The Coordinator III will be supported/split (30% & 70%) on two externally funded projects (Title IV-E & LCCA/LPCA, respectively). Responsibilities include recruitment, screening, orientation, and ongoing support of BSW and MSW students seeking higher education in collaboration with Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. This position works closely with TDFPS and various offices within the School of Social Work.
Create empirically based test questions. Manage marketing materials such as flyers, brochures, videos, etc. Conduct screening and determine eligibility for program participation. Facilitate testing, scoring and other related tasks with customers taking exams. Collaborate with university departments as needed. Collaborate with Regional and State DFPS administrators to process documents associated with contracts. Participate in Regional and State meetings as required. Represent projects at monthly SSW Child and Family Committee meetings. Produce all annual reports, data bases and other contract required deliverables. Performs other duties as assigned.
Master's degree in social work. Two (2) years post-MSW experience in child welfare or related area of specialization.
Ph.D. in Social Work or related field. Experience working in higher education. Teaching experience. Familiarity with the latest information in topics for related trainings. Experience in using Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook. Strong administrative, communications, and interpersonal skills. Communication skills, public speaking to large audiences, managerial skills, and the ability to multitask. Knowledge of DFPS systems, policies and practice. Ability to utilize computer applications Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook E-mail to complete work assignments. Ability to train TDFPS staff on a variety of topics. Ability to interview and screen applicants for program. Ability to communicate program components and recruit program participants. Ability to complete complex program reports and statistical analysis on program deliverables. Demonstrated expertise and leadership working with a diverse array of people.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 14736
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