This position is open until filled with an applcation review to take place after October 13, 2023.
The salary for this position is $6,500-$7,000 per month depending upon qualifications and is non-negotiable.
This position serves San Diego and Imperial Counties.
Academy for Professional Excellence, a project of San Diego State University School of Social Work, was established in 1996 with the goal of revolutionizing the way people work to ensure the world is a healthier place. Our services integrate culturally responsive and recovery-oriented practices into our daily work to promote healing and healthy relationships. Providing over 70,000 learning experiences to health and human service and justice system professionals annually, the Academy creates experiences with the mission to provide exceptional learning and development experiences for the transformation of individuals, organizations, and communities. The Academy continues to grow with new programs and a variety of workforce development solutions in Southern California and beyond.
A significant effort in the Academy’s commitment to incorporate culturally responsive and recovery oriented practices is the recruitment of individuals who represent the full diversity of our community. The Academy invests in people to create an innovative work environment that promotes well-being and a culture that builds on and fosters the strengths of its staff and their intersectional identities. When you join the Academy team you can expect to contribute to an inclusive and innovative environment where the sharing of ideas, perspectives, and experiences is welcomed and encouraged. In applying for a position at the Academy, we invite you to consider our Core Values and our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
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.
Under the general direction of the County Consultant Manager, the County Consultant is responsible for working independently as well as in collaboration with a county for workforce development needs assessment, service planning and delivery to support building capacity and best practice on state and county initiatives. The County Consultant is responsible for contract oversight, maintaining partnerships with the assigned county (or counties), and ensuring all services are delivered in alignment with the scope of work. This position works closely with the Regional Training Coordinator to develop and plan all county training needs as well as with the coaching team to support practice improvement. This position works full time from a home office and requires travel to county offices during the work day as well as some travel to Sacramento.
This is a 40 hour a week full time position working M-F from 8:00 to 4:30 p.m. and is based on contract funding subject to annual renewal. The position is subject to intermittent overnight travel and work shifts outside of normal business hours including weekends and evening.
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, substance use, or racism.
OVERSIGHT OF CONTRACTS AND SERVICE PLANNING AND DELIVERY (85%)
PROGRAM SUPPORT (10%)
OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED (5%)
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