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Regional Team Supervisor

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 01/10/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date)
Working Title Regional Team Supervisor
Job Classification Instructional Development III
Department Name 26218-Mechanicsburg Child Welfare Training Programs
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0136105
Hiring Range $46,644.00 - $76,440.00
Position Description

The Regional Team Supervisor will be responsible for oversight of the provision of services designed to improve outcomes for agencies, children, youth, and families in the child welfare system.

The individual participates as a member of the Leadership Team, actively engaging in quality improvement efforts through defining, asessment, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation designed to support the mission, vision, and values of the Resource Center.

The Regional Team Supervisor will provide direct supervision to Practice Improvement Specialists and Resource Specialists. In addition, the Regional Team Supervisor provides supportive supervision to the integration of Youth and Family Engagement throughout the program.

The Regional Team Supervisor will establish relationships and collaborate with the Regional Office of Children, Youth, and Families (OCYF), Children and Youth Agencies, and Community Stakeholders.

The Regional Team Supervisor should be comfortable working independently and collaboratively with upper-level management, experienced in leading project teams, self-motivated when working on a project by oneself, and able to demonstrate initiative.

The Regional Team Supervisor functions as a team member of the Organizational Effectiveness Department for the Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center (Resource Center).

Please note: This position is located in Mechanicsburg, PA.

PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment.

For full consideration, apply online at and attach a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample by February 4, 2018.

For more information about the Resource Center, visit us at

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 5-6 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Completion of BSW and/or degree in related human services field required. Master’s degree in social work or closely related field is preferred. A minimum of five years’ experience in child welfare and/or related human service field required.

A minimum of two years in providing direct supervision preferred. Excellent communication, problem solving, interpersonal, writing, human relations, collaboration, and facilitation skills required. Must have the ability to lead and provide direction to others effectively, and organize, plan and coordinate activities. Must have knowledge of Pennsylvania child welfare practice, services, and outcomes.

A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel throughout the state are required.

Required Licenses/Certifications

A valid driver’s license.

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.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Mechanicsburg
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 Bachelor's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you aware that this position is located in Mechanicsburg, PA (near Harrisburg, PA) and are you willing and able to work in Mechanicsburg, PA?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you possess a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * 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)
  5. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Writing Sample
Optional Documents