Deputy Director
NJ Department of Children and Families (DCF)

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Post Date: Jun 11, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New Jersey - Trenton
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Description
Deputy Director

The NJ Department of Children and Families (DCF) seeks a dynamic, creative leader with a track record in change management & social service innovation to lead the Division of Family and Community Partnerships.

Provide oversight of offices within the Division while being an integral member of the leadership team for DCF.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Oversee ongoing operation of offices within the division while leading & supporting offices & team members

* Develop & oversee in-depth process to review the division’s current array of programs and services to determine relevance/need, quality & service gaps.

* Partner with the other divisions to develop a short-term plan to better align the Office’s array of programs and services with the Department’s vision.

* Assess division staff training needs.

* Lead an effort to create a framework that articulates the desired intermediate & long-term outcomes for families, children, and communities served by the Division of Family and Community Partnerships.

* Use foundational materials to contribute to a long-term strategic plan for the prevention in child welfare that aligns with the department strategic plan.

* Create strong collaborative partnerships internally as well as with key state agencies and non-profit service and advocacy organizations.

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

EXPERIENCE: 5+ yrs in an executive, managerial, or administrative capacity managing large-scale work in one of the following: 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; design and implementation of new social service models or programs.

SKILLS:

* Demonstrated leadership, organizational development, financial management and human resources skills.

* Competency in areas including: 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.

* Strong MS Office skills.

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

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience.

TO APPLY: Submit cover letter & resume in PDF format, saving by Last Name, First Name to:
Job.Posting@dcf.nj.gov

Equal Opportunity Employer


Contact Details

Email: Job.Posting@dcf.nj.gov