Director of Residential Services - D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s

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Grand Rapids, MI

Position: Director of Residential Services

Reports To: Chief Programs Officer

Beginning Pay Range: $61,250 - $75,000

Application Deadline: December 17, 2018

D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s is seeking an energetic, engaging and experienced leader for a unique opportunity to direct our Residential Services Division, which exclusively serves children and youth in the child welfare system and includes mental health behavior stabilization, short-term emergency shelter and short-term evaluation programs in a non-secure setting. Responsibilities include program development, staff supervision, quality assurance and risk management, budget development and monitoring, compliance with funding, contract and accreditation requirements, community partnerships, and participation in local, state and regional networking and advocacy. The successful candidate will have a proven ability to articulate a vision for exceptional quality and care and put that vision into practice, including strong staff engagement, supervision, and coaching skills. The Director also needs to be a strategic thinker with an entrepreneurial spirit who can quickly but thoroughly analyze opportunities and challenges and develop integrated, comprehensive and articulate response plans.

Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree and a minimum of three years of program leadership experience required, with children's residential experience 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.

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