This position is open until filled with first review of applicants to take place January 10th
Academy for Professional Excellence, a project of San Diego State University School of Social Work, was established in 1996 with the mission to provide exceptional workforce development and learning experiences for the transformation of individuals, organizations, and communities. Providing over 80,000 learning experiences to health and human service professionals annually, the Academy creates experiences that transform the heart, mind, and practice with the goal of revolutionizing the way people work to ensure the world is a healthier place. The Academy continues to grow with new programs and a diversity of workforce development solutions for the health and human services community in Southern California and beyond. The Academy invests in its staff with an innovative work environment that promotes staff well-being and a culture that builds on and fosters the strengths of its diverse staff. The Academy is committed to becoming an anti-racist, recovery-oriented, and trauma-informed organization.
Child Welfare Development Services (CWDS) provides workforce development, organizational support, technical assistance and capacity building for the public child welfare staff of Southern California counties. These services include coaching, simulation, classroom training, eLearning and evaluation services. Workforce development services consist of development opportunities for new social workers, the existing workforce, supervisors, managers and executive level leadership as well as community partners and multi-disciplinary partners working closely with child welfare agencies.
Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, this position is virtual, requiring telework. It is anticipated that the position will transition back to either in-office at our San Diego location or to a hybrid position of part-time telework and part-time in office as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. At that time, travel will be required to off-site training in the Southern California area.
Under the general direction of the CWDS Training Coordinator, the Training Operations Assistant (TOA) is responsible for providing general support for training operations. This includes supporting trainers and trainees in the virtual and/or classroom environment; tracking trainee registrations and attendance; data entry into a Learning Management System; preparation of training materials; and various on and off-site coordination tasks. Work is primarily out of the Academy for Professional Excellence San Diego office location.
This is a full time position. The following information is intended to be a representation of the work performed by incumbents in this position and is not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical extension of position responsibilities. Job descriptions may be changed or updated, at any time, based on the needs of the department.
Please note: some duties may include working with and/or exposure to sensitive/traumatic topics or material dealing with child abuse, elder abuse and/or issues and scenarios related to mental health, or substance use, and/or racism.
TRAINING SUPPORT (50%)
OFFICE/CLERICAL SUPPORT (40%)
OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED (10%)
San Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with SDSU Research Foundation