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Training and Consultation Specialist

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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Training and Consultation Specialist
Job Category Staff & Executive - Healthcare
Department RWJ-Pediatrics-UCEDD-PISC

New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating universitywide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark’s University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Training and Consultation Specialist in the Department of Pediatrics at The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Provides advanced level consultation, technical assistance and training services consistent with identified project goals and objectives. The Training and Consultation Specialist is primarily responsible for delivery of training and consultation support to public New Jersey schools on the implementation of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports.

• Participates in the planning, coordination and provision of training and curriculum development.
• Coordinates and provides technical assistance to network schools through email, phone and on-site district support as prescribed by the PBSIS initiative’s protocol.
• Completes administrative duties (e.g., helping to maintain the website, maintaining technical assistance logs, etc.)
• Responds to requests for information.
• Participates in duties related to working within a team structure.
• Maintains school specific documentation.
• Delivers training on the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports framework.
• Participates in training to be a SWIS / PBIS Apps facilitator.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Exempt
Grade 25S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 58814.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 71332.000
Annual Maximum Salary 83850.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description HPAE, Local 5094
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience

Master’s Degree in Special Education or a related field plus two (2) years of experience implementing Positive Behavior Support in public schools; or a Doctorate Degree in Special Education or a related field plus one (1) year of experience; or a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education or a related field (e.g., Education, Psychology, Rehabilitation Counseling), plus four (4) years of experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports framework is required. Experience conducting Functional Behavior Assessments and designing Function-Based Intervention Plans is required. Experience with public schools is required. Computer proficiency in MS Word and PowerPoint and use of internet required.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with urban and/or economically disadvantaged schools is preferred.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

Physical Demands: Travel to training sites throughout the state (some limited out of state travel may be required) including the transpiration of training materials (bins with handouts, projector etc.) to site locations. Training and Consultation Specialists need to lift weights up to approximately 30 pounds in order to move training equipment and set up training sites.

Work Environment: New Brunswick based main office suite is shared with the six NJ PBSIS team members. Semi private work area that is generally pleasant in a clean, well-lighted quiet to moderately loud setting. Training and Consultation Specialists frequency work off site at school or training site locations.

Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 17ST1807
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
Location Details

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Ph.D.
  2. * Do you have experience implementing Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience conducting Functional Behavior Assessments and designing Function-based Intervention Plans?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application