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Senior Education Specialist

Description: • planning, researching, designing, developing, and implementing a variety of performance-based curricula and educational materials, including classroom training, e-learning, and self-paced educational and performance support materials; • reviewing and monitoring curricula and written products to assure quality and conformance with project objectives; • delivering classroom training throughout NYS, virtual classroom training using e-learning technology, and technical assistance programs; conducting training needs assessments; • interpreting/using training evaluation data to revise/modify training curricula/materials; • completing assignments independently and within team settings; • providing coaching, mentoring, and leadership to project staff; • maintaining complete records, preparing routine reports, and assisting preparation of materials for sponsors; • performing other duties as assigned to meet contract requirements. • Ability to work variable days and work hours, travel regularly throughout NYS, • lift and carry up to 40 lbs. required.

Salary Mid $50's
Type of Opportunity Full Time
Location Albany, NY
Field of Study Any
Degree Wanted BA
Special Skills & Requirements • Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by a USDOE, or an internationally recognized accrediting organization, in Instructional Design, Curriculum Development, Adult Education, English, Communications, or related field, and a minimum of 4 years of experience in coordination, development, delivery, and evaluation of adult training programs in traditional and non-traditional settings. • Excellent writing, speaking, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills. • Demonstrated ability to effectively write, critique, as well as instruct staff on developing instructional design and project work plans, training objectives, curricula, and educational materials (print and electronic). • Thorough knowledge of traditional and non-traditional adult training methods and commitment to developing/delivering performance-based training that incorporates adult learning principles. • Demonstrated ability to successfully work under pressure and attend to details, as well as effectively work on multiple projects with competing priorities/deadlines in shared staff resource setting. • Demonstrated ability to effectively work independently as well as within teams. • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead project teams and encourage and promote teamwork and positive interactions. • Strong team and customer orientation and successful experience in coaching, motivating, and developing skills of staff. • Working knowledge of the NYS social service delivery system and public welfare programs, such as Temporary Assistance, SNAP, Employment & Advancement Services, HEAP, and Child Support Enforcement, or the administrative/fair hearings process, welfare fraud investigations, and audit/quality improvement initiatives. • Demonstrated proficiencies using Microsoft Office products, particularly Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Explorer or Edge, and document and presentation templates. • Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population. • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs. • 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.
Company Name Research Foundation for the State University of New York
Contact: Emily Harrison
Address: 4 Tower Place, 3rd Floor; Albany, NY 12203
Phone: 518-442-6500
About the Company: Employment is with The Research Foundation for the State University of New York, a private, nonprofit, educational corporation that provides essential sponsored program administration and innovation support services to SUNY faculty and students whose ideas and research generate ground-breaking discovery and translate to entrepreneurial and economic development opportunities for New York State. Working at the SUNY Research Foundation for the University at Albany, you will be part of a team that provides essential services to the University as it moves to the front ranks of American higher education, supporting the advancement of education, research and discovery. The University at Albany, a nationally recognized research university with outstanding faculty, researchers and staff, offers challenging, exciting and rewarding careers to those who seek opportunities to grow and excel.
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