Director of Community Partnerships and Training

Job description

Job ID: 43862

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Institute for Justice Research and Development (IJRD) within the College of Social Work


Develop policies and procedures that facilitate the building of relationships with local, state and national justice system and community-based entities in order to advance research (within and beyond the 5 key Model) on the continuum of the criminal justice spectrum. Leads initiatives with justice system and community-based entities with the adoption, implementation (with fidelity), and evaluation of evidence-based practices to establish partnerships.

Build policies & procedures for professional training & continuing education & curriculum development around accomplishing the mission of IJRD.

Develop and lead internship opportunities within the Institute research projects for national & international BA and MSW levels. Establish and maintain practicum opportunities for community partners for social work students at the BA and MSW levels. Develop and proliferate group supervision models that promote trans-disciplinary problem solving and provide guided conversations on macro-level topics to supplement individual supervision during the practicum experience.

Leadership responsibilities in national initiatives that IJRD participates. Other duties as assigned.

Facilitate community relationship development. Serves as an outward-facing liaison to the community on behalf of the Institute. Create opportunity for the community to interact with IJRD (ie conceptualizing conferences & convening)


Masters in Social Work and 4 years in an academic setting/project management in criminal justice related national initiatives.

Experience in communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

Ability to develop and implement policies, procedures, goals, and objectives.

Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

Ability to evaluate process effectiveness and develop change or alternatives.

Ability to strategically plan and serve as a catalyst for organizational change, cultivate a shared vision with others, and motivate others to transfer vision into action.

Experience utilizing problem solving skills.

Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply related federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations.

Knowledge of and the ability to interpret and apply related University policies, procedures, principles, and practices.

Knowledge of applicable computer applications and basic computer functions.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of project planning, development, and evaluation.

Skill in preparing clear and concise reports, policies, procedures, correspondences, and other written materials.

Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

Soft Money Funded Position

This position is time-limited based on soft money funding, with renewal contingent upon available funds and the needs of the University.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

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Posted: 7/14/2018
Application Due: 7/20/2018
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