Director of the Office of Quality
NJ Department of Children and Families

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Post Date: Mar 31, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New Jersey - Trenton
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Description
The NJ Department of Children and Families seeks a dynamic leader with a track record in change management and CQI to manage the Department’s quality portfolio, serving as the Director of the Office of Quality.

The Director utilizes content-based knowledge, strong management skills & creativity to serve as a visionary developer and implementer of innovative and participatory methods of ensuring high quality service delivery. Carry out commitments to the Department’s core approaches: race equity, family voice, healing centered practice, use of the protective factors framework & collaborative safety.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Work with DCF Office of Monitoring, Office of Research, Evaluation and Reporting, DCF program divisions and other stakeholders to create and manage Continuous Quality Improvement plans & processes

* Oversee implementation of child fatality and critical incident review processes

* Oversee qualitative review processes with programmatic divisions across the Department and in coordination with external stakeholders

* Oversee Department’s participation in major federal review processes

* Manage contracts with vendors

* Oversee departmental performance on federal, philanthropic or other grants

REQUIREMENTS

Master's in Industrial or Organizational Psychology, Business or Public Administration, Operations Research, Labor Relations, Social Work or related field.

At least 2 yrs full-time professional exp in executive, managerial, or administrative capacity managing large-scale work in one or a combination of the following: program evaluation or organizational research; public administration, management or methods analysis, operations research, social services program planning/evaluation, or related area; AND at least 2 yrs exp managing staff performing professional work in the areas described in above; AND at least 2 yrs exp supervising direct social service or health care delivery in public or private organizations, preferably ones that provide services through a mix of contracted and internal services.

SKILLS:

* Demonstrated skills in leadership, organizational development, financial management & human resources

* Ability to collaborate effectively with peers and stakeholders

* Competency designing and leading innovative initiatives in a transparent and inclusive way that builds on team assets; change management; participatory community planning; strategic thinking and planning, collaboration and teamwork, holding people accountable, developing others, managing to results, research/data analysis skills, writing and presentation skills, partnership development, ability to effectively lead and work in a multi-disciplinary team; build consensus

SALARY: Commensurate with education & experience.

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Contact Details

Email: Job.Posting@dcf.nj.gov