Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Training and Consultation Specialist for the Pediatrics Department at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Under the supervision of a faculty member, the Training and Consultation Coordinator provides advanced level consultation, technical assistance and training services consistent with identified project goals and objectives.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Participation in duties related to working within a team structure: preparing for trainings, training set up / clean up (which includes lifting and transporting training materials), maintenance of the project suite and resources, responsiveness to and participation in team discussions, using the team planning calendar, respecting co-workers, using time efficiently, friendly and constructive communication, and coordination with NJ DOE-OSE.
Maintaining School Specific Documentation: managing an extensive data archive of school information and products, procuring designated products from schools, maintaining up to date files and electronic folders for schools, maintaining up to date documentation for technical assistance logs and service delivery data.
Providing technical assistance to schools: maintaining regular contact with schools through email, phone and on-site support as prescribed by the project technical assistance protocol; providing solution-focused assistance that advances schools' implementation of the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports framework at all intervention tiers; supporting school teams through the development of/sharing of materials, products and resources; participating in and collaborating with project team members to problem-solve and develop technical assistance supports.
Delivering training on the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports framework: Uses a high-quality training style that is engaging and informed; delivers training content, as designed by the project Director; demonstrates the use of an agile training style that adjusts/differentiates to the needs of participants across training sites; demonstrates a technical knowledge of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports.
Travel to training and school sites throughout New Jersey multiple times a week.
Professional Development: Participation in training and professional development to extend skills and knowledge related to the implementation of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (e.g. attend an annual conference, monthly assigned journal articles, webinars, etc.).
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's Degree in Special Education or a related field plus two (2) years of experience implementing Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports in public schools;
Or a Doctorate Degree in Special Education or a related field plus one (1) year of experience;
Or a Bachelor's Degree in Special Education or a related field (e.g., Education, Psychology, Rehabilitation Counseling), plus four (4) years of experience.
Equivalent education, experience, and/or training may be substituted for the educational requirements.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Expertise in the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports framework.
Expertise in conducting Functional Behavior Assessments and designing Function-Based Intervention Plans.
Experience with public schools.
Experience delivering training and providing consultation support for behavior intervention planning.
Computer proficiency in MS Word and PowerPoint and use of internet.
Experience with urban and/or economically disadvantaged schools.
Familiarity with Positive Behavior Intervention assessment and implementation tools.
Posting Number: 20ST0071
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 109071
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.