Employment Opportunities


Social Work Projects Manager

The Family and Youth Law Center at Capital University Law School works within child welfare, adoption, and juvenile justice systems to support positive outcomes for children, youth, and families. Under the supervision of the Center’s executive director, the social work projects manager is primarily responsible for a key project and provides input into and oversight of other projects from a social work perspective.

Primary roles and responsibilities:

• Project manager of a multi-faceted initiative aimed at building intimate partner violence competency within child protective services agencies and fostering enhanced partnerships among child welfare, courts, service providers, and other critical stakeholders; some travel required in this role.
• Member of the Family and Youth Advocacy Center’s interdisciplinary clinical team, providing trauma-informed clinical services to clients and consultation to attorneys and assisting in educating law students on the social work perspective of providing services to clients.
• Serve as part of FYLaw’s Restorative Justice work team, including co-facilitating volunteer training, with particular responsibility for adolescent brain development and impact of trauma portion, and providing technical assistance to Restorative Justice Circles.
• Project manager of other initiatives, as needed, especially relating to domestic violence.
• Provide the social work practitioner perspective on Center initiatives as requested by FYLaw staff.


• MSW/MSSA is required.
• License in Social Work (LSW) required. LISW preferred.
• Three or more years of project management experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and project management experience.
• A sincere dedication to furthering the interests of children and families.
• Substantial knowledge of child welfare systems.
• Excellent skills in Microsoft Word; solid experience with Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
• Ability to work closely and professionally with others as part of a team.
• Excellent oral and written communications skills.
• Strong research and writing skills.
• Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines.

Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, long-term disability, life insurance and free parking.

Compensation: Hourly rate begins at $19.52.

This is a grant-funded position and is contingent upon available funding.

Please send resume, cover letter, and three letters of reference electronically to: hr@law.capital.edu Applications will be accepted until July 14, 2017.

For more information on Capital University, visit our website at www.capital.edu

Capital University is an equal opportunity employer, and supports a diverse and inclusive campus community. Capital University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by the law.

Capital University is an equal opportunity employer.