The Center for Practice Transformation in the School of Social Work in the College of Education and Human Development is seeking a researcher to join its team.
This Researcher 3 position is integral to the Center for Practice Transformation’s (CPT) mission of providing high quality technology transfer, program evaluation, training and research to support the behavioral health workforce. They are responsible for supporting and coordinating CPT’s various research activities and translating findings into briefs, manuscripts and reports that are accessible and practical for the service community. CPT has a large and diverse portfolio of professional development and continuing education offerings as well as several evaluation projects at one time, each with a diverse set of stakeholders and partners. The Research Professional works directly with CPT key investigators, Center Director, and the Associate Director of Training and Research to coordinate and manage the Center’s ongoing research projects. The incumbent will work with the research and training teams to develop and implement protocols, ensure systems are in place for the study, oversee study recruitment, tracking, and data management, and help manage staff schedules and workflow. They will also support the creation of materials that communicate CPT’s findings and activities to varied audiences including behavioral health practitioners, agencies, funders, external partners, the University community, College and School, and the public.
CPT’s staff is a small team with a big mission and the ideal candidate is someone who can manage a variety of simultaneous projects and meet multiple deadlines while maintaining a high level of initiative, systems and strategic thinking, creativity, and collaboration.
This is a 12-month, 1FTE, 100% time annually renewable position, with a salary of $55,000-$60,000 depending on qualifications.
The Academic Advisor advises students and provides support to the School of Social Work’s undergraduate programs, Youth Development Leadership M.Ed. (YDL), and MSW program in all aspects of the student academic career from acceptance to graduation. The incumbent in this position serves as a front-line representative of the School to students, alumni, and the University community and works collaboratively with the SSW Graduate Program Coordinator.
The role will develop and implement innovative strategies to continuously strengthen SSW’s relationships with key stakeholders (e.g., current students and alumni) and improve the services provided to these groups. Additionally, the position will promote the School’s programs within the department, college, the University, and wider communities. The ideal candidate must use sound judgment and actively support and advance the University’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
This is a 12-month, 100% time annually renewable position, with a salary of $60,000-$66,000 depending on qualifications
The Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW) in the School of Social Work, within the College of Education and Human Development, is hiring an Administrative Financial and Program Support Professional!
The Administrative Financial and Program Support Professional (1885; Executive Ofc and Admin Spec) is central to the day-to-day success of the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW) within the School of Social Work, providing financial (EFS preparer) and program support to the Executive Director and the Directors of Professional Education, Outreach, Research, Interdisciplinary, and Operations. This position is a full-time, 12-month position that reports directly to the Director of Operations. The incumbent will work closely with all staff members at the Center as well as with graduate assistants who are affiliated with the Center.
This position is fully funded by sponsored funds and represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Union, Local 3800. The work location is on the St Paul campus. The minimum starting pay for this position is $18.95 per hour; salary offers are dependent on the candidate's experience, skills, and internal equity within the department.
The Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW or the Center) was established in 1992 with federal Title IV-E funding and a grant from the Bush Foundation. The Center brings the University of Minnesota together with county, tribal, state, and community social services in a partnership dedicated to improving the lives of children and families involved with public child welfare. CASCW fulfills its mission by focusing its efforts around three primary areas: Professional Education, Outreach, and Research & Evaluation. Mission: To improve the well-being of children and families who are involved in the child welfare system by: educating human service professionals, fostering collaboration across systems and disciplines, informing policy makers and the public, and expanding the child welfare knowledge base.
Questions about the position can be directed to the Center's Director of Operations and position supervisor, Andrea Stronghart (email@example.com).
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The Department Administrator will plan, implement, and oversee day-to-day administrative operations for the School of Social Work (SSW) in the College of Education and Human Development. This position reports to the School of Social Work Director and provides strategic support by working to align the budget, human resources, data systems, research-related operations, facilities, student services and other operational areas with SSW's strategic goals.
This position works closely with department leadership and requires profound knowledge and understanding of University policies, practices and processes, as well as sound judgment and decision-making skills. The Department Administrator is responsible for establishing and maintaining effective relationships with department faculty, staff, students, and other key constituents across the college and University ensures outstanding customer service by motivating and leading operational support staff.
The School of Social Work in the College of Education and Human Development is seeking a Director of Admissions. This position functions as the primary lead for recruitment and graduate admissions to the School of Social Work’s Master of Social Work (MSW), Youth Development Leadership (YDL) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs. The incumbent will oversee all aspects of the admissions process, including:
The Curriculum Developer (Education Program Specialist 1, 9745S1) is a 100% FTE University employee positioned in the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW) at the School of Social Work. CASCW has joined the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) in a joint project to co-create and operate the Minnesota Child Welfare Training Academy (MNCWTA).
The Curriculum Developer serves as a critical member of the integrated teams of DHS and the University. This position is responsible for executing the strategic direction of development, implementation and maintenance of evolving curriculum and measures of competency for the Training Academy. The Curriculum Developer will liaise with subject matter experts and other Academy staff on curriculum revision, design and development. This position will support the establishment and ongoing operations of the new Minnesota Child Welfare Training Academy.
This position will report to the Curriculum Supervisor and will be located off campus at the Minnesota Child Welfare Training Academy, which is two miles north of the St. Paul Campus.
Questions about the position can also be directed to Emily Batts (firstname.lastname@example.org).