SDSU Research Foundation

  • San Bernardino County Consultant (Prog Spec III)

    Req No.
    Full-Time Contract
    $68,000 - $77,000/year
    Dept/Proj Name
    Academy for Professional Excellence
    Close Date
  • Overview

    Responsibilities include working independently, in partnership with San Bernardino to develop specialized training, projects, and capacity for best practice on state and county initiatives for the Public Child Welfare Training Academy (“PCWTA”). This position works closely with the Regional Training Coordinator and Riverside Site Coordinator and San Bernardino County to develop and plan all county training needs.



    Under the supervision of the PCWTA County Consultant Manager, independently perform training coordination duties, including:

    • Maintaining current understanding of new state initiatives
    • Anticipating the impact to the county and planning for new state initiatives and regulations
    • Remaining current on county specific issues: (review documents/reports, SIP, new county initiatives, policies, procedures; represent/remind regarding EBP, F&E issues, etc.)
    • Working with and attending frequent meetings with staff in the county
    • Finding trainers, coaches, subject matter experts, trainings and modality for delivery based on county needs
    • Assuring curriculum/learning objectives to meet needs
    • Providing information to develop training flyers
    • Working with trainer/coach/subject matter expert to ensure county needs are met
    • Acting as a facilitator at meetings or hiring an external facilitator
    • Providing or contracting for classroom-based training
    • Providing or contracting for field-based training
    • Providing or contracting for coaching/mentoring
    • Providing training coverage/oversight
    • Identifying and assisting with coordinating experts/consultants as needed (acting as brokers/contracting out as makes sense)
    • Evaluating and assuring quality of trainers (Academy standards)
    • Serving as a partner to the management and staff development departments of the county
    • Assuring all county needs are explored and met as appropriate to the scope of the contract
    • Other duties as assigned




    • Equivalent to a master’s degree in appropriate field related to program/project.




    • Six years of experience, two years of which were in a position with high level of responsibility and requiring specialized skills.

    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with SDSU Research Foundation


    San Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer


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