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Supervisor Family & Community Centered Learning

Job ID 19311 Council Bluffs, Iowa

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Supervisor of Family and Community Centered Learning ensures initial and ongoing learning schedules, comprehension and implementation of Motivational Interviewing, Solution Based Casework, Safecare, and Common Sense Parenting.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & DUTIES:
  • Ensures initial and ongoing learning schedules, comprehension and implementation of Motivational Interviewing, Solution Based Casework, Safecare and Common Sense Parenting at the Iowa site.
    • Provides training to trainers in Motivational Interviewing and Solution Based Casework, to ensure ongoing learning, development, and certification of the Iowa Site according to purveyor’s models of fidelity.
    • Works directly with Safecare Coaches and Supervisors to develop strategies and skills that empower the supervisor to be a resource and support in Safecare’s Evidence Based Practice.
    • Provides training to trainers in Family Team Decision Making and Youth Team Decision Making, to ensure ongoing development of the Iowa Site Facilitators and Supervisors.
    • Provides training to trainers in Iowa’s Child Safety Conference, to ensure ongoing development of the Iowa Site Facilitators and Supervisors.
    • Utilizes the Iowa Department of Humana Services Data Base (Jarvis) to ensure ongoing training of Supervisors and Directors.
    • Utilizes the Boys Town National Data Base, to ensure ongoing learning and development of the Iowa Site Staff in their roles and responsibility of reporting to the Iowa Department of Human Services.
    • Promotes and identifies opportunities for Common Sense Parenting classes.
    • Applies for grant funding for Common Sense Parenting classes.
    • Ensures grant expectations for Common Sense Parenting classes are met.
    • Teaches Common Sense Parenting classes in communities.
    • Interviews, selects, trains, supervises and evaluates Common Sense Parenting program training personnel.
    • Provides workshop training and other training experiences for Parent Training program staff.
    • Provides parent training to parents seeking to develop or improve parenting skills.
    • Helps trainers learn and develop by transferring skills, providing developmental opportunities, coaching, and providing encouragement to take risks and try new things.
    • Develops and maintains up-to-date training for multiple programs and positions ensuring that training supports the Boys Town Model and complies with Boys Town policies and procedures and regulatory requirements such as COA and state licensing requirements; delivers training and consultation.
    • Coordinates and monitors the implementation of site-based training systems and facilitates the training of professional instructors, program supervisors, administrative leaders, and other employees.
    • Produces and presents training programs, workshops, or projects leveraging technology to deliver blended or distance-based training as required by contracts.
    • Presents, supervises, and monitors the quality of trainings, workshops, role play groups, and sections for accuracy and consistency.
    • Utilizes own vehicle to travel locally to conduct training and to consult with or observe staff.
    • Develops and maintains appropriate tracking and data collection systems. Develops community education partnerships with an emphasis on growing the programs, including higher education teaching opportunities.
  • Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagan's Boys' Home mission.
    • Directs all activities towards the fulfillment of the Boys Town mission
    • Directs all actions to reflect the values and principles of Boys Town
    • Establishes and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and ethical behavior
    • Maintains regular, reliable and predictable attendance
    • Supports other members of the management team and their work
  • Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to communicate at all levels in the organization and external contacts by phone, in person, or through correspondence in an articulate, professional manner.
  • Ability to research, plan, organize, and conduct training programs, seminars, and conferences.
  • Ability to design and develop material for new training programs and to deliver within tight deadlines.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills. Strong relationship building and collaborative skills.
  • Ability to work independently in a collaborative environment, meet deadlines, and juggle multiple projects in parallel while maintaining quality standards.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain credentials to train courses requiring special qualifications.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in social work, human services, education, psychology, or equivalent.
  • 3 to 5 years administrative or training experience; experience working within a community based or campus based setting preferred.
  • Available to travel locally to complete training and consultations.
  • Proven presentation and facilitation skills with the ability to make necessary adaptations to content, time, or audience.

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSURES, AND LANGUAGE SKILLS:

  • Will be trained and certified as a Trainer of Trainers in evidence-based interventions or working towards training and certification.
  • Will be trained and certified as a Trainer of Trainers in the State Approved Family Team Decision Meeting and/or Youth Transition Decision Making and may be asked to conduct facilitated meetings at designated locations as assigned.
  • Will be trained and certified as a Trainer of Trainers in Iowa’s Child Safety Conference.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND EQUIPMENT USAGE:

Position requires little to moderate physical activity. Mostly sedentary work exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. No significant stooping is usually required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work is typically in a normal office administrative environment involving minimal exposure to physical risks.

About Boys Town Nebraska:

A National Historic Landmark since 1985, the Village of Boys Town is now the only National Historic Landmark District in Nebraska. At any given time, about 400 boys and girls live in the Village, receiving care and guidance for a wide range of behavioral, emotional and academic issues. When Father Edward J. Flanagan purchased the Overlook Farm in 1921, it became the new, permanent site of Boys Town. Over the decades that followed, schools, churches and homes were built, and tens of thousands of young lives were transformed.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field House, parenting resources from our experts and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

Date Posted: June 23, 2022

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.#ZR

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