Community Outreach (Child Welfare) Trainer

  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • Reno, NV, USA
  • May 20, 2018
Full time Education

Job Description

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Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Community Outreach Trainer for the School of Social Work. The position will provide development and delivery of competency-based, in-service training to social workers, public child welfare professionals, human services professionals, and community stakeholders throughout Nevada. Other duties include, but are not limited to; assisting in the development of classroom and e-learning project area training curriculum; participate in relevant team meetings; strengthen the link between the School of Social Work and the social work workforce; participate in supervision; coordinate continuous quality improvement; and other duties as assigned.




This position includes a variable work schedule, which includes some nights and weekends, as well as occasional travel.


Compensation Grade



Total Compensation

The total compensation package includes a competitive and commensurate salary with education and related experience, a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. 


Department Information

The school of Social Work at the University of Nevada, Reno has two programs: Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and Master of Social Work (MSW). Both the baccalaureate and master's programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). For more information, please click on the following link: https


Contact Information

Aaron Blackham








Full-Time Equivalent




Required Attachment(s)

Attach the following attachments to the Resume/CV section of your application. The system will accept multiple attachments to this section of the application up to 5MB.  Please contact, the day you apply, if assistance is needed with attachments.


Cover Letter


Contact Information for Three References


Posting Close Time

This posting will close at 12:00 am on the date listed below. The posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 pm the day prior.



Posting Close Date




Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.


HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.


References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.


Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.


As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.


For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.


Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.


Social Service, University, General-Other: Training-Instruction, Continuing-Adult


Compensation Grade B


Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and two years of related experience or a Master’s Degree in Social Work and one year of related experience.

Related Experience: one year of social work practice; working with children and families in a child welfare setting; development, implementation, revision and/or evaluation of performance-based training curricula.


A valid Class “C” Nevada driver’s license or is required at the time of appointment and is a condition of continuing employment.

A Social Workers License for the State of Nevada, or the ability to obtain one within the first year of employment, is required at the time of appointment and is a condition of continuing employment.