Community Development Planner

Recruitment #200617-UNCE-214



Please send resume and list of references to:

Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth
Attn: Amanda Jett
1111 N. Lee Ave. Suite 500,
Oklahoma City, OK 73103

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Community Development Planner

Salary Range: Up to $46,000.00

This position will serve as the Training Coordinator and be responsible for identifying and coordinating all aspects of professional multidisciplinary trainings on child maltreatment, providing administrative support to the Freestanding Multidisciplinary Teams Program Manager, and assisting the Program Manager with provision of training and technical assistance to multidisciplinary teams in Oklahoma.  This position will correspond, collaborate, and coordinate with professionals in child maltreatment including attorneys, law enforcement, child welfare, medical, mental health, and others. 

1. Collect and analyze survey reports and inquires for training on child maltreatment topics to identify and develop professional development training opportunities for multidisciplinary audiences. 
2. Identify and secure qualified trainers to provide webinars and/or in-person trainings in Oklahoma, and manage and process all paperwork related to successful provision on professional development trainings, such as professional service agreements, vendor forms, requisitions, purchase orders, and invoices; including assisting trainers and other vendors to complete and submit required forms.
3. Develop and execute marketing strategies for training events, including development and distribution of marketing materials to targeted audiences within child maltreatment. 
4. Apply for and manage approvals and tracking of continuing education credit for attorneys, law enforcement, Oklahoma Department of Human Services staff, licensed mental health providers, medical professionals, and any other professional disciplines as appropriate for training events. 
5. Create and manage registrations for training events. 
6. Prepare training event materials, such as evaluation surveys, pre/post-tests, sign-in sheets, certificates of completion, and other documents (e.g., handouts, resources, etc.).
7. Be the on-site coordinator for training events, which includes, but is not limited to, room setup and reset, check-in participants, distribute and collect materials, general announcements, assist the trainer and participants with logistical needs, and interface with facility staff.
8. Analyze evaluation, pre/post-test, and other data to evaluate training plan strategy and make necessary changes to inform future events including the next cycle of training. 
9. Maintain and keep current a tracking system, including training calendar, for all training events related activities, including tracking training expenses to ensure compliance with the approved budget.
10. Provide basic trainings on child maltreatment and multidisciplinary team topics.
11. Complete written reports for department activities. 
12. Provide administrative support to the Program Manager regarding freestanding multidisciplinary team contracts, including printing, scanning, filing, organization of files, maintaining required documents, and tracking expenditures. 
13. Keep current on research and best practices within the fields of child maltreatment and training coordination.
14. Complete other duties as assigned by the Program Manager and/or executive team.

Education and experience requirements at this level consist of a Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, public health, or similar, and three (3) or more years of professional experience working in program administration, training coordination, and provision of training and technical assistance.  Must have above average proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and written and oral communication skills.

The Commission on Children and Youth has been authorized to utilize a Selective Qualification when interviewing applicants for this position.

Professional experience working in the field of child maltreatment and familiarity with the legal, social services, medical, and mental health systems responsible for protecting children is strongly preferred.  

Candidate must possess a valid Driver’s License, be able and willing to travel within the state and work a flexible schedule that will include some evenings and, potentially, weekends.


Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.