CHILD WELFARE SAFETY CURRICULUM COORDINATOR

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Jun 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 90933-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: L&S/SOCIAL WORK/SOC WORK


Location: Madison

Categories: Event Planning, Program Coordination, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Management/Supervisory, Office & Administrative Support, Other

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90933-AS

Working Title: Child Welfare Safety Curriculum Coordinator

Official Title: SR OUTREACH SPEC(S92BN) or OUTREACH SPECIALIST(S92DN)

Hiring Department: A488200-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/SOCIAL WORK/SOC WORK

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 11, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $43,432 Maximum $79,749 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's Degree required; preferred fields include Sociology, Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Human Services, Human Ecology, or Education. Advanced degree preferred.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

A minimum of 3 years work experience in public child welfare, specifically in applying, implementing and/or supervising Wisconsin's Safety Intervention Model for Child Protective Services decision making, is required. Applicants must have demonstrated success developing and implementing strategies in adult education and/or staff development and in engaging individuals and groups in learning. This position requires the ability to work both collaboratively as part of the broader statewide Wisconsin Child Welfare Professional Development system and independently.

Ideal candidate will have the following knowledge and skills:
-Extensive knowledge of Wisconsin's model for safety assessment and safety intervention in child protective services
-Substantial knowledge of statutes and standards governing child welfare services in Wisconsin and best practice literature
-Substantial knowledge of adult learning concepts and methodologies
-Demonstrated skill in applying Wisconsin's model for safety assessment and safety intervention in child protective services
-Strong technical writing skills
-Strong verbal presentation and group facilitation skills
-Excellent active listening and engagement skills
-Demonstrated management and leadership abilities



Position Summary:

This position will report to the Director of the Wisconsin Child Welfare Professional Development System. The Child Welfare Safety Curriculum Coordinator will promote and foster critical thinking skills related to child safety within the statewide Child Welfare Professional Development System. This position oversees a staff of two training specialists as well as contracted staff targeting safety-related competency development within each of Wisconsin's 72 counties.



Additional Information:

The WCWPDS collaboratively provides a comprehensive, statewide training system that supports the development of a competent workforce and well-prepared foster parents capable of positively impacting safety, permanency and well-being outcomes for children and families in the state of Wisconsin.

For more information about the Wisconsin Child Welfare Professional Development System, visit: http://wcwpds.wisc.edu/



Contact:

Brent Nelson
bnelson@wisc.edu
608-262-5712
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Instructions to applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

An applicant may be hired into an Outreach Specialist or Senior Outreach Specialist title dependent upon experience. Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position, contact: Brent Nelson,608-262-5712 or bnelson@wisc.edu.

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.

For more information about the Wisconsin Child Welfare Professional Development System, visit: http://wcwpds.wisc.edu/



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.



Advertised: 08 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: 6 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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