Deputy Director - Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P)
New Jersey Department of Children and Families

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Post Date: Oct 25, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New Jersey - Trenton
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The Department of Children and Families, Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P) seeks a well-rounded individual with strong leadership skills to assist in accomplishing its mission to support families.

This individual will support and conduct the daily operations of DCP&P as well as provide oversight of programs, policies and operations of the Division.

Analyze and/or coordinate the analysis of proposed policy, Legislation of programs, Administrative Orders, Executive Orders and rules affecting the Division with emphasis on administrative & budget implications of specific changes or additions impacting DCP&P programs and functions. Will also oversee the management of the State Central Registry Office.


* Act as the CP&P liaison to the Training Consortium - attending monthly consortium meetings, reviewing curriculum and providing feedback
* Liaison to the Office of Adolescent Services (OAS) – collaborating on grants, new initiatives, case conferences and support implementation of OAS programming in field offices
* Support Assistant Area Directors (AAD) and Area Quality Coordinators (AQC) and participate in AQC and AAD meetings
* Participate in Qualitative Reviews (QRs) across the state
* Coordinate quality assurance initiatives & processes with the Office of Performance Management & Accountability
* Participate in administrative planning
* Produce results that reflect logical and thorough organization & sound analysis of problems and issues
* Produce timely reports as needed
* Monitor quality and fidelity of the case practice model
* Ensure the safety, well-being and permanency of children and families served by CP&P
* Monitor training initiatives


* Bachelor’s required; Master’s in Social Work or related field preferred
* 8+ yrs social service exp that includes substantive exp in leadership of social service program
* 3 yrs of management exp that includes personnel, policy, budget and fiscal accountability and oversight

RESUME NOTE: Eligibility determinations based upon information presented on resume and supporting documents. Applicants with a degree from a college or university outside the US must provide an evaluation of one’s transcripts from a recognized evaluation service. Failure to do so may result in ineligibility.

LICENSE: Driver’s license valid in NJ required only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

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

SALARY: Commensurate with education & experience.

Submit a cover letter & resume:

Linda M. Dobron, Executive Director, OHR
PO Box 717
Trenton, NJ 08625-0717
New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer