Recruitment/Retention Coordinator for Resource Families

Eastern Washington University is seeking a Recruitment/Retention Coordinator for the Idaho Child Welfare Research & Training Center (ICWRTC). The Recruitment & Retention Coordinator serves as a leader to provide coordination and sustainability of the regional recruitment of Resource Families for the State of Idaho. They will have regional responsibility for the Statewide Recruitment plan, regional recruitment plan and RPM program. This will provide the opportunity for FACS staff to focus their recruitment efforts on what best utilizes their job function as part of the Recruitment Council. The EWU Recruitment Coordinator Chair will facilitate and organize the Recruitment Council.

This position will supervise non-student hourly employees statewide as part of the West Hub Recruitment program. Collaboration, coordination, data collection, communication and reporting will be major duties of the job.

The ICWRTC Center is located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. The official work station for this position is located in Boise, Idaho or vicinity.

This position will require the selected candidate to travel as needed to fulfill the position job duties, up to 20% of work time approximately. Travel will occur throughout the state of Idaho, and will include multi-day/overnight trips. Travel will be required for supervision, training purposes, and multi-day conferences. Monthly travel is required to attend meetings and/or fulfill other work related functions. Use of personal vehicle for travel is reimbursed at approved state rate.

Applications will be accepted until further notice; screening will begin June 5th. Application materials will be held in confidence, and references will not be contacted until candidates are notified. Applications must be submitted through our online jobs site located here: - position is listed under Exempt jobs.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Required Qualifications:

1.Licensed Social Worker in Idaho
2.Bachelor's Degree in social work or a closely related field
3.Child welfare experience, including understanding the responsibilities associated with child welfare systems.
4.Knowledge of working with foster care children and adoption.
5.Strong writing and verbal communication skills.
6.Proven collaboration or community partnering experience.
7.Strong leadership and/or supervisory skills.
8.Strong computer skills including programs such as Excel, Word, Outlook, database, and Banner (Banner is a large multi-dimensional information system).
9.Ability to travel as described in the Conditions of Employment, as needed, up to 40%.
10.Candidates must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency or diversity.

Preferred Qualifications:

1.Experience in social services, preferably with adoption experience
2.At least two years supervisory experience.
3.Five or more years experience in social services.
4.Organizational leadership and/or program development experience.