Social Innovation Public Service Specialist

Location
Chapel Hill
Posted
Sep 18, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: SW-Research Projects - 382000

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty Instructional

Vacancy ID: NF0002706

Position Summary: The Family and Children's Resource Program(FCRP) at the School of Social Work is focused on creating positive outcomes for children and families through wide-ranging training and workforce development efforts. Current projects include the design and launch of a hybrid on-line child welfare focused MSW degree and Certificate program intended for practicing child welfare professionals. This work includes the creation of a Child Welfare Education Innovation Network, which is an inter-university collaboration aimed at professional education for child welfare social workers. This position will provide design guidance to the MSW and Certificate project teams informed by research and technical, web, social media, and marketing needs. Work will build on principles of entrepreneurship and innovation methodologies as drawn from private, public and nonprofit sector experiences and practices. The individual in this position will contribute to the creation and implementation of a business plan to support the design and launch of the hybrid MSW degree and Certificate program. The individual will have a role in planning and coordinating the Child Welfare Education Innovation Network, working as a member of a collaborative team created to produce these deliverables. This individual will be supervised by FCRP's Program Coordinator, and in daily tasks will work collaboratively with the Hybrid MSW and Certificate team leaders.

Application Deadline:

Education Requirements: Master's degree in macro social work practice (community, management, and policy)

Qualification and Experience: Experience with, and knowledge of, innovation, entrepreneurship, research and instructional practices informed by private, public, and non-profit methods. Experience in interviewing stakeholders and facilitating planning. Experience in needs assessment, program development and evaluation. Self-starter capable of multi-tasking and working on complex problems. Experience in developing formal business plans. Knowledge and proficiency in technologies such as word, power point, excel, outlook, publisher, adobe creative suite (photo shop, illustrator, and InDesign), knowledge and experience in web design and marketing tools.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Gary Nelson, D.S.W.

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: gmnelson@email.unc.edu

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