The Research Foundation for The State University of New York Service Available Job Openings Listing of all available openings at The Research Foundation for The State University of New York http://rfhiring.com/ en-US Tue, 19 Oct 2021 03:20:29 CST 2021 - Trainer (OTDA) - NYC - ICHP/LEADS - Sponsored Program of The Research Foundation for The State University of New York http://rfhiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=209 Title: Training and Development Specialist Location: NYC (Currently Remote) Job Summary: The Institute for Community Health Promotion/Learning, Engagement, and Development Services (ICHP/LEADS) at SUNY Buffalo State is seeking to hire a trainer who will work on its NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) Bureau of Training and Staff Development (TSD) contract to deliver training as assigned, submit interim and final reports as required, and may conduct needs assessments and/or collaborate on curriculum development. NOTE: All staff on this project are currently working remotely due to the ongoing COVID pandemic. Therefore, all job responsibilities of this position, including in-class training and training-related activities, will be carried out virtually. This is subject to change when it is determined that it's safe for staff to return to the physical office space. Responsibilities: Training and related activities, including: Participation in the training development, delivery, feedback, and modification process by assisting in the implementation of systems enhancements, including browser-based systems Providing one-on-one training, overview, and classroom instruction to the Department of Social Services district and Human Resource Administration (HRA) staff at various field locations Providing and/or developing in-house Welfare Management System (WMS) training pertaining to new software releases Training/technical assistance activities, including: Assisting State staff with monitoring of policy applications TANF/SNAP, providing supportive training and technical assistance as needed Providing individual-level training and/or technical assistance in support of case processing, policy applications, and implementation needs Providing technical assistance to the Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) staff for implementation changes to WMS, testing and debugging software changes Providing technical support to HRA on WMS software issues Testing and related activities, including: Assisting in identifying errors in case processing and development of responsive training to ensure corrective action of the identified training need Performing general systems testing to gather information for use in the development of training materials or updating of existing training materials and/or curriculum as necessary Conducting quality assurance testing on the Welfare Management System Documentation and reporting activities, including: Preparing written training documentation for various systems and associated reports, including system specifications, test plans, and written procedures as necessary Developing automated reports from the WMS database used to identify policy- related deficiencies in the operational environment Developing case examples and initiating support procedures to maintain the training database Creating and running reports using IBM Cognos Analytics (reporting) Timely submission of required documentation (e.g., quarterly reports, timesheets, performance appraisals, specified reports as directed, etc.) Other duties as assigned Qualifications for the position: Required Education Bachelor's degree in related field and at least one year of experience in the implementation, training, planning, or operation of a human services-related program, with a preferred emphasis on social services programs such as TANF/SNAP OR Bachelor's degree in related field and at least two years of relevant experience providing technology training or related activities working within a large database environment Required Skill Set: Excellent communication skills Proficiency in MS ACCESS Proficiency in IBM Cognos Analytics (Reporting) Preferred Qualifications: Experience using standard computer applications, including MS Office Experience with Adobe Acrobat Pro, including FrameMaker Physical requirements*: Ability to: Move heavy boxes Independently carry A/V equipment and materials Arrange classroom furniture for training room set-up Travel long distances Travel Requirements*: Frequent travel throughout NYC is required (Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island) *Physical and travel requirements will be in effect once staff are able to safely return to the physical office space. This opportunity includes an excellent benefit package and is grant-supported by the SUNY Buffalo State Sponsored Programs Office/Research Foundation. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Deadline for submission of cover letter and resume (only one document upload allowed): Application review begins June 1, 2021 open until filled The Research Foundation (RF) is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the RF are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system and do not receive state fringe benefits. The RF operates under a contract with The State University of New York and receives no directly appropriated state funding Thu, 29 Apr 2021 15:44:36 CST NYC, NY 209 2021 - Senior Trainer (OTDA) - Albany - ICHP/LEADS - Sponsored Program of The Research Foundation for The State University of New York http://rfhiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=210 Senior Training Development Specialist in Albany, NY Job Summary: The Institute for Community Health Promotion's (ICHP) Learning, Engagement, and Development Services (ICHP/LEADS) at SUNY Buffalo State is seeking to hire a Senior Training and Development Specialist to deliver statewide computer training and technical assistance on NYS-proprietary and non-proprietary applications to State and local district Social Services agency staff who will: 1) design and develop training materials and distance-learning modules; 2) deliver computer-based trainings; and 3) perform other duties as assigned. NOTE: All staff on this project are currently working remotely due to the ongoing COVID pandemic. Therefore, all job responsibilities of this position, including in-class training and training-related activities, will be carried out virtually. This is subject to change when it is determined that it's safe for staff to return to the physical office space. Essential functions of the job: Training and related activities, including: Plan for, schedule, and provide training on new and enhanced computer systems, including browser-based systems and functions Provide classroom and one-on-one training to local Department of Social Services staff at various field locations, using mobile lab equipment for classroom sessions Oversee/coordinate the research, development, design, creation, formatting, and editing of new training materials, including presentations, case scenarios, answer keys, curricula, quick reference guides, and e-learning modules and courses Assist with system testing and feedback as it relates to training and user needs Ensure that all training materials and presentations adhere to NYS branding guidelines Implementation and related activities, including: Organize and facilitate planning meetings and pre-implementation system training; maintain communication with local districts relative to same Monitor and track system and implementation activities relative to the project and report to OTDA staff and developers as needed Act as County lead during training and system implementations, coordinating, assigning, and monitoring status and progress of training/implementation tasks Other miscellaneous activities, including: Assist supervisor with project orientation, training, and guidance to new staff Monitor policy changes and develop and amend training as needed to reflect changes Research, develop, and deliver PowerPoint presentations and system demonstrations for specialized populations or events Work effectively with diverse groups, handle multiple priorities, and work under pressure Prepare and submit standard training documentation and administrative reports and any ad hoc reports requested Timely submission of required documentation (e.g., quarterly reports, timesheets, performance appraisals, etc.) Other duties as assigned Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in education, information systems, or a related field At least two years of experience in the development, implementation, training, and/or operation of a human services or technology program Working knowledge of adult learning principles and training methods Experience with distance learning methods, software, and technology Preferred Qualifications: Experience using Articulate Storyline and SnagIt software Experience working in human services-related programs (e.g., SNAP, HEAP, etc.) Excellent verbal and written communication skills Proficiency using Windows and Microsoft Office applications Physical requirements*: Ability to: Lift, move, and transport mobile computer lab Lift and carry up to 40 lbs. Travel Requirements*: Frequent travel throughout NYS is required to facilitate meetings, provide training, and offer technical assistance. *Physical and travel requirements will be in effect once staff are able to safely return to the physical office space. This opportunity includes an excellent benefit package and is grant-supported by the SUNY Buffalo State Sponsored Programs Office/Research Foundation. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Deadline for submission of cover letter and resume (only one document upload allowed): Application review begins June 7, 2021 Open until filled The Research Foundation (RF) is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the RF are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system and do not receive state fringe benefits. The RF operates under a contract with The State University of New York and receives no directly appropriated state funding Tue, 18 May 2021 12:15:27 CST Albany, NY 210 2021 - Counselor for Liberty Partnership Program - Buffalo - A Sponsored Program of The Research Foundation for The State University of New Yor http://rfhiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=212 Title: Counselor FTE: Full Time Position Location: Buffalo, New York Deadline to Apply: October 11, 2021 Summary of position: Help students grades 5 through 12 develop both academic and social emotional competence. Job Functions /Responsibilities: Assist Program Coordinator with both summer and school year activities, including roster development, student recruitment, applications, timesheets, record keeping, data collection, etc. Tutor and/or assist students with assignments and projects either in person or through zoom or other applications. Student tracking—Maintain correspondence and communication with Liberty Students in order to provide data necessary for NYSED reports and tracking. Follow through with case load and keep student informed regarding program requirements and activities. Student workshops--Help design, coordinate, and conduct student workshops on various topics for all students. Develop and maintain mentoring relationship following LPP guidelines. Act as direct liaison with teachers and administration working with LPP. Data Entry- Maintain and track interim and final report information as directed. Other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications: Bilingual strongly preferred (Spanish+) Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Experience working with children and adolescents. Desire to help both students and parents understand and participate in LPP. Dependable transportation Educational requirement: Bachelor's degree in education, social work, counseling, or similar area of study Job Related Physical Requirement: Periodic lifting, less than 40 lbs. Travel requirements: Required to travel to target schools a minimum of twice a week. Ability to travel overnight once or twice a year. For more information on Liberty Partnerships Program please visit: Liberty Partnerships | SUNY Buffalo State College This opportunity includes an excellent benefit package and is grant-supported by the SUNY Buffalo State Sponsored Programs Office/Research Foundation. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Research Foundation (RF) is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the RF are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system and do not receive state fringe benefits. The RF operates under a contract with The State University of New York and receives no directly appropriated state funding. Fri, 17 Sep 2021 12:34:51 CST Buffalo, NY 212 2021 - Training & Development Specialist (Systems) - NYC - ICHP/LEADS - Sponsored Program of The Research Foundation for The State University of New York http://rfhiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=213 Title: Training & Development Specialist (Systems) FTE: Full Time (Two positions to be filled) Location: NYC Job Summary: The Institute for Community Health Promotion/Learning, Engagement, and Development Services (ICHP/LEADS) at SUNY Buffalo State is seeking to hire a Training and Development Specialist who will work on its NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) Bureau of Training and Staff Development (TSD) contract to conduct system testing, deliver training and provide technical assistance as assigned, submit interim and final reports as required, and may conduct needs assessments and/or collaborate on curriculum development. NOTE: All staff on this project are currently splitting time between working remotely from home and working in the office due to the ongoing COVID pandemic. This is subject to change as needed to help ensure staff safety in the physical office space. Responsibilities: Testing and related activities, including: Conducting quality assurance testing on the Welfare Management System (WMS) Assisting in identifying errors in case processing and development of responsive training to ensure corrective action of the identified training need Performing general systems testing to gather information for use in the development of training materials or updating of existing training materials and/or curriculum as necessary Documentation and reporting activities, including: Preparing written training documentation for various systems and associated reports, including system specifications, test plans, and written procedures as necessary Developing automated reports from the WMS database used to identify policy- related deficiencies in the operational environment Developing case examples and initiating support procedures to maintain the training database Creating and running reports using IBM Cognos Analytics (reporting) Training and related activities, including: Participation in the training development, delivery, feedback, and modification process by assisting in the implementation of systems enhancements, including browser-based systems Providing one-on-one training, overview, and classroom instruction to the Department of Social Services district and Human Resource Administration (HRA) staff at various field locations Providing and/or developing in-house WMS training pertaining to new software releases Training/technical assistance activities, including: Assisting State staff with monitoring of policy applications TANF/SNAP, providing supportive training and technical assistance as needed Providing individual-level training and/or technical assistance in support of case processing, policy applications, and implementation needs Providing technical assistance to the Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) staff for implementation changes to WMS, testing and debugging software changes Providing technical support to HRA on WMS software issues Timely submission of required documentation (e.g., quarterly reports, timesheets, performance appraisals, specified reports as directed, etc.) Other duties as assigned Qualifications for the position: Required Education: Bachelor's degree in related field and at least one year of experience in the testing, training, or operation of a human services-related computer system, with a preferred emphasis on systems such as the Welfare Management System (WMS) OR ● Bachelor's degree in related field and at least two years of relevant experience providing technology training or related activities working within a large database environment Required Skill Set: Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills Excellent communication skills Proficiency in MS Access, MS Excel and MS Outlook Proficiency in IBM Cognos Analytics (Reporting) Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with social services programs such as TANF and SNAP Experience using standard computer applications, including MS Office 365 Experience with Adobe Acrobat Pro, including FrameMaker Experience using Zoom and Microsoft Teams Physical requirements*: Ability to: Independently carry A/V equipment and materials Arrange classroom furniture for training room set-up Travel Requirements*: Travel throughout NYC may be required (Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island). *Physical and travel requirements are in effect ONLY when you are working in the physical office space. This opportunity includes an excellent benefit package and is grant-supported by the SUNY Buffalo State Sponsored Programs Office/Research Foundation. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Deadline for submission of cover letter and resume (only one document upload allowed): Application review begins October 25, 2021, Two Positions are open until filled. The Research Foundation (RF) is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the RF are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system and do not receive state fringe benefits. The RF operates under a contract with The State University of New York and receives no directly appropriated state funding. Tue, 5 Oct 2021 14:34:18 CST NYC, NY 213