Training Facilitator - School of Social Work, CWPWD ( A1800449 )
School of Social Work
Office of Child Welfare Partnerships and Workforce Development
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is seeking dynamic professionals to join a partnership between public university social work programs and the Office of Child Welfare Partnerships and Workforce Development (CWPWD).
The Training Facilitator provides staff and services required to provide professional, administrative and support functions including, but not limited to the development, design, delivery, management, support and/or evaluation of wide array of training programs and technical training support as mandated by the state law and administrative rules, federal court order, federal Title IV-B and Title IV-E.
Responsibilities and Duties:
- Subject to the requirement of University of Illinois, as a member of a specialized Statewide Training Team, independently develop and conduct assigned pre-service and in-service training programs for Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and/or Purchase of Service (POS) agency staff and foster/adoptive caregivers.
- Represents and is a member of the Office of Learning and Professional Development.
- At various statewide locations, conduct training on Department policy and practice, as illustrated in Department Rules, Procedures and various established pre-service and in-service training curricula.
- May be assigned to utilize one or more of the following computer software programs in the design, development, and presentation of training curriculum: Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft XP operating systems, SACWIS, CYCIS Case Manager, Department Intra-net (D-Net) and Internet; Microsoft Word; Microsoft Excel; SharePoint; and manage discussion boards.
- Will utilize the various functions of the Virtual Training Center (VTC) on-line learning management system in performing the role of trainer and staff member of the Office of Workforce Development, Parent and Caregiver Support.
- Operate and trouble-shoot common operating, systems and network connectivity problems with various equipment while conducting training; including use of a laptop or desktop computer and software, LCD computer video projector, video conference, web meeting technology and telephone conference equipment and services.
- Provide training management feedback reports on all matters related to the performance of duties that include, but are not limited to the following: employee attendance and performance while in training; reports on incidents, illness, injuries/accidents that may occur in the classroom; identification of additional employee training needs; systemic and other employee and/or Department performance issues which arise that need management/trainee's supervisory attention. May assist agency management and administration in evaluating employee job performance while in training, for purposes of recruitment, selection and retention.
- Based upon the professional development, plan, identify, attend, complete and apply various staff development and training courses and events in order to improve job knowledge skill and ability.
- During consultation with trainee's supervisor and staff, discuss problems and issues that impact job performance and assist in identifying ways of meeting job performance expectations.
- Attend and participate in various office, division and department meetings and institutes as assigned.
- May perform other related duties as assigned to further the mission of the unit.
A Master's degree or equivalency, from an accredited college or university with coursework in any combination of education, psychology, social work, training, instructional design, graphic design, or online training course design and development. As equivalency for the Master's degree, the candidate must have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with any combination of education, social work, training, instructional design, graphic design or on-line training course design and development, plus a minimum of six or more years of relevant work experience in one or more specialized fields of child welfare practice, including Child Welfare Intake or Child Protection Investigation, Intact Family Services, Permanency/Foster Care Services, Licensing and other related direct service practice. Requires four or more years of experience in one or more specialized fields of child welfare practice, including Child Welfare Intake, Child Protection Investigation, Intact Family Services, Permanency/Foster Care Services, Licensing and other related direct service practice. Preference given to all candidates with two or more years of documented experience conducting job training in a public or private child welfare training organization. Preference given to all candidates with one or more years of documented experience in on-line instructional design, utilizing animation software. Requires specialized knowledge, skills, abilities, including Illinois
Child Welfare Employee Licensure, certification or COA approved degrees necessary for the successful performance of this position
This is a full-time (100%), twelve month non-tenure track academic professional position. The position is grant-funded and renewal is contingent upon availability of funds. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The proposed start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. Multiple positions are available. Interviews and hires may occur before the closing date; however, all applications received by the closing date will receive full consideration.
To ensure full consideration complete applications must be submitted by August 3, 2018. Please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter, resume, and the name, address, and phone numbers of three references.
For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact [email protected]. You may also visit http://www.socialwork.illinois.edu for additional information.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer.
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).
College Name or Administrative Unit: School of Social Work
Title: Training Facilitator - School of Social Work, CWPWD ( A1800449 )
Open Date: 07/13/2018
Close Date: 08/03/2018
Organization Name: School of Social Work