Posted 4 days ago

Purpose: This position provides in-person and virtual classroom instruction to prepare students to pass the State Assisted Living Manager certification exam.

Category: Intermittent, Non-exempt, Hourly

Reports to: Caregiver Training Institute Administrator

Compensation: $30.23 – $37.79 per hour (Dependent upon relevant education, experience, and preferred qualifications).

Major Duties & Responsibilities:
• Develops and implements a 40-hour standard virtual and in-person curriculum to prepare students to pass the State ALM certification exam.
• Evaluates and documents students progress in competency through observation, assessment, and testing.
• Monitors class attendance, proctors exams, and ensures student completion of required assignments.
• Prepares and maintains records accurately and in a timely manner.
• Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
• Adapts teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs, abilities, and interests.
• Observes and evaluates students’ work to determine progress and make suggestions for improvement.
• Instructs students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods, such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
• Utilizes technical expertise to complete all assigned tasks with an emphasis on quality and timeliness.
• Builds and maintains a cooperative working relationship with others.
• Attends and actively collaborates with others at all scheduled meetings.
• Works independently and collaboratively with others with minimal supervision.
• Ensures that work adheres to local, state, and federal governmental regulations, and other applicable rules and requirements.
• Use virtual collaboration platforms to perform work as necessary (e.g. Zoom or Teams).
• Participates in individual and team meetings, huddles, trainings, and scheduled events.

An equivalent combination of education and experience related to the position may be considered.
• Some college or an Associate’s’s degree with coursework in Education, Communications, Nursing, or a closely related field; A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
• At least three (3) years of experience in curriculum development and training; four (4) years is preferred.
• At least three (3) years of experience in public speaking or education; four (4) years is preferred.
• At least one (1) year of experience in a supervisory capacity; two (2) years is preferred.

Additional Qualifications:
• Must have reliable transportation.
• Must successfully obtain and maintain AZ Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance and Central Registry background clearance.
• Holds an Arizona Assisted Living Facility Manager Certificate that is in good standing.
• Has held the Arizona Assisted Living Facility Manager Certificate for at least five (5) years.
• Has not been subject to any disciplinary action against the assisted living facility manager certificate during the last five (5) years.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
• Knowledge of the special needs of caregiving for older adults.
• Ability to adapt teach style to support the individual needs of the students.
• Ability to demonstrate a commitment to the vision, mission, and values of Pima Council on Aging and its family of non-profit companies.
• Ability to effectively communicate with, receive information from, and convey information to others.
• Ability to identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and implement effective solutions.
• Ability to instruct individuals and large groups in a virtual or in-person setting.
• Ability to manage time, organize work, set priorities, meet deadlines, and follow up on work assignments with minimal supervision.
• Ability to professionally represent the organization and work harmoniously with diverse populations including staff, clients, and providers.

Schedule, Post of Duty, & Travel Requirements:
• Variable hour including days, evenings, and weekends based on class schedules.
• Frequent travel is required between clients homes and PCOA locations.

CGTI offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:
• Employees working at least 30 hours per week are eligible for medical, (PPO and HDHP with or without an HSA) dental, and vision benefits. Employees working at least 37.5 hours per week are eligible for additional voluntary life and AD&D, as well as long- and short-term disability benefits.
• Regular, full-time employees receive 14 paid holidays, 21 days of vacation and 15.5 days of sick leave. Part-time employees receive a prorated amount of time off depending on the number of hours worked.
• Employees are immediately eligible to contribute and are vested in a 401K plan upon hire.
• An employee wellness and employee assistance program are available to support the health and wellness of all PCOA employees and members of their household.
• In-house training and professional development opportunities available.

About Pima Council on Aging & the Caregiver Training Institute:
Pima Council on Aging’s mission is to promote dignity and respect for aging, and to advocate for independence in the lives of Pima County’s older adults and their families. We are Pima County’s leading experts on aging well, advocacy, and unbiased information for older adults and their families. Founded in 1967, PCOA was among the first aging services organizations in the nation. We are passionate about improving the experience of aging in our community.

With more than five decades of service to Pima County’s communities, we have developed an unparalleled network of service partners and programs and older adults. This allows us to continually find new ways to serve our community through direct services and partnerships. We strive to be inclusive, innovative, and integrated into the fabric of our community. The agency budget of $17M, which includes Caregiver Training Institute and Pima Care at Home (members of the PCOA family of nonprofit agencies), is comprised of national, state, and local government contracts, grants, contributions, and gifts, program fees, and special event revenues.

Our Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity:
At the CareGiver Training Institute and Pima Council on Aging, we don’t just accept differences – their importance is one of our key values. We are committed to building a team that serves the community by representing a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, skills, and abilities. As an equal opportunity employer, we support diversity, foster equity, and are committed to creating an inclusive and accessible environment for all.

To apply for this position, please download and complete our job application using this link. Please submit your completed application along with supporting documents below, send it to, or fax to 520-762-4773.

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