Please Note: You must be employed by New York State to be eligible to apply for this position.
Candidates must be eligible to transfer via Section 52.6 or 70.1 of the Civil Service Law by having at least one year of permanent competitive service in a qualifying title within two salary grades of this position or reachable on the appropriate Civil Service eligible list. If you are unsure whether your current title qualifies for transfer, you may request a determination .
The incumbent will contribute to a wide range of initiatives designed to train and develop the OMH workforce so that employees may more safely and effectively provide services to recipients. Within BEWD as assigned, and in the capacity of team member and supervisor, the incumbent will:
NOTE: In addition, to the duties described above, the incumbent will be developed as a Master Trainer for the OMH Preventing and Managing Crisis Situations (PMCS) training program.
- Apply knowledge of accepted adult learning and multi-disciplinary instructional methods, principles, and techniques to support BEWD training programs.
- Use oral and written communication skills to design, deliver and evaluate staff training and development programs.
- Use administrative, organizational, supervisory, and project management skills.
- Use various computer-based systems and supports to manage, monitor and report staff training functions and activities, including the Statewide Learning Management System (SLMS).
- Supervise and mentor training and support staff.
As a PMCS Master Trainer, the incumbent will be required to travel statewide to deliver PMCS train-the-trainer programs to State and non-State providers, and to observe, develop and mentor PMCS instructors. In addition to the PMCS program, the incumbent will support several programs for inpatient and outpatient staff including Safety Training for Mental Health Workers in the Community (SITC), Trauma Informed Care, Compassion Fatigue, and Interdisciplinary Treatment Team Training, as well as supervisory and general skills programs for the entire OMH workforce.
The position requires approximately 50% over-night statewide travel.
While part of OMH’s Central Office, BEWD is conveniently located on the grounds of the Capital District Psychiatric Center (CDPC), 75 New Scotland Avenue, Albany. Employees at this location enjoy on-site dining facilities, covered parking for a nominal monthly fee, and easy access from the New York State Thruway and other arterials. CDPC is within walking distance or a short drive to OMH’s Central Office at 44 Holland Avenue.
New York State Office of Mental Health - 19 months ago