Job Details

Posting Number:

S07523P

Working Title:

HMRE Virtual Program Facilitator

Department:

FACS-Human Devel & Family Sci

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Posting Type:

External

Retirement Plan:

GDCP

Employment Type:

Employee

Benefits Eligibility:

Non-Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time:

Part Time

Additional Schedule Information:

Work HoursPosition will require evening (5:00 PM – 9:00 PM) and weekend work, attendance to full- and half-day orientation and curricula trainings, as well as periodic, out-of-town trainings.

Advertised Salary:

$15/hour

Posting Date:

12/07/2021

Open until filled:

Yes

Proposed Starting Date:

01/04/2022

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Special Instructions to ApplicantsWhile this position will be based in Athens, GA at the University of Georgia, facilitators will be virtual and thus can work remotely from any city/county in Georgia. Some travel will be required which may involve nights and weekend work. Travel expenses will be reimbursed in accordance with UGA policies.
Administrative RelationshipsThe HMRE Virtual Program Facilitator is an employee of the University of Georgia and works under the direction and leadership of the Virtual Program Coordinator, Ms. Brigette Love, as the immediate supervisor along with the Principal Investigator for the project, Dr. Ted Futris.

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Policy Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

UGA Statement:

PLEASE NOTE: On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement for
Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.

The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit https://coronavirus.uga.edu/executive-order/ or call (706) 542-2222.

Classification Title:

Social Science Technician

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

FTE:

.1

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications· Demonstrated ability to coordinate the development and delivery of educational resources and trainings for professionals and families.· Knowledge of research and/or research-informed programming related to promoting healthy couple and marital relationships.· Experience working with web-based technology.· Bachelor’s degree human development and family studies, family and consumer sciences, social work, education or related field and at least two years of relevant experience providing educational, psychosocial, counseling or prevention services to at-risk individuals and couples; experience should include working with groups. Applicants without a Bachelor’s degree but with comparable experience will be considered. A broad range of experience may be considered, including but not limited to: teaching school or church related educational activities, coaching or mentoring, providing counseling services, leading health education workshops, etc.

Position Summary:

This is a part-time position funded by a grant from the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Family Assistance (OFA) through the University of Georgia (UGA), College of Family and Consumer Sciences. Continued funding for this position, after the end of the grant period (September 29, 2025), is contingent on obtaining other funding sources.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

Advanced Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and/or Competencies· Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.· Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.· Ability to work with adult learners.· Ability to effectively present to, teach, and engage large groups in an online classroom. · Demonstrate exceptional organization skills.· Ability to plan and implement required program components.· Ability to implement procedures in compliance with research protocols.· Demonstrate professional behavior.· Exhibits a high level of initiative.· Ability to work independently and as a team member with all project partners and staff.· Available to travel and participate in out-of-town meetings and trainings as deemed necessary.
Preferred Qualifications· Demonstrated ability to coordinate the development and delivery of educational resources and trainings for professionals and families.· Knowledge of research and/or research-informed programming related to promoting healthy couple and marital relationships.· Experience working with web-based technology.· Bachelor’s degree human development and family studies, family and consumer sciences, social work, education or related field and at least two years of relevant experience providing educational, psychosocial, counseling or prevention services to at-risk individuals and couples; experience should include working with groups. Applicants with comparable experience will be considered. A broad range of experience may be considered, including but not limited to: teaching school or church related educational activities, coaching or mentoring, providing counseling services, leading health education workshops, etc.

Physical Demands:

Sit for long periods of time.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?:

Yes

Is this a Position of Trust?:

No

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:

No

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

No

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

No

Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Duties/Responsibilities:

The HMRE Virtual Program Facilitator is part of the Family and Consumer Sciences Extension program of UGA Cooperative Extension. We seek to hire multiple individuals for this position. The Program Facilitator is responsible for co-leading virtual, online workshops to groups of couples using the HMRE curriculum, Elevate: Taking Your Relationship to the Next Level. The Elevate curriculum includes 8 modules delivered across a series of workshop classes totaling 12 hours. Facilitators will be assigned to teach workshops by the VPC. Facilitators are expected to work approximately 32 hours per workshop series, or about 4 hours per module each week (work assignments will vary depending on when workshops are scheduled): 1.5 hours for leading group sessions and 2.5 hour for preparation to teach the group (reviewing materials, communicating with teaching partners, pre- and post-session meetings). Additional work responsibilities include: time spent at trainings and meetings learning the program curricula in accordance with established protocols; maintaining confidentiality of participants’ information collected for research purposes, as defined by the UGA IRB policies; evaluating program implementation and working with project staff to resolve problems; insuring that participant attendance and other information is reported accurately; and, completing administrative and quality assurance paperwork. Facilitators may also be asked to provide support recruiting couples to participate in the workshops. Facilitators can expect to work approximately 80 hours per year (64 hours of teaching/programming per year, and approximately 16 hours for annual mandatory trainings and meetings), with the potential for additional hours to support efforts to recruit couples

Percentage of time:

100

Contact Details:

For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below. For assistance with your application or login, please email [email protected]

Recruitment Contact Name:

Brigette Love

Recruitment Contact Email:

[email protected]

Organization

The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest and most comprehensive institution of higher education. Founded in 1785, it is the birthplace of public higher education in America.

Today, UGA enrolls more than 40,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 767 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 18 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work, Veterinary Medicine, and the Honors College. It offers 24 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 33 master’s degrees in 144 fields; 8 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 99 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 5.3 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 25 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, making it one of the nation’s top Rhodes producers among public universities. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service for television, podcast/radio, and digital media. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.

Find Us
Telephone
706-542-3000
Location
215 S. Jackson St.
Athens
Georgia
30602
United States

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