to employee’s work, budgetary restraints and class size.

Assists program managers and supervisors in developing on-the-job training programs.
• Reviews on-the-job training programs with supervisors for relevance.
• Updates training manuals with the assistance of supervisors.
• Recommends specialized training courses to correct problems or to familiarize staff with new programs, policies or procedures.
• Support the Developmental Assistant I traineeship program and ongoing supervisory training.

Maintains web-based learning management system to record compliance and analyze training needs.
Supervises professional and paraprofessional training staff and/or support staff.

Additional Comments Questions about this position can be directed to Scott Patterson, Associate Dir Training 2, at (315) 473-6372.

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

Name Human Resources

Telephone 315-336-2300 ext. 578

Fax 315-338-0443

Email Address cny.jobs@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street Central NY DDSO

101 West Liberty Street

City Rome

State NY

Zip Code 13440

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a cover letter and resume by 2/12/2019 and include EOA # 19-20 on all correspondence to: Central NY DDSO, Human Resources, 101 W. Liberty Street, Rome, NY 13440 or email: cny.jobs@opwdd.ny.gov.

Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that he or she needs a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office, phone: (518) 473-9689, and Email: accommodationrequests@opwdd.ny.gov to obtain information and RA forms.


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Please note:

• For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.
• OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

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