Job Description

Training & Devt Consultant

Requisition IDreq7150
Working TitleTraining & Devt Consultant
Position Grade12
Position Summary

The Center for Development and Disability (CDD), established in 1990, is New Mexico's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service. These centers, authorized by the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, build the capacities of states and communities to respond to the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

The individual hired for this position will be working with a dynamic team of professionals who are part of the Early Childhood Learning Network Division (ECLN) at the CDD. ECLN provides interdisciplinary training and individualized consultation statewide to a variety early childhood programs and practitioners that provide services for young children pre-natal to age five and their families.

This individual will work independently statewide to conduct regularly scheduled on-site visits for New Mexico Level II Home Visiting Programs. They will guide Level II Home Visiting Programs that work specifically with families that have higher needs, in strategic planning and continuous quality improvement efforts, and will provide targeted consultation needed to support those efforts. They will use research-based evidence, data, and state standard requirements as a guide. They will also provide reflective case consultation to individual programs and groups. They will communicate and collaborate with state level partners and will document and develop reports on consultation services provided.

This individual will develop resource materials and trainings related to Level II home visiting that are delivered through a variety of formats including written, use of videoconferencing, webinars, and on-line training modules. All materials developed for use with Level II Home Visiting Programs will be presented to CYFD for vetting prior to implementation.

We are looking for someone who has a strong capacity for reflection, an understanding of trauma-informed practice and Infant Mental Health principles, relates well with others, can express themselves well verbally, has strong writing skills, is able to facilitate discussion and reflection on an individual level, in small and large groups, and is a creative thinker. The individual will have a solid foundation of knowledge in child development, relationship-based practices, home visiting models and approaches, reflective practice and supervision, strategic planning, and continuous quality improvement. They will also have a familiarity with, and an understanding of, the development and management of home visiting programs. Typically, this position will require a minimum of two days of statewide travel weekly.

This posting seeks to hire a full-time individual to perform this work out of the Albuquerque UNM CDD office. This position requires extensive statewide travel and will support Level II Home Visiting Programs statewide.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

Successful completion of at least 60 college-level credit hours; at least 4 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

**Be sure to address our preferred qualifications below in your cover letter**

B.A./Advanced Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Early Childhood Education or a related field with an emphasis on early childhood.

Experience, knowledge, and understanding of relationship and strengths based work, reflective practice, trauma-informed practice, and infant mental health.

Experience in reflective case consultation facilitation, strategic planning, consultation and working in collaboration with professional development teams and state partners.

Skills in the use of technology to develop with and deliver consultation including development of resources, webinars, on-line courses. Will also facilitate reflective practice groups and meetings.

Level of experience and knowledge of home visiting programs and approaches.

Additional RequirementsThis posting seeks to hire a full-time individual to perform this work out of the Albuquerque UNM CDD office. This position requires extensive statewide travel and will support Level II Home Visiting Programs statewide.
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPediatrics Center for Development (997H)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date06/30/2019
Pay$2,986.30 to $4,478.93 monthly
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date11/19/2018
Application InstructionsTo be considered for this position: * Complete the official application; be sure to include all prior work experience and hours worked per week. * Attach your Current Resume; listing three former or current Supervisor References.* Attach your Cover Letter that addresses our Preferred Qualifications.Attach a writing sample of a brief professional communication, written by the applicant such as a service note, meeting summary, article, memo, etc. All confidential information must be redacted.Incomplete Applications may not be considered.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

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