Director Social Job Description Sample
Director Social Work - 9045 - Social Work - Full Time Day
Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
Department of SocialWork (MSW) - Req Number: 75280
Job Title: Director Social Work
Roles & Responsibilities:
The Director of Social Work at Mount Sinai West monitors and evaluates services and outcomes and takes appropriate steps to revise or supplement program services. Trains, supervises and coordinates work of a professional social work staff, students and support staff. This individual is expected to have responsibility for approximately 25 staff. Interfaces with many community based organizations and post-acute facilities.
1.Provide professional and administrative leadership for the Department of Social Work.
2.Drive program and policy development and monitoring and continuous quality improvement.
3.Represent MSW at multiple meetings and develop and maintain effective working relationships with a range of MSW and MSHS departments and physician and administrative leaders and/or community agencies.
4.Interview, recommend hiring, schedule, assign work to, and evaluate the work of assigned subordinates. Recommend particular recognition, discipline, and, if necessary, discharge of assigned professional and support employees.
5.Develop and maintain effective working relationships with multiple MSW and MSHS departments, workgroups and outside agencies in order to coordinate social work functions with other patient services, to gather and exchange patient information, and to elicit cooperation. Collaborate closely with senior leadership of other initiatives to coordinate care and facilitate discharge planning.
6.Develop, secure approval of, and implement policies and procedures.
7.Hold key responsibility for developing budgets for area of responsibility and monitoring all revenue and expenditures.
8.Identify ongoing educational needs and assist in the staff development programs. Participate in development and implementation of effective educational orientation programs for assigned staff and students.
9.Keep current regarding government and community social service programs and regulations, and maintain professional skills through participation in appropriate educational or development activities.
10.Provide direct social work services as needed to respond to crises, provide staff training, and to maintain professional expertise.
11.Develop program ideas, within the Department and collaboratively with other departments within MSW and MSHS.
12.Review and adjust the deployment of staff in order to assure most effective use of resources.
Performs other related duties.
Master's degree in social work from an accredited institution.
Advanced knowledge of social work theory and practice.
Work requires knowledge of social service objectives and practices, successful track record in program development and implementation, and employee development and education, at a level generally acquired through seven to 10 years of progressively more responsible related experience.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in New York State
Basic Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
Significant program development and implementation skills, including the ability to assess quality and productivity and make programmatic modifications as indicated.
Interpersonal skills sufficient for effective leadership of assigned employees and to represent Department and MSW to Senior Leadership, MSHS, and community agencies.
Ability to provide exceptional clinical and administrative supervision and leadership for social workers at MSW.
Exceptional skills in engaging and assessing patients and families in the coordination of care and discharge planning.
Exceptional organizational, collaborative, communication and presentation skills
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care.
Yet we're as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai's unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.
Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story!
Who We Are
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.
Senior Director Of Social Media
Qualifications & Responsibilities
Responsible for utilization for the team, coaching of supervisors and above on development of business skills, social media capabilities and leadership skills
Brings in other work experiences to day to day and coaching of staff, manages the day-to-day operations of team including departmental policies, career growth, billing and accounting
Continues to evolve capability and work product of team through research, learning and teaching, main client responsibilities include relationship building and organic growth
Requires a minimum of 13 years of social media related experience plus additional agency experience.
Associate's or Bachelor's degree required.
Main client responsibilities include relationship building and organic growth, responsible for utilization for the team, coaching of supervisors and above on development of business skills, social media capabilities and leadership skills.
Provide opportunities to build on past successes
Directs and controls the activities of one or more functional areas, divisions, product groups or service areas through senior managers who have overall responsibility for the successful operation of those assigned areas.
Develops corporate and/or organizational policies and authorizes their implementation.
Provides strategy and direction for major functional areas.
Possesses detailed knowledge of company allowing for promotion of innovative concepts and new ideas. Requires in-depth knowledge of functional area, business strategies and the company's goals. Interacts internally and externally with executive level management, requiring negotiation of extremely critical matters. Influences policymaking. Recognized as an influential leader.
Typically reports to VP, SVP/ Executive level, has multiple areas of responsibility, and has Manager and Director level direct reports.
Directs and controls the activities of one or more departments/ areas of responsibility.
Manages departmental structure, workforce planning, career development, training, planning and budgeting. Performs hiring, firing, objective setting, performance appraisals, coaching, and pay reviews.
Conditions of Employment
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of certain background checks which unless prohibited by applicable law may include criminal history checks, employment verification, education verification, drug screens, credit checks, DMV checks (for driving positions only) and fingerprinting.
Great People, Deserve Great Benefits
We know that we have some of the brightest and most talented associates in the world, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly. If you work here, expect competitive pay, comprehensive health coverage, and endless opportunities to advance your career. From tuition reimbursement to scholarship programs to employee stock purchase plans and 401(k)s, we offer associates a variety of benefits that work as hard for them as they work for us.
Epsilon® is an all-encompassing global marketing innovator. We provide unrivaled data intelligence and customer insights, world-class technology including loyalty, email and CRM platforms and data-driven creative, activation and execution. Epsilon's digital media arm, Conversant, is a leader in personalized digital advertising and insights through its proprietary technology and trove of consumer marketing data, delivering digital marketing with unprecedented scale, accuracy and reach through personalized media programs and through CJ Affiliate, one of the world's largest affiliate marketing networks. Together, we bring personalized marketing to consumers across offline and online channels, at moments of interest, that help drive business growth for brands. An Alliance Data* compnay, Epsilon employs over 8,000 associates in 70 offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.epsilon.com and follow us on Twitter @EpsilonMktg.
Alliance Data provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
For San Francisco Bay Area:
Alliance Data will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance
Alliance Data is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Alliance Data will provide accommodations to applicants needing accommodations to complete the application process.
Any applicant offered employment will be required to establish that they are legally authorized to work in the United States for Alliance Data.
Alliance Data participates in E-Verify.
Alliance Data will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal and credit histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
Director - Case Management / Social Work
LocationBronxville, New YorkShift:Day (United States of America)Description:Make It Possible:
Director - Case Management / Social Work
At NewYork Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital (located in Bronxville, NY), talented RN Case Managers lead, learn and educate in a department like no other. We partner across the full spectrum of key areas, providing life-changing research, education and practice. Lead a team of amazing Social Workers and Case Managers in delivering exceptional service. You can help Make It Possible:
Assist with the implementation of a Case Management Program. Provide leadership and education to other members of the Case Management and safe discharge planning strategies. Experience a place where your discipline is immensely respected. Here, you will experience all the reasons why you entered such a rewarding field.
Master Degree in Nursing or Social Work
New York State RN license or Licensed Clinical Social Worker
7-10 years of related work experience
At least 2 years of experience in a supervisory role
Join a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.
- #1 in New York, "America's Best Hospitals 2017-2018" - U.S.News & World Report
- 2017 "Best Large Workplaces in New York." - Great Place to Work and Fortune
- 2017 "America's Best Employers." - Forbes
Discover why we're #1 in New York and a best employer at: nyp.org/careers
Master Of Social Work For Hudson Community Project Homecare Program Director
The YM and YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood is seeking an experience, self-starter with a Masters Degree in Social Work to direct our homecare program for older adults in northern Manhattan.
RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to the following:
Coordination of activities of participating agencies
Providing case management/ information/ referral services management services to clients in Washington Heights/ Inwood and Riverdale through office, in-home visits and telephone contacts
Maintaining complete case records for clients and entering information on Peer Place
Supervising homecare aides
Supervising part time Social Worker
Preparing monthly billing for homecare clients
Preparing monthly statistics and six month UJA reports
Attending designated meetings and/or trainings
Meeting regularly with supervisor
Master's Degree in Social Work
Case work experience
Strong administrative skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and competency in general computer skills
Established in 1917 as one of the first Jewish community centers in New York City, the YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood (?the Y?) is a thriving and visionary not-for-profit human services organization in Northern Manhattan. We welcome people of diverse ethnicities and all ages, from pre-school to older adults, into the Y family with a wide range of educational, recreational and social services and programs that focus on improving the quality of their lives. With a long and distinguished history, the Y is a multi-service community center that is well known for its nurturing environment and non-judgmental philosophy.
Social Services Director
The overall purpose of the Social Services Director position is to manage the implementation of social service interventions that achieve treatment goals and address resident needs. This position requires an individual who is dependable, self-sufficient and can easily multi-task.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Collect and assess data relevant to residents' psychosocial needs, risk factors for psychosocial deterioration and responses to interventions meeting the needs of the resident and their families.
Implement social service interventions that achieve treatment goals, address resident needs, link social supports, physical care and physical environment to enhance quality of life.
Complete required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and applicable regulations.
Coordinate discharge planning.
Supervise other social services staff, and coordinate with others who share responsible for the residents' well-being.
Coordinate Family Council.
Coordinate grievance complaint process.
Collaborate with staff, clients, families, and referral sources to establish a consistent sense of safety, security, and excellent clinical treatment.
Develop and maintain appropriate departmental and organization Quality of Care indicators.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's degree in Social Work.
Skilled Nursing Facility experience preferred.
Two years of social work with supervisory experience working directly with geriatric clients in a health care setting.
Current Illinois Social Work license preferred.
Experience with Medicare and Medicaid programs.
Strong healthcare regulatory knowledge.
Excellent leadership and communication skills.
Ability to work with physicians and other healthcare professionals.
Familiarity with clinical operations of behavioral health systems.
Knowledge and skills to interface and network with clients.
Assistant Director Social Work NCM (Bronx, NY, Us)
The Assistant Director, Social Work, works closely with the Senior Network Director of Social Services within the Care Management organizational structure to develop and manage the provision of discharge planning and social work services in a designated area of responsibility within the Acute Care Division at Montefiore Medical Center (i.e. Medicine, Surgery, Transplant, CHAM). The Assistant Director, Social Work oversees the professional practice of Social Workers and other personnel to ensure that hospital-wide and department policies and procedures are followed with respect to Social Work assessment and intervention, discharge planning, monitoring, staff performance, performance improvement activities, cultural competence, ethical/legal considerations and compliance with Joint Commission standards and state and federal regulatory guidelines for discharge planning and Social Work services.
The Assistant Director, Social Work is a designee of the Senior Network Director and is independent and autonomous in representing the Department as a member of senior leadership to develop coordinated strategies that facilitate patient throughput and discharge planning while ensuring that Social Work services adhere to ethical, cultural competent and regulatory standards put forth by NASW, Joint Commission, DOH, CMS and any other federal, state or local governing body. The Assistant Director, Social Work leads an interdisciplinary effort to provide timely and accurate assessment and discharge planning for patients with high risk needs while avoiding duplication of effort and promoting service excellence.
Department: Social Services Bargaining Unit:
Non Union Campus: WAKEFIELD Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 600 East 233rd Street, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8:30 AM-5 PM Req ID: 93323
Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Social Beginnings Director (Bcba Required)
Social Skills Program Director (BCBA)
Verbal Beginnings is currently seeking an energetic and inspirational Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) to join their team as the Social Beginnings Program Director for our social skills program.
We are seeking a motivated leader to engage and inspire a team of exceptional Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) and Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs) in a field based setting. The Social Skills Program Director is responsible for providing positive leadership to a team of BCBAs utilizing effective performance management strategies aligned with the core values and strategic plan of Verbal Beginnings. In addition to this you will be directly responsible for the development of the program, including but not limited to, social skills curriculum, social skills scheduling, staff training and education, instructional strategies and client management. If you want to take the lead role in clinical task forces and provide expertise and guidance for social skills focused research, programming and clinical cases, this is the role for you.
Verbal Beginnings offers a generous compensation and benefit package; professional development opportunities; and a state-of-the-art therapy center in Columbia, MD. Relocation package is available.
Responsibilities of the Social Skills Program Director (BCBA):
Develop positive working relationships with BCBAs
Provide positive leadership and supervision to team of BCBAs utilizing a behavior analytic approach to management.
Meet with BCBAs on at least a semi-monthly basis.
Provide frequent and structured feedback to supervised BCBAs.
Ensure recognition for positive BCBA behaviors.
Review, update and monitor BCBA scorecards.
Conduct onsite assessments to identify BCBA clinical and leadership competency.
Onsite assessment within the first 30 days
Ongoing onsite assessments as necessary
Pinpoint BCBA behaviors that require change.
Identify strategies for making necessary changes to BCBA behavior.
Develop strategies to effectively manage BCBA behaviors remotely.
Provide on-site training, direct supervision and performance management to new BCBAs starting with Verbal Beginnings.
Review and provide feedback on treatment plans and progress reports.
Schedule and lead team BCBA meetings.
Caregiver Interaction Expectations:
Develop positive relationships with caregivers
Serve as caregiver liaison for administrative concerns
Evaluate client satisfaction with services
Evaluate caregiver satisfaction with clinical progress
Review and evaluate caregiver surveys
Identify areas of BCBA/Caregiver relationships requiring improvement
Develop strategies and train both family and caregivers on improving BCBA/Caregiver relationships
Implement strategies to improve or reinforce BCBA/Caregiver relationships
Develop and refine curriculum and tools for BCBAs to meet company outcomes
Develop team meetings to increase community among staff
Develop, train and ensure the implementation of curriculum and strategies guiding BCBA clinical and leadership performance.
Develop, train and ensure the implementation of curriculum and strategies guiding caregiver performance.
Develop and update curriculum utilized in the Social Beginnings Program.
Masters degree in applied behavior analysis, psychology, education / special education, or a related field
BCBA Certification required
Current license / ability to obtain a license as a Behavior Analyst in Maryland
BLS certification is required within 30 days of hire
At least three to five (3-5+) years of experience in development and implementation of ABA therapy programs and treatment planning for children on the autism spectrum
At least 3-5+ years of experience with social skills programming, and a passionate interest in furthering this with innovative applied research in conjunction with our Social Beginnings program and Clinical Director
Successful track record in leading and supervising a team of BCBAs and RBTs
Successful track record developing social skills training curriculums, programs, and innovative ideas for the furthering of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) on the whole
Excellent leadership, interpersonal and time management skills
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
This is a full-time opportunity available to candidates in Maryland and involves a mix of off-campus and in-center work. If you are passionate about social skills and excited to further your career, apply now!
Director Of Social Services
The Shorefront YM-YWHA (in Brooklyn, NY) seeks an experienced social servicesprofessional to direct and supervise our Family Services Department. This seasoned manager will be responsible forthe supervision of caseworkers, social service staff, students and volunteers who help our mostlyimmigrant community address issues of entitlements and public benefits, familyconcerns, housing issues, crisis intervention, health concerns, civic engagement, advocacy, referrals and case managementand assistance and community involvement as well as other challenges.
This position reports to the ExecutiveDirector of the agency. Bilingual (Russian/English) LMSW with SIFI qualifications needed
Supervise bi-lingual (Russian/English) staff.
Hire, train and supervise staff, program consultantsstudents and volunteers.
Manage multiple government contracts from NYC and NYSAgencies as well as other philanthropic funding source.
Ensure maintenance of accurate and up to date client andactivity record keeping and overs data collection and entry, including thecompletion of statistical reports.
Monitor performance levels to assure compliance with fundingsource requirements.
Write and submit work plans and reports.
Assistant with budgeting.
Oversee and conduct community outreach.
Represent the Shorefront YM-YWHA at community meetings andUJA-Federation of NY, including presentations that may be required.
Collaborate well with other Shorefront YM-YWHA program staffon client services and program coordination, program development and resourcedevelopment.
Grant writing and assistance to maintain and secure newfunding resources.
Other responsibilities as assigned.
The Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton-Manhattan Beach is a vibrant not for profit Jewish community center, settlement house and social service agency, providing a full array of cultural, educational, wellness, immigrant and human social services for people of all ages year-round.We are located at the ocean in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, NY.
Social Media - Associate Director
Resolution Media (www.ResolutionMedia.com) is a leading Search Engine Marketing firm with offices in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco with over 140 employees. With deep experience in Pay-Per-Click and Natural Search engine optimization, Resolution Media connects clients’ brand to their audience based on web searches.
Resolution Media is an Omnicom Media Group company. We collaborate closely with sister agencies like OMD and PHD to deliver seamless digital marketing solutions to some of the world’s leading brands including Lowe’s, Hertz, FedEx, Frito Lay, State Farm, Visa, Pier 1 Imports, HP, Showtime, Pepsi, GSK, and Vonage, among others.
As the Social Practice Lead, you will have the opportunity to lead the continued development of Resolution Media’s Social Media Practice inclusive of paid, earned and owned channels. In this role, the practice lead will help position RM as a thought leader in the space, ensure internal teams are trained on RM’s offering, and act as a subject matter expert to help sell RM’s social services to clients and prospects. In addition, the practice lead will be responsible for expanding RM’s current social capabilities, through testing, upsells, partnerships, etc. Ultimately the practice lead will be responsible for identifying and growing RM revenue channels through social and determining how best to integrate this practice into RM’s existing client service teams. This is a highly strategic position blended with the ability and drive to make things happen. While this position is based in Chicago, there will be the need to work with RM’s client teams across all of its office locations. This role will report into the VP of Products & Partnerships.
Key Responsibilities / Performance
Work closely with VP of Products & Partnerships
Work with client teams to understand client objectives, challenges and needs in the social space
Demonstrate RM thought leadership by developing and presenting client industry/market research findings, social media trends, benchmarking, POVs and other pertinent information Develop and manage to business plan to grow social media practice over next 2-3 years
Establish and maintain a management framework that allows for visibility into strategy, performance
Own partner relations for social practice, including partner agencies and technology providers
Support business development team in winning new clients
Establish/grow senior relationships with RM client service leads and relevant Omnicom sister agencies
Help train and develop client teams and social team members
Act as senior level social subject matter expert in client meetings, as needed
Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelors degree
7+ years of work experience within a digital advertising agency, search marketing or online marketing space
Self-starter, capable of setting goals and reporting progress against them
Possess general knowledge of social media principles and strategies, including paid, earned and owned channels
Have polished presentation, communication, and analytical skills
Have strong organizational skills, being able to manage multiple projects at once
Demonstrated experience creating strategies which result in business results
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective internal and external relationships, influence change and drive integration
Results and value focused
Strong and persuasive presenter; ability to convey the complex simply
Expert in the use of PowerPoint and other marketing applications
We offer an extremely attractive benefits package to attract the world-class individual we seek. Resolution Media is an equal opportunity employer.
Director Of Employment And Benefit Services (Human Services, Public Assistance, Social Services)
Under the general direction, to lead, plan, organize and administer the Social Services Agency's Employment and Benefit Services Department.
The Director of Employment and Benefit Services is an executive management position and is primarily responsible for leading the (through subordinate managers and supervisors) employment and benefit services activity in the various district offices of the Social Services Agency.
In addition, this position is responsible for overseeing the Medi-Cal operation of the Agency's Eligibility Program Coordinator Unit activities which pertain to interpreting, developing and implementing public assistance program policy.
Lastly, this position requires the ability to develop and execute strategic and creative programming that ensures the appropriate interface between the benefits and employment service arms of the overall organization.
Click here to download our recruitment brochure.
For more information about the Department of Employment and Benefit Services please see our Annual Report 2017.
FILING PERIOD and APPLICATION PROCEDURE
This recruitment will remain open until filled. It is critical to submit your application as soon as possible.
To apply for this exceptional opportunity, applicants must complete the online application and is advised to provide the following:
2.Letter of interest explaining why you are the ideal candidate, including specific examples from your experience. No more than 3 pages.
3.Responses to the online supplemental questions. This information is REQUIRED, as it will be used to initially determine minimum qualifications and will be critical in the subsequent competitive assessment to identify those candidates to be invited to the oral examination.
Applications submitted without this information will be considered incomplete.
We recognize that our application process can be lengthy, so before you begin, please read all of the employment standards to determine if you meet them. Applicants must meet all of the stated minimum/special qualifications and additional requirements to be considered for this position.
Paper applications will not be accepted. Applicants who are viewing this job announcement outside of our Santa Clara County website should go to www.sccjobs.org to apply. Computers are available at the County Government Center, 70 West Hedding Street, 8th Floor, East Wing, San Jose, CA 95110, during normal business hours, for applicants to apply online.
Questions regarding this recruitment may be directed to Diana Reynolds, Executive Services at (408) 299-5893 .
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Typical Management Responsibilities
Acts on behalf of the Director, Social Services Agency on matters related to the Agency's employment and benefit services;
Represents the Director at meetings with members of the Board of Supervisors, County agency / department officials, employee organizations, other public and/or private organizations, and members of the public;
Establishes, maintains, and is responsible for, appropriate employment and benefit services program goals, objectives and performance measures to include the mandates of the CalWorks program and other related programs;
Supervises and coordinates the activities of the public assistance program managers provides administrative guidance and support to ensure the diverse needs of the SSA clients are met in a timely fashion;
Responsible for the appropriate interpretation and implementation of State and Federal regulations and policies relative to public assistance programs concerning employment and benefit services;
Directs and is responsible for the development and implementation of departmental public assistance program policies and procedures and performance standards;
Coordinates Agency public assistance program activities with other community organizations;
Confers with the Director and other Agency managers to insure consistency and effectiveness of Agency policies in assigned area;
Works in partnership with the members of the Social Services Agency executive team to integrate service delivery within the Agency, whenever possible.
Directs the review of departmental procedures, district office organization, program staffing, facility office space requirements and recommends or initiates appropriate action;
Develop and maintain partnership with community based organizations as necessary to meet the organizational goals;
Interprets public benefits and employment policies and programs into performance measures and metrics to ensure state and federal requirements are met;
May be assigned Disaster Service Worker responsibilities as needed; and
Performs related duties as required.
Considerable education and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the stated management responsibilities and, the attainment of the knowledge and abilities listed below.
Note: A qualified candidate would typically possess education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's or higher degree in Social Work, Social or Behavioral Science, Public or Business Administration or a related field and five (5) years of administrative level experience managing public assistance and/or employment services programs.
Principles and practices of organization, administration, personnel management, labor relations, change management, customer service and budgeting;
State and Federal laws, regulations and policies pertaining to State and County public assistance programs and other related services;
Public assistance and social services objectives, principles and methods;
Diversity issues involved in the operation of a large, complex social services agency;
Current practices of working in partnership with community agencies and interested individuals;
Principles of organization and program planning and development;
Problem solving techniques and reporting requirements common to public assistance agencies;
Current trends in social services trends and evidence-based practices related to employment and benefit services.
Perform the overall administration, management, organization and planning of a major public assistance operation and staff in a large, diverse and complex county social services agency;
Establish and execute a leadership and professional development strategy for staff to ensure optimal customer service and the achievement of state and federal requirements;
Effectively direct the development and implementation of departmental public assistance and employment services programs policies and procedures;
Analyze and interpret new and proposed Federal and State legislation, evaluate and prepare recommendations, and implement necessary changes;
Analyze and evaluate complex program and administrative problems and recommend/implement effective solutions;
Communicate effectively both in oral and written form;
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Board of Supervisors, County Agency/Department heads and staff, State Department of Social Services officials, representatives of employee organizations, outside agencies and the community.
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