Occasionally, we have job opportunities related to our Child Advocacy Studies program through our approved higher education partners. This page provides a listing of all of these types of opportunities and encourage candidates to reach out and connect with our team.
Assistant Teaching Professor in Applied Psychology in Child Advocacy Studies
THE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI – ST. LOUIS invites applicants for a non-tenure-track teaching position at the Assistant Professor rank in the area of child and adolescent trauma. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in psychology or a related field and teaching expertise in the area of childhood traumatic stress or maltreatment. Candidates who have service/clinical experience in child protection multi-disciplinary teams are particularly encouraged to apply. The position will entail in-person and online undergraduate teaching and advising, primarily within Child Advocacy Studies (CAST) coursework. The department currently offers a minor and an undergraduate certificate in Child Advocacy Studies, in collaboration with Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis (CASGSL). CASGSL is a center of the department and is housed on campus in a state-of-the-art clinical training facility with two satellite locations, one of which supports a “mock house” that serves as a simulation lab for CAST courses. CASGSL is accredited by the National Children’s Alliance and conducts over 600 forensic interviews and 7,000 sessions of trauma focused counseling to children and adolescents each year. CASGSL is a proud member of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network where it serves as a Category II Treatment and Services Adaptation Center. Information about the department can be found at www.umsl.edu/divisions/artscience/psychology and about CASGSL at www.stlouiscac.org.
The start date is August 2020; salary is competitive and commensurate with level of experience. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Missouri-St. Louis is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and members of minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply.
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Simulation Program Supervisor
This position is located in Mechanicsburg, PA The University of Pittsburgh’s Mechanicsburg Child Welfare Training Programs (Resource Center) is seeking a Simulation Program Supervisor. This position will be responsible for the oversight of the development of products and services designed to improve outcomes for agencies, children, youth, and families in the child welfare system.
The incumbent is responsible for managing and leading the Simulation Program and supervising and supporting multiple staff in the development and for the maintenance of standardized clients and standardized attorneys for the Resource Center. The incumbent participates as a member of the Leadership Team, actively engaging in quality improvement efforts through “Defining, Assessment, Planning, Implementation, and Monitoring”, designed to support the Mission, Vision, and Values of the Resource Center.
Travel is required for this position. A valid driver’s license is required. PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment. For full consideration, apply online, attach a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample limited to five pages and relevant to the position. For more information about the Resource Center, visit us at www.pacwrc.pitt.edu. This position is located in Mechanicsburg, PA
Degree preferred in the following fields: training and development, adult education, human services, or other closely related academic discipline plus 10 years’ professional experience of which a minimum of five years’ experience in supervision or in project management required.
The ideal candidate will possess knowledge, experience, and skills in the following areas:
– Supervision of staff and assessment and evaluation of training; and trainer, consultant, and standardized client recruitment, selection, supervision, and development.
– Knowledge and skill in simulation programs, instructional design and adult learning principles, including the ADDIE model.
– A broad range of curriculum types and delivery methods, including in-person, online and blended learning solutions is preferred.
The ideal candidate will also demonstrate a proven ability to facilitate and participate positively and collaboratively in teams at all levels of an internal organizational structure and with external stakeholders:
– Provide and receive supervision and feedback in a strength-based and constructive manner.
– Coach and motivate staff and colleagues at all levels of an organizational structure. – Recognize, respect, support, and demonstrate Resource Center’s mission, vision, and values.
– Evaluate organizational structure, processes, and policies and provide constructive and strength-based recommendations for improvement.
– Evaluate and provide constructive and strength-based recommendations for improving an organization’s structure, processes, and policies.
– Engage in and support the professional development of self, staff, and colleagues.
– Effectively facilitate and present information in large and small groups.
– Knowledge of Pennsylvania Child Welfare Practice in a public or private setting is preferred.
A valid driver’s licenseThe University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.