Training and Development Project Coordinator for Justice Projects
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Classification:Training & Development 4
Work type: Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA College of Health
Categories: Education/Instructional, Health Profession
UAA College of Health, Center for Human Development is seeking a professional training and development project coordinator with expertise in disability and justice/victim advocacy. This position will develop and oversee working teams comprised of disability, victim advocacy, tribal, and other relevant agencies/partners. This position will also develop, deliver and facilitate delivery of relevant training to community partners.
10 Oversee the project budget operational expenses; ensure compliance with university policy and procedures. Develop and oversee professional service contracts. Essential
20 Establish partnerships with federal, state and local agencies, and the university to implement project activities. Represent CHD to the public regarding the projects. Coordinate public relation activities with the university. Ensure wide dissemination about project activities. Essential
30 Develop and manage work plans to ensure implementation of grant project objectives. Prepare project reports for funding agents and other stakeholders. Collect and evaluate project accomplishments and outcomes. Develop funding proposals related to project activities. Essential
30 Develop and oversee working teams comprised of disability, victim advocacy, tribal, and other relevant agencies/partners.
Using current best practices, develop training curricula and provide training on disability, justice/victim advocacy and healthy relationships for a variety of community members, including individuals with disabilities, family members, service providers, and state agencies. Coordinate other training activities. Provide technical assistance to participating agencies and teams. Conduct marketing and recruitment activities. Essential
5 Participate in department, university, and national meetings and trainings as necessary. Essential
5 Recruit and supervise students and/or temporary staff to work on project activities. Essential
About Center for Human Development: The Center for Human Development (CHD) is a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities in Education, Research, and Service (UCEDDs) authorized by the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000. There are 67 UCEDDs, at least one in every state and territory, which form an Association of UCEDD's (AUCD.org). Since CHD is the only UCEDD in Alaska, we serve the entire state.
The UAA Center for Human Development has 4 major functions:
Community training and technical assistance
Research Information dissemination
These activities are designed to increase the independence, productivity, and community integration and inclusion for individuals with
disabilities. CHD’s projects and activities are not limited to developmental disabilities; they focus on a wide range of disabilities, ages, and issues.
Position Summary: Seeking a professional training and development project coordinator with expertise in disability and justice/victim advocacy. This position will develop and oversee working teams comprised of disability, victim advocacy, tribal, and other relevant agencies/partners. This position will also develop, deliver and facilitate delivery of relevant training to community partners.
Experience and training in program development and implementation; project fiscal management; problem solving; and planning.
Ability to apply knowledge in teaching aids and techniques in providing technical assistance to community partners.
Ability to communicate effectively with outside organizations, staff, and professional training group members, including, but not limited to, disability agencies, state agencies, and victim advocacy/justice agencies (e.g., domestic violence/sexual assault agencies).
Ability to develop funding proposals.
Preferred: Advanced knowledge of disability and justice/victim advocacy topics and ability to keep current in specialty area.
Required Experience: Two years experience in disability field and/or victim advocacy/justice field (domestic violence/sexual assault field).
Preferred: Five years experience in disability field and/or victim advocacy/justice field (domestic violence/sexual assault field). Preference given to candidates with experience in both fields.
Education/Training Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, human services, education or related field and two years experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Application Procedure: To be considered for the position, applicants must upload the following documents to their online application:
Cover letter highlighting qualifications that meet the specific requirements of this position
Names and contact information of three professional references
Assignment Information: Term-Funded, Exempt (salary), Grade 79, Full-Time, 12 months per year, and full employee benefits package ( https://www.alaska.edu/jobs/benefits/)
Salary: Salary will be based upon level of education, training and experience
This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.
Affirmative Action Statement:
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.
Public Disclosure Statement:
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It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.
Advertised: Alaskan Standard Time 10 Jan 2020
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