Training Specialist 2 Addictions - Grade 23

Positions in this title can be hired through NY HELPS

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This title exists in Addiction Services and Supports, Off of and has approximately 3 positions.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

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Salary Information for Training Specialist 1 Addictions
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Training Specialist 1 Addictions 18 $65,001 $82,656
Training Specialist 2 Addictions 23 $84,156 $106,454
Assoc Dir Training 1 Addictions 61 $90,931 $114,940

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Job Duties

Training Specialists (Addictions) plan, direct, develop and deliver training to care givers, counselors, and health care professionals involved in providing treatment, prevention, and intervention services to individuals with substance use disorders.

As a Training Specialist 2 (Addictions), you would:

Develop and present training courses in an agency's training program.

Identify and assess specific training needs by reviewing agency programs and by discussing staff and program requirements with program managers.

Develop a training program to meet identified needs by determining course content and method of presentation and obtaining training materials.

Prepare proposals for training programs utilizing funds provided for in State and employee agreements, and for Managerial/Confidential training.

Present training courses by obtaining outside instructors or personally conducting courses and selecting audiovisual teaching aids.

Review outside instructors lesson plans to ensure consistency with course outlines.

Prepare lesson plans for those courses conducted personally.

Evaluate training courses with questionnaires, review of work reports, or supervisory evaluation.

Inform employees and program managers of available training and educational opportunities.

Disseminate training announcements and information concerning educational opportunities.

Provide specific information and course applications for those employees who may have a direct interest in a training course.

Select employees for training courses and educational opportunities based on relevance of courses to employee's work, budgetary restraints, and class size.

Assist program managers and supervisors in developing on-the-job training programs that will optimize.

Review on-the-job training programs with supervisors to optimize required learning opportunities for employees.

Recommend specialized training courses to correct problems or to familiarize staff with new programs, policies, or procedures.

Provide fiscal and administrative oversight for training-related contracts by assisting with contract development, including solicitation and administration of requests for proposals.

Provide technical assistance in developing and updating training policies, and updates training manuals using appropriate resources and with assistance and review by supervisors.

Maintain web-based learning management system within an agency to record compliance and analyze training needs.

Training Specialists 2 perform the same tasks as Training Specialists 1 and supervise professional and paraprofessional training staff and/or support staff.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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Mobility Options

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