Staff Development Coordinator

NYC Careers

Full Job Description

*IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU HAVE TAKEN AND PASS EXAM #0566/#2548 FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE TITLE LISTED ABOVE IN ORDER TO AVOID BEING “BUMPED” OUT OF YOUR POSITION WHEN THE ELIGIBLE LIST FOR THIS TITLE IS ESTABLISHED. ANYONE WHO IS SELECTED FOR THIS POSITION MUST SHOW PROOF THAT THEY HAVE FILED FOR THIS EXAMINATION. PERMANENT CHILD WELFARE SPECIALIST SUPERVISORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY*.

In each DCP borough and program office, an Administration or “Admin” team provides a catalog of critical support functions, enabling child protective staff to focus on supporting our children and families. Under the supervision of a Deputy Director for Administration with wide latitude for the use of judgment and independent decision making, the Staff Development Coordinator will be responsible for the following:

Plans and oversees new CPS trainee assignments to Training Units for the On the Job Training (OJT); coordinates specialized training opportunities for CPS trainees in collaboration with Training Unit Supervisors.
Arranges and schedules mandatory and non-mandatory trainings.
Conducts in-house trainings to address the needs of the borough and ensure knowledge of and compliance with ACS and divisional policies and procedures.
Works with the clinical consultation team to coordinate and ensure the delivery of specialized trainings in Domestic Violence, Substance Abuse and Mental Health.
• Attends interdisciplinary team meetings and addresses staff issues regarding professional development. • Review specific material from the JSA Core Phase I course with the CPS trainees.
Liaise with JSA practice instructors regarding strengths and weaknesses of individual CPS trainees and communicate that information to the CPS training supervisors.
Communicate with the training supervisors and learn what extra training needs to be provided to the trainees. Identify topics the trainees need reinforced.
Personally, deliver trainings.
Coordinate training to be given by other trainers/professionals.
Coordinate trainings that all CPS trainees receive during their training unit phase (e.g. training from the clinical consultation team).
Communicate to the JSA on the progress of CPS trainees.
SDC may serve as interviewers at CPS Hiring Pools.
Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university including or supplemented by 24 semester credits in one or a combination of the following fields: social work, psychology,
sociology, human services, criminal justice, education (including early childhood), nursing or cultural anthropology, at least 12 of which must have been in one of these disciplines, and 30 semester credits toward a Masters of Social Work or a graduate degree in a related field, and at least eighteen months of child welfare casework experience.

Note: Section 424-a of the New York Social Services Law requires an authorized agency to inquire whether a candidate for employment with child-caring responsibilities has been the subject of a child abuse and maltreatment report.
Additional Information

Section 424-A of the New York Social Services Law requires an authorized agency to inquire whether a candidate for employment with child-caring responsibilities has been the subject of a child abuse and maltreatment report.

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual’s sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

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55-a Program

This position is also open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate at the top of your resume and cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position through the 55-a Program.
Residency Requirement

New York City Residency is not required for this position

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