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Family Interventionist

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 04/18/2017
Working Title Family Interventionist
Job Classification Research V
Department Name 13207-Psychology
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0134853
Hiring Range $35,100.00 - $56,784.00
Position Description

The Department of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Family Interventionist. This is a full-time position that will serve on an intervention project aimed at promoting self-regulation skills and school readiness among at-risk, low-income infants and their mothers. Duties will include learning and applying the Family Check-Up, an evidence-based parenting intervention that incorporates motivational interviewing and family management training. The individual would have a caseload of approximately 8-10 families each week. Will also be responsible for attending supervision and staff meetings, as well as coordinating appointment scheduling.

Education Required Master's
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Three years of experience in field of social work and/or psychology. Background in family therapy involving at-risk children strongly preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

Some off-hours may be required to accommodate schedules of study participants.

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a master's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents