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A-CHSW Center for Human Development
- W = Statewide
- A = UAA
- F = UAF
- G = UAFGI
- S = UAS
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University of Alaska Anchorage
Training and Development
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Salary Grade Salary Schedule
Grade 79 DOE
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University of Alaska Anchorage - (907) 786-4608
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Job Posting Summary
The Center for Human Development/UAA has a federal mandate to provide model demonstration activities, community training and technical assistance and applied research in the behavioral health, disability, and aging fields. These activities are externally funded. This position will provide training for the Long Term Care workforce statewide who provide an array of services and supports to beneficiaries of the MHTA (Mental Health Trust Authority). This position is based in Fairbanks, and will be responsible for managing multiple grants/contracts to accomplish objectives and will collaborate with the MHTA Workgroup and Long-Term Care service providers statewide. Note: This is a highly collaborative position. The success of the program depends upon working with other units, such as statewide and departments and centers in the behavioral health and social science disciplines (Nursing, Human Services, and Social Work).
Knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position.
--Knowledge of best practices in person centered care, positive behavioral support, supported living. --Knowledge of disabilities related to aging and of developmental and cognitive disabilities. --Ability to design instructional materials and deliver community inclusion and training. --Knowledge of fiscal managment. --Ability to manage multiple, complex projects. --Ability to develop and implement policy. --Ability to communicate effectively with the public and stakeholders. --Demonstrated written communication skills. --Ability to provide and/or facilitate training. --Ability to supervise and/or lead.
Typical education or training required for this position (including licenses).
Bachelor's degree in nursing, social work, psychology, human services, criminal justice, or related field or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience. Preference for Master's degree in nursing, social work, psychology, human services, criminal justice, or related field. Professional Behavioral Health license preferred, such as LCSW, MFT, LPC or Psychology.
Length of time and type of experience required for this position.
Four years working in the field of disability with experience as an education coordinator and/or staff development coordinator. Experience in managing complex projects. Ability to train others.
Preferred knowledge, skills or abilities for this position.
Training or experience in staff development, positive behavioral supports, person centered care, leadership training.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please be sure to include the following 4 items in your application: 1) A cover letter in which you address how your knowledge, skills and abilities relate to this specific position. 2) A comprehensive resume. 3) Three professional references including name, address, and telephone number for each. If possible include each person's e-mail address. 4) A Supplemental Document is required. This needs to be a writing sample, e.g., a newsletter, a course description, or a report you personally have written. Please note the following important information: Finalists who are chosen to interview for this position will be asked to 1) Develop and conduct a 10- minute training on a best practice regarding one of these topics: Behavioral health; Substance abuse; Mental illness; Services and supports for ADRD; or Supported living for people with developmental disabilities. 2) Provide written learning objectives for the training. 3) Write a 1-page paper (no more than 500 words) describing your rationale for selecting this training topic.
Special Conditions of Employment
Describe any other special skills/knowledge required for this position (e.g. additional training, heavy lifting or traveling).
Some travel required.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action : The University of Alaska is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and educational institution. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application and screening process should contact the local Human Resources office. Public Disclosure : Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act. Background Investigation : Finalists may be subject to a background investigation. Any offer of employment is contingent upon a review of the results of the background investigation by the Human Resources office. Immigration Reform and Control Act : Person(s) hired by the University of Alaska must comply with the provisions of the Federal Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. All employees must provide proof of eligibility to work. For foreign nationals requesting employer sponsored visas, a job must qualify as a "specialty occupation" to be eligible for sponsorship of a U.S. H 1B visa petition. You must present your Social Security Card as verification of your Social Security Number. If you do not have a social security number, you must present a receipt from the Social Security Administrations stating you have applied for a social security number within 10 days of your employment with the University of Alaska. Social Security : On January 1, 1982, the University opted out of the Social Security system; however, participation in Social Security is still required for adjunct faculty hired after January 1, 1996, temporary staff, extended temporary staff, and certain student employees. Also, benefit-eligible employees hired after April 1, 1986, are required to pay into Medicare even though they do not participate in Social Security. Benefits : Refer to the Benefits web page at http://www.alaska.edu/benefits for more information on benefits available to University of Alaska employees. E-Verify : The University of Alaska participates in the E-Verify program for federal contracts only. For our FAQ and F1 student information please see the following: E-Verify FAQ: http://www.alaska.edu/hr/procedures/PDF/personnel.reference.everify_faq.pdf E-Verify Participation Poster (English): https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf E-Verify Participation Poster (Spanish): https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterSpanish.pdf Right to Work Poster (English): https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/WebBPPOSTERRtoWEnglishversion.pdf Right to Work Poster (Spanish): https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/WebBPPOSTERRtoWSpanishversion.pdf
1) Plan and administer program activities specific to disabilities training and education including developing objectives and timelines for work completion (involves multiple funding sources and extensive involvement of DD, behavioral health, and senior services providers statewide).
2) Responsible to train and/or coordinate training for the Long-Term Care Workforce statewide who provide an array of services and supports to beneficiaries of the Mental Health Trust Authority (MHTA). This training requires a multidisciplinary approach including disabilities, aging, behavioral health, and the use of a learning management system.
3) Responsible for fiscal and program management of multiple funding sources including grants and the contracts related to a multi-faceted, collaborative programs including partnership with Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority and members of the Workforce Initiative Workgroup.
4) Identify, recruit, and enlist content experts including development and management of personal services contracts.
5) Provide and/or facilitate multi-disciplinary training workshops and statewide conferences for paraprofessionals and professionals across Alaska in collaboration with disability service providers Alliance for Direct Service Careers, Center for Independent Living, Association for Assisted Living Homes, Governor's Council on Disabilities and Special Education, Division of Senior and Disability Serivces, Division of Behavioral Health, Mental Health Trust Authority.
6) Develop materials for distance and asynchronous training. This position will be responsible to develop a variety of curriculum materials, such as CDs and web-based curriculum.
7) Coordinate training with other trainers and faculty from other University of Alaska MAUs in behavioral health and social science disciplines. This position will be responsible to work with a variety of faculty and other training professionals representing several disciplines to embed "best practices" into existing curriculum and new curriculum.
8) Design and conduct evaluation activities to measure effectiveness and drive the continuous improvement of programs and trainings; prepare project reports for funding agencies. Write proposals to secure external funding.
9) Supervise students and staff.
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