Director, Training and Technical Assistance Program
University of Pittsburgh
February 8, 2018
The Partnerships for Family Support (PFS) project facilitates a network of community-based centers that provide a wide range of prevention support to families with young children including home-visiting, parenting support and leadership opportunities, referrals to support for basic and complex family needs, child development and school readiness, etc. The incumbent will work in an advanced administrative capacity by managing the PFS Training and Technical Assistance Program which includes:
- designing and coordinating a comprehensive county-wide training program for collaborators - developing individualized technical assistance plans with collaborators including assessment, goal/objective setting, and implementation strategies - managing resources (staff, consultants, budget) to implement and evaluate the total project
The incumbent will provide leadership, management, and supervision functions to ensure high-quality services to all PFS stakeholders. This position will require establishing and maintaining primary relationships with public and private funders, community partners, lead agency and center staff, and parents. Experience using a strength-based approach and building successful, strong partnerships with diverse individuals is necessary. Candidates should have experience and knowledge of family support principles and philosophy, child development, adult learning principles, instructional design, evaluation and data analysis, and instructional technologies.
Internal Number: 152878
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