Child Welfare Trainer

Columbia, SC
Sep 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00110PO17 Classification Title Training & Development Director I Internal Title Child Welfare Trainer Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Social Work Department Center for Child and Family Studies Band 6 Advertised Minimum Salary $44,056 Advertised Salary Range $44,056 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.50 Work Schedule Type of Staff Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other Professional

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Training and Development Director I position works as part of a team to deliver training to client partners and serves as subject matter expert on said training topics. This position is integral in the process of quality improvement in the continuum of Training, Development, Evaluation, and Quality Assurance. This is a multiple incumbent position and is focused on delivery of course material using face-to-face, web-based, and or video conferencing mediums. This is an individual contributor position and is established in support of research activities or projects.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree and 3 years training and development experience, or bachelor's degree and 5 years training and development experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Specialized knowledge in content areas of child welfare, community development, victim services, elder/adult services, school social work, vocational rehabilitation, adolescent issues, juvenile justice, public health or disabilities and special needs is preferred. Prefer knowledge of e-learning principles. Advanced degree in Social Work, Education, Psychology, Counseling, English or related field.


Considerable knowledge of design and development of needs assessment, curriculum design, evaluation and training delivery methods. Excellent grammar and writing skills required. Adult learning theory and application to professional development. Working knowledge of relevant computer software; Ability to stimulate and facilitate individuals and groups in the learning process, ability to plan and manage projects and self-directed work groups, direct and supervise staff when necessary, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers. Experience in Child Welfare required.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 2 Desired Start Date 08/16/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date 07/01/2017 Job Open Date 07/28/2017 Job Close Date 09/30/2017 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree and 3 years training and development experience OR a bachelor's degree and 5 years training and development experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents


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