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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 04/11/18

Applications Due04/26/18

Vacancy ID51390

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleProject Director

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $90375 to $111316 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Rensselaer

Street Address 52 Washington Street North Building

City Rensselaer


Zip Code12144

Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor’s degree in Instruction Design, Adult Education or a related field and five years of experience of proven experience in developing, implementing and evaluating learning solutions for adults where 2 years of experience are in a managerial or supervisory capacity.

Nine (9) years of experience in developing, implementing and evaluating learning solutions for adults.

A Master’s Degree may be substituted for one year of experience.

Duties Description The Project Director (SG-27) will be responsible for leading the design, development, evaluation and maintenance of learning solutions for designated program areas within the agency. This role leads a team of instructional designers in the design, development and evaluation of a variety of instructionally-sound learning solutions to help program areas achieve their goals.
• Lead a team of Instructional Design professionals to design instructionally sound learning solutions using industry standard methods.

• Collaborate with agency partners in the identification of innovative and effective learning solutions, including competency-based solutions, for functional audiences, identifying opportunities to leverage solutions across the agency.

• Establish practices and processes for consistency and quality across the curriculum development function.

• Lead the design and development of learning via a variety of delivery modalities (e.g. simulations, classroom, eLearning, virtual classroom, podcast & other formal and informal vehicles) for various types of content to include product knowledge, technical, applications, process and behavioral skill development.

• Oversee and manage multiple curriculum development project plans.

• Work with program areas and/or vendors to identify subject matter experts for specialized curriculum needs and/or staff augmentation.

• Establish an evaluation strategy for the development of curriculum to ensure compliance, effectiveness and consistent quality of the learning experience.

• Lead the design and collaboration on the implementation of trainer qualification and certification programs to support curriculum.

• Lead the design of a simulation-delivery approach for curriculum development.

• Collaborate with internal and external partners on the development of an evaluation plan for analyzing and reporting on impact of training solutions on knowledge and skill acquisition.

• Research, document, and use current trends to develop curricula, and implementing innovative and effective learning solutions that incorporate best practices and adult learning theory.

• Directly supervises Project Coordinator.

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Name New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Telephone 518-473-7936

Fax 518-474-0017

Email Address


Street Bureau of Personnel, EOA #18-262 FAM

52 Washington Street, 231 North

City Rensselaer

State NY

Zip Code 12144


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter giving the Title, Location, and EOA Number of the position being applied for. Please provide your email address and your work, home and cell phone numbers. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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