CAFRU Project Associate - Washington State University in Spokane Washington

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Washington State University

Spokane, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Child and Family Research Unit (CAFRU) Project Associate will be responsible for design and supervision, as well as direct delivery of activities, related to planning, organizing and implementing activities addressing the public health consequences of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and resulting trauma for our grant program scopes of work including assessment, program development and evaluation for community health, social services, and educational programs.

Exercise significant independent decision-making in assigned development, service, and research program of the CAFRU. Contribute to other assigned tasks as assigned by the Director.

Specific program content is dependent on funding source and can include both new areas of work development funded by CAFRU unobligated funds and specific contract scopes of work. Examples include: educational programs (including presentations, workshops and conferences), youth educational experiences, consultation and model service delivery, research and evaluation of third-party agencies, and community group facilitation. Develop educational materials, reports, and program delivery methods appropriate to assigned tasks. The CAFRU Project Associate has a mix of project supervision and implementation responsibilities typically operating as a team leader for a group of colleagues, but also serving on other project teams as assigned by the Director.

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant extension program discipline and three (3) years of related experience in the program specialty. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. Prefer a Masters Degree with three (3) years related experience. Demonstrated teaching experience and evaluating community projects and experience in preparing educational materials for low literacy and diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience with community development techniques and in delivering technical assistance to rural communities/health systems and K-12 schools.

Experience with the social, cultural, economic demographic characteristics of Washington State.

Experience in an education, social services, clinical or health care administrative area.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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