Department: Ctr on Children Families & the Law-1082
Description of Work:
Training Specialist I will instruct and guide new Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (NDHHS) Child and Family Services Specialist (CFSS) trainees or others designated by NDHHS in all components of pre-service training and in-service training, including: asynchronous self-paced instruction and synchronous classroom and webinar training, incorporating CFS policies and procedures. Training Specialist will work directly with trainees and existing staff to develop the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to serve children and families within the Nebraska child welfare system, some travel may be required. Evenings and weekends may be required on occasion.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, sociology, counseling, human development, or a closely related field and 2 years' experience performing Child and Family Services case management in Nebraska, or closely related professional case management experience. Work history will show: a working knowledge of policy and practice for child welfare in Nebraska; Public relations skills and experience working with attorneys, the courts, and community agencies; Flexibility, creativity, organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task, prioritize and work independently; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Strong computer skills and familiarity with office equipment. The ability to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills; Strong organizational skills; Strong computer skills and familiarity with office equipment; ability to multi-task, prioritize, and handle last minute tasks.
Must have a valid driver's license and meet University driver eligibility requirements.
Ideal candidates will have a Master's degree in social work, psychology, sociology, counseling, human development, or a closely related field. Experience providing case management services with emphasis on navigation and documentation on N-FOCUS. Experience in training adult learners. Experience in developing training curricula and role playing. Experience with juvenile court/legal system as a NDHHS case manager. Training, coaching, and/or mentoring experience. Curriculum development and delivery of adult educational courses. Knowledge of, or ability to learn, various software or platforms (e.g., WebEx, Moodle, Vimeo). Proofreading skill/experience is highly desirable; Willingness to participate in training role plays is desirable.
Posted Salary: $42,000 minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 72016
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.