Available Position: TXPOP Senior Administrative Program Coordinator

Please note, the UT Austin Workday external title for this position is “Curriculum and Training Specialist.” Internally, this new team member will be the “Senior Administrative Program Coordinator” for the Texas Permanency Outcomes Project.

Job Description:

The Curriculum and Training Specialist will develop curriculum and deliver training throughout the State of Texas to a diverse group of child welfare professionals in an effort to improve the safety, permanency, and wellbeing for children and families involved in the child welfare system. Training topics include but are not limited to social justice, child and family engagement, and trauma informed care. Occasional evening or weekend hours may be required. Some travel may be required.



General Notes:

This is a grant-funded position and reassignment will be based upon performance, progress toward research goals and continuation of funding.


  • Develop curriculum including PowerPoint presentations.
  • Deliver curriculum throughout the state.
  • Organize trainings, including locating space, developing marketing materials, performing outreach to engage audiences, submitting trainings for CEUs, etc
  • Actively participate in institute functions such as trainings, staff meetings, events and other activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Masters degree in social work, or a related social services field, or education; OR a bachelor’s degree in social work or education with a minimum of five years experience providing direct practice to vulnerable children and families, or developing curriculum and delivering training to adult learners.

Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with the child welfare/foster care system (professional and/or lived experience); experience developing and facilitating trainings related to child welfare issues; strong writing skills. Experience conducting diversity and equity presentations.

Driving Required:

This job requires a class “C” operator’s driver’s license. The applicant selected must provide a current three year driving record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, a Texas driver’s license must be obtained within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident.

Salary Range:

$50,000 – $60,000 negotiable depending upon qualifications

Working Conditions:

  • May work around standard office conditions.

  • Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation.

  • Some travel required

Work Shift:

  • M-F, Flexible between 8am-6pm.

Required Materials:

  • Resume/CV

  • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
  • Letter of interest

Deadline to Apply is October 31st

Please apply here: http://bit.ly/txpopadmincoord