Child Welfare Training Project Coordinator

Apr 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Child Welfare Training Project Coordinator

Humboldt State University

(Job #17-35) Student Support Professional IV, Child Welfare Training Project Coordinator, $4,796-$6,841/ month. (Appointments are normally made at the beginning of the salary range.) This is a full-time, 12-month position with a one-year probationary period in the Department of Social Work. Anticipated start date is August 1, 2017.

General Description: Under the lead oversight of the Chair of the Department of Social Work and in conjunction with the Directors of the Masters and Baccalaureate Social Work Programs as well as the Director of Field Education, the Project Coordinator contributes to the BA Social Work and MSW programs. The Title IV-E Child Welfare Training Project Coordinator serves as a primary liaison for the CalSWEC Title IV-E BASW and MSW Child Welfare Training programs within Humboldt State University, alongside other California State University social work programs, with community partners, and with the California Social Work Education Center. This position also serves on the Administrative Team of the Department of Social Work and attends all relevant department meetings.

Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will ensure Title IV-E competencies are woven into the BASW/MSW program curriculum by providing support and direction to faculty for curriculum development. This includes providing support and training for field liaisons and/or agency representatives to develop and oversee appropriate field placements and experiences for Title IV-E stipend students. Duties also include student recruitment and retention support, participation in CalSWEC-related meetings locally and throughout the state (at the direction of the Department Chair), ensuring completion of student tracking information through students' academic programs and employment payback, curriculum evaluation reporting, match reporting, and contract compliance.

Other duties include:
  • Monitor program contract for compliance, including assessment of program outcomes.
  • Select appropriate IV-E students and oversee student selection policies/processes.
  • Meet with program staff.
  • Meet with public child welfare agencies.
  • Develop relevant instructional materials.
  • Meet with students in campus and community sites.
  • Support county efforts to evaluate data to inform proactive development and long-range workforce development planning.
  • Develop/select field instructor pool.
  • Train and support IV-E field instructors.
  • Promote professional development activities (i.e., supervision groups, university or RTA offerings, etc.)
Minimum Qualifications:
Education: Equivalent to graduation from a 4-year college or university in a related field. MSW from a CSWE-accredited program at the time of appointment.

Experience: Equivalent to 4 years of progressively responsible student services work. A master's degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, or Social Work may substitute for 1 year of professional experience. Minimum of two years post-MSW practice experience in public child welfare services required.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills: Ability to explain, interpret and apply a wide variety of rules and regulations related to the CalSWEC Title IV-E program, the Department of Social Work and Humboldt State University. Demonstrated sensitivity to cross-cultural perspectives and experience working with students, faculty and community organizations dealing directly with underrepresented groups. Ability to interact in a caring manner with program constituents on a one-on-one basis and in group settings. Must have the ability to rapidly acquire a general knowledge of the overall operation and functions of the CalSWEC Title IV-E program and the Department of Social Work.

Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends. This position requires some time spent in travel to CalSWEC conferences and meetings. Applicant must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and good driving record.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in supervision of students and staff and administrative program implementation
  • Experience in program development, assessment, and evaluation
  • Practice experience with Tribal child welfare services.
Application Procedure: Please note that Humboldt State University now requires application materials to be submitted electronically. If assistance is needed, the Human Resources & Academic Personnel Services office (located in Siemens Hall room 212) has a computer station available and our front office team would be happy to assist you. Qualified applicants should submit electronically the following materials:Submission of the application materials should be sent as email attachments to Please include your last name and the job # (17-35) in the subject line of the email.

Application Deadline: This position is open until filled. The first review of applications will be Monday, May 15, 2017.

HSU is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

Human Resources
Siemens Hall - Room 211
Arcata, CA 95521-8299
(707) 826-3626
Fax: (707) 826-3625

It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide complete and accurate employment information. Incorrect or improperly completed applications will not be considered for vacancies. Any reference in this announcement to required periods of experience or education is full-time activity. Part-time experience or education - or activities only part of which are qualifying- -will receive proportionate credit. In accordance with applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements, preference may be given to the campus applicants covered by these agreements. However, positions are open to all interested applicants, both on and off campus.

Evidence of required degree(s), certification(s), or license(s) will be required prior to the appointment date. The successful candidate for a position at HSU is required to be fingerprinted through the Humboldt State University Police Department or their local law enforcement agency. The results of the fingerprint process must be received by the university prior to the candidate’s appointment. The cost of the fingerprinting is borne by the university.

Humboldt State University is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state. Additional information about Humboldt State University can be found at

Humboldt State University is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race,religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


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