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Training Specialist

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The School of Social Work is recruiting for 4 vacant Training/Education Specialist positions. By applying to this posting, you will be considered for all 4 positions: 20024945, 20024946, 20024947, 20024948

Posting Information

Position Information

Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Department SW-Research Projects-382000
Working Title Training Specialist
Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty
Position Posting Category Other
Salary Range
Full Time/Part Time? Full-Time Permanent
Hours per Week 40
Vacancy ID NF0002756
Position ID 20024945
Posting Open Date
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Start Date 12/01/2017
Position Summary

The Family and Children’s Resource Program (FCRP), part of the Jordan Institute for Families at the UNC Chapel Hill School of Social Work, is currently accepting applications for four Training/Education Specialist positions. These positions are full time (1.0 FTE) in the EHRA Non-Faculty track and are dependent on grant funding. The Training/Education Specialist(s) will report to Ms. Lane Cooke, Program Coordinator for FCRP, and will be responsible for development, implementation and delivery of curricula and instructional programs (both in person, classroom and in an online environment) with a focus on topics relevant to child welfare issues. This educational outreach will be targeted primarily to the unique needs of public and private social services and foster care agencies. Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience.

Educational Requirements

Candidates must possess a master’s degree in social work, or a related field.

Qualifications and Experience

Experience in curriculum development and training, and a minimum of two years’ experience in human services practice preferred. Familiarity with community service, the human services system in North Carolina and child welfare practice will enhance the application. The ability to work under broad direction with considerable latitude is expected. Classroom training events are held statewide and the ability to travel to regional training sites is required. Applicants who can work autonomously from satellite or home-based sites will be considered; particularly in Eastern North Carolina. Targeted areas include: Fayetteville, Greenville, Kinston, Wilmington, and Goldsboro.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

The School of Social Work is recruiting for 4 vacant Training/Education Specialist positions. By applying to this posting, you will be considered for all 4 positions:
20024945, 20024946, 20024947, 20024948

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Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Lane Cooke
Department Contact Telephone or Email
Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  3. List of References
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the response below that describes your level of education that best or mostly closely satisfies the education requirements for this position.
    • Bachelor’s degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
    • Bachelor's degree in any field/discipline
    • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
    • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in any field/discipline
    • None of the above