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Training Coordinator, CEHC, University at Albany, Albany, NY

About University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,900 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses.

Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

Job Description:

The College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity (CEHC) seeks a Training Coordinator to serve the College in the area of Student Success. CEHC's mission is to make a difference by providing high quality academic programs, blending an interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial spirit, fostering enthusiasm for learning and teaching, promoting operational application of knowledge, and leading cutting-edge research initiatives that bring together people, technology, and knowledge to address the challenges of the 21st century. The Training Coordinator will assist with all aspects of the CEHC training program. This includes finding training opportunities for students, developing opportunities with CEHC partners, communicating said opportunities to students, executing training events, and tracking completed hours. It is expected that students will be regularly apprised of progress toward completion. Therefore, communication among all vested parties: students, advisors, faculty, and the Dean's Office is key. This position requires a candidate who possesses strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the management of the CEHC training program logistics (scheduling rooms, student correspondence, etc.)
  • Deliver info sessions regarding CEHC training requirements
  • Grade student training forms on a weekly basis and maintain training log and database
  • Respond to all student inquires and email regarding training
  • Participate in train-the-trainer programs to deliver additional trainings to CEHC students
  • Collaborate with partners on community engagement training opportunities for students
  • Coordinate with campus offices and resources to expand training offerings
  • Manage student participation and administration of HOPE exercises (NY, Missouri, Florida)
  • Attend community meetings to create relationships with local related organizations


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization by the time of appointment
  • Experience in higher education or professional administration, or experience generating and developing external partnerships, or experience in a similar position
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work collaboratively and build professional relationships with colleagues and constituents in a diverse community
  • Demonstrated knowledge of internships and career services
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to plan and manage short and long-term projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to set priorities and be self-motivated
  • Availability to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Employees will be required to travel for aspects of their job.
  • Applicants must address in their application their ability to work with a culturally diverse population.

Additional Information:

Professional Rank and Salary Range: Staff Assistant, SL-2

Anticipated Start Date: June 1, 2019

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Application Instructions:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter stating all the required minimum qualifications and any of the applicable preferred qualifications
  • List of three references including contact information

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Closing date for receipt of applications: March 26, 2019

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