Sponsor Funded Executive - Director - Administrative Services (Working Title: Director of Training & Implementation)

Position ID: 38769
Georgia State University
School of Public Health
Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development
Branch Campus: 
Atlanta, Georgia
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Executive Director, Administrative
Job Description: 



Job Description 
Sponsor Funded Executive - Director - Administrative Services (working title: Director of Training and Implementation) - 18000285 
Georgia State University, an enterprising public research university in Atlanta, is a national leader in graduating students from diverse backgrounds. The university provides its world-class faculty and more than 50,000 students with unsurpassed connections to the opportunities available in one of the 21st century’s great global cities. Georgia State offers a challenging academic environment that emphasizes research and practical experience across the curriculum and has more than 50 nationally and internationally ranked programs. 
While, Atlanta is integral to Georgia State’s educational experience, Atlanta’s quality of life helps Georgia State attract top-notch faculty, staff and administrators by contributing to the economies of Atlanta and the South. With more than 190,000 alumni worldwide, Georgia State’s commitment to student success and being a vital part of the vibrant arts and entertainment community of downtown Atlanta is where the city life meets campus life. Working at Georgia State is where you should be!!!

Description:  The National SafeCare Training and Research Center (NSTRC) in the Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development, School of Public Health is seeking a Sponsor Funded Director of Training and Implementation. The mission of the NSTRC is to disseminate the SafeCare model and to conduct rigorous research informing its dissemination. The Director of Training and Implementation will provide leadership and oversight to several areas including curriculum development, training and implementation, evaluation, including internal quality assurance, and outreach to new SafeCare sites. The incumbent will supervise training specialists and program coordinators in the NSTRC, and provide leadership and management in these areas.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Training and implementation leadership and management

Supervisor of Training Specialists. Serves as primary supervisor of the NSTRC training specialists and coordinator. Meets with NSTRC training specialists regularly for supervision about training and support responsibilities and ongoing development of training, implementation, and clinical skills. Ensures that training specialists are consulting with SafeCare sites as delineated in the contract. Ensures that the training specialists keep the data tracking information up to date. Assists training specialists with agencies and sites as needed.

Implementation process. Develops and implement changes in internal and external implementation protocols and procedures. Assists in advancing training and implementation processes with technology. Supervises staff overseeing site accreditation and training quality assurance processes.

Content expertise in SafeCare and related areas

Develops and holds expertise in the SafeCare curriculum and behavioral parent training principles. Develops and implement changes in curriculum and training workshops. Provides expertise to staff on content of SafeCare and oversee revisions to SafeCare manual and material as well as the dissemination of any changes to the SafeCare curriculum. Provides expertise to staff on the current evidence-based parenting programs, child maltreatment prevention/intervention, and implementation literature/research.

Evaluation and Outreach

Develop and implements an internal quality assurance/evaluation process for NSTRC training and implementation procedures. Works with project coordinators to develop and implement web and app-based data collection system for use by NSTRC and external sites and partners. Develops an implementation and training and technical assistance system for providing evaluation assistance to partners. Assists with research projects that involves a training component by coordinating the training specialist efforts and supervising their work.

Works with NSTRC leadership and staff to represents NSTRC and SafeCare at appropriate conferences and meetings interested in SafeCare. Serves as an external expert for NSTRC and SafeCare, providing information and assistance to new and prospective sites to learn about SafeCare and its implementation. Works with NSTRC Director of Partner Development to establish relationships with agencies/organizations interested in being trained in the SafeCare model. Assists in the establishment and coordination of new training contracts for NSTRC.

Disclaimer: This job requisition provides a high-level job definition. It is not intended to provide a comprehensive or exclusive list of job duties. As such, job duties and/or responsibilities within the context of this job requisition may change at the discretion the employee’s direct supervisor.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and five years of related experience.

College/Business Unit: School of Public Health 

Department: Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development
Location: Atlanta Campus 
Shift: 8:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. 
Salary : $75,000 - $90,000 
Pay Grade: 3-1 
FLSA Status: Exempt 
Job Type: Full Time (Benefits Eligible)
Job Posting: 02/21/18, 5:44:42 PM
Closing Date: Open until filled

Preferred Hiring Qualifications: 


The ideal candidate will have experience/expertise in the following areas: behavioral parenting programs, child maltreatment, broad program implementation, implementation science, evaluation, and partnership development. Excellent interpersonal skills, organizational skills, project management skills, and people management skills needed. Master’s degree or PhD in Public Health, Psychology, Social Work, or related field, plus a minimum of two years relevant experience preferred.

Special Instructions: 

All applicants must submit an application and resume. Cover letters are strongly recommended. All final candidates will be asked to provide a list of three references. 

Please note, Georgia State University’s career board updates daily and requisitions are subject to be removed without prior notice or before the posting expires. 
Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
CIP Discipline Code: 
Public Health, General
Psychology, General
Social Work
Public and Social Service (Admin code)
Child Development
Child Care and Support Services Management
Developmental and Child Psychology
Clinical Child Psychology
Employee Training and Development (Admin code)
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Vacancy Status: 

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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822
E-Mail: ch@uga.edu

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Sandra Gilbreth, Admin Assistant II