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Senior Training and Learning Facilitator

Located Statewide

The Senior Training and Learning Facilitator will provide staff and services required to provide professional, administrative and support function; including but not limited to the development, design, delivery, management, support and/or evaluation of 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 February 12, 2023. 

Assistant Director, 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 February 20, 2023. 

Research Data Analyst

Located in Chicago, IL

The primary responsibility will be research conducted for the Foster Care Utilization Review Program (FCURP). This includes comprehensive performance reviews of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and private child welfare agencies throughout the state using a continuous quality improvement framework. Closes February 17th, 2023. 

Implementation Coach and Training Specialist

Multiple positions available statewide in Illinois

As a member of a specialized statewide training Field Support Team, the Implementation Coach and Training Specialist will work collaboratively with agency partners to provide training, coaching, mentoring and professional development to agency staff, supervisors, and managers; provide both introductory awareness and post-training content reinforcement/support in the application of family-centered, trauma-informed and strength-based practices, as well as other key Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (IDCFS) initiatives. This person will facilitate and at times develop training, learning groups, and coaching for agency leadership (supervisors and managers) in content related to leadership and supervisory skills, and provide field support to enhance the transfer of learning from the training classroom to field operations.  Closes February 17, 2023. 

 

PRIDE Trainer- Bilingual

**Academic Hourly Position**

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). Closes February 20, 2023. 

Intensive Home Based Specialist

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is seeking dynamic professionals to join a partnership between public university social work programs and the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS).

This position will train the Intensive Home Based (IHB) curriculum and other HFS directed clinical initiatives to community behavioral health staff and leadership, provide on-going coaching and support for new initiatives, and serve as Subject Matter Expert for New Service Initiatives and SOC curriculum (Closes February 28, 2023). 

PRIDE Trainer - Academic Hourly Teaching (multiple positions available)

PRIDE Trainer

School of Social Work

Workforce Research and Development

Multiple positions available Statewide

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

The PRIDE Trainer, as funded by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (IDCFS), is responsible for facilitating trainings for the PRIDE Foster & 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 (OLPD).

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate a combination of 4 pre-service & in-service trainings a quarter, 1 in-service and 1 online course a quarter using either instructor-led/in-person, videoconferencing, and online delivery methods. A minimum of 16 facilitated pre-service/in-service trainings required annually. PRIDE Trainers will adhere to teaching from training curriculum, but are encouraged to share experiences, stories, and testimonies reinforcing training objectives. The Trainer is responsible for follow-through, with required paperwork. Quarterly, trainer skills will be observed and trainers will participate in coaching, staff development, and workshop activities.
  • Responsible for reviewing training assignments to avoid overbooking and monitoring work schedule, based on job classification and hourly/daily work hours not to exceed a 40-hour work week. PRIDE Trainers are responsible for submitting payroll and travel documentation according to Manager’s instructions to meet UIUC payroll and mileage submission expectations.
  • Travel Required.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work preferred.
  • Three or more years of experience as a PRIDE Trainer, Foster and/or Adoptive Parent, or as direct service staff with a public or private child welfare agency.
  • Bilingual (Spanish speaking) preferred.

Successful candidates will also have:

  • Good organizational, problem solving/multitasking skills.
  • Innovative thinking to develop new systems and strategies for effective workflow.
  • Aptitude and skill level necessary for the use of independent judgement
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Good customer service interpersonal skills, strong verbal communication and active listening skills and ability to perform data entry.
  • Computer literacy, including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel).  Ability to operate standard office equipment, phones, photocopiers, and fax machines and access PDF files (Adobe and Acrobat Reader).

Highly successful candidates will have:

  • Knowledge of child welfare, 3 or more years as a Foster or Adoptive/Guardianship Caregiver.

Salary and Appointment Information

This is a part-time Academic Hourly position, appointed on a 12-month service basis. The position is grant funded and several positions are available statewide.  Renewal is contingent upon availability of funds. The expected start date is as soon as possible.

To Apply:

Send Resumes, Cover Letter, and Academic Transcripts (can be unofficial) to sw-hr@illinois.edu.

Step 1) Submit Cover letter and Resume or Curriculum Vitae to sw-hr@illinois.edu.

Step 2) Submit transcripts (unofficial transcripts or diploma may be acceptable)

Step 3) Submit names/contact information for three references.

For questions about the application process, please contact Michelle Driscoll at 217-333-6380.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.

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