Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Senior Program Administrator (SPA) for The Rutgers School of Social Work. This position oversees and implements one of IFF’s program’s continuous quality improvement program for course instructors. The SPA provides ongoing recruitment, observation, and coaching trainers conducting classroom based professional development throughout New Jersey to professionals working in child welfare and/or early childhood education.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Conducts individual and group practice sessions to enhance trainers' skills and to introduce a variety of interactive techniques and activities which maximize learner involvement and increase the acquisition of knowledge and skills.
Provides trainer support through technical assistance, ongoing communication, and coordination of certification and train-the-trainer events.
Reviews curriculum prior to training observations; completes required documentation and reports in accordance with established timelines.
Collaborates and communicates with IFF program leads to share findings, recommendations and related coaching plans.
Documents all technical assistance and coaching provided and tracks progress toward recommended coaching goals.
Initiates and coordinates trainer certification processes and events.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Human Services, Education, Training, Human Resources, Public/Business Administration, Child Development, or Communications.
A minimum of five years of facilitating training experience with adult learners.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Significant experience in Adult Learning Principles, Curriculum Development and Training of Trainers.
Valid driver's license and use of a personal vehicle to travel to training sites throughout New Jersey.
Expertise in competencies supporting professional presentation skills, experience with a variety of engaging and interactive instructional strategies, excellent interpersonal communication, and cultural sensitivity, strong group processing skills, and knowledge of classroom management and transfer of learning strategies
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Human Services, Education, Training, Human Resources, Public/Business Administration, Child Development, or Communications
Experience in a human service field as demonstrated by at least five years' experience, knowledge of applicable practice models, and/or fluency in the policies, legislation, and workforce systems supporting the field.
Computer proficiency to include: setting up and troubleshooting equipment; use of presentation software and inputting data on line.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must be able to travel by personal vehicle to various training locations throughout New Jersey
Clean Driving Record
Posting Number: 19ST5207
Location: College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 108390
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.