The follow positions are open for application. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

1) TRAINERS: COURSE ON THE INTERACTION OF BRAIN INJURY AND OPIOIDS

BIAPA is seeking trainers for a high-level course geared towards substance abuse service providers to assist them to better understand the intersection between brain injury and opioids misuse. Content includes didactic content on cognitivie deficits, and how these impairments interact with treatment for brain injury and for opiod misuse. The course is designed to be delivered via webinar as a series of four 2-hour classes, in whatever combination preferred by the agency requesting the training. The course will be offered six times across the state; 2 in the east, 2 in the central/north, and 2 in the west. We will be hiring trainers with advanced professional experience in brain injury to deliver the course. Neuropsychologists with CBIST preferred. Trainings will occur in April and May 2021.

Individuals interested in applying for this position should submit a letter of application naming the position of interest and a current curriculum vitae to Monica Vaccaro, Director of Programs, at vaccaro@biapa.org. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

2) VIDEO EDITOR: SHORT TERM PROJECT WITH FOCUS ON BRAIN INJURY

The Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania seeks to hire a video editor to collaborate on a short term project to develop brief videos to be embedded in educational trainings on brain injury. Experience in interacting with individuals with brain injury preferred. Work samples will be requested during the interview process.

Individuals interested in applying for this position should submit a letter of application naming the position of interest and a current curriculum vitae to Monica Vaccaro, Director of Programs, at vaccaro@biapa.org. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

3) FOLLOW-UP COORDINATOR: BRAIN INJURY SCHOOL RE-ENTRY PROGRAM

BIAPA seeks to hire a Follow-Up coordinator for Pennsylvania’s BrainSTEPS School Re-Entry Program. The position will be responsible for contacting families of students enrolled in the program on an annual basis to collect information about needs and outcomes. This will require collaborating with Program staff on system development as well as data collection, data entry, and data summarizing. Experience communicating with families of children with brain injury is required. Experience working in the school system is preferred. Position requires proficiency in Microsoft Office applications as well as experience with database usage. This work is part-time and requires availability on weekdays, weekends, and evenings.

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and resume to Brenda Eagan Johnson, BrainSTEPS Program Director at eagan-johnson@biapa.org.