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State of Massachusetts Program Coordinator III - Training Coordinator in Springfield, Massachusetts

The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) is seeking qualified candidates for the Central/West State-Operated Community Services Training Coordinator position. This role is an integral position within the Central/West State-Operated Community Services System. The Central West State Operated Community Services system is a large residential based organization that is comprised of 3 provider agencies (Commonwealth Community Services (CCS), Central Residential Services (CRS), and Templeton Community Services (TCS) that support 102 homes, 400 adults with intellectual disabilities, and approximately 1400 employees. The Central/West Training Coordinator will work closely with the Director of State-Operated Community Services and the CCS, CRS, and TCS Directors to develop a comprehensive staff training program. The Training Coordinator will provide training information to State Op. Senior Managers and participate in identifying training needs and implementing training schedules and strategies to address identified needs. The training program will include New Employee Orientation (NEO), home specific trainings, mandatory DDS and EHS trainings, and identified areas of programmatic need. The Training Coordinator will also work with the Regional Learning and Development Team on NEO content and scheduling. This position is required to have or receive training certification in the DDS sponsored Proactive Approaches to Behavioral Challenges (PABC). This position will provide in person training for CW State Operated employees in PABC. The Training Coordinator will also provide train the trainer sessions to increase the pool of qualified PABC trainers in the state operated system. The Training Coordinator will provide training for DDS staff in topics related to the Individual Support Plan (ISP) and other related planning processes, policies and procedures, quality assurance, and other relevant issues/topics related to the operations of the state operated system. The Training Coordinator will also supervise two Training Technicians that will provide direct training in PABC, CPR/First Aid, NEO, and all other trainings identified by the Coordinator. The position will also monitor and provide the Director with information on compliance with mandatory training requirements and follow up with appropriate managers as needed to ensure that trainings are completed, information is submitted to appropriate parties, and meets training deadlines. The Training Coordinator reports to the Director of Central/West State-Operated Community Services who reviews and evaluates work performance for conformance with professional standards and Departmental policy, procedures, and standards of conduct. _Please Note:_ This position is located at 140 High Street, Springfield, MA. This position will be required to travel throughout the Central/West Region, as needed, and will have hotel work-space available in Templeton (TCS), Worcester (CRS) and Northampton (CCS). Schedule: This is a full-time, 37.5 hour per week position working Monday through Friday on the day shift. Days Off: Sunday/Saturday _About the Agency:_ The Department of Developmental Services is dedicated to creating, in partnership with others, innovative and genuine opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities to participate fully and meaningfully in, and contribute to, their communities as valued members. _Pre-Offer Process:_ Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Record Law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website. * Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines. Recommended candidates must successfully complete pre-employment screening which includes: * Disabled Persons Protection Commission (DPPC) Abuse Registry Search: * Criminal background check (CORI) by regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. * National Background Checks, Chapter 234 of the Acts of 2014, conduct fingerprint-based check. * If you require assistance with the application/interview process and would like to request an ADA accommodation, please click on the link and complete the Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form. For technical help with Mass/Careers/, including logging into your profile and/or resetting your password, please call the Employee Service Center at _617-979-8500_ for assistance. For questions concerning the information in this requisition, please contact Human Resources at _857-262-6378._ First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) four years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional, administrative or managerial experience in business administration, business management or public administration the major duties of which involved program management, program administration, program coordination, program planning and/or program analysis, and (B) of which at least one year must have been in a supervisory capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. Substitutions: I. A Bachelor's degree with a major in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required (A) experience.* II. A Graduate degree with a major in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for a maximum of three years of the required (A) experience.* III. A Bachelor's or higher degree with a major other than in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience.* Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed. NOTE: No substitutions will be permitted for the required (B) experience. *_Comprehensive Benefits_ When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics?Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! Executive Order #595:As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Administrative Services* *Organization: Department of Developmental Services *Title: *Program Coordinator III - Training Coordinator Location: Massachusetts-Springfield - 140 High St Requisition ID: 220006WZ