HIV Trainer: Texas HIV Connection
Bachelor’s degree from accredited college/university in areas of education, human services, counseling or related field plus two years professional experience in the field of substance abuse and/or HIV prevention. Experience may be substituted for education. Experience should include training other professionals and/or peers (not just client groups), preferably in areas of substance abuse and/or HIV prevention. Position also requires effective written and oral communication skills; ability to plan, organize, and deliver training and technical assistance services; ability to use independent judgment; ability to work as a team player; a working knowledge of curriculum development; and knowledge of both substance abuse and HIV issues. This position requires extensive overnight travel primarily within the state of Texas and a flexible schedule including a willingness to work weekends and evenings.
Under the general supervision of the HIV Training Director, will be responsible for the following:
Training: Provide professional training to personnel in substance abuse treatment, intervention and prevention programs and a variety of other substance abuse and social service settings. Will conduct training in areas including but not limited to: substance abuse and HIV prevention; HIV pre/post test decision making strategies; risk awareness, assessment and reduction strategies; health promotion counseling techniques; other communicable diseases and case management. Ability to adapt training delivery to fit the needs of the target audience; can deliver assigned training independently, if needed. Training responsibilities also include informational presentations; conference workshops
and special advanced training courses as required. Have ultimate responsibility for all details of training activity including contacts with sponsors; travel and training facility accommodations; preparing travel case, training material and equipment; and completing production work orders.
Resource Development: Assists with development or revision of training materials including but not limited to curricula, training outlines, handouts, pre/post tests, evaluation instruments and informational brochures. Recommends new program ideas, designs, and models that are age appropriate and culturally sensitive and meet the needs of special populations.
Technical Assistance (TA) and Support: Provide support to substance abuse programs or to any others seeking information about HIV and substance abuse. Modes of TA may include, but are not limited to, conducting site visits or needs assessments; providing course credits; providing responses to questions and concerns via phone, email, or fax; offering guidance or support by way of written resources; or providing referral resources. All requests for technical assistance will be responded to in a timely manner. (5%)
Administration: Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings or any community based process meetings or workshops assigned by the supervisor. Responsible for timely completion of Field Activity Reports, information requests, training documentation, training inventories, travel reimbursements, and evaluations. Maintain training calendar and respond to phone, email and written inquires in a timely manner. Assist with fund
raising planning and activities.
Misc: Meet or exceed contract or deliverable objectives; Responsible for personal
critical/quantified performance measures; Document all service activity in designated database, electronic calendar, and other appropriate work databases as assigned; Respond to customer request & complaints in a timely manner and document service provided; Consistently communicate with internal stakeholders per email protocol.
This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Employees may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth to address business needs and changing business practices, Perform other related duties as assigned.Email resume