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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Training and Learning Facilitator

School of Social Work

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Located Statewide

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is seeking dynamic professionals to join a partnership between public university social work programs and the Office of Workforce Research and Development (WRD).

The Training and Learning Facilitator will provide 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 a wide array of training programs and technical training support as mandated by state law and administrative rules, federal court order, federal Title IV-B and Title IV-E.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • As a member of a specialized Statewide Training Team, independently develops and conducts assigned pre-service and in-service training programs for Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (IDCFS) 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 within the Pre-/In-Service Division. Preps for various Pre-Service and In-Service trainings. At various statewide locations, conducts training on IDCFS policy and practice, as illustrated in IDCFS Rules, Procedures and various established pre-service and in-service training curricula.

  • Provides 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. 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.

  • May perform other duties as assigned, such as submit a bi-monthly report, tutor individuals who have failed reviews, close roster within 48 hours of course completion and Time and Effort Reporting System (TERS) to be completed weekly.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires Bachelor’s Degree in education, psychology, social work, or a field related to the position; as well as a minimum of three (3) years of experience in one or more specialized fields of child welfare practice. This includes Child Welfare Intake, Child Protection Investigation, Intact Family Services, Permanency/Foster Care Services, Licensing, and other related direct or indirect service practice. Preferred candidates will have a Master’s degree in social work or a related field, or coursework in any combination of education, psychology, social work, training, or on-line training course design and development; and two (2) or more years of documented experience conducting job training in a public or private child welfare training organization.

Knowledge Requirements:

High level of critical thinking and knowledge of the child welfare system, both public and private. Ability to manage multiple, interdependent serial projects while balancing resources and managing time efficiently and effectively. Staff follows pre-defined procedures but need to be proactive and anticipate problems or barriers. When an obstacle is encountered, they should be a problem solver and seek help when necessary. The job requires a complex vocabulary and writing style. Demonstrated classroom management and the ability to provide quality assessment of other’s work and skills with demonstrated knowledge.

This is a full-time (100%), twelve month non-tenure track academic professional position located statewide in Illinois. There are multiple positions available for this search. The position is grant-funded and renewal is contingent upon availability of funds. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. There are multiple vacancies for this position. The proposed start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. 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 2, 2021. Please create your candidate profile at https://go.illinois.edu/TrainingLearningFacilitator and upload a cover letter, resume, academic transcripts, 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. For questions about the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Convictions are not a bar to employment. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

College Name or Administrative Unit:School of Social Work Category:5-Education and Student Services Title:Training and Learning Facilitator - School of Social Work, Office of Workforce Research and Development (148307) Open Date:07/01/2021 Close Date:08/02/2021 Organization Name:Child Welfare Partnerships

Organization

Since its founding in 1867, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has earned a reputation as a world-class leader in research, teaching, and public engagement.

Faculty

A talented and highly respected faculty is the University's most significant resource. Many are recognized for exceptional scholarship with memberships in such organizations as the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences, and the National Academy of Engineering. 

Our faculty have been awarded Nobel Prizes, Pulitzer Prizes, and the Fields Medal in Mathematics.The success of our faculty is matched by that of our alumni: 11 are Nobel laureates and another 18 have won Pulitzer Prizes.

Academic Resources

Academic resources on campus are among the finest in the world. The University Library is one of the largest public university collections in the world with 11 million volumes in its 37 unit libraries. Annually, 53,000,000 people visit its online catalog. Students have access to thousands of computer terminals in classrooms, residence halls, and campus libraries for use in classroom instruction, study, and research.

Research

Students and scholars find the University an ideal place to conduct research. The Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology is a model for interdisciplinary research, where eighteen research groups from sixteen University departments work within and across three broadly defined themes: biological intelligence, human-computer intelligent interaction, and molecular and electronic nanostructures. The University is also home to the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA).

Undergraduate Education

The University has a fundamental commitment to undergraduate education. Nearly 28,000 undergraduate students are enrolled in nine undergraduate divisions, which together offer some 4,000 courses in more than 150 fields of study.

Undergraduate admission is highly selective. In the 2001 freshman class, students in the middle 50% had ACT scores between 25 and 30 and ranked between the 83rd and 96th percentiles of their high school graduating classes.

The University enrolls over 9,000 graduate and professional students in more than 100 disciplines. It is among the top five universities in number of earned doctorates awarded annually in the United States.

Also integral to the University's mission is a commitment to public engagement. Each year about 65,000 Illinois residents participate in scores of conferences, institutes, courses, and workshops presented statewide. Research and class projects take students and professors off campus to share expertise and technical support with Illinois farmers, manufacturing firms, and businesses. In a typical year, student volunteers log more than 60,000 volunteer hours.

The Arts

A major center for the arts, the campus attracts dozens of nationally and internationally renowned artists each year to its widely acclaimed Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. The University also supports two major museums: the Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion; and the Spurlock Museum, a museum of world history and culture. 

Other major facilities include the multipurpose Assembly Hall (16,500 seats); Memorial Stadium (70,000 seats), site of Big Ten Conference football games; and the Intramural-Physical Education Building, one of the largest recreational facilities of its kind on a university campus.

Inclusive Illinois, one campus, many voices

Inclusive Illinois is the University’s commitment to cultivating a community at Illinois where everyone is welcomed, celebrated, and respected. Illinois is about how we value difference to make a difference. http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu/

As evidence of the University’s commitment to enhance the working, living, and learning environment for faculty, staff, and students, the University will encourage a standard of conduct and behavior that is consistent with the values of inclusivity. In an environment of inclusivity, there is no place for acts of hatred, intolerance, insensitivity, bigotry, threats of violence, harassment or discrimination.

Inclusive Illinois, one campus, many voices

Inclusive Illinois is the University’s commitment to cultivating a community at Illinois where everyone is welcomed, celebrated, and respected. Through education, engagement, and excellence, each voice creates the Inclusive Illinois Experience.

How can we appreciate difference to make a difference?

Illinois is the place where we embrace difference. We embrace it because we value it. We value it because we know that we have so much to learn from each other in our living, learning, and working environment.

Illinois is the place where we recognize the power of possibility and where great potential is realized. Inclusive Illinois is the vision of that place: a vision made real by leadership and commitment.

Illinois is the place where consensus is forged by discourse and where everyone’s contributions are recognized: significant contributions that elevate us because they are informed and enhanced by race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation and gender identity, age, physical ability, religion, class, and national origin. We are enriched by these perspectives, and we are united by the very discourse that brings these views together.

It is a process. It is transformative. And we celebrate the remarkable changes we set in motion here … taking an important step … crossing boundaries … starting with our own.

It all starts with each of us: with our willingness to embark on the journey in the search for answers, and with our openness and acceptance of the answers we find. Illinois is the place where it all comes together.

Learn more about how Inclusive Illinois promotes diversity here.

Commitment to Equal Opportunity

The commitment of the University to the most fundamental principles of academic freedom, equality of opportunity, and human dignity requires that decisions involving students and employees be based on individual merit and be free from invidious discrimination in all its forms, whether or not specifically prohibited by law. Among the forms of invidious discrimination prohibited by the University policy but not law is discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of sexual orientation. Complaints of invidious discrimination in violation of University policy are to be resolved within existing University procedures. The policy of the University of Illinois is to comply with all federal and state nondiscrimination, equal opportunity, and affirmative action laws, orders, and regulations. The University will not engage in discrimination or harassment against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, disability, unfavorable discharge from the military, or status as a disabled veteran or a veteran of the Vietnam era. This nondiscrimination policy applies to admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs and activities

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