Training Specialist

Job Locations US-NY-Rochester and surrounding areas | US-NY-Amherst and surrounding areas
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The Training Specialist (TS) under the direct guidance of the Associate Director of Eleversity, is instrumental in supporting the delivery of dynamic and high impact trainings to providers of supported employment services across NYS. Ideal candidates would be from Rochester, Buffalo or Syracuse, NY. 


Pay rate for this position:  $21.29 - $24.84 / hour


The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above range represents the organization's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting



  • Provide statewide (NYS) training sessions virtually and in person.
  • Create multi-modal learning activities to support knowledge acquisition and translation.
  • Work with Eleversity Director, Associate Director and funding partners to interpret session evaluation data and implement changes in materials or training provision accordingly.
  • Collaborate in development and dissemination of technical assistance materials to support organizational development with supported employment service providers.


  • Associates Degree required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 5 years or more of experience developing and delivering training to groups of varying sizes
  • Demonstrated ability to use and design Microsoft PowerPoint presentations
  • Demonstrated involvement with OPWDD SEMP supported employment services and vocational services for individuals with ID/DD
  • Demonstrated involvement with local/regional and/or statewide Supported Employment stakeholder groups or consortiums
  • Demonstrated utilization of training equipment, including projectors, smartboards, wireless speakers, webcams, and other tools as required
  • Demonstrated training delivery skills (evaluation samples and training audition required)
  • Ability to travel within New York state (may include overnight travel), and make related travel arrangements
  • Ability to deliver engaging trainings in a virtual environment 


Our Commitment to Equity and Justice


We believe that people are entitled to dignity, respect, equity and justice. We champion a society that removes barriers. We reject racism and discrimination of any kind. We protest systemic and political inequities that marginalize people, recognizing that there is a history of structural racism in the United States. We will continue to learn and change to achieve justice. We know that strength comes from unity. 


Heritage Christian Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


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