The Center for Human Services, a department of UC Davis Extension, provides continuing education programs and public service to adults throughout California. On a yearly basis, the Center coordinates over 5,000 classes and trains nearly 60,000 students. Within the Center for Human Services, the Northern California Training Academy (NCTA) provides training, consultation and evaluation services to California’s Child Welfare System. The program includes a $4 million dollar state-funded, annually-renewable project which reaches 5,000 enrollments in child welfare classes. In addition, the NCTA currently maintains contracts with several entities, including the Department of Developmental Services, the Northern Director’s Association and CWS/CMS. Contracted duties include providing technical assistance, training and research support; in addition the NCTA operates an off-site facility located in Orland, California to provide CWS/CMS training for 13 northern counties. The Northern California Training Academy has also worked on a national and international level, providing expertise in quality improvement to all areas of workforce development.
Under the general direction of the Program Director (Continuing Educator III), this position is responsible for independent coordination of evaluation projects, including daily management decisions, internal and external consultation, and providing research and evaluation knowledge to projects and education of staff. As the subject expert for UCDE, this position focuses on expertise in the design, execution, analysis, and evaluation of the Northern California Training Academy academic projects within the field of developmental disabilities, adult protective services, child welfare and adult learning application.
Minimum 2 years’ experience in evaluation and research methodology, theory and practice.
Experience in managing and analyzing large data sets in the area of developmental disabilities, child welfare or other related human services field.
Experience in developing evaluation methodologies for a variety of programs and data sets.
Experience in research and evaluation methodology related to human services program implementation and outcomes.
Ability to lead others in planning and implementation efforts.
Expertise in evaluating the application of adult learning methodologies.
Ability to report and present on data outcomes to non-academia stakeholders
Experience working in the fields of developmental disabilities, child welfare or other human services field.
Supervisory and/or leadership experience to manage a team or research project.
Experience working with diverse groups of stakeholders, including federal legislators, funders, and representatives from populations served, consultant and colleagues.
Additional Salary Information: Academic Administrator level (I-VI) will be based on qualifications and experience of final candidate. Salary scale: $52,200-$101,172. Placement within salary scale commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is an academic term appointment with an initial 12-month appointment, renewable annually, 24 days accruable vacation and 12 days accruable sick leave per year and full UC Davis benefits package. For more information about our extensive benefits package please visit http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html. For more information about UC Davis and our local communities please visit: https://frontdoor.ucdavis.edu/.
About UC Davis Extension-Center for Human Services
UC Davis Extension is the continuing and professional education division of UC Davis. In this capacity, UC Davis Extension partners with campus schools, colleges and faculty to create global access to the distinctive knowledge and resources of UC Davis. UC Davis Extension instructors include outstanding faculty from across UC Davis as well as distinctive working professionals in a wide variety of ...disciplines. Last year, UC Davis Extension recorded nearly 58,000 enrollments in more than 3,000 classes, serving students from all 50 states and 105 countries. Courses are offered onsite and online in a variety of formats, including short courses, conferences, certificate programs and self-supporting master’s degrees. Courses are open to the public and offered on a contract basis through partnerships with private companies, government agencies and international peer universities. UC Davis Extension is completely self-supporting, generating more than $40 million in annual revenue from course fees, public and private contracts and grants. Each year UC Davis Extension contributes more than $9 million to UC Davis in the form of revenue shared with partner schools and colleges, fees and assessments, and course discounts extended to staff and faculty. As an academic unit of the University, UC Davis Extension employs over 230 employees (career, academic, contract & limited) and more than 60 student employees during peak periods, and draws on the expertise of over 400 by agreement instructors.