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Director - Family Resource Training Center

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Eastern Washington University
Location
Cheney

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Director - Family Resource Training Center

About Eastern Washington University:
Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney and Spokane, Washington, with programs offered throughout the state and online with an enrollment of over 12,000 students. Eastern is one of six state-funded four-year institutions of higher education in Washington reporting to its own Board of Trustees.

Eastern’s 300-acre main campus is located in Cheney, a community of 11,000 residents 16 miles southwest of the state’s second largest city, Spokane. Eastern also offers programs in downtown Spokane at the Brand new Catalyst building and on the Riverpoint Campus which is shared with Washington State University. Eastern also offers program throughout the state based on the needs of the community. Eastern offers an array of bachelor’s and master’s degrees and one applied doctorate in physical therapy. EWU offers 135 fields of study, 9 master’s degrees, 12 graduate certificates, 39 graduate programs, 1 educational specialist degree, and 1 applied doctorate to more than 10,000 enrolled students.

Tribal Land Acknowledgement

Eastern Washington University resides within the traditional homelands of the Spokane People and other tribes who are connected through their shared history of this region. This land holds their cultural DNA and it is their Ancestors who are here and bring forth the knowledge of this place—the knowledge that comes from the land.

Job Summary:
  • The College of Professional Programs and the Family Resource Training Center at Eastern Washington University invites applications for a 100% full-time position to serve as the Director for the Family Resource and Training Center (FRTC) located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
  • Under the direction of the Dean of College of Professional Programs, exercises overall responsibility for Center operations, works to secure external resources to augment Center activities, serves as the chief liaison between Idaho Department of Health and Welfare and the College and supervises staff.


About Us
  • The FRTC is a partnership between the EWU College of Professional Programs and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) as well as numerous other community service organizations, charities, and Title IV-E program affiliates. The FRTC operates as a training and service center for developing social workers and foster parents throughout the state of Idaho and supporting Social Work interns from EWU. The center is dedicated to improving the lives of at-risk children and families, and our mission is to build healthy families and communities. This position would toggle between the Cheney campus and the Coeur d Alene Center. (Familyrtc.org)
See Job Duties section for detailed description of the position's responsibilities.
  • On top of salary, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, life and disability insurance and retirement. In addition, EWU offers generous vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays per year and fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees.
Position is open until further notice, screening will begin July 22, 2022.

Required Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or a related field.
  • Expertise in public child welfare practice
  • 3 or more years of administrative experience including staff supervision, and budget oversight.
  • Experience working with local, state, and/or federal agencies.
  • Established Record of securing funding from federal and state government and foundation sources.
  • Demonstrated experience using technologies such as databases, spreadsheets, and/or cloud data management.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Licensed or license-eligible in Social Work
  • Strong background in human resources.
  • SharePoint experience.
  • Significant contract reporting writing experience
  • Two or more years of experience working with Child Welfare in Idaho


Other Skills and Abilities:
  • Flexibility
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management
  • Attention to Detail


Job Duties:
% of Time: 40
Responsibility / Duty: Direct and Administer
  • Direct, administer and supervise leads for the Resource Family Resource & Training Center Contracts
  • Review program reporting and dissemination of information to administration
  • Represent FRTC/EWU to external organizations in relation to program responsibilities
  • Ensure compliance with University activities as well as federal, state, and local, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Approve job descriptions, all hiring and on-boarding of new employees
  • Review monthly budget updates and work with Fiscal Specialist to make any changes necessary
  • Seek new contracts/grants and engage in contract negotiations
  • Provide direct supervision and growth of leadership team
  • Promote Center Mission, Vision and Values that include equity, diversity, inclusivity, cultural competency, and universal accessibility
  • Be direct liaison to Contract Monitors and meet with them regularly
  • Work directly with Grants office to ensure contract integrity

Essential Function Indicator: Yes


% of Time: 40
Responsibility / Duty: Provide Oversight of ProgramsAnalyze program development information and support recommendations for modifying
  • Develop, support, and interpret rules, policies, and procedures for programs
  • Support the development and implementation of program operations, instructional projects, innovative practice, and training in response to various needs
  • Support program communication and procedures
  • Maintain and encourage a professional, collaborative, and solutions-oriented approach to support a healthy company culture and productive workforce.
  • Provide support and guidance for Center programs and operations team
  • Problem solves challenges between programs and systems

Essential Function Indicator: Yes


% of Time: 20
Responsibility / Duty: Supervision
  • Supervise program leads
  • Assign and review work
  • Approve leave requests
  • Resolve performance problems through retraining and coaching
  • Initiate corrective action ad necessary and in compliance with all university/program policies/procedures

Essential Function Indicator: Yes



Conditions of Employment:
  • This is a 100% exempt position funded under a grant contract. Continuation of the position is contingent on availability of contract funding.
  • This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.
  • All new employees must comply with EWU immunization Policy 602-02 and provide proof of immunity or vaccination to MMR and proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before beginning work at EWU. Waivers for the immunization requirements are available for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs.

Salary Information: $85,216 – $92,633 DOE/DOQ

Posting Date: 07/11/2022
Open Until Further Notice: No
Closing Date:
Screening to Begin: 07/22/2022

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit your application materials through our online applications portal provided below. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resources Services at (509) 359-2381.

To apply, visit https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu/postings/8924

EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.








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Organization

Eastern Washington University is a student-centered, regionally based, comprehensive university. Its campus is located in Cheney, within the Spokane metropolitan area, with additional learning centers in the region and elsewhere in Washington State. Its mission is to prepare broadly educated, technologically proficient, and highly productive citizens to attain meaningful careers, to enjoy enriched lives, and to make contributions to a culturally diverse society.

Eastern Washington University will achieve its mission by providing:

  • an excellent student-centered learning environment;
  • professionally accomplished faculty who are strongly committed to student learning;
  • high-quality integrated, interdependent programs that build upon the region's assets and offer a broad range of choices as appropriate to the needs of the university's students and the region; and
  • exceptional student support services, resources, and facilities.
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