Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 20-Jun-2018 to 19-Jul-2018
  • - Children’s Bureau, Inc.
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Career Opportunity Where You Can Strategically Make a Difference
This position is critical for providing program leadership and oversight to produce positive client outcomes and desired fiscal performance.  The Assistant Director of Foster Care provides training and education to program staff and foster parents, matches foster children with foster families to ensure quality placement, completes foster parent home studies, measures program quality and outcomes, and assists the director in overall program management.
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 vendors to ensure client information, and inquiries are managed in accordance with DCS goals and outcomes
• 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
• A Master's degree in Social Work
• Minimum of one (1) year paid, supervised case work experience in a Child Placing Agency
• Must be at least 21 years of age 
• A valid driver's license and proof of insurance
• 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 Foster Care 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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