Lead Recruitment Coordinator - FRTC Academy - Idaho

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Posting Details

Position Title Lead Recruitment Coordinator - FRTC Academy - Idaho Posting Number 2019019EP Position Information

Classification Title Lead Recruitment Coordinator Working Title Lead Recruitment Coordinator - FRTC Academy - Idaho Classification Code 1992 RCW Exemption Criteria 14 - Extension/Continuing Education EWU Position Number E99338 CUPA Code No Match FLSA Exempt - Administrative Bargaining Unit None % Full Time 100% Salary / Wage Range AE - 108 Salary Information


Anticipated Start Date 06/17/2019 Term of Appointment 12 months per year Location Dependent on Hire (within Idaho) County Dependent on Hire (within Idaho) Project Description


Project Duration Annual renewal Background Check Yes - Both Responsible HR User Lori Livingstone Responsible HR User Email address [email protected] (inquiries only) Posting Text

Job Summary

The College of Social Sciences Social Work at Eastern Washington University invites applications for Lead Recruitment Coordinator for their Family Resource and Training Center (FRTC).

The FRTC is the physical center that supports Idaho children and families through partnering work between Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (IDHW) and the Division of Family and Community Services (FACS) and Eastern Washington University (EWU); and Eastern Washington children and families through partnering work between Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) and Eastern Washington University (EWU).

The Lead Recruitment Coordinator will serve as a leader to provide coordination and sustainability of the regional recruitment and retention of Resource Families. They will have statewide responsibility for the Statewide Recruitment plan, innovative recruitment strategies, data collection and provide support for the other four Recruitment Coordinators. The positions is 100% grant funded through May 30, 2020. An extension beyond that would dependent on renewal of funding.

They will have regional responsibility for the regional recruitment plan and Resource Peer Mentor program. The position will chair, facilitate and organize the local Recruitment Advisory Council.

This position will supervise local non-student hourly employees and four Recruitment Coordinators. Collaboration, coordination, data collection, communication and reporting will be major duties of the job.

The Family Resource & Training Center is located in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. This position will require the selected candidate to travel as needed to fulfill the position job duties, up to 20% of work time approximately. Travel may occur throughout the state and include multi-day/overnight trips. Travel will be required for supervision, training purposes, and multi-day conferences.

Scope of work and activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Recruitment
  • Retention
  • Administrative/Supervision
About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern’s Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

This is a 100% administrative exempt position funded under a grant contract. Continuation of the position is contingent on availability of contract funding.

Physical Demands

Optional: To obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis form, which describes the physical and mental demands associated with this position, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 509-359-2381 or via email to: [email protected]

Pre-Placement Physical Hearing Test Medical Monitoring Post Hire Protective Equipment


Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications
•Bachelor’s Degree (any field) and a minimum of three years experience in social services.
•Child welfare experience, including understanding the responsibilities associated with child welfare systems.
•Knowledge of working with foster care children.
•Strong writing and verbal communication skills.
•Strong leadership and/or supervisory skills.
•Strong computer skills including programs such as Excel, Word, Outlook, Publisher, Creative Design, database, and Banner (Banner is a large multi-dimensional information system).
•Demonstrated high degree of interest and/or experience promoting cultural competency and diversity
•Ability to travel as described in the job advertisement, as needed, up to 20%.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:
•Licensed social worker.
•At least two years supervisory experience.
•Five or more years experience in social services.
•Organizational leadership and/or program development experience.

Other Skills and Abilities Work Schedule Type Regular Work Schedule

M-F with occasional nights and weekends

Posting Date 05/23/2019 Open Until Further Notice No Closing Date Screening to Begin 06/03/2019 Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application materials through our online applicant portal located at http://jobs.hr.ewu.edu. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resources Services at (509) 359-2381.

Required application materials and information must include:

*Cover letter, which addresses each of the qualifications of the position, required and preferred if applicable. The preferred format is to provide a bulleted list within the body of the cover letter.

  • Resume to include work history and major duties, education, and any specialized training or skills related to the position.
  • List of at least 3 professional references including names, title, organization name, phone numbers, email addresses, and their connection to you.
  • Diversity Response – As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.
Application Types Accepted Profile Job Duties

% of Time 40 Responsibility / Duty

•Work with Recruitment Advisory Council on regional recruitment efforts.
•Interact with CFS workers to discuss recruitment needs and activities.
•Cultivate community relationships to promote Resource Family recruitment and support.
•Participate in the implementation of the statewide recruitment plan.
•Develop a regional recruitment plan incorporating the statewide plan with the Idaho Health & Welfare.
•Organize presentations, attendance at local booths for fairs, stores, targeted mailing, etc.
•Collect and disseminate data, outcomes and challenges.

Essential Function Indicator Yes Job Duties

% of Time 40 Responsibility / Duty

•Train and support RPMs in mentoring Resource Families.
•Facilitate mentoring assignments and follow-up with RPMs.
•Interact with CFS worker to discuss Resource Family mentoring needs and activities.
•In collaboration with the Idaho Health & Welfare staff, assist with special activities such as the Resource Family Appreciation Events and the Resource Family Conference.

Essential Function Indicator Yes Job Duties

% of Time 20 Responsibility / Duty

•Report to the Director of Family Resource & Training Center issues, concerns and recommendations for RPM Program and Statewide Recruitment Plan.
•Provide ideas to and train Recruitment Coordinators regarding recruitment strategies, processes, public speaking, and representing the Health & Welfare foster care program.
•Support local RPMs and OCOC Liaison by providing supervision; assigning activities, receiving activity reports and providing reminders for timesheets.
•Administer RPMs employment processes to include hiring, orientations, travel and reimbursement paperwork, activity reports, and timesheets.
•Coordinate staffing needs to ensure staffing is provided for RPM Program and troubleshoot employee performance and delivery of services.
•Identify training needs and provide mentoring support to RPMs.

Essential Function Indicator Yes Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Diversity Response
  4. List of Professional References
Optional Documents
  1. DD214 Form




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Posted: 5/24/2019
Application Due: 6/12/2019
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