Program Director, Community Staff Training Project (CSTP)

Minot State University, Minot
Apr 12, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Announcement

Minot State University is built upon a core commitment to students, learning, service, and cooperation, and upon respect for people and place. Our Vision 2013 is a vision for the future of Minot State University to help people appreciate life and learning and contribute meaningfully to the lives of others.  To join Minot State University in its efforts please consider applying for the position described below.



Position:              Program Director, Community Staff Training Project (CSTP)                                                      April 12, 2018
Position Number 13159, 100% FTE, Benefited, exempt 12-month position




Dates:                   Position will remain open until filled. Application reviews will begin on April 23, 2018.

Position Description:

The North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities (NDCPD) @ MSU is seeking a Program Director for the Community Staff Training Project (CSTP). The successful candidate will have operational responsibility for a statewide community training program for direct services personnel in the disability field. The position will be housed at NDCPD on the Minot State University campus. Responsibilities include:

  • Manage contract(s) with state and other entities to develop, revise and deliver CSTP curriculum
  • Provide technical assistance and training to community provider staff on implementation of the curriculum
  • Complete required documentation regarding trainee participation, curriculum delivery, and contract implementation
  • Manage contract budgets
  • Supervise local staff who work on the contract(s)
  • Conduct large community training events in the state
  • Collaborate with state agency and community provider personnel on contract management and program delivery
  • Develop additional grant/contract proposals related to NDCPD's mission and goals
  • Provide state/national presentations on program accomplishments
  • Serve on NDCPD and state committees

Required Skills/Experience:

Bachelor or master's degree in disability related field; direct experience in providing services/supports to people with disabilities; curriculum/material development experience; technical report/contract development experience; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; and in-state travel is required. Chosen applicant must be able to handle confidential situations, demonstrate the ability to deal effectively and interact positively with clients and constituents, and be task oriented. Chosen applicant must have a valid driver’s license and satisfy a criminal history background check prior to employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Grant/contract development experience; out-of-state travel may be required; task-oriented approach to work; experience with youth/adults with developmental disabilities in community agencies; technical assistance expertise, community presentations and training; and project evaluation skills.

Compensation: Salary range $47,535 - $64,313. Comprehensive benefits package including employer-paid health insurance, TIAA-CREF retirement plan, and tuition waiver benefits. Explore MSU Benefits @

Application Process:

Applications should be submitted online @  Applications may also be submitted electronically to [email protected] or mailed to:   

Susie Mack, Coordinator of Operations
NDCPD @ Minot State University
500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707



North Dakota has an open records law; therefore, your application could be subject to review upon request. For more information, contact Susie Mack, Coordinator of Operations at [email protected], 701-858-3009.

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The University

MSU is a public institution of higher education with approximately 3400 students enrolled. Minot State University is built upon a core commitment to students, learning, service, cooperation, and a respect for people and place. Candidates interested in helping us achieve this goal are encouraged to apply for this position or contact us for more information.

The Department:

NDCPD is a statewide organization that serves the disability community and works with community providers and state and local government agencies to provide training, technical assistance, service, research and information dissemination.  For more information, visit our website at