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American Heart Association – Project Manager: Heart Attack Systems of Care

Location: Albany, NY

The Project Manager will be responsible for the coordination, development and implementation of regional systems for treating heart attack patients. This includes working with key partners, including hospitals, EMS and departments of health. Strong understanding of data collection and analysis for quality improvement are desired. This individual will serve the Capital Region of New York and is grant funded for 18 months, however, there is a strong possibility that the position will be extended to cover other regions and the candidate will have the opportunity to influence this. View the online posting and application.

College of Saint Rose – Job Openings

Administrative & Staff

Locksmith
Enrollment Management Analyst
Manager of Online Recruitment and Web Communication
Asst. Vice President of Graduate Recruitment and Enrollment
Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Area Coordinator, Residence Life
Assistant Director of Residence Life
Assistant Vice President for Development

Faculty

Assistant/Associate Prof-Communication Sciences & Disorders
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Visiting Instructor of Computer Science

View these openings and apply online.

Rensselaer County Historical Society (RCHS) – Executive Director

The Rensselaer County Historical Society and Museum (RCHS) is a dynamic museum and cultural institution established in 1927 to connect history and heritage with contemporary life in the greater capital region of New York State. RCHS, a 501(c)(3) organization, enriches the present and advocates for the future by bringing the region’s past to life, recognizing every face and every story. In pursuit of this mission, we collect, preserve, study, interpret and make accessible a broad variety of objects and documents, and conduct educational programs and exhibitions to inspire public enthusiasm for the past and as touchstone to the future.

To further that mission we are seeking an energetic, articulate leader with a proven record of successful fundraising who will shepherd the organization to the next level of excellence. The Executive Director provides engaged leadership and general oversight of operations and staff, and works closely with the Board of Directors to execute the organization’s dynamic vision.

The Executive Director will also provide financial acumen, skills in development, Board engagement, external relations/community engagement and general oversight of operations and staff.

The next Executive Director of RCHS will bring all or a unique blend of the following:

– An ability to execute a mission-related vision to enhance the financial stability of the organization, and to conduct development activities to build the financial resources of the organization. The successful candidate will have development and grant writing expertise, skills in interacting with donors, community leaders, and a desire to attract and build a varied membership. We seek leadership with entrepreneurial skills to grow programs for the organization to serve as a dynamic center for cultural activities in the Capital Region.
– A capacity to inspire, excite and energize internal and external constituencies as she/he conducts outreach activities in the community to build the organization, to enhance and direct its programming, to cultivate new members, and further to extend the presence of RCHS in the community and larger audiences on the web.
– The Executive Director will bring mission-driven executive management skills with strong relationship building, marketing, museum awareness, and engaged leadership.. The Executive will have proven competencies, a track record of progressive leadership experience, and a passion for history.

Educational Qualifications: Candidates should have an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution in history, business, art, or some other area relevant to RCHS’ mission; preference will be given to those with a graduate degree.

Application: Submit a resume and one page narrative indicating how the candidate meets the qualifications and experience requirements; include samples of any grant proposals (narrative sections only). Send all materials via E-mail.

New York State Civil Service Exams

Open-Competitive Examination Announcements:

28-322, Youth Education Coordinator

Promotion Continuous Recruitment Examination Announcements:

Information Technology Specialist 2 and Information Technology Specialist 2 (Programming)

Schenectady Family Branch of the Capital District YMCA – Member Service Representative

Under the direction of the Member Service Manager, the Member Services Representative provides excellent customer service to members, through selling memberships, answering questions.

Job Requirements: Prior work experience (1-3 years) in a customer oriented environment. Current CPR, First Aid and AED certifications. Positive outlook and the ability to multi task in a high pace environment. Excellent human relation skills, good organizational and communication skills.

Principal Responsibilities: Responsible for providing daily services to all members, prospective members and program participants. This includes greeting members by name, scanning membership cards, registering members for programs, membership sales, and tours. Answer phones promptly, within 3 rings, in a courteous and friendly manner. Answer member questions and issues in a positive manner, meeting their needs whenever possible. Ensure each person using the facility is a member or program participant; scan cards of each member. Ensure neatness of the lobby area and entire facility.
 Assist with lobby exhibits and/or bulletin boards. Promote and sell goods for resale. Accurately input new membership sales, renewals and programs into the computer. Report any errors in writing by the end of shift. Accurately cash out at the end of the day. May assist in training new staff. Other duties, as assigned.

Scheduled Shifts: Part Time; 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts, evenings and weekends (Approx. 10-15 hrs. biweekly)
Pay Range: $8.75
Deadline: 5/31/2015

Please send all applications and resumes to: Cassandra Lembo, Senior Program Director, 433 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305 or via E-mail.

Guilderland YMCA – Aqua Wellness Instructor

Under the general direction of the Wellness Director, the Aqua Wellness Instructor implements and facilitates the assigned programs for aqua wellness for the branch.

Job Requirements: Include previous experience (preferably two years) teaching aqua wellness classes. Current professional certifications such as CPR, AED, and Aqua Wellness Instructor required. (AEA, AFAA, etc.) Excellent human relation skills, good organizational and communication skills. Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of the YMCA and its capacity to build strong kids, families and communities. The ability to articulate and model YMCA’s four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibilities are essential.

Principal Responsibilities: To plan and lead group exercise classes ensuring participants are performing safe exercises. Modifies exercise class in accordance with participants, weather, etc. Set up and maintain facility and equipment as required by specific program. Ensure that accurate attendance records are maintained. Greet all participants in a professional and friendly manner. Appropriately supervise participants in assigned programs and areas. Effectively communicate with participants re: scheduling and requirements of program. Maintain cleanliness of facility as a member of Clean Team. Other duties, as directed.

Scheduled Shift(s): 11:00am-12:00pm Mondays, 5:30pm-6:15pm Mondays
Pay Rate: $12.00-16.00
Deadline: Open

Please forward all resumes and applications to: Andrew Scott, NSCA-CSCS Assistant Wellness Director Capital District YMCA Guilderland Branch, 250 Winding Brook Drive, Guilderland, NY 12084 or by E-mail.

Albany Branch of the Capital District YMCA – Membership/Wellness Director

Under the general direction of the Executive Director, the branch Membership/Wellness Director manages/leads membership, membership engagement/retention, and membership sales for the branch. The Membership/Wellness Director creates, molds, manages, and develops the complete Y experience for youth, teens, and adults by driving participation in all branch programs by sound membership engagement and retention. This position drives revenue growth through increased program participation and retention, current program expansion, philanthropic endeavors, and high quality program standards.

Job Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree. Minimum 2 years’ experience working with youth, teens and adults in a leadership capacity. Minimum 2 years’ experience managing and leading staff. Minimum 2 years sales experience. Live our brand and live our cause. Possess quick thinking, strong mental reflexes, and adaptability. Anticipate challenges that can sidetrack or derail growth and delivery. Share authority and demonstrate courage and humility. Model personal leadership characteristics and maturity that support the culture of this organization. Willingness to obtain and/or sustain YMCA Team Leader certification, and progress toward further certification. Current certifications in CPR and First Aid. Proficiency in using Word, Excel, Kronos, Outlook, and Publisher. Excellence in Daxko. Excellent human relation skills, good organizational and communication skills. Think, act, and communicate in ways that strengthen community through nurturing the potential of children and teens (youth development), improving the community’s health and well-being (healthy living), and giving back and supporting neighbors (social responsibility) at home and abroad.

Principal Responsibilities: Be a thought and servant leader. Develop, implement, and evaluate department strategic priorities. Cultivates relationships to support fundraising and recognition. Ensure a high level of service with a commitment to improving lives. Develop, manage, create, and meet/exceed budget obligations. Follow and hold others accountable for association best practices, branch operations, policies, and procedures in human resources, risk management, equipment, supplies, marketing, volunteer management, requisite staff supervision, and philanthropic endeavors. Recruit, train, supervise, evaluate, and recognize department staff with feedback, coaching, guidance, and support. Develop plans and manage best practices through engagement of team; Recruit, train, supervise, and recognize program volunteers. Provide volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Meet or exceed membership/ wellness revenue and participant goals through engagement, retention, and cross program/departmental promotion. Direct and passionately supervise branch membership and wellness departments, meeting the needs of strikingly diverse communities, delivering youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility through a strong sense of relationship and belonging. Required attendance at branch membership events and foster a learning environment at such events. Ensure strong communication of all membership and wellness expectations, programs, and successes via training, Product Group, staff, and volunteer supervision. Create in collaboration with our Marketing and Communications Department shared program stories, successes, and opportunities via newsletters, social media, website, press releases, postcards, mailings, and purposeful membership stories utilized as cause-driven media. Follow and learn national membership trends, including new national and signature programs through YUSA, and share new insights on such trends. Assist and offer cross-departmental support to all branch departments, driving cross-promotional opportunities for members. Champion inclusion activities, strategies, diversity initiatives. Plan, develop, implement and evaluate a full range of membership/wellness initiatives and services for specific branch events/needs as assigned in cooperation with both the branch and the Association Directors of Membership & Marketing and Program & Member Engagement. A percentage of significant growth in revenue will be determined within annual chart of work. Drive the advancement of balanced, community-driven programs that support the YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program, Diabetes Self-Management, LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA, Enhance®Fitness, Pedaling for Parkinson’s, and any/all chronic health initiatives, with branch success measured by mandatory class/course minimums. Develop, create, and maintain collaborative relationships with community organizations. Reach out to under-served communities and proactively build trust. Find those in need, make them a part of our cause, and deliver insightful and penetrating program opportunities. Respond to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely and cordial manner, and with a smile. Assist with Membership and Wellness Product Group and other Product Groups or committees as assigned or requested, including making presentations, educating, instructing, and teaching. Pursue personal staff development and YUSA leadership competencies per branch professional
development plan. Compile program statistics and exhibit powerful data-driven behaviors. Monitor and evaluate program
participation and overall effectiveness with a positive sense of urgency for plan execution. Produce proven increases in numbers within each program. Follow and learn national membership trends through YUSA. Hold the mission of the YMCA as the objective of all related work. Represent the Association in a professional manner. Ensure that direct reports represent the Association to the same high standards and advise as necessary.

Available Shifts: Full Time Salaried; Evenings and Weekends Pay Range: Mid $30K
Deadline: 6/5/2015

Please send all applications and resumes to: Kelly Sturgis, Director of Operations Albany Branch Capital District YMCA, 616 North Pearl Street Albany, NY 12204 or via E-mail.

Albany Area Branch of the Capital District YMCA – Aquatics Director

The incumbent will be committed to providing our community with vital, life-saving aquatics programs for all ages while leading and training the best lifeguards and swim instructors in the Capital District. The Aquatics Director manages the aquatics department, which includes the operation of the pool, aquatics programs, staff and budget management. We’re looking for a dynamic individual dedicated to maintaining and growing a robust aquatics program, serving Troy and our surrounding communities. Programming includes swimming lessons for all abilities and ages, aquatic fitness programs for teens, adults and active older adults. Lifeguard training programs, community CPR and first aid programs, water safety presentations, in addition to providing CPR/First aid trainings for the other departments at the branch.

Certifications: First Aid, CPR for the professional rescuer (or equivalent), Lifeguarding, Water Safety Instructor (or Equivalent), Lifeguard Management (or Equivalent).

Job Requirements: BA/BS in physical ed, recreation, etc… or related experience preferred. Minimum of three years’ experience in an aquatics program. Must possess current certification in Lifeguarding, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and be a progressive swimming instructor. Certification as a Lifeguard Instructor preferred. Certification as a Water Safety Instructor Trainer or equivalent preferred. Knowledge of aquatic Fitness programs. Excellent human relation skills, good organizational and communication skills. Knowledge and commitment to the mission of the YMCA.

This full-time salary position comes with a benefit package including, 403B plan and 12% company contribution to retirement.
Annual Salary Range: Mid $30’s
Deadline: 6/5/2015

Letters of interest and resumes should be submitted by June 5, 2015 to: Derek Martin, District Executive Director, Capital District YMCA – Bethlehem Area Branch, 900 Delaware Ave., Delmar, NY 12054 or via E-mail.

Albany Area Branch of the Capital District YMCA – Maintenance Tech

Under the direction of the Property Director, the Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing general maintenance and repairs for the facility, ensuring the facility is clean and in working order, according to the standards of the CDYMCA.

Job Requirements: 3 to 5 years prior experience in building maintenance and repair work. Reliable transportation a must. Ability to operate a variety of equipment and machines. Attentions to detail. Excellent human relation skills, good organizational and communication skills.

Principal Responsibilities: Perform routine and regular maintenance in the facilities assigned, in areas such as electrical, plumbing, flooring, HVAC, carpentry, painting and plaster/sheetrock. Complete all maintenance/repair requests as directed and prioritized by the Property Director. Proactively identify future problem areas and in conjunction with the Property Director develop and execute a preventative maintenance schedule. Clean and sanitize assigned areas, according to established procedures and standards, as needed. Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment, as well as review and checking of deliveries. Collect, package, label and arrange for pick-up of hazardous waste. Assist in snow removal or landscaping when necessary. Assist in set up, breakdown and cleanup of rooms for special events. Maintain cleanliness of facility as a member of Clean Team. Other duties, as directed.

Scheduled Shift: Full Time, M-F 8-4:30
Deadline: 6/5/15
Pay Range: $15.00-18.00

Please send all applications and resumes to: Jeffrey Myers, Property Director, Capital District YMCA – Bethlehem Area Branch, 900 Delaware Ave., Delmar, NY 12054 or via E-mail.

The Men’s Residence Program at the Schenectady Branch of the Capital District YMCA – Director of Supported Housing

Under the general direction of the Director of Operations, the Director of Supported Housing assists in the delivery of services and administration of the Residence Program.

Job Requirements: BA/BS in Human Services, Psychology or Sociology. 1-3 years prior work experience with the adult male mental health population. Prior supervisory experience preferred. Excellent human relation skills, good organizational and communication skills.

Principal Responsibilities: Direct and assist in the management and operation of the Supporting Housing Program and Residence Department. Develop a network of related services to assist in the delivery of a comprehensive support program for the residents. Develop and maintain treatment plan documentation for all assigned cases. Provide counseling as needed. Document and maintain clinical progress notes concerning clients’ progress in individual, group and family therapy. Direct and assist staff in the management of crisis situations with direct assessments, referral for psychological/psychiatric assessments, one on one supervision and discharge proceedings. Attend and professionally represent the YMCA at staff and community service meetings regarding the resident population. Review all critical incidents and assist staff in identifying trends of behavior and programmatic interventions. Manage all assigned staff and volunteers – recruit, hire, train, develop, schedule, supervise and evaluate. This includes following all policies, procedures and timelines of the Association. Assist in the monitoring of the budget and maintaining a positive budget position. Participate as an active member of P-Groups and committees, as requested. Special projects as requested and needed. Ensure cleanliness of facility as a member of Clean Team. All other duties as assigned.

Scheduled Shift: Full time – Exempt; 80 hours biweekly
Pay Range: Mid 30s
Deadline: 6/29/2015

Please forward all resumes to: Nicole Buchalski, Payeeship Coordinator, Capital District YMCA – Schenectady Residence Branch, 13 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305 or via E-mail.

YMCA Camp Chingachgook on Lake George – Nurse

Under the general direction of the Camp Health Director, the Camp Nurse is responsible for the management of Camp’s Health Lodge, the administration of camper medications, and general health caregiving for both the summer camper and staff population.

Job Requirements: Must be at least 21 years of age. Must have current New York state nursing license. Must have current CPR / AED certifications. Previous experience in camping, recreation, teaching, childcare or physical education preferred. Excellent human relation skills, good organizational and communication skills.

Principal Responsibilities: Ensure the safety and health of all campers in accordance with applicable NYS and CDYMCA requirements. Assist the Health Director in the assessment of and preparation for camper and staff health needs prior to their arrival to Camp. Help organize and track all health forms and records in accordance to state regulations. Ensure that every camper has received an onsite health check within the first 24 hours of the start of the camp session. Log all treatments of campers and staff, including regularly scheduled medication usage. Communicate positively and enthusiastically with campers, parents, staff and volunteers. Communicate with the Skill Class Coordinator anytime a camper or staff member will need to miss a program for a medical reason. Treat each child with dignity and respect. Provide direction and role model positive behavior to all staff and Counselors in Training. Report all accidents and incidents involving self, participants, guests or other employees. Familiar with and able to implement emergency procedures. Ensure cleanliness of facility or property as a member of Clean Team. All other duties as assigned.

Scheduled Shift: Seasonal, Per Diem; June 13-August 28, 2015
Deadline: 6/5/2015

Please submit a cover letter, resume’, and names of three references with contact information by Friday, June 5th to: John Lefner, Executive Director, Capital District YMCA, YMCA Camp Chingachgook on Lake George, 1872 Pilot Knob Road, Kattskill Bay, NY 12844 or via E-mail.

Acacia Network – Bilingual CASAC for our Albany location

The incumbent must have at least a two year college degree or higher. Candidate must have 3 yrs experience in an OASAS treatment program.

Skills: The CASAC will be responsible for the following: Develops and conducts group individual and family counseling on a scheduled basis to caseload clients/residents. Obtain weekly random urine samples according to established protocol. Orients clients/residents about program goals, objectives, rules and regulations, client’s obligations, client’s rights and program operations. Implement designed care plans as directed. Provide assistance to providers and other medical staff as requested. Demonstrates knowledge of group work management techniques and uses those techniques appropriately. Demonstrates appropriate treatment planning and clinical intervention. Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate documentation. Provides education and information to the client about alcohol and drug abuse. Timely documentation of all case activities in accordance with OASAS regulations. Bilingual English / Spanish desired.

The incumbent should be culturally aware and sensitive to the needs of the Latino population, possesses computer skills, experience working in an addiction setting, ability to function as part of an inter disciplinary team.
As one of the paramount not for profit organization in the country, we offer the chosen candidate, a multitude of benefits, including comprehensive full health care package, disability, life insurance, coupled with a generous vacation and pension plan and flexible schedules.

For immediate consideration, please E-mail resumes here and here or by fax to (347) 649-3078.

City of Schenectady – Provisional Electrician

There is a full-time opening for a provisional Electrician in the Department of Water & Wastewater. The annual salary is $59,661. See attached for job description and minimum qualifications. Applicants must be residents of the City of Schenectady and remain residents throughout employment.

This position involves skilled electrical work in the installation and maintenance of electrical wiring, apparatus and equipment. Supervision is received from a higher level supervisor with leeway allowed for planning the details of the work. Direct supervision may be exercised over a variety of skilled and non-skilled employees. The incumbent does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications: Either completion of a trade school or Apprenticeship program specializing in skilled electrical work and two (2) years of full-time, paid experience as an electrician; OR four (4) years of experience as described in (A), above.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: City of Schenectady: Possession of a Master Electrician’s license issued by the City of Schenectady.

All interested parties should submit completed City of Schenectady Applications or resumes to: Tiffany White, Personnel & Benefits Administrator, City Hall, Room 105, Schenectady NY 12305. Resumes can also be E-mailed.

Completed applications/resumes need to be received in the Personnel & Benefits Administrator’s Office (City Hall, Room 105) by 5:00 p.m. on June 1, 2015.

Capital Roots – Mobile Market Coordinator

Capital Roots is striving to create a more vibrant and equitable food system in New York’s Capital Region. We work to reduce the impact of poor nutrition on public health in New York’s Capital Region by organizing community gardens, providing healthy food access, offering nutritional and horticultural education for all ages and coordinating urban greening programs in Albany, Rensselaer, Schenectady and southern Saratoga Counties. Our mission is to nourish healthy communities by providing access to fresh foods and green space for all.

The Mobile Market Coordinator reports to the Healthy Places Manager. An organized individual with proven experience in project management, as well as staff leadership skills to execute multiple program services and further develop our regional Food Hub.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years of proven experience managing a similar program. Excellent computer and communication skills is essential; grant and budget management experience is a plus. Must have a positive attitude, high energy level, and a genuine interest in the mission of our organization.

Responsibilities Include: Supervise the execution of all Veggie Mobile® and Veggie Mobile® Sprout services including the market stops, the Taste and Take program, and aspects of the Virtual Veggie Mobile program. Manage and maintain a working produce inventory for all programs within the Food Hub and ability to lift 50 lbs. Manage and motivate a team of employees and volunteers to deliver services with enthusiasm and care, including the creation of outreach and education materials as necessary. Coordinate Food Hub finances, including monitoring grant budgets, keeping accurate pricing schedules, and maintaining daily/monthly accounting reports. Manage collaborations with all program partners including customers, agencies, and other formal agreements. Maintain all aspects of project data collection and grant reporting. All other duties as needed.

This position is a full-time position. Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits including fully paid individual health and vision insurance and partly paid dental insurance. Generous vacation and holiday policy. Retirement plan. Flexible work environment.

Send cover letter, salary history and resume to: Will Malcolm, Healthy Places Manager, Capital Roots, 594 River Street, Troy, NY 12180 or by E-mail.

Lexikeet Learning, LLC – Burmese Language Expert

This is a contractor position that will be hired and paid for this project alone. There may be more work in the future. This is a good opportunity to earn extra money on the side, build your resume, and gain experience.

Job responsibilities would be: translation of English text into written Burmese, entering translations into our online system, recording the translated phrases on our online system (we can help the employee get access to a USB microphone, especially if they are local to the Albany area).

The qualities we are looking for in a candidate are as follows: Burmese fluency, both written and spoken fluency. Conversational English, but preferably fluent. Medium to high computer ability. Self-motivated. Access to a computer with internet access , preferably in their home.

Interested applicants should send an E-mail to Becky Edvalson containing the applicant’s name, contact info, resume and a paragraph or two responding to the following prompt: I am a good fit for this position because…

Lexikeet Learning, LLC – Somali Language Expert

This is a contractor position that will be hired and paid for this project alone. There may be more work in the future. This is a good opportunity to earn extra money on the side, build your resume, and gain experience.

Job responsibilities would be: translation of English text into written Somali, entering translations into our online system, recording the translated phrases on our online system (we can help the employee get access to a USB microphone, especially if they are local to the Albany area)

The qualities we are looking for in a candidate are as follows: Somali fluency, both written and spoken fluency. Conversational English, but preferably fluent. Medium to high computer ability. Self-motivated. Access to a computer with internet access , preferably in their home.

Interested applicants should send an E-mail to Becky Edvalson containing the applicant’s name, contact info, resume and a paragraph or two responding to the following prompt: I am a good fit for this position because…

Policy Research Associates, Inc. – Project Associate

The National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice (NCMHJJ) is seeking a full or part time Project Associate to join our team. Located at Policy Research Associates, Inc., the Center was founded in 2001 to promote awareness of the mental health needs of youth in contact with the juvenile justice system, and to help the field develop improved policies and practices to respond to these youth based on the best available research and practice.

Policy Research Associates, Inc. (PRA), a small business located in Delmar, NY, has been funded by federal and state agencies, national organizations, and foundations to support major national surveys; conduct research and evaluation; provide technical assistance and training; and plan and facilitate major conferences, meetings, and other knowledge-transfer activities in the behavioral health field. PRA is known for its expertise on behavioral health issues related to juvenile and criminal justice; services for children, adolescents, and their families; recovery supports; service members and veterans; homelessness and housing; and violence.

The Project Associate will be an integral part of a team that operates a national mental health and juvenile justice training and technical assistance resource center. The successful candidate will be responsible for drafting and disseminating print and electronic materials, maintaining and updating the website, and producing training materials used by the Resource Center and its expert trainers. Specific responsibilities will include working with senior staff to: Draft weekly announcements to be disseminated via the Resource Center’s list serve , Coordinate and contribute to the production of a quarterly newsletter, Maintain responsibility for the Resource Center website including weekly posts to the Center’s newsroom, and content and video updates as needed, Produce monthly reports that track web and Resource Center activity, Oversee the development and production of training curricula including Instructors Guides and Power Point Slides, Develop both descriptive materials (i.e. brochures, training flyers) and substantive documents (i.e. white papers, research and program briefs) pertaining to the Resource Center and its areas of focus.

Qualifications: Knowledge of juvenile justice and mental health (strongly preferred), Bachelor or graduate degree in a relevant field, Experience with Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), Adobe Professional; WordPress, Excellent writing and editing skills, Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail, Ability to work as part of a team and adhere to timelines, Document design and formatting experience a plus, In addition to a competitive salary, PRA offers generous and comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision care, 401K and employer contributed retirement, tuition reimbursement, wellness programs and casual work attire. Salary commensurate with experience.

If you are interested in this position, please email a cover letter indicating position title, resume and writing sample via E-mail.

Policy Research Associates, Inc. – Project Assistant

The National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice (NCMHJJ) is seeking a full-time Project Assistant to join our team. Located at Policy Research Associates, Inc., the NCMHJJ was founded in 2001 to promote awareness of the mental health needs of youth in contact with the juvenile justice system, and to help the field develop improved policies and practices to respond to these youth based on the best available research and practice.

Policy Research Associates (PRA) is a small business located in Delmar, NY. PRA has been funded by federal and state agencies, national organizations, and foundations to support major national surveys; conduct research and evaluation; provide technical assistance and training; and plan and facilitate major conferences, meetings, and other knowledge-transfer activities in the behavioral health field. PRA is known for its expertise on behavioral health issues related to juvenile and criminal justice; services for children, adolescents, and their families; recovery supports; service members and veterans; homelessness and housing; and violence.

The Project Assistant will be an integral part of a team that operates a national mental health and juvenile justice training and technical assistance Resource Center. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating all activities of the Resource Center. This includes assisting senior staff by: Responding to all requests received for technical assistance and tracking all assistance provided by the Resource Center, Overseeing and coordinating all training delivered by the Resource Center, Organizing webinars, Conducting literature reviews and on-line searches for information, Drafting and submitting progress reports to funders, Administering evaluations and summarizing findings.

Qualifications: Knowledge of the juvenile justice and/or behavioral health systems and issues required, Bachelor or graduate degree in a relevant field, Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to work within timelines, Excellent writing and oral communication skills, Reliability and flexibility to meet changing project needs, Ability to work in a team environment, Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access; willingness to learn new software tools; receptive to training, Experience with data entry and analysis using SPSS/STATA (preferred), Some travel required.

In addition to a competitive salary, PRA offers generous and comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision care, 401K and employer contributed retirement, tuition reimbursement, wellness programs and casual work attire. Salary commensurate with experience.

If you are interested in this position, please email a cover letter indicating position title, resume and writing sample via E-mail.

The Capital District Educational Opportunity Center is presenting Construction Trades: Worth Another Look Get The Skills That Pay The Bills on Tuesday, March 3rd at 5 PM at 431 River Street, Troy, NY 12180. Parking is available in the south lot located between the EOC and the restaurant and street parking.

Who says females can’t work in construction? Join NAWIC and the Capital District Educational Opportunity Center to learn more about trade skills programs available in the Capital District. Come and explore and learn more about the skilled trade careers in an industry that keeps growing. Local representatives include: Associated General Contractors, Sheetmetal Workers’ Local 83; Tri-City JATC (Electricians); District Council 9, International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, And other trade unions. Hear the story of one female apprentice in the industry.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Christine LaPlante, P.E., Ph.D., Department Chair, Construction, Industrial and Mechanical Technologies Hudson Valley Community College.

Students, educators, Veterans’ groups, and other social services organizations are welcome. EOC Students (with EOC identification) are welcome free of charge, but must register. If you cannot afford to attend, please contact Carol Henry at 518-365-8025 for options. Light Dinner fare will be served.

Cost $25. Registration is available online. For more information, contact Carol Henry at 518-365-8025, or Tina Mone at 518-273-1900, ext. 2277.

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Northeast Urogynecology – Receptionist

Job Title: Receptionist
Company Name: Northeast Urogynecology
Location: Albany
Hourly Rate – Per diem: $13.75
Work Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 pm (Monday, Thursday, and Friday)
Brief description of position: Answer Phones, Greet & Check in patients, Make appointments, Word-processing and/or keyboarding skills.

High School or Graduate Equivalent Diploma required.

Please send resume to: Tammy Duncan, Practice Manager, Northeast Urogynecology, 5 Palisades Drive Suite 220, Albany, NY 12205.

Literacy New York Greater Capital Region – Temporary Part-Time ESL Instructor

Description of Position: Literacy New York Greater Capital Region is in need of an ESL teacher for Tuesdays/Thursdays 10 a.m. – 12noon. This is a part-time/temporary 1099 form contracted position (2-4hrs per week, from January to June 2015; $13 hour; temporary grant-funded position (extension of position depended upon funding availability). Reports to Program Manager/Coordinators and Accountable to Executive Director. ESL Instructor will work with Program Manager/Coordinators and other program staff to develop and maintain consistency and quality of program delivery.

Specific Duties: Work with LNYGCR staff and volunteers to coordinate ESL services. Able to substitute teach at other locations as needed and provide instruction at area locations for ONA ESL classes (mileage reimbursement .575). Provide content-based English language instruction at beginning and/or intermediate levels. Develop and implement engaging curriculum/lesson plans that assist students in meeting their goals and offer a variety of instructional methods adapted to diverse learning styles. Incorporate job readiness and technology into ESL classroom instruction. Design and administer student assessment tools that gauge student learning and monitor achievement of performance outcomes. Create a welcoming environment that fosters community and learning among program participants. Prepare weekly lesson plans and/or bi-weekly unit plans that address material to be covered in class. Assist with registration, intake and pre- and post-testing as needed. Monitor and track student participation in program. Assist with reporting requirements. Assist staff with planning and strategizing multiple ESL classes throughout the Albany area.

Other Duties: Assist in organizing telephone interviews for both ESOL students. Explain ESL program to prospective tutors and volunteers. Interview and assess ESL students. Refer to other adult education programs as appropriate. Maintain records for attendance for each class. Maintain contact with tutor trainers as appropriate. Attend trainings and workshops as appropriate. Assist with Recognition Night. Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Manager/Coordinator or Executive Director.

Requirements: University degree (B.A.) preferred, plus at least 1 year of teaching experience. Proven ability to build community within classroom and cultivate student commitment to English language learning. Some experience integrating technology into ESOL instruction and computer skills. Thorough, detailed knowledge and understanding of English grammar with the ability to clearly explain all verbs, tenses and parts of speech. Ability to interact with diverse populations and empathize with people unfamiliar with local culture. Demonstrated ability to work independently in a multi-cultural environment. Ethical and professional conduct that facilitates the building of a respectful, trusting and collaborative relationship with program staff and students. This is an excellent opportunity to gain instructional experience and working with volunteers actively enrolled in an ESL programming at LNYGCR.

If interested, please call 518-631-2928.

Acacia Network – License Practical Nurse

Acacia Network is a progressive community based development organization located in the Bronx, offering Substance Abuse Rehabilitation, Residential Inpatient and Outpatient Methadone Maintenance, Chemical Dependency, and Primary Care Clinics, seeks a bilingual LPN for our Albany location.

Skills: The LPN will be responsible for the following: Conduct triage of incoming clients. Conduct preliminary nursing assessments. Administer medication as directed. Implement designed care plans as directed. Provide assistance to providers and other medical staff as requested. Complete medical records in accordance to organizational policy. Dispensing of methadone as required. Timely documentation of all case activities in accordance with OASAS regulations. Current NYS License Practical Nurse license required (LPN).

Bilingual English / Spanish desired. The incumbent must have at least a High School Diploma or GED Candidate must have 3 yrs experience in an OASAS treatment program with the ability to dispense medication.

The incumbent should be culturally aware and sensitive to the needs of the Latino population, possesses computer skills, experience working in an addiction setting, ability to function as part of an inter disciplinary team.

As one of the paramount not for profit organization in the country, we offer the chosen candidate, a multitude of benefits, including comprehensive full health care package, disability, life insurance, coupled with a generous vacation and pension plan and flexible schedules.

For immediate consideration, please E-mail resumes here and here or fax to (347) 649-3078.

Acacia Network – CASAC

Acacia Network is a progressive community based development organization located in the Bronx, offering Substance Abuse Rehabilitation, Residential Inpatient and Outpatient Methadone Maintenance, Chemical Dependency, and Primary Care Clinics, seeks a bilingual CASAC for our Albany location.

Skills: The CASAC will be responsible for the following: Develops and conducts group individual and family counseling on a scheduled basis to caseload clients/residents. Obtain weekly random urine samples according to established protocol. Orients clients/residents about program goals, objectives, rules and regulations, client’s. obligations, client’s rights and program operations. Implement designed care plans as directed. Provide assistance to providers and other medical staff as requested. Demonstrates knowledge of group work management techniques and uses those techniques appropriately. Demonstrates appropriate treatment planning and clinical intervention. Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate documentation. Provides education and information to the client about alcohol and drug abuse. Timely documentation of all case activities in accordance with OASAS regulations.

Bilingual English / Spanish desired. The incumbent must have at least a High School Diploma or GED Candidate must have 3 yrs experience in an OASAS treatment program.

The incumbent should be culturally aware and sensitive to the needs of the Latino population, possesses computer skills, experience working in an addiction setting, ability to function as part of an inter disciplinary team.

As one of the paramount not for profit organization in the country, we offer the chosen candidate, a multitude of benefits, including comprehensive full health care package, disability, life insurance, coupled with a generous vacation and pension plan and flexible schedules.

For immediate consideration, please E-mail resumes here and here or fax to (347) 649-3078.

Camino Nuevo (New Path) has open positions

If you have a passion to work with persons with the challenges of addiction, Camino Nuevo an affiliate of the Capital District Latinos may be the place for you!

  • Medical Physician or nurse Practitioner who has worked in the field of addiction – Bi-lingual Spanish/English a plus!
  • Bilingual CASAC Counselor (Spanish/English)
  • Bilingual Licensed Social worker (Spanish/English)

Please forward your CV or resume to Micky Jimenez, Regional Director by E-mail.

Camino Nuevo (New Path) – Administrative Assistant

Open position, Part-time – 22.5 hours to increase to Full-time.

Camino Nuevo (New Path) is looking for an Administrative Assistant to assist with a variety of administrative responsibilities. This person needs to be able to handle busy, high traffic and provide top-notch customer service to our clients. This person must be eager, friendly and a self-starter. The ideal candidate will have a proactive and positive personality working with persons with a history of addiction, homelessness or social service background.

This role will be responsible for greeting and assisting clients through the Methadone daily process. Duties will include, directing clients to swipe, their ID cards, check their status on the computer, direct to counselors, provide urine containers for drug screens, In addition to receptionist responsibilities, the AA will assist and provide support to the other full–time AA and assist the intake coordinator with the intake process.

Must be punctual, able to multitask, a self-starter able to work independently and proactively manage projects and handle confidential materials. Must have good typing skills, and be detail oriented with a focus on accuracy and quality. Excellent communication in both English and Spanish

Education requirements: – Must have at least a 2 yr college associate degree.

Send resume to Micky Jimenez, Regional Director by E-mail.

The College of Saint Rose – Assistant Director of Residence Life

Job Description: The Assistant Director of Residence Life works to foster a college residential environment that complements the academic mission of the College. Reporting to the Director of Residence Life, this position is responsible for the day to day operation of the Residence Halls, College-owned apartments and for on-going, large scale projects administered through the Office of Residence Life.

Responsibilities: Facilitate all aspects of housing assignments for both new and returning students, utilizing the Adirondack Housing Software. This includes coordinating the room reservation process, incoming student assignments, early return/late stay and vacation housing, special housing accommodations, room changes, meal plan changes, and mailbox assignments. Oversee all residence hall openings and closings, including room checks. Work with ITS to ensure proper maintenance and timely updates to the Adirondack Housing Software. Coordinate and monitor withdrawal process, occupancy reports, and available room vacancies. Serve as a liaison to Facilities, Students, Parents and Staff in addressing issues related to residence halls and apartment housing. Collaborate with Fire Safety Specialist regarding residence hall and apartment Fire Safety Checks. Serve as a liaison to the Bursar’s Office, Campus Dining, Safety and Security and other College departments. Serve as a Student Conduct Hearing and Appeals Officer in the College Student Conduct System. Participate in an on-call rotation with the Director. Perform regularly scheduled walk-throughs of Residence Halls and College-Owned Apartments. Serve on campus-wide committees. Supervise Graduate Assistant who will assist with student room changes

Requirements: Master’s Degree in Student Personnel, Counseling or a related field. At least 2 years experience as a full time residence life staff member. Demonstrated interest in working with students and staff of diverse backgrounds. Background in crisis intervention and student development. Evidence of strong management and teambuilding skills. Experience supervising work of others is preferred. Demonstrated organizational and administrative skills. Excellent interpersonal skills, including verbal and written communication skills. Intermediate level computer skills using a windows based operating system, specifically MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet. Experience using a housing assignment system such as Adirondack Housing Software, strongly preferred. Experience using a student information database such as Banner is preferred. Demonstrated ability to develop collaborative relationships and partnerships within the campus community. Ability to respond to crisis situations on an on-call basis.

Additional Information: Full year, Full time, Monday – Friday work schedule; occasional nights and weekends.

Salary range for this position will begin in the high $30Ks, depending upon experience. In addition to salary, we offer superior health and dental benefits, generous time off, a tuition remission plan to further enhance your knowledge and skills, and wellness programs including the use of the our extensive fitness center.

To be considered for this position you must submit your credentials online. Create a College of Saint Rose Employment Account by clicking on the “APPLY NOW” tab. Upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter including salary requirements
  • Contact information for 3 references

See the FAQ for using our online system. Please contact us if you need assistance applying through this website.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Albany County – SNAP-Ed Social Media Educator

Classification Title: Association Community Educator

CCE of Albany County is seeking a full time (40 hours/week), experienced educator. The SNAP-Ed (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education) Social Media Educator works with the SNAP-Ed Project Manager and the SNAP-Ed nutrition team, in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of strategic and innovative social media and marketing efforts to deliver adult and youth nutrition education messaging, to improve healthy food and lifestyle choices among the target audiences of low-income families and individuals encompassing all age groups throughout the eleven county greater capital region.

For more details and to apply on-line visit the CCE Careers Website.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Jim McNaughton, Human Resources Lead, by E-mail or phone 518-765-3503. Applications must be submitted electronically to be considered. You will receive an e-mail confirmation when your application is submitted. Please look for this to ensure you have been successful in applying. All applications must be received on-line by February 27, 2015.

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Community Loan Fund – Lending Officer

The Community Loan Fund is seeking an exceptionally organized individual who possesses a passionate commitment to our mission, is very detail oriented, and who has excellent analytical, financial and administrative skills. Primarily, the Lending Officer will solicit, accept, underwrite, close and manage loans to locally-based businesses and organizations.

If you are interested in applying, please E-mail your letter of interest and resume to Search, or send to: Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region, 255 Orange Street, Albany NY 12210.

Primary Responsibilities include: Identify and cultivate community development lending opportunities. Originate, underwrite & close commercial loans to small businesses and nonprofit groups. Service loans, monitor, manage and continually assess loan portfolio. Produce and analyze reports for internal and external uses. Provide high quality technical assistance to community development efforts.

Qualifications and Abilities – successful applicant shall have: At least 5 years of work experience in lending, finance, small business and/or nonprofit management. A college degree in a relevant field, with graduate degree preferred. Strong working knowledge of nonprofit sector, with Capital Region knowledge preferred. Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects & meet deadlines. Excellent analytical skills; demonstrated attentiveness to detail. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent computer skills, with demonstrated ability to utilize spreadsheet, word-processing & database management programs. Demonstrated ability to perform efficiently & effectively in small office environment. Ability to work with diverse populations.

Full-time position;
Occasional evening and weekend meetings
Salary range: $45,000 – $50,000, commensurate with experience
Paid vacations and other paid days off
Retirement contributions and other benefits

Applications will be accepted immediately & accepted until position is filled, most likely before or during March 2015. The Community Loan Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mini Job Fair

Tuesday, January 13th from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Capital District Educational Opportunity Center, College & Career Services Center (2nd floor), 431 River Street, Troy, NY.

Aerotek will be at the EOC and providing on-the-spot interviews & information for jobs in the following categories: Administrative Assistants, Customer Service Reps, Warehouse Workers, and General Laborers.

Sponsored by Employment Services. Call 518-273-1900 x 2270 for more information.

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Job postings for the week of January 5, 2015

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Transition Coach – Project Growth

Mission Accomplished is a newly established and developing nonprofit organization focused on developing aspiring young professional leaders. Mission Accomplished is a 501(c) 3 tax-exempt organization.

Project Growth is a program designed by the Albany County Department of Law to empower youth by providing a manageable and structured way to repay their debt to crime victims and teach participants transferrable employability skills for their future.

Our Transition Coaches understand the mission and vision of the organization and Project Growth. They are individuals who have an extraordinary commitment to making a difference in the health, fulfillment, and satisfaction of our teens and the communities we serve.

Transition Coaches are inspired individuals who are willing to work alongside volunteers, staff, stakeholders and the Board of Directors to assist with promoting our programs and services.

Interpersonal skills are essential to effectively engage with our young customers. Project Growth Transition Coaches commit to assisting customers with: 1) fostering positive social skills, 2) understanding the harm caused by the crime (s) committed, 3) repairing the harm by paying court ordered restitution fees, 4) learning the skills to become young professional leaders, and 5) engaging in career opportunities.

As a Transition Coach we expect you to coach customers to develop and achieve their goals, define who they are, self-actualize, increase their self-awareness, recognize they are assets to society, and develop the transferrable skills necessary to transition into adulthood and the global economy.

Transition Coaches are inspired to increase his/her personal productivity, expanding integrity, and developing as a more powerful, able, compassionate, and contributing professional.

Transition Coaches are not Clinicians who offer therapeutic counseling sessions. As a Coach you will refer customers to other community agencies for counseling needs.

Responsibilities: Assist with placing youth at internship sites to earn wages to pay restitution fees to crime victims. Work in collaboration with the Albany County Department of Probation, Law Family Court and the Center for Human Services Research to assist customers with successfully completing the program. Maintain the confidentiality of the crime victims and offenders (our customers). Become thoroughly knowledgeable about available resources to assist customers with developing meaningful transition plans. Develop relationships and partnerships with local educational institutions, OCFS Department of Juvenile Justice and Opportunities Youth (DJJOY) and other public and private organizations to support customers with acquiring resources and developing a positive network of support. Supervise and observe customers at internship sites to assist with career skill development. Communicate with internship site supervisors to evaluate the customers work abilities. Complete weekly case notes. Assist customers with understanding the harm caused by the crime(s) committed. Assist customers with seeking out enrichment programs and other resources to support their life
transitions. Assist with assuring court ordered restitution fees are paid in full. Assure youth participate in the Before and After Pictures Program (B&APP). Communicate with representatives from the identified resources to gather information and support customers with developing a network of support. Develop a supportive relationship with customers. Coach customers through the process of developing, defining and accomplishing goals. Coach customers to develop problem-solving skills when presented with obstacles. Coach customers to develop goal setting, time management, and effective communication skills. Coach customers to develop the abilities to be solution-focused and task-oriented. Develop an understanding of positive youth development (PYD). Develop an understanding of the Restorative Justice Model. Develop and understanding of the life skill areas within the Casey Life Skills Assessment. Educate customers about global personal and professional development opportunities. Complete evaluation tools to assess your customer’s progress. Participate in committees within grassroots and established public and private agencies that align with the mission of Mission Accomplished. Engage in appropriate trainings – webinars, conferences, workshops, etc. A vehicle is required. Travel 50% of your scheduled time, including transporting youth.

Qualifications: Valid NYS driver’s license if operating a vehicle. Bachelor’s in Social Welfare, Psychology or Criminal Justice and at least 2 years experience working with teens ages 13-16 who are involved in the juvenile or criminal justice system; or 6 years experience working with teens 13-16 who are involved in the juvenile or criminal justice system. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to develop collaborate with other organizations. Willingness to become familiar with the communities/neighborhoods of customers. Ability work in a changing environment.

Time Commitment and Compensation: Time: 15-20 hours per week Compensation: $14 per hour.

If you are interested in this position send your resume and cover letter to Carmen Duncan by E-mail or mail to 706 Madison Ave. Albany, NY 12208.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Albany County – Nutritionists/Community Nutrition Educators-26516

Job Description: CCE of Albany County is seeking qualified and experienced Nutritionists/Community Nutrition Educators to provide input into the planning for, and conducting the implementation of, public education to improve healthy food and lifestyle choices among SNAP-Ed (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education) eligible families and individuals encompassing all age groups throughout the Greater Capital Region. As part of the Capital Region SNAP-Ed Program, Nutritionists assist in program development, assessment, evaluation, management and marketing as well as collaborate with the SNAP-Ed staff conducting social marketing and environmental activities.

The Greater Capital SNAP Ed Region includes Albany, Columbia, Greene, Fulton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren and Washington Counties.

Program Planning – 15%. Utilize existing program materials and educational framework to plan the recruitment, teaching and graduating of the targeted number of adult and youth participants in the Nutrition Program. Plan the delivery of established short- and long-range educational programs within the Nutrition education subject area and based upon the association plan-of-work. Plan the extension of subject matter resources to the staff, program participants and other groups, as they are identified. Plan the implementation of programs that address audience needs and that consider the diversity of the community. Coordinate with the SNAP-Ed Project Manager and team to address clientele needs and to select program materials. Under guidance of the supervisor, adapt curriculum and materials as needed to meet established program objectives. Consult with association staff, Cornell faculty and other agency partners and collaborators in planning for program implementation and material selection. Collaborate with other organizations that serve target audiences in order to effectively plan and implement programs for impact. Contribute actively to the total CCE program effort through joint planning and implementation of multi-disciplinary programs and association activities. Assist in the development of marketing materials for educational events and assist in mass media (social and print) efforts related to program. Assist Supervisor with public awareness in the form of impact statements, articles for progress/ annual reports, or news releases. Carry out assignments and other duties as assigned by supervisor necessary for successful implementation of the program.

Program Delivery – 70%. Conduct creative educational programs, based on existing materials, to impact audiences through a variety of delivery methods. Deliver program/lessons to individual/family homes and/or groups at various locations, requiring the transportation of program materials and oneself to the locations. Utilize existing program materials and educational framework to implement the recruitment and teaching of the targeted number of adult and youth participants in the Nutrition Program. FFY Target is 40 nutrition activities per month. Integral member to assist the team with reaching 500 participants per month. Extend subject matter resources to the staff, program participants and other groups, as they are identified. Implement programs that address audience needs and that consider the diversity of the community. Serve as subject-matter resource to the staff and clientele and other groups, as they are identified. Inform participants of other Extension programs, community agencies, and services. Represent CCE to the public, community leaders, government officials and Cornell University in a professional manner.

Program Management – 5%. Maintain confidentiality of information regarding all program participants. Maintain record of class participants, complete reports, and accurately collect and prepare paperwork as required for the program evaluation process. Complete necessary written documentation as required by programs and funders. Perform routine data collection utilized by the program. Aware of, and adheres to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension policies and procedures. Assist support staff and program colleagues by using CCE office procedures/policies for communication, documentation, work requests, and schedule availability. Assist the SNAP-Ed Project Manager in the identification and preparation of proposals to secure additional program funding. Assist the SNAP-Ed Project Manager in administrative and program management activities, as assigned.

Program Assessment and Evaluation – 5%. Interact with program participants, advisory committees, Cornell program specialists and faculty, and county and community leaders to obtain evaluation data for programs. Provide program evaluation data to the SNAP-Ed Project Manager, assist in data analysis and make recommendations to supervisors for strengthening and improving programs. Help identify program needs with supervisors, advisory committee and program participants.

Professional Improvement and other duties as assigned – 5%. In cooperation with the supervisor, develop a professional development plan as a means to increase competencies relative to position accountabilities and to address changes in programming and association priorities. Pursue professional growth through expanding personal knowledge of the total organization and through updating techniques and technical skills relating to the position. May be required to attend professional development opportunities. Participate in required orientation programs and attend in-services as necessary to stay current and involved in relation to facility responsibilities. Contribute to the overall success of the organization by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely, and accurate manner. Demonstrate behavior consistent with Cornell Cooperative Extension Staff Skills for Success. Collaborate in activities that are in general support of Cornell Cooperative Extension including but not limited to attendance at team and staff meetings, timely reporting of expenses, working with other staff and volunteers, general marketing of CCE, and other duties as assigned. EEO/EPO – Apply to all Responsibilities & Essential Functions. Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers, and the public. Ensures EPO and participant mapping data is collected and reported accurately.

Salary at the rate of $40,500 annually. Excellent benefits.

When uploading files to your application, please make sure you flag all attachments that you want included in your application as a current resume (even if it is actually a cover letter). The system will only allow the recruiter to pass on flagged documents.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Jim McNaughton, Human Resources Lead by E-mail or telephone at 518-765-3503. Applications must be submitted electronically to be considered. You will receive an e-mail confirmation when your application is submitted. Please look for this to ensure you have been successful in applying. All applications must be received on-line by January 9, 2015.

Please apply for this position here.

State University of New York (SUNY) – Data Manager and Help Desk Analyst Positions

SUNY System Administration, located in Albany, NY seeks a Data Manager. Reporting directly to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services, the Data Manager is responsible for effectively and efficiently supporting the data and reporting needs of the Office of Enrollment Services. The Data Manager supports the operational procedures of the office by administering the Enrollment Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) System. The Data Manger also works closely with Enrollment Services staff to create custom reports and provide ad-hoc data as requested.

SUNY System Administration, located in Albany, NY seeks applications for a Help Desk Analyst with Open SUNY to provide technical and customer service support to SUNY staff, faculty, and students participating in online and blended leaning courses at many SUNY colleges. The Help Desk office operates seven days a week including holidays.

Interested candidates should apply online. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

January 2015 Newsletter – Happy New Year! Happy Abundant Life!!!

January, we are left with a question. For all we have learned about abundant life in our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, will we decide to participate in that abundance? The New Year always presents an opportunity to make a turn, to pledge our lives to Christ and to membership in His Holy Church. This January we continue our celebration of the forty days of Christmas, we expand our Holy Mass schedule, and we continue our charitable work. Come be lavished with abundant life in your church – right here in Schenectady.

You may view and download a copy of our January 2015 Newsletter right here.

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Job Opportunities for the Week of October 12th

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YMCA Albany Branch — Full-Time Assistant Childcare Director.

The general function of this position will be to assist the Childcare Director and will fall under the general direction of the Childcare Director. The Assistant Childcare Director has primary direction for the management of the early childhood educational programs for the branch with a special emphasis of leading and managing the Universal Pre-K program for the branch. This includes assisting with staff and budget management, as well as program curriculum.

Job Requirements: BA/BS in Early Childhood Education or a related field preferred; AAS in Early Childhood Education required. Prior experience with early childhood educational programs. Prior staff supervision and early childhood program curriculum experience preferred. Excellent human relation skills, good organizational and communication skills. Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of the YMCA and its capacity to build strong kids, families and communities. The ability to articulate and model YMCA’s four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibilities are essential.

Principal Responsibilities: Assist in the development of the annual operating objectives and plan for the Childcare Department. Help to monitor the achievement of these objectives, notifying director of deviations from the plan. Assist in the monitoring of annual budget (income and expense) for the Department. Ensure that the department maintains a positive fiscal position. Assist with the following activities: Recruit, hire, train, develop, supervise and evaluate early childhood and school age childcare staff. This includes following all policies, procedures and timeframes of the association. Develop, coordinate and evaluate program curriculum for the early childhood and school age childcare program with a special emphasis on Universal Pre-K programs. Maintain compliance with all applicable state and federal regulations. Provide coverage to childcare sites, as needed, to ensure compliance with applicable regulations. Act as Department Head in the absence of the Childcare Director. Cultivate and maintain excellent working relationships with applicable school districts and communities.

Scheduled Shift: Full-Time/Exempt; (Approx. 40+ hrs. weekly)
Salary: Low to mid $30,000
Deadline: Until filled

Please forward resumes or applications to: Kelly Sturgis – Operations Director and/or Pedro Perez – Executive Director Capital District YMCA –Albany Branch, 616 North Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12204 or by E-mail here or here.

Southern Saratoga YMCA — Full-Time Aquatics Coordinator

Under the general direction of the Aquatics Director, the Aquatics Coordinator is responsible for planning, implementing, supervising and evaluating programs and staff within the Aquatics Department. Acts as department head in the absence of the Director.

Job Requirements: HS/GED with some college preferred. Minimum of two years’ experience as a swim instructor and lifeguard. Minimum one year in a supervisory role. Current certifications in CPR, AED, First Aid and Lifeguarding required. Excellent human relation skills, good organizational and communication skills.

Principal Responsibilities: Maintain reliable and organized records for daily pool usage, daily chemical reading logs and ensures meeting of all other DOH requirements. Supervision and scheduling of assigned staff. Provide orientation and training to newly hired staff. Provide program assistance to all members, and staff, including assistance with staff trainings. Assist the Aquatics Director with planning, development, implementation and assessment of any and all aquatics programs. Maintain cleanliness of facility as a member of Clean Team. All other duties, as directed.

Salary Range: $11.00 – $14.00
Work Schedule: Full Time; 40 hours weekly
Deadline: 10/31/2014

Please send all resumes to: Sarah Heslin, Director of Operations, Capital District YMCA – Southern Saratoga YMCA, 1 Wall Street Clifton Park, NY 12065 or by E-mail.

Civil Service Exam – City of Schenectady Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator/Operator Trainee

Exam Number: 300-79B
Salary Range: $16.24 Hr – $21.13 Hr (2014)
Last Date For Filing: October 20, 2014
Date Of Examination: December 6, 2014

Residency Requirement: Immediately preceding the date of the written test and appointment, candidates must have been legal residents of the City of Schenectady for at least one month.

Trainee Minimum Qualifications: (On the date of the written test) graduation from high school; or possession of a high school equivalency diploma.

Special Requirements: (At time of appointment) must possess a valid New York State driver’s license and must maintain such license throughout duration of employment.

Visit the Schenectady County website for more information.

Administrative & Staff Positions Available with St. Rose College

The following positions are available at the College of St. Rose. Descriptions for these jobs may be found at the College’s website.

Parsons Child and Family Center — Early Head Start Teacher

Our Early Head Start Center in Schenectady is seeking a Teacher in the classroom who will be responsible for establishing and maintaining supportive relationships with infants, toddlers, and parents and implementing developmentally appropriate routines and curriculum for infants and toddlers. The location for this position is 125 Bigelow Ave Schenectady, NY.

Specific duties include the following: Plan and implement individualized, developmentally appropriate, nurturing care for infants and toddlers in a center-based setting; Coordinate use of community resources to enrich the learning environment; Support program philosophy that parents are the primary educators and nurturers of their children; Supervise Teacher Assistants and provide direction to supervisees and volunteers; Coordinate screening tools, records, and required documentation; Enhance the relationship of parents and their children by encouraging parent participation; Oversee and assist with classroom cleanup and follow universal precautions daily; Assist children in transitioning beginning and end of each day and during field trips; Participate in program Self-Assessment Review Team; Maintain program standards regarding confidentiality and professional boundaries.

Required Experience: AA or Infant Toddler CDA required; Bilingual (English and Spanish/Arabic) preferred; Able to lift up to 35 pounds.

Please apply online.

Parsons Child and Family Center — Family Support Worker; Early Head Start

Our Early Head Start Center in Schenectady is seeking a Family Support Worker to ensure that client families are receiving essential services, and to maintain productive and professional relationships with clients and collateral service providers. This position is full time and based at 125 Bigelow Ave Schenectady, NY.

Specific duties include the following: Manage caseload of either 12 home-based families or 25 center-based families with weekly or quarterly visits respectively; Conduct screenings of children’s developmental milestones and refer to agency and community-based developmental support services as needed Ensure that client families are receiving essential medical services; Provide client families with parenting education and health related information Promote strong and healthy attachments between parents and children; Plan and conduct child education/socialization activities with parents; Provide transition services to families who leave the Program; Provide on-call services to families as needed; Transport client families to appointments as needed.

Required Experience: High School diploma or GED required; Associates/Bachelor’s in Human services preferred; At least two years experience in direct work with parents and children; Valid NYS driver’s license and vehicle insurance coverage; Must be willing to work in participants’ homes; Knowledge of community services available to families; Bilingual is a plus.

Please apply online.

Glendale Nursing Home is looking for LPNs and CNAs

LPN $16.72/hr. Evening and nights shifts part time. Will consider new LPNs
CNA $12.72/hr. All shifts part time. Long-term experience preferred.

Download and complete a Civil Service Application.

Please call Miriam Cajuste, Affirmative Action Office, 620 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305, telephone 518-388-4233 ext 44171 or Cindy Reiner, RN, Staff Education Supervisor, Glendale Home, 59 Hetcheltown Road, Scotia, NY 12302, telephone 518-384-3600 with questions about the posting.

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Job Opportunities for the Week of October 5th

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Graphic Design Artist

The Schenectady County Public Library is seeking an experienced and qualified person for the position of Graphic Design Artist. The position involves the responsibility for designing and producing informational materials for the library. The work is performed under the supervision of the Library Director and the Assistant Library Director with leeway given for carrying out the details of the work.

The incumbent designs and produces promotional and informational materials for the library such as flyers, posters, pamphlets, newsletters, presentations for print and web use; designs and develops web and web based products including website, staff intranet, staff and public surveys and other materials that support the library’s communication goals; develops and maintains library presence on social media platforms, which will also include taking photographs of library programs and activities for print or web use; among other activities.

Requirements:

(A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a bachelor’s degree in communications, graphic design, public relations, media technology or a closely related field and three (3) years of experience in web design and maintenance; use of web software applications and desktop publishing and graphic design of print materials; OR

(B) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college with an associate’s degree in communications, graphic design, public relations, media technology or a closely related field and five (5) years of experience as defined by the limits of (A) above; OR

(C) An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.

Competitive salary, excellent benefit package includes New York State retirement, generous health, dental, vacation, sick and personal leave. Employee must be a Schenectady County resident.

Interested qualified candidates must submit a resume and cover letter by October 17, 2014 to: David McGraw, Director of Human Resources, 620 State St., Schenectady, New York 12305 or by E-mail.

Schenectady County is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Substance Abuse Counselors (bi-lingual candidates preferred)

Acacia Network, a progressive community based development organization spanning from the Bronx to Buffalo, offering Substance Abuse Rehabilitation, Residential Inpatient and Outpatient Methadone Maintenance, Chemical Dependency, and Primary Care Clinics, seeks Substance Abuse Counselors.

Requirements:

Candidate must have at least a High School Diploma or GED. Candidates must be hold a current valid License Practical Nurse license issued by New York State. Candidate must have 3 yrs experience in an OASAS treatment program with the ability to dispense medication. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a big plus.

Duties:

Follow accepted standards of nursing practice in providing direct care, performing procedures, and using equipment. Assesses clients at the time of intake, and then on an on-going basis. If new medical or nursing needs are apparent, communicates these to the client’s Primary Care Provider. Coordinates necessary client services with other interdisciplinary team members in the comprehensive care planning process. Provides nursing care to clients on a routine and crisis basis. Maintains accurate documentation of all nursing activities. Dispenses medication and renders treatment as prescribed by Primary Care Provider. As a part of the initial evaluation and the 90-day reassessment, reviews client’s medical history including medication. Verifies with Medical Director required services. With the Medical Director, maintains adequate infection control standards. Ensures the provision and coordination of staff teaching regarding prevention, transmission, risk reduction and risk elimination strategies for HIV/AIDS.

For immediate consideration, please apply online, send your resume to R. Lewis, A. Herrera, and Human Resources or fax to (347) 649-3078.

Substance Abuse Counselors (CASAC) for the ALBANY Methadone Outpatient Program

Acacia Network is looking for qualified Substance Abuse Counselors (CASAC) for our ALBANY Methadone Outpatient Program located in the Albany, New York.

About Us:

Acacia Network, a progressive community based development organization spanning from the Bronx to Buffalo, offering Substance Abuse Rehabilitation, Residential Inpatient and Outpatient Methadone Maintenance, Chemical Dependency, and Primary Care Clinics, seeks Substance Abuse Counselors.

Job Requirements:

Candidate must have at least a High School Diploma or GED. Candidates must be hold a current valid CASAC Certification issued by NYS OASAS. Candidate must have 3 yrs experience as Substance Abuse Counselor in an OASAS treatment program. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a big plus. Develops and conducts group individual and family counseling on a scheduled basis to caseload clients/residents. Obtain weekly random urine samples according to established protocol. Orients clients/residents about program goals, objectives, rules and regulations, client’s obligations, client’s rights and program operation. Demonstrates knowledge of group work management techniques and uses those techniques appropriately. Demonstrates appropriate treatment planning and clinical intervention. Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate documentation. Provides education and information to the client about alcohol and drug abuse. Maintains and updates referral services and resources that may be useful to our client/resident population; makes referral when necessary and appropriate.

As one of the paramount not for profit organization in the country, we offer the chosen candidate, a multitude of benefits, including comprehensive full health care package, disability, life insurance, coupled with a generous vacation and pension plan and flexible schedules.

For immediate consideration, please apply online, send your resume to R. Lewis, A. Herrera, and Human Resources or fax to (347) 649-3078.

Assistant Childcare Director

The CDYMCA Albany Branch is seeking to fill a Full-Time Exempt position of Assistant Childcare Director. The general function of this position will be to assist the Childcare Director and will fall under the general direction of the Childcare Director. The Assistant Childcare Director has primary direction for the management of the early childhood educational programs for the branch with a special emphasis of leading and managing the Universal Pre-K program for the branch. This includes assisting with staff and budget management, as well as program curriculum.

Job Requirements:

BA/BS in Early Childhood Education or a related field preferred; AAS in Early Childhood Education required. Prior experience with early childhood educational programs. Prior staff supervision and early childhood program curriculum experience preferred. Excellent human relation skills, good organizational and communication skills. Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of the YMCA and its capacity to build strong kids, families and communities. The ability to articulate and model YMCA’s four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibilities are essential.

Principal Responsibilities:

Assist in the development of the annual operating objectives and plan for the Childcare Department. Help to monitor the achievement of these objectives, notifying director of deviations from the plan. Assist in the monitoring of annual budget (income and expense) for the Department. Ensure that the department maintains a positive fiscal position. Assist with the following activities: Recruit, hire, train, develop, supervise and evaluate early childhood and school age childcare staff. This includes following all policies, procedures and timeframes of the association. Develop, coordinate and evaluate program curriculum for the early childhood and school age childcare program with a special emphasis on Universal Pre-K programs. Maintain compliance with all applicable state and federal regulations. Provide coverage to childcare sites, as needed, to ensure compliance with applicable regulations. Act as Department Head in the absence of the Childcare Director. Cultivate and maintain excellent working relationships with applicable school districts and communities.

Scheduled Shift: Full-Time/Exempt; (Approx. 40+ hrs. weekly)
Salary: Low to mid $30,000
Deadline: Until filled

Please forward resumes or applications to: Kelly Sturgis – Operations Director and/or Pedro Perez – Executive Director Capital District YMCA –Albany Branch, 616 North Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12204 or by E-mail here or here.

Aquatics Coordinator

The Southern Saratoga YMCA is looking for a dynamic individual to fill the position of full time Aquatics Coordinator. Under the general direction of the Aquatics Director, the Aquatics Coordinator is responsible for planning, implementing, supervising and evaluating programs and staff within the Aquatics Department. Acts as department head in the absence of the Director.

Job Requirements: HS/GED with some college preferred. Minimum of two years’ experience as a swim instructor and lifeguard. Minimum one year in a supervisory role. Current certifications in CPR, AED, First Aid and Lifeguarding required. Excellent human relation skills, good organizational and communication skills. At the Y, our cause is to strengthen community. To fulfill this promise, we require strong cause-driven leaders to effect lasting personal and social change regarding our organization’s three key areas: youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Our employees are all leaders committed to nurturing the potential of all, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility.

Principal Responsibilities:

Maintain reliable and organized records for daily pool usage, daily chemical reading logs and ensures meeting of all other DOH requirements. Supervision and scheduling of assigned staff. Provide orientation and training to newly hired staff. Provide program assistance to all members, and staff, including assistance with staff trainings. Assist the Aquatics Director with planning, development, implementation and assessment of any and all aquatics programs. Maintain cleanliness of facility as a member of Clean Team. All other duties, as directed.

Salary Range: $11.00 – $14.00
Work Schedule: Full Time; 40 hours weekly
Deadline: 10/31/2014

Please send all resumes to: Sarah Heslin, Director of Operations, Capital District YMCA – Southern Saratoga YMCA, 1 Wall Street, Clifton Park, NY 12065 or by E-mail.

Associate Executive Membership, Residence Director of Operations, Director Of Clinical Support Services

Under the general direction of the Administrative CFO, Executive Director Schenectady, Associate Executive Membership, Residence Director of Operations, Director Of Clinical Support Services assist in the delivery of services for the Payeeship Program for the mentally ill of Schenectady County, with the goal of moving clients toward financial independence for 20 hours weekly. In addition under the direction of the Executive Director, Associate Executive, Director of Operations, and Director of Clinical Support Services the Administrative assistant performs office/clerical functions for the appropriate branch or administrative location for an additional 20 hours weekly.

Job Requirements:

AAS or AS in Human Services or related field. Two years prior work experience with the mentally ill population. Bookkeeping/Accounting experience a plus. Strong financial and computer skills required. Organizational and file management skills are a must. Excellent human relation skills and communication skills. Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of the YMCA and its capacity to build strong kids, families and communities. The ability to articulate and model YMCA’s four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibilities are essential.

Principal Responsibilities:

Maintenance and receipt of client list from the Office of Community Services and/or other referring county agencies. Develop and maintain client database with schedule of disbursement of funds. Perform research on grants via the internet, as requested. Disbursement of funds (rent, clothing, food, etc.) as needed and according to appropriate policies and procedures. Reconciliation of accounts on a monthly basis. Education of clients regarding set up and maintenance of budget as well as sound personal management. Develop and maintain client’s budgets. Accurate, professional typing and distribution of correspondence and other policies, plans, contracts, etc., as needed. Accurately review and process timecards and appropriate HR paperwork. Professionally answer the telephone and appropriately take messages. Assist residents in completion of paperwork, telephone, referrals, and any other needed services. Develop and maintain central filing system. Assist with planning and execution of branch special events. Special projects as requested and needed. Ensure cleanliness of facility as a member of Clean Team. All other duties as assigned.

Scheduled Hours: Full Time; 11:30am – 7:30pm 40 hours weekly
Pay Range: $10.00 – $12.00 hour
Deadline: 10/10/14

Please forward resumes to: Lou Magliocca, Executive Director, Capital District YMCA – Schenectady YMCA, 433 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305 or by E-mail.

Apprenticeship Opportunities

image001New York State District Council 9 of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades offers the following apprenticeship opportunities:

  • Structural Steel & Bridge Painters: The work consists of building and dismantling containments, lead abatement and blasting and painting of Structural and Bridges. 3 year program. First year wages: $17.20 per hour. Night school.
  • Glaziers: The work consists of setting, removal, cutting and handling of all forms of glass. The caulking of all glass, metal and stone in the glazing system. Installation of all metal frames, storefront windows skylights. The Driving of trucks and hoisting of materials. 4 year program. First year wages: $15.60 per hour. Night school.
  • Metal Polishers: The work consists of polishing metals, bronze, brass, aluminum, stainless steel, etc. Examining surfaces for repair. Cleaning, stripping, sanding and buffing of surfaces. Repairing of breaks prior to refinishing. Brushing and spraying lacquer on finished surfaces. 3 year program. First year wages: $11 per hour. Day/Night school.
  • Painter: Painting houses, commercial buildings, outside windows, stairs, and apartment buildings, etc. The work is done on repaint and new construction. 4 year program. First year wages: $13.20 per hour. Day school.
  • Drywall Taper: The Work consists of preparing panels for painting by taping and finishing joints and imperfections, measuring, cutting and fit pieces for doors, windows and outlets and other architectural surfaces, gluing, and screwing wall board to the frame. 3 year program. First year wages: $15.93 per hour. Day school.

Eligibility

Apprenticeship applicants, before being accepted as Apprentices, must be able to meet the following requirements: Applicants shall fill in the application form in person; Must be 18 years of age; Must produce their high school diploma or GED; Demonstrate evidence of ability to reach remote job sites; Must produce proper identification; and Applicants must be physically able to perform the work required of the trade.

The apprenticeship program consists of on-the-job training and related classroom instruction. Apprentices must attend classroom training and maintain a satisfactory attendance record.

Advantages

As a member of District Council No. 9 many benefits will be available to you, including fair wages and a benefit package. Along with these benefits, you will have the chance to upgrade you skill on many different levels during you career at our training center. All skills upgrade courses are a benefit to all our members. Every instructor is certified and trained to instruct each class they teach. Each apprentice has the opportunity for advancement in the field. Shop Stewards, Foremen, Estimators, Supervisors and Union Officer all come from the rank and file of District Council No.9. Monthly Local Union Meeting held in each geographic area of the voice in all business conduct by the District Council and International Union of Painters and Allied Trades.

Apprentices are employed workers. They are given regular wage increases and diversified training. Apprentices learn a skill that lets them and their family enjoy a good standard of life. Apprentices are paid good wages while they learn the trade. Our members are part of one of the most politically active unions in New York City.

For more information, please contact the Finishing Trades Institute.

Jobs for Veterans and Planning for Veteran’s Day

Job Fair

A Veterans Job Fair will be held on Thursday, October 23rd from 10am to 3pm at the Albany Stratton VA Campus, 67 Veterans Way, (New Scotland Ave. Entrance), Albany, New York.

The job fair is open to Active Duty Service Members, Reservists, National Guard, Veterans of all eras and their spouses. Dress for success and bring your Resume, VA/Military ID and/or your DD214. Veterans interested in a career at the VA please call 518-626-JOBS. Participating employers include: Public (Federal/State/Local) and Private.

If you are a Veteran Call 518-626-MyVA to Enroll for VA Healthcare Today. Events are sponsored by VA Medical Center Office of Vocational Services.

Veterans Job Fair

Salute to Veterans

The Honorable Kathleen Jimino and the Rensselaer County Veteran’s Service Agency are sponsoring a Salute to Veterans – Honoring Those that Served and the 16th Annual Veterans’ Breakfast on Sunday, November 9th from 8:30am to 11:30am as well as a noontime medal presentation ceremony at the Veterans of Lansingburgh, 777 1st Avenue, Troy, New York. The event is free to all veterans and their families.

Salute to Veterans