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Training & Consultation Specialist

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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Training & Consultation Specialist
Job Category Staff & Executive - Education and Training
Department UBHC-Children's Training & Tech

Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC), established in 1971, offers a full continuum of evidence based behavioral health and addiction services for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors throughout New Jersey. UBHC’s 1,060 experienced behavioral health professionals and support staff are dedicated to treatment, prevention, and education. UBHC, one of the largest providers of behavioral health care in the country, has a budget of $260 million and has 15 sites throughout New Jersey. Services are readily accessible and include: inpatient, outpatient, partial hospitalization, screening, crisis stabilization, family/caregiver support, community outreach and case management, supportive housing, supported employment, prevention and consultation, employee assistance programs, and a licensed therapeutic school from preschool through high school. Specialty services include the New Jersey suicide prevention helpline and peer help lines for police, veterans, active military, teachers, mothers of special needs children and child protective service workers. In FY2016, UBHC treated 16,199 consumers, had 24,502 admissions, and touched the lives of 19,441 individual callers through peer support. In addition, UBHC is the primary mental health training resource for the New Jersey departments of Human Services, Children and Families, and Corrections, delivering 16,000 trainings each year.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Training & Consultation Specialist for the Behavioral Research and Training Institute at Rutgers, University Behavioral Health Care.

Provides basic and advanced level training and consultation services, curriculum development, and technical assistance to support the operation and the mission of the Children’s System of Care – Training and Technical Assistance, the University and University Behavioral Health Care. Travels to agencies and other designated regional locations throughout the state to provide training, technical assistance and consultation.

• Develops, delivers, and monitors training programs and activities that promote competence within the various components of the Children’s System of Care – Training and Technical Assistance, as indicated by feedback and supervisory observation.
• Effectively and appropriately initiates a process of consultation, needs assessment and systems analysis to identify goals and objectives that facilitate provider agency change.
• Utilizes instruments appropriately for program evaluation of the various components of the Children’s System of Care -Training and Technical Assistance.
• Facilitates communication between provider agencies and the Children’s System of Care – Training and Technical Assistance on the implementation of the practice model, and systematic issues.
• Provides timely, advanced level written assessments, work plans, project reports, and proposals relevant to delegated project activities.
• Collaborates with other training support staff in arranging training and technical assistance activities as indicated by staff feedback and supervisory observation.
• Maintains active linkage with other UBHC and Rutgers’ activities relevant to delegated project areas to ensure maximum interchange of information and utilization of resources.
• Serves effectively on UBHC committee(s) and workgroups.
• Understands and adheres to Rutgers’ compliance standards as they appear in RBHS’s Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.
• 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 60137.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 72937.000
Annual Maximum Salary 85737.000
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

• Ph.D., Psy.D. or Ed.D. in a mental health discipline plus one year of experience in consultation or training.
• Applicants with a Master’s degree are required to have an additional two years of related experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Knowledge and experience working with families and children with complex
emotional, behavioral and developmental challenges.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with out-of-home treatment for youth.
• Experience with trauma-informed models of care.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

• Position requires standing, sitting, walking, talking or hearing.

• Work environment is office setting with moderate noise.

Special Conditions

• Valid driver’s license required.
• Employee will be subject to random drug/alcohol screenings.

Posting Details

Posting Number 17ST3403
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. * Do you have a Ph.D., Psy.D. or Ed.D. in a mental health discipline plus one year of experience in consultation or training?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience and knowledge working with families and children with complex emotional, behavioral and developmental challenges?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

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