Division/College: College of Education, Health & Human Sciences
Employee Category: Classified
Pay Range: $20.00 per hour
Full/Part Time: Part Time
Position Summary: The Self-Advocate Train the Trainer Coordinator will work collaboratively with the Idaho Living Well Coordinator and project partners to a) recruit people with disabilities to become trainers, b) create and/or organize curriculum materials, c) facilitate train-the trainer sessions, d) develop a strong cadre/ team of trainers, e) supervise training events, f) provide on-going feedback and coaching to trainers and trainer teams, and g) based on training evaluation datarevise curriculum materials and mode of delivery. The self-advocate train-the-trainer model uses a strength-based approach that supports each person's unique talents by adjusting training methods to best meet their learning styles. The Self-Advocate Train the Trainer Coordinator will embed the strength-based approach with both the trainers and audiences. This is a part-time temporary position funded through the Idaho Living Well Project through September 30, 2023 with the potential for longer-term employment.
Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or GED. Experience: - Two years experience working with adults with developmental disabilities; - Delivering training in person and at a distance through on-line learning platforms; - Working with adults with disabilities including supporting each adults unique learning style; - As a trainer using of methods including coaching strategies to increase trainer skills and confidence; - With accommodation and accessibility needs for people with disabilities; - Managing and organizing learning and training events, timelines, and multiple schedules; - Computer skills: Using computers and software for email, scheduling, word processing, data organization, and research.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors Degree. Fluency in English and Spanish.
Experience: - Working in a team environment;
Ability to: - Maintain high level of confidentiality; - Demonstrate strong interpersonal communication skills; - Use correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar in composing written statements; - Manage a variety of projects simultaneously; - Portray a professional demeanor;
Knowledge of: - Cultural competency; - Creating curriculum in accessible formats; - Experience using/writing in plain language; - Disability, trauma-informed care, and other related issues; - Multiple training methods and principles of adult learning.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: SP002783P
Posting Date: 04/20/2021
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: Applicants need to address each individual required qualification, along with preferred qualifications that apply, in their letter of qualification.
Applications received before July 5, 2021, will receive first consideration. Position will remain open until a suitable pool of candidates is identified.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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