Director of Parenting AZ
Director will provide the oversight of fiscal, programmatic, partnership and resource development to ensure the program delivery of services. Provide facilitating and direct administrative and supervisory responsibilities for program staff, which is comprised of parent skills improvement, resource centers, public dissemination of information, parent education, family and youth services, and in home support services. Also provide oversite to other state parenting start-up operations as needed.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Experiential knowledge in creating and sustaining infrastructure for non-profit organizations.
Working knowledge of budget analysis and grant compliance.
Masters degree in a related field and three years of experience with grant writing, program development, monitoring and analyzing program budget. Consideration will be given to candidates with Bachelors degree in social sciences, education, business administration or related field, and eight years experience in child and family welfare or social services programs operations leadership. Requires completion of Masters degree within 1 year.
Must have proven leadership abilities. Proven record of achieving excellence in providing services
to children and families. Must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written
communication skills. Must be committed to diversity.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND COMPETENCIES
- Ability to establish and maintain professionals working relationships
- Must possess knowledge of operational business functions
- Must be able to organize and sustain community, inter-agency, and intra-agency
- Knowledge and experience with considerable resource/program development, staff
- Recruitment and retention and budget development.
- Demonstrate training abilities in rolling out policies/procedures and business applications.
- Ability to develop and communicate ideas in writing
- Ability to work closely with peers to implement new and ongoing ideas to ensure program
efficiency and effectiveness
- Knowledge of community and state in which a division is located is preferred. Seeks
opportunities for collaboration to expand services or strengthen the social services
networks in the community and state.
- Knowledge in the utilization of a personal computer
Ability to travel occasionally. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in
writing. Able to present operational information to Program Directors and Managers. Able to
identify and recruit potential funding sources.
Employee will be expected to participate in continuous learning, competency building and
maintenance of competency skills.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Work is performed in structured environments.