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Social Service Program Manager II – Children & Family Services
Marin County
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Post Date: Jun 11, 2013
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $91,686 - $112,528/Year
Location: US - California - San Rafael
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Social Service Program Manager II – Children & Family Services
Marin County, San Rafael, CA
$91,686 - $112,528/Year

The Marin County Human Resources Department and the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services (H&HS) are announcing a recruitment for the position of Social Service Program Manager II.

The Social Service Program Manager II oversees the operations of the Children and Family Services Branch in the Division of Social Services. Examples of duties include but are not limited to assisting the Director in formulating departmental goals and objectives as well as policies and procedures, directing their implementation and evaluating the results; directing the development of changes in organizational staffing, business processes, and information technology to increase the efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of services; assisting in the formulation and implementation of the departments vision, mission and strategic plan; providing leadership to management staff and working in a team environment to meet short and long range goals; overseeing the development of the fiscal, personnel, budget, contract management and other administrative and support functions as they pertain to the Children and Family Services Branch; recommending and implementing new and revised policies, procedures and best practices to effect maximum operational efficiency and ensure compliance with Federal, State and County requirements; and assisting in all aspects of outreach and communication by establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with State, County and Community partners.

The ideal candidate will be someone with proven leadership skills and demonstrated management experience in a large and complex public sector environment. The candidate must be able to manage the day-to-day operations of the department, have a strong commitment to providing accountability and transparency, and be proactive, approachable and effective in facilitating successful outcomes from a variety of internal and community groups. The candidate will possess experience and skills to effectively manage employee performance through developing staff talent, coaching, and maintaining high standards of performance, including experience in supporting, leading and implementing organizational change within a large department. Additionally, will have knowledge and experience which allows for the effective oversight, coordination and delivery of a range of programs that deliver services to a diverse population of highly at risk children and families, and the complex federal, state and local regulations and laws that define and guide this work, including court mandates and California Welfare and Institution Code sections that direct the work. Knowledge of the California State mandated CWS/CMS technology system is desirable. The candidate must also have strong analytical and organizational skills, and the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with diverse stakeholders.

Equivalent to a Bachelor’s with a major in sociology, psychology, social work, social welfare, counseling, or a closely related field and four years of progressively responsible social services experience. One year of the social services experience must have been at a supervisory level. Possession of a Master's in a related field may substitute for the non-supervisory experience on a year-for-year basis, up to a maximum of two years.

Filing Deadline: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 by 4pm. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County application and supplemental application form. Apply online at: or contact Marin County HR Dept, Rm 415, 3501 Civic Center Dr, San Rafael, CA 94903 or call (415) 473-6104. EEO/TTY

Contact Details

City: San Rafael
Zipcode: 94903

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