Organizational Development Specialist in New York, NY at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 8/20/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/20/2020

Job Description

Make a bigger difference

WORKING WITH US

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, best-in-class mental and behavioral health services to
over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families, to children, teens, and adults. That adds up to countless opportunities to use your skills, training, and compassion to make a difference in the lives of others.  
 

Similarly, we support our employees through benefits like, professional development opportunities and paid supervision. Some of our other benefits include:

  • 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days in addition to generous vacation days
  • Health/dental/vision plans that are subsidized up to 80%
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
  • Access to 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension.

 

ABOUT THE JOB

The Martha K. Selig Educational Institute  (MKSEI)  is the training and development center of The Jewish Board, offering social service and mental health professionals the knowledge and skills needed for meeting challenges in the communities they serve.
 

The Organizational Development Specialist (OD Specialist), under the direction of the Director of Organizational Development, will provide change management support, training, and consultation to staff working with people with mental health, substance use, psychosocial and intellectual/developmental challenges in community-based, day, residential, and child welfare systems of care. The OD Specialist, with the MKSEI team, will help the agency to plan and implement changes in policy, procedures, and practice, and will support the agency in implementation and integration of mission and strategic plan. The OD Specialist will develop customized training materials and execute plans for sustaining
practice and evaluating trainings.

 

TO QUALIFY

The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented professionals of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or Doctoral Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or Organizational Development with a minimum of four years of relevant experience with best practices. License to practice preferred.
  • Two years in the supervision of behavioral health staff or project management preferred
  • Documented evidence of excellent training skills
  • Experience in evidence-based practice with at least one treatment. Supervisory and training experience in above interventions a plus.
  • Availability to work during set agency training times and travel to training sites necessary, along with capacity to train within agency standards.
  • Certification in CBT, knowledge and skills in the area of cultural competency training, crisis response, and fluency in Spanish are useful. 

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.



Other details

  • Job Family Agency Administration [600s]
  • Job Function Misc Professionals
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator 8868 - School - Professionals/Clerical
  • Required Education Master’s Degree