Resource Specialist/ Trainer – Tennessee Disability Coalition

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Position Description: Resource Specialist/ Trainer

Project BRAIN (Brain Resource And Information Network)

Full-Time Position, West Tennessee Region

$34,000.00 Annual Salary Includes Health & Dental Coverage

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, social work and/ or experience in related field; master’s degree preferred
  • Proven successful experience in development and facilitation of interactive training sessions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Effective oral and written skills
  • Proficient use of technology, including but not limited to troubleshooting, data entry, word processing, presentation software applications, social media, and website navigation
  • Ability to work as part of a team and with minimum supervision
  • Willingness to travel and must have own transportation

Job summary:

This is a supervised regional position with a grant-funded program that is designed to provide training and resources on brain injury to school personnel, families and other professionals. Ideal candidate will have brain injury knowledge, exude a positive attitude and enjoy teachable moments on behalf of a child who sustained a brain injury and their family.

Administrative responsibilities:

  • No supervisory responsibilities
  • Responsible for timely data entry and collation in Salesforce Program
  • Responsible for accurate and timely documentation and recording of all interactions
  • Responsible to prepare reports on activities as required by the Program Director

Functional duties:

  • Plan, organize and facilitate brain injury educational training sessions to school personnel, parents, and other professionals; face-to-face and/ or webinar platforms
  • Provide educational supports to schools and others by consulting use phone, video and/ or social media platforms
  • Effective communication throughout Return to Learn (RTL) transition, currently known as the Brain Injury Transition Liaison (BITL) process, with co-workers, families, schools and healthcare professionals
  • Identify and refer to appropriate local, statewide and national resources
  • Coordinate referrals to appropriate entities such as; Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Service Coordinators
  • Provide timely follow up communications with families, schools and community resources
  • Maintain accurate records of all training/ technical assistance activities, and timely data entry into online database
  • Actively participate in regular meetings, conferences and community outreach events
  • Network with existing and new community resources; strengthen previously established contacts
  • Establish contacts and share information with local hospitals and community providers

The Tennessee Disability Coalition is committed to providing equal opportunity and equal access. No person will be discriminated against because of race, religion, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, or Limited English Proficiency. In alignment with those principals, the TDC requires that each employee adhere to the same standard of non-discrimination. Each staff member is required to have a signed Non-Discrimination Policy statement on file.

Contact Information and Procedure:

All applications must be submitted via email to coalition@tndisability.org or faxed to 615-383-1176.  Subject Line: West TN Resource Specialist

Website: http://www.tndisability.org/

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