Current Openings

Outreach Coordinator – Voluntary Paternity Affidavit Program

The person in this position will be an experienced professional responsible for cultivating strategic relationships and conducting a variety of outreach and education activities for the Voluntary Paternity Affidavit Program within the Child Welfare Research & Training Project. This position will work with hospital personnel, clinics, community organizations and other related entities across Iowa to increase knowledge of and involvement with the paternity establishment process. The Outreach Coordinator will also work collaboratively with Iowa’s Child Support Recovery Unit in the design, development, and implementation of a comprehensive outreach, education and awareness campaign for the Voluntary Paternity Affidavit program. In addition, the position will also research effective methods to increase submission of voluntary paternity affidavits, develop surveys, train hospital personnel to accurately complete the paternity affidavit form, and distribute resource materials in hospitals and the community in an effort to increase public knowledge of the paternity establishment process.

All accrued vacation must be used during term of this appointment, any unused vacation will be forfeited upon termination from Iowa State University. Position renewal is subject to continuing availability of funds.

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