Assoc Dir Training 1 Addictions

Grade 61

New York State has approximately 3 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in Addiction Services and Supports, Off of. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.

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  1. Training Specialist 1 Addictions

    Grade 18

  2. Training Specialist 2 Addictions

    Grade 23

  3. Assoc Dir Training 1 Addictions

    Grade 61

Summary of Job Description

Incumbents of these positions manage and direct the overall education and training program of the Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), with particular emphasis on addictions-specific staff development and training activities. In consultation with agency management and clinical staff, they provide oversight in the design and development of specialized curricula related to the treatment and counseling of alcoholism and substance abuse; oversee the delivery and evaluation of comprehensive training programs to treatment center staff; evaluate addictions training programs and course work offered by educational institutions, local jurisdictions, professional organizations and other bodies for compliance with established regulations; direct and assure compliance with agency-wide staff educational and training certification requirements to ensure that staff maintain required credentials.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

The Staff Development Specialist 3 (Addictions) exam is used to fill this position.

To take this examination, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services and have had one year of permanent competitive service as a Staff Development Specialist 2 (Addictions).

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Career Mobility

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