Training Resource Center Director Assist

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Job TitleTraining Resource Center Director AssistRequisition NumberRE24328Working TitleTraining Resource Center Assistant DirectorDepartment Name8T110:College of Social WorkWork LocationColdstream Research Campus; Lexington, KYGrade Level45Salary Range$44,762-73,861/yearType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education


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5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects up to 25 lbs., sitting for long periods of time; communicating effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and varied professional levels.


Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Evening and weekend work will be required to meet project outcomes and deadlines.

Job Summary

Assists the Director of Centers and Labs and other appropriate College of Social Work (CoSW) Administrators and Principal Investigators (PIs) in the overall management and administration of programs and projects housed at the Training Resource Center (TRC). This position is responsible for the management and oversight of the daily activities of multiple programs and projects to ensure contract and strategic plan goals and objectives are met. The TRC Assistant Director position is also responsible for the analysis of effectiveness and efficiencies related to programmatic outcomes as well as establishing functional policies and procedures. The position provides supervision and direction to program coordinators and support staff as well as serves as a liaison between PIs, the Director of Centers and Labs, CoSW Administration, and community partners and funders. Other essential functions include planning, directing and reporting the activities of multiple programs administered by the TRC, developing and implementing data collection and reporting plans, serving as part of the TRC’s leadership team, advising and directing program staff in relation to program budgets, establishing programmatic goals and measures to evaluate programmatic success, and ensuring all program and activities comply with university, state, federal, and sponsor regulations and guidelines.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Masters degree in behavioral health/social science/management field and 5+ years of administrative leadership experience

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? YesPreferred Education/Experience

Excellent leadership and administration skills; Experience leading and working with diverse groups and multiple stakeholders; Knowledge of the child welfare system and/or experience working with families in need; Ability to problem solve and use data/evidence to inform decision making; Experience with grants and funded projects; Demonstrated success in program planning, goal setting, and measuring outcome success; Experience supervising multiple personnel

Driver’s license preferred.

Deadline to Apply09/13/2020University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * Please indicate your number of years of experience in an administrative leadership position.
    • 0
    • More than 0, Less than 3
    • More than 3, Less than 5
    • More than 5, Less than 10
    • More than 10
  2. * Describe your experience leading programs and/or projects, including development, implementation, and measuring outcomes.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe your approach to supervision and personnel management.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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    Posted: 8/30/2020
    Application Due: 9/19/2020
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