Education Specialist (R17-41)

Posted: 01/12/18 | SHARE:

Description:

Budget Title: Education Specialist Posting No: R17-41

Descriptive Title: Technology Trainer

Grade: E.79

Department: Professional Development Program

Reports to: Manager or their Designee

Salary Range: Mid $40s

FLSA Status: Exempt

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 Project Staff Assistant position in Albany, NY.

Job Duties:
Under the direction of the Department Manager or designee, support the deployment and use of New York State (NYS) proprietary and/or off-the-shelf computer applications in state, local government, and social service agencies throughout NYS by delivering technology training. Duties include, but are not limited to: Train new and experienced child welfare workers on the use of the statewide computer system in a lab-based setting. Train new and experienced child welfare workers on the use of the statewide computer system in an online, web-based setting. Provide post-classroom support and technical assistance to users in local district offices and voluntary agencies, travel to local districts, voluntary agencies, classrooms and mobile lab sites throughout NYS to provide assistance and training support.  Complete required reports and documentation as needed. Assist in the development and revision of curricular materials, including content development, editing, proofreading, formatting and document organization.

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:
1) Bachelor's Degree from a college or university accredited by a USDOE, or an internationally recognized accrediting
organization, in related field.
2) A minimum of 3 years' experience in technical training for adult learners.
3) Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
4) Demonstrated computer proficiency in use of e-mail, electronic calendar, computer templates, word processing, PowerPoint, and
Internet.
5) Demonstrated ability to learn new software products and operating systems quickly.
6) Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population.
7) Ability to work with a team, manages multiple projects, and meet deadlines.
8) Ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs.
9) 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 related field.
2) Knowledge of the New York State Child Welfare and CONNECTIONS computer system.
3) Familiarity with creating content that is accessible to persons with disabilities.


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 mid $40s. Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three work-related references, along with a letter of application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, go to http://rfhr.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=88650. Applicants may also visit our website at www.pdp.albany.edu for more information.

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