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Training Manager/director

The Training Manager works to ensure legal professionals have the resources they need to provide high-quality representation of children, parents, and agencies. This is a full-time senior level position responsible for managing NACC鈥檚 training department and external organizational training relationships.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Builds and enhances relationships with individuals and organizations across the country in order to promote NACC鈥檚 mission and programs

路聽聽聽聽聽 Leads substantive coordination of NACC鈥檚 training program, including Red Book Trainings, customized trainings, and other training developed as part of a grant or contract

  • Develops and delivers in-person and online training, including NACC鈥檚 Red Book Training and Custom Trainings
  • Collaborates and consults with law office leaders, NACC members, state CIP directors, state and national partners, and others to identify and respond to training needs
  • Coordinates consultants to serve as subcontract trainers in NACC鈥檚 national training program
  • Serves as lead editor for The Guardian, NACC鈥檚 law journal (quarterly), and other NACC Publications
  • Coordinates content for NACC Member Webinars (monthly)


  • Staffs legal components of NACC鈥檚 certification program
  • Reviews CWLS examination metrics and edits multiple choice and essay questions (annually)


  • 聽Leads abstract submission and review process and coordinates development of conference agenda
  • Provides support to conference presenters on conference presentations and discussions
  • Presents at NACC's conference and other national conferences as needed/requested


路聽聽聽聽聽 Supervises training department team members including聽 check-ins, monthly 1:1 supervisory reports,聽 and semi-annual performance reviews Participates in work planning and strategic planning for the organization

路聽聽聽聽聽 Participates in bi-weekly team meetings on Zoom (on-camera policy)

路聽聽聽聽聽 Reports on training program at NACC Board of Directors meetings


Minimum qualifications include:

  • Law degree from an accredited law school
  • Active bar membership in at least one jurisdiction
  • Minimum of 5 years practicing as an attorney in the child protection system
  • Experience with supervision/managing staff, including ability to give and receive feedback
  • Ability to analyze and present complex legal issues
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and manage deadlines independently
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the NACC Team while working remotely
  • Ability to deliver full-day and multi-day trainings
  • Previous training experience, including developing trainings and presenting trainings
  • Comfortable presenting in person and online to large groups, small groups, and coaching one-on-one
  • Commitment to advancing equity and combating institutional and structural racism and bias in the child protection system
  • Commitment to advancing authentic engagement of persons with lived expertise in the child protection system in NACC鈥檚 programs
  • Willing and able to travel (up to 25%), every other month or as needed

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Certified Child Welfare Law Specialist (if not, must become certified during first year)
  • 聽Lived experience in the child protection system

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