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DIRECTOR CHILDREN SERVICES DIVISION

Recruitment #U8025-00-o22660

Introduction

Hillsborough County Government is looking†to add†new members to our†team who are†committed to†our core values of†excellent customer service;†respect for†diversity, transparency,†accountability and committment to excellence. Our employees enjoy careers that are professionally and personally rewarding and that provide fair and reliable compensation.

Hillsborough County Government consists of many independent agencies with over 9,000 combined employees. We provide a wide range of municipal services to the citizens of Hillsborough County, including law enforcement, detention, fire, street construction and maintenance, courts, library, parks and recreation, planning and zoning, property appraisal, tax collection, water, sewer, and solid waste collection services. We also employ professionals, paraprofessionals, and clerical staff in a wide range of service support functions, that include management, finance, information technology, human resources, facilities, communications, etc.

Learn more about Hillsborough County or read on to learn more about this exciting opportunity to join our team.

MAJOR FUNCTION

Plans, organizes, and administers a comprehensive complex division that provides non-residential out-patient and residential services to children and families in need of specialized services, including care for severely emotionally disturbed children, emergency shelter care (for abused, neglected and abandoned childern) foster care children (residential group home program) and Families/Children in need of services (runaways, ungovernable children and chronic truants). Includes supervision of psychologists, clinical services, and community based services. Childrenís Services is a division of the Hillsborough County Family and Aging Services Department, and reports to the Department Director.

MAJOR DUTIES

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.†
  • Plans long-range and short-term goals, objectives, organizational structure and overall direction for the division to ensure an efficient organization and completion of work.
  • Monitors, reviews, and communicates the implementation phases of the divisionís strategic plans to ensure that long and short-range goals and objectives are met.
  • Plans, allocates, and monitors time, people, equipment, and other resources for the department to ensure efficient organization and completion of work.
  • Directs the planning, preparation, and administration of the departmentís budget.
  • Develops, communicates, and monitors policies, procedures, and standards for the division;†Recommends improvement when necessary.
  • Conducts regular staff meetings to review progress, accomplishments, budgets, strategies, and plans for the division.
  • Plans for the specialized services relating to childrenís needs within Hillsborough County.
  • Coordinates with other departments and agencies, and policy making bodies regarding the delivery of services.
  • Monitors current, newly adopted, and proposed legislation; suggests changes in legislation; lobby for legislation and represents the county as an expert witness as requested.
  • Establishes community based collaborations with providers, community agencies and families.
  • Assures compliance with Hillsborough County policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Note: Minimum Qualifications MUST be attained before the recruitment ending date.

A Bachelorís Degree†with a major in Human Services, Social Work, Psychology, Business or Public Administration; and

Seven years of†experience as a CEO or senior management†member of†a related business or youth-serving organization.

APPOINTING AUTHORITY REQUIRES

A Florida Driver License must be obtained within the first 6 months of hire.

Benefits

VETERANS' PREFERENCE:Preference will ONLY be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation to support entitlement (DD-214) to preference MUST be provided at the time of application.

NOTE: Employees are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters affecting the County.They are required to work in their normal job duties or other activities within their skills and capabilities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with existing rules and procedures.

Conclusion

A NE Q U A LO P P O R T U N I T YE M P L O Y E R

Note: Candidates for this unclassified recruitment are required to complete an online employment application and supplemental questionnaire.†At the end of the supplemental questionnaire, space will be provided to include your resume.


 

 
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