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Human Resources Recruitment Bulletin #1998,
April 22, 2015

Information Technology Services

Responsible for the development and maintenance of internal and client-facing systems. Understand technical and functional design requirements, and assists in physical and logical database design. Strong familiarity with Massachusetts Data Security laws. Identify system deficiencies and recommend and implement solutions. Create prototypes for internal testing. Assist in the enforcement of developmental deadlines and schedules. Proactively initiate, develop, and maintain effective working relationships with team members and other staff. Willing to participate in developing curricula and the teaching of staff as an integral part of the position. Share acquired skills with staff through formal and informal channels. Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum of an Associates or equivalent college coursework required. Must have three plus years of experience working as a relational database programmer/administrator. Demonstrates proficiency with physical and logical database design and writes effective stored procedures. Possesses demonstrated work experience with at least one relational database management system. Demonstrates strong proficiencies in Visual Studio, .NET, Engineer, Developer, Programmer, C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, MVC (model view controller), TDD (test driven development), DDD (domain driven design), HTML, OOP (object oriented programming), JavaScript, jQuery, SQL, CSS, LINQ, WCF, web services, SOA (service oriented architecture, NServiceBus, Azure Service Bus, Agile and Scrum. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Education, Training & Youth Services - Ostiguy High School

Changing Tracks seeks to significantly improve the life chances of youth of color in Boston affected by the juvenile justice system. Changing Tracks helps juvenile justice involved youth gain access to an array of supportive services empowering them to overcome obstacles including but not limited to substance use, school suspensions and expulsion, an incarceration. The provision of intensive case management services is aimed at helping the participants achieve their goals in the areas of education and employment enabling them to get back on track for long term self-sufficiency and success.

Responsible for providing group workshops, individual education, and supported referrals for youth with potential substance use/abuse/dependence issues. Provide case management support for the Changing Tracks Initiative including but not limited to community outreach, intake, direct service, follow up, and data entry. Assist supervisor and case managers on developing and implementing strategies to better serve and support youth of color with substance abuse issues. Assist in designing and implementing culturally-competent and developmentally appropriate educational and outreach programs, using both group and individual instruction. Maintain current curriculum for group outreach/workshops. Participate in weekly case management meetings with other individuals working on the treatment disparity issue. Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum of a high school diploma/GED, with one to three years of relevant experience required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Knowledge of substance use/abuse/dependence issues and their effect on youth required. Familiarity with greater Boston area community and social service agencies. Must have strong organizational and verbal communication skills. Ability to organize and experience in facilitating group and education workshops a must. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required. Bilingual/bicultural background strongly preferred. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Please note: this position is temporary through September 30, 2017. Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of additional funding.

How to Apply

Email: (Please indicate the job title you’re interested in the subject line! Attachments in Microsoft Word ONLY, please.)

Please direct resumes and inquiries to:
Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.
Human Resources
Department 161
178 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02111 

PHONE 617-357-6000
TTY 617-423-9215
FAX 617-423-7693

ABCD, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer actively seeking applications under its affirmative action programs.


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