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Assistant Director, Chicago Child Protection Training Academy

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 June 10, 2022).

Graduate Admissions and Records Officer

The School of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is searching for a Graduate Admissions and Records Officer to join our Academic Programs teams. The Graduate Admissions & Records Officer will work under the Director of Graduate Enrollment Management to manage processes related to the unit’s graduate population (Closes May 26, 2022).

Training and Learning Facilitator

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) in the Chicago area.

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 May 30, 2022).

Program Assistant

The School of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is searching for an Program Assistant to join our Academic Programs teams.

The Program Assistant will work with both BSW and MSW Field Education programs to manage and support an online field database and to oversee the Affiliation Agreement process from inception to completion. Additionally, as a representative of Field Education, the employee will work closely to organize and execute field events while providing direct support to multiple field faculty, students, and agencies (Closes May 23, 2022).

Clinical Quality Review Specialist

The Clinical Quality Review Specialist implements a quality process for Illinois Behavioral Health providers engaged in delivering the Pathways to Success program;  performs case-level audits and behavioral health record reviews to assess quality and assure compliance with best practice standards and established policy;  works collaboratively with behavioral health providers on all aspects of case level and service plan/treatment plan reviews and other quality processes; partners with teams from the Provider Assistance and Training Hub (PATH) clinical and the data/evaluation units; utilizes data feed-back loops and performance improvement planning processes to improve overall quality in the field (Closes June 10, 2022).

Program Services Aide

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is seeking a dynamic professional to join a partnership between public university social work programs and the Office of Workforce Research and Development (WRD), an Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (IDCFS) funded program. The Program Service Aide is responsible for supporting the overall functioning of the PRIDE Foster & Adoptive Parent Training Program and other Office of Learning and Professional Development (OLPD) programs, projects and assignments as needed. Travel is required for this position (Closes June 3, 2022).

Training Data 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).

The Training Data Specialist works with the Training Program Coordinator on data entry, certification tracking, and quality assurance of various programs. Responsible for entering course schedules, tracking attendance and trainee certification compliance, and assisting PATH Coordinators in various data entry and tracking needs. Performs monitoring for continuous quality assurance related to data and recommends system improvements as needed (Closes June 10, 2022).

Office Support Assistant (Registration & Logistics) - Located in Springfield (Multiple positions available)

Located in Springfield – The Office Support Assistant will serve as the liaison between the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and its stakeholders. Individuals will effectively handle issues, complaints and inquiries keeping satisfaction at the core of every decision and behavior. (Closes June 6, 2022.)

Simulation Logistics Coordinator (located in Chicago)

The Simulation Logistics Coordinator will provide technical support, organization, and assistance with classroom management and the ongoing functions of simulation education with the Chicago Child Protection Training Academy.   (Closes May 24, 2022)

 

Simulation Facilitator (located in Chicago)

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 June 3, 2022)

Field Specialist

The Field Specialist will train the IM+CANS model 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 Systems of Care (SOC)  curriculum. (Closes June 3, 2022)

Implementation Coach and Training Technician (multiple positions available)

As a member of a specialized Statewide training Field Support Team, the Implementation Coach and Training Technician will facilitate trainings to 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 provide field support to enhance the transfer of learning from the training classroom to field operations; partner with staff, supervisors, and key stakeholders and conduct regular and frequent face-to-face meetings; conduct assessments, complete gap analysis, identify strengths and areas of challenge for agency staff as assigned; and provide coaching, constructive feedback and solution focused problem solving with references to identified challenges and areas of improvement.

 

Implementation Coach and Training Specialist (multiple positions available)

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.

Pre-Service & In-Service Trainer (multiple positions available)

Pre-Service and In-Service 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 Pre-Service and In-Service Trainers are responsible for facilitating child welfare employee staff trainings, supporting the School of Social Work’s Workforce Development Project which serves the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services’ Pre-Service and In-Service Training Program.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate child welfare staff trainings as needed, which includes classroom and or online trainings. Trainer can only decline 50% of the trainings assigned. Trainers will adhere to teaching from training curriculum, but may also share approved stories, experiences, and testimonies which reinforce training objectives. Facilitate a minimum of 2 trainings (classroom and online) over a 6-month period (4 yearly).
  • Responsible for monitoring work schedule, based on job classification hourly/daily allowable work hours. Responsible for not exceeding allowable work hours for Job classification and UIUC approved hours. Trainers are responsible for submitting payroll and travel documentation according to Manager’s expectations to meet UIUC payroll and mileage expectations. Responsible for completing documentation related to all trainings facilitated, including entering participant attendance into the online Learning Management System.
  • Quarterly, the Trainer will participate in classroom observations, supervision, coaching, and/or staff Development activities.
  • 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 an IDCFS Child Protection Specialist, or prior experience in training Illinois Child Protection Specialist direct service employees required.
  • Current or previous Child Welfare Employee License (CWEL) in Illinois required.
  • Prior experience training Illinois child welfare employees 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; Follow oral and written instructions; Strong phone, verbal communication and active listening skills; Good customer service focus; Strong facilitation skills with capacity to deliver multi-day child welfare staff training inclusive of pre-service new hire staff training for child protection specialists in Illinois; Computer literacy, including various internet browsing systems, Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel), and Windows Operating Systems; Operate standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, printers filing cabinets and fax machines; Personal Computer/Laptop with Microsoft office software; Internet access and proficiency in the use of internet-based computer programs; Familiarity and capacity to facilitate trainings over common online video conferencing platforms; Email access; Ability to access PDF files (Adobe, Excel and Acrobat Reader) and perform data entry skills.

 

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, Transcripts, and references to sw-hr@illinois.edu. To complete the application process:

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 Rachelle Nickey at 217-244-0076.

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.

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 Rachelle Nickey at (217) 244-0076.

 

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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