New York State School Boards Association

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Educators: Looking for a New Career Opportunity?

The New York State School Boards Association is seeking a full time professional educator to become a trainer/facilitator for school district leadership team training. If you would like to be part of a dynamic work environment, then join our Latham, NY staff!

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including membership in the NYS Employees’ Retirement System. NYS Teachers’ Retirement System service credit is fully transferrable.

The Responsibilities of a Leadership Development Manager include:

  • Deliver professional development training to boards of education through in–person or virtual delivery; facilitate custom board retreats and workshops; secure speakers, presenters, subject matter experts and facilitators as needed.
  • Identify relevant topics for educating and training boards of education; research topic areas, coordinate with other subject matter experts and write curriculum, facilitators’ guide and presentation materials.
  • Write articles and reports; collaborate with colleagues and other professional associations. Attend professional development opportunities as needed.
  • Travel frequently statewide, evening and weekend work, and demonstrate the self-discipline to work within a flexible schedule.


  • BA required; MA preferred.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience teaching or delivering in-person and/or virtual training and developing curriculum.
  • Experience in team building and group process (facilitation) skills within an adult educational or corporate training environment.
  • Experience delivering webinars or micro-learning.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in business software systems including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Sharefile, Survey Monkey, GoTo Meetings and other training platforms.
  • Knowledge of public education issues and trends preferred.


Expected start date: January 2019. To apply for confidential consideration, email resume and cover letter by November 16th to:
Subject line: Leadership Development Manager

24 Century Hill Drive, Suite 200
Latham, NY 12110-2125
Fax 518-783-3540


An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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