$43.89-$59.85 Hourly / $3,511.35-$4,787.90 BiWeekly /
In the Department of Children and Families, this class is accountable for assisting in the management of staff development and training, post-licensure foster parent training and related activities.
Supervises training staff at academy; evaluates effectiveness of trainers and relevance and quality of curricula; monitors execution of training for statewide consistency, quality control and completion of planned activities; collects pertinent data from regional trainers and confers with regional administrators and superintendents; ensures regional training plans consistent with statewide plan and departmental goals; maintains close liaison with regional directors; oversees scheduling and coordination of training offered in academy and regional offices to fulfill stated goals of department annual training plan; acts for director in her/his absence; conduct selected inservice training; performs specific functions assigned by the director; may perform related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of training methods and adult education principles and techniques; ability to evaluate performance of training staff and content of curricula and syllabi; familiarity with national child welfare curricula; familiarity with child welfare and mental health programs; managerial and organizational ability; considerable interpersonal skills; skill in oral and written expression.
Possession of a Master's Degree in Social Work or closely related field and four (4) years of experience in providing services in a human services agency and two (2) years of experience teaching in a school or department of social work, child welfare or human services or as a training instructor in a public or private social welfare agency.
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.
For state employees this is the level of Social Work Supervisor or Curriculum Manager.
A Doctoral degree in education, public administration, social work or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
Note: Closely related fields are: child welfare, applied sociology, social and/or human services, clinical psychology, child development, counseling, human development and family relations, human service, marriage and family therapy.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Children and Families Assistant Director of Training Academy in Salary Group MP 64 approved effective June 24, 2002. (Revised to modify Organizational Level)