Training Directors
Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. - Albany, NY

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Training Directors: Project Hope
Grade 27
Salary: $78,710

The Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. (RFMH) is currently seeking to fill two (2) full-time, salaried positions to serve as Training Directors for Project Hope.

Project Hope is a program that provides free crisis counseling services to persons, families, and groups most affected by Hurricane Sandy. Project Hope is funded by the Federal Emergency and Management Agency (FEMA) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and is administered by the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) in conjunction with the RFMH. These positions will be located at located in Albany, New York.

The incumbents will coordinate all aspects of the planning and delivery of training to agency crisis counseling staff providing direct service under the Project Hope grant for those affected by Hurricane Sandy in designated New York State Counties. These current positions run through December 2012 with a probable extension for up to one year.

Location: Albany, New York

To Apply: Submit an application and resume by December 3, 2012, through our website at http://corporate.rfmh.org - click on Employment Opportunities. Only applications submitted through our website will be accepted.

The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent Benefits Package. AA/EEO Employer.

DUTIES

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Delivery of approved curricula to target audience
  • Provide ongoing assessment of training needs
  • Development/adaptation of training materials to this specific disaster in response to identified need
  • Management of all training logistics including finding space for training, registration, publicity, ensuring materials are available for sessions, arranging for audio-visual needs, etc.
  • Maintain records regarding training attendance
  • Evaluation of the quality of training programs offered and identification of areas for improvement based on response
  • Development and compilation of required reports
  • Assuring the cultural awareness and sensitivity of programs delivered
QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications:
  • A bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university in the fields of education, public health, human services, social services, psychology, sociology or human services program management
  • Four years of education and training experience in a human services setting. A Master's Degree in education or a closely related field may be substituted for two-years of experience in education and training
  • Proficiency with computers and the standard office professional software packages
  • Fluency in the English language
  • The ability to work independently
  • Ability to travel to program sites as required
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to those candidates with experience as a practicing clinician in the mental health field and have experience with disaster and /or trauma response.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Delivery of approved curricula to target audience
  • Provide ongoing assessment of training needs
  • Development/adaptation of training materials to this specific disaster in response to identified need
  • Management of all training logistics including finding space for training, registration, publicity, ensuring materials are available for sessions, arranging for audio-visual needs, etc.
  • Maintain records regarding training attendance
  • Evaluation of the quality of training programs offered and identification of areas for improvement based on response
  • Development and compilation of required reports
  • Assuring the cultural awareness and sensitivity of programs delivered

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