Assistant Division Director (Job Posting #100-23)
New Jersey Department of Children and Families

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Post Date: Feb 27, 2023
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New Jersey - Trenton
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Assistant Division Director
(Job Posting #100-23)

The NJ Department of Children and Families seeks a proven leader to serve as the Assistant Division Director of the Office of Children’s System of Care. This position will be located in Trenton, NJ.

Under direction of a Division Director, Deputy Director or higher level administrative official, direct the staff and activities of an operational unit responsible for providing general administrative and/or fiscal management activities, program policy and planning services, or varied social, medical, assistance, health care, and other services to a specific client population; does other related duties as required.

The Assistant Division Director oversees the Office of Residential Services. Candidates should have knowledge/experience of the NJ Children’s System of Care, out-of-home program clinical determination, referral, and admissions processes, behavioral health and mental health services, intellectual and development disability services, and service provision for children and youth some of which may be child welfare involved.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

EXPERIENCE: 6 yrs experience in a public or private organization involved in programs providing either social/community, medical/health, rehabilitation/education, or vocational/occupational services to a specific client population (mentally/physically handicapped, developmentally disabled, juvenile offenders, socially/economically disadvantaged) OR 6 yrs experience as an administrator involving planning, budgets and administration of programs in a large public or private agency, 3 yrs of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity.

RESUME NOTE: Eligibility determinations will be based upon information presented on the resume only. Applicants who possess a degree from a college or university outside the United States must provide an evaluation of one’s transcripts from a recognized evaluation service at the time of submission by the above closing date. Failure to do so may result in your ineligibility.


SAME APPLICANTS: If you are applying under the NJ “SAME” program, your supporting documents (Schedule A or B letter), must be submitted along with your resume by the closing date indicated above. For more information on the SAME Program visit their Website at: , email: , or call CSC at (833) 691-0404.

RESIDENCY LAW: Please refer to the NJ Department of Children and Families’ website at

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience.

TO APPLY: You must submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF document, saving the file by your Last Name, First Name. Indicate in your cover letter where you found this job opportunity and send the file to:

Equal Opportunity Employer