Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 05-Aug-2017 to 04-Sep-2017
  • - Children’s Bureau, Inc.
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Career Opportunity Where You Can Strategically Make a Difference

Do you have a heart for abused and neglected children, and a passion for helping strengthen families?  Are you a goal-oriented leader who is known for "planning the work and working the plan?"  Are you known for your ability to execute and drive change?    

If you answered yes to any of these questions, keep reading because we may have the perfect role for you as Assistant Director of the Children's Shelter.  At Children's Bureau, our Vision is to develop a healthy family for every child, every day.  If we are going to realize that Vision for the future, we need sharp, driven leaders who can take us there.  If you think you may be up to the challenge of delivering on our mission to preserve and protect the future of Indiana's children, then, read on to learn more about our Assistant Director position. 

Job description
As our successful Assistant Director you would provide program support and leadership to a team of Teaching Specialists to ensure positive client outcomes.  Specifically, you would be responsible for the following:

Leadership / Management (55 %)
• Ensure grantor / customer satisfaction
• Ensure staff are meeting work product expectations
• Hire, develop, hold accountable and if necessary, terminate Program staff
• Mentor and coach staff through training, inspiration, motivation and encouragement
• Hold staff accountable to service standards and ensure the processes and procedures are followed according to program standards
• Oversee programmatic goals and outcomes to ensure compliance with DCS requirements and service standards
• Respond to crisis calls from program staff
• Work within the structure of DCS Region and broker community

Relationship Development (25 %)
• Build and maintain a strong network of relationships– DCS, foster parents, mental health agencies, schools and community agencies
• Regularly collaborate and communicate to maintain and establish a strong referral network
• Deliver educational presentations throughout the community to support recruitment
• Proactively market and sell the program through one-on-one interactions

Financials (10 %)
• Responsible for billing, budgets and contractual relationships within the program

Reporting (10 %)
• Compile and analyze the data for recruitment and retention goals and outcomes
• Maintain case and agency paperwork according to standards

Job requirements
What sets this Assistant Directorship apart is the opportunity to join a successful organization with a remarkable160 year history of community leadership.  Our forward-thinking team is committed to excellence in all aspects of family and children's services, making the work environment ideal for those who can see the big picture and work a plan to get there.

To be successful in this role, you need to have the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities:
• A Bachelor's degree in social work is required , Master's preferred
• A valid driver's license and proof of insurance
• First aid and CPR required, but can be obtained upon hire
• Expert technology skills with mastery of entire Microsoft Suite including Internet and email
• Clear, effective communications skills
• Knowledge of and adherence to current confidentiality practices
• Appreciation for and ability to respond to cultural differences

In terms of prior work experience, we prefer that you have worked in the field of adoption and/or child welfare. 

Our ideal Assistant Director of the Children's Shelter would carry out their responsibilities while displaying the following key behavioral competencies:
• Strategic visioning, planning and results-orientation
• Personal accountability to pursue high standards focusing on meaningful outcomes to drive and implement necessary changes.
• Creation and maintenance of systems for talent management, fiscal accountability and relationship building
• Organizational discipline and execution
• Ability to quickly reprioritize tasks and address emergent situations

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