Quality Improvement Specialist
The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center (Resource Center) in the School of Social Work at the University of Pittsburgh is currently seeking a qualified Quality Improvement Specialist. The Resource Center provides a continuum of services designed to facilitate and sustain positive change in the child welfare system. The Quality Improvement Specialist will: - Support and lead efforts to improve and strengthen child, family, and system outcomes through a continuous quality improvement framework - Be responsible for collaborating in the coordination and implementation of Pennsylvania’s Quality Service Reviews (QSRs), Child and Family Service Reviews (CFSRs), PA Child Welfare Council, and the Child and Family Service Plan (CFSP)/Annual Program and Service Report (APSR) - Support statewide Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) efforts through work with the PA Department of Human Services (DHS), counties, and other stakeholders across the state - Function as a team member of the Statewide Quality Improvement Department for the Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center Bachelor’s degree with 10 years of experience or a Master’s Degree required; in Social Work, Social Services, Public Health, Organizational Development, or Adult Education. Of that 10 years, minimum of five years’ experience in child welfare and/or related human service field required.  A combination of equivalent experience and education will be considered for University guidelines. Knowledge of the Pennsylvania Child Welfare Practice Standards and public child welfare practice is preferred. Must be able to travel long distances on a frequent basis, lift up to 30 pounds, set up and prepare audiovisual equipment for meetings and presentations, and stand for up to 6 hours. A valid driver’s license is required. Experience working with ethnically and culturally diverse populations preferred. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets. PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment. Candidates who desire consideration for this position MUST apply online. Candidates are encouraged to also attach a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to the online application. A writing sample: • can be a full document or excerpt of a document, 5 pages or less • must be relevant to the position, and • must be less than 5 years old. For more information about the Resource Center, visit us at http://www.pacwrc.pitt.edu. Hybrid work approach where work can be completed remotely, in the Mechanicsburg office, and in the field as necessary and appropriate.
 
 Bachelor’s degree with 10 years of experience or a Master’s Degree required; in Social Work, Social Services, Public Health, Organizational Development, or Adult Education. Of that 10 years, minimum of five years’ experience in child welfare and/or related human service field required. A combination of equivalent experience and education will be considered for University guidelines. Knowledge of the Pennsylvania Child Welfare Practice Standards and public child welfare practice is preferred. Must be able to travel long distances on a frequent basis, lift up to 30 pounds, set up and prepare audiovisual equipment for meetings and presentations, and stand for up to 6 hours. A valid driver’s license is required.
 
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Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: 21004263

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The University of Pittsburgh
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