Position: Director of Child Welfare Services
Reports To: Chief Programs Officer
Beginning Salary Range: $61,250 – $75,000
Application Deadline: June 8, 2018
Unique opportunity at D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s (DABSJ) to lead an established division of foster care, foster home licensing and adoption professionals. DABSJ is at the forefront of best practice and systems transformation efforts as one of the partner agencies in the West Michigan Partnership for Children (WMPC), Kent County’s Performance-based Child Welfare pilot; the Director plays a key role in the project, establishing a culture of exceptional service in the context of Key Performance Indicators and data-driven outcomes. DABSJ is looking for a committed, skilled, energetic and visionary leader who embraces an environment marked by rapid change, increasing client need, incredible opportunities and emerging shifts in the child welfare workforce.
Qualifications: Minimum requirements include a relevant Masters’ Degree in a Human Services discipline and at least five years of increasingly responsible leadership experience in agencies serving vulnerable children and families, ideally in some combination of child welfare, residential and/or children’s behavioral health, with significant knowledge of public systems of care strongly preferred.
Bilingual and culturally diverse persons are encouraged to apply. For more information about our Agency and to apply to this position, visit https://dabsj.org/careers. Please submit resume and cover letter, along with salary preference. EOE.