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Post Award Research Specialist

The Post Award Research Specialist is responsible for providing research support to the School of Social Work with a primary focus on federally funded research. The incumbent will report to the Associate Dean for Research (ADR) and collaborate with the School of Social Work Business Office as needed to provide administrative and data management support and assist faculty in meeting post federal grant award requirements including data development, entry, analysis, and sharing; clinical trials reporting and implementation; monitoring compliance with institutional review board (IRB) protocols, supporting communication and compliance with multiple sites, developing annual funding reports, providing training to faculty and doctoral students involved in federally funded research and developing and maintaining systems that can be used by multiple faculty. This individual will collaborate with the Center for Behavioral and Social Sciences (CSBS) in receiving/providing training, modifying the position as needed, and providing post-award services when possible. Finally, this Specialist will work closely with Research Data Service to support data-sharing practices at the School of Social Work. Closes October 25, 2023. 

System of Care Coordinator

Located Statewide in Illinois

The System of Care Coordinator will coordinate the efforts of SOC Specialists statewide, works with the Assistant Director of Pathways to Success Services to ensure SOC/Wrap model is accurately represented in all work products and messaging, trains and coaches SOC-Spec team, and trains and coaches statewide as needed, monitors training/coaching delivery from the team and provides on-going feedback to improve messaging and delivery. Closes October 12, 2023. 

Family Advocate Coordinator

Located Statewide in Illinois

The Family Advocate Coordinator will coordinate the efforts of Family Advocate Specialists statewide, works with the Assistant Director: Pathways To Success Services to ensure competent and ethical delivery in all work products and messaging, trains and coaches Family Advocate Specialist, and trains and coaches statewide as needed, monitors training/coaching delivery and provides on-going feedback to improve messaging and delivery. The Family Advocate Coordinator also works to expand the reach and influence of family voice and choice through serving on advisory committees and developing relationships with other organizations. Closes October 12, 2023.

Field Services Coordinator

Located Statewide in Illinois

The Field Services Coordinator will coordinate the efforts of Field Specialists statewide, work with the Assistant Director of Field Services to ensure Healthcare and Family Services behavioral health services and new initiatives are accurately represented in all work products and messaging, and train and coach the Field Specialist team. Closes October 12, 2023. 

Assistant Director of the Chicago Child Protection Training Academy

Located in Chicago, IL 

The Assistant Director of the Chicago Child Protection Training Academy (CCPTA) will provide leadership in simulation facilitation and support the Associate Director of the Chicago Child Protection Training Academy in the administration of the simulation program. Responsible for providing coaching, support and training related to simulation learning events for child welfare staff. This position will also support program administration through: facilitating debriefing for simulations, assisting in simulation development, overseeing simulation weeks, training child welfare staff, training actors, training new simulation facilitators and support staff, and supervising a limited number of simulation facilitators. Closes September 30, 2023. 

Simulation Facilitator

Located in Chicago, IL

The Simulation Facilitator is responsible for providing coaching, support, and training before and during the simulation experience to child welfare staff, inclusive of new and veteran investigators, placement workers, and intact workers. Closes September 30, 2023. 

Case Practice Reviewer

Located Statewide in Illinois

The Case Practice Reviewer will participate, lead and potentially develop qualitative case reviews. Qualitative reviews are intensive reviews of Child Welfare cases utilizing a standardized review tool and protocol, which includes file reviews and extensive interviews in order to understand the current outcomes experienced by the child and family, identify strengths and areas in need of improvement, and to communicate those to direct service staff and administrators for practice and system improvement. The various qualitative review processes are always subject to change based on operational need. The below duties and responsibilities are general and apply to qualitative case reviews that occur. Closes September 26, 2023. 

Training and Learning Facilitator

Located Statewide in Illinois

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. Closes October 2, 2023. 

Psychology & Psychiatry Program Assistant (Contract)

Located in Chicago, IL

The primary function of this position is to provide programmatic and fiscal support to the Psychology & Psychiatry Program in the Clinical Division of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). Closes October 6, 2023. 

Communications and Content Coordinator

The Communications and Content Coordinator will play a pivotal role in developing and executing effective communications campaigns for the School of Social Work (SSW). This position will be responsible for creating engaging content, implementing content strategies, conducting analytics, and maximizing the efficiency of the SSW’s communications efforts. Closes September 29, 2023. 

Clinical or Teaching Assistant Professor in Macro Social Work

We are seeking an instructor to join our faculty as a Clinical or Teaching Assistant Professor in Macro Social Work with a focus on the Leadership and Social Change specialization. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in advancing the School of Social Work’s commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement. This specialized faculty position is non-tenure-track.

The instructor will primarily be responsible for teaching courses in the Leadership and Social Change specialization, collaborating other instructors in the specialization to provide students with an understanding of macro-level social work practices and preparing them to be effective leaders in driving positive social change. Closes October 13, 2023. 

PRIDE Trainer

Located Statewide in Central, East-Central, Northern, and Southern Illinois

The PRIDE Trainer, as funded by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (IDCFS), is responsible for facilitating trainings for the PRIDE Foster and Adoptive Parent Training Program to prospective, relative/fictive kin, licensed, and adoptive/sub guardianship caregivers for the Learning and Development Unit within the Office of Learning and Professional Development (OLDP). This is an Academic Hourly position. Closes October 15, 2023. 

PRIDE Trainer-Bilingual

Located in Central Illinois (Peoria, Bloomington, Springfield, and LaSalle)

The PRIDE Trainer, as funded by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (IDCFS), is responsible for facilitating trainings for the PRIDE Foster and Adoptive Parent Training Program to prospective, relative/fictive kin, licensed, and adoptive/sub guardianship caregivers for the Learning and Development Unit within the Office of Learning and Professional Development (OLDP). This is an Academic Hourly position. Closes October 15, 2023. 

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