Director, Office of Family Voice
New Jersey Department of Children and Families

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Post Date: Jun 25, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New Jersey - Trenton
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Office of Family Voice

The NJ Department of Children and Families (DCF) seeks a proven leader to serve as the Director of the Office of Family Voice (OFV).

This position will report to the Commissioner and is responsible for planning, designing, implementing, and evaluating constituent engagement efforts. The Director provides oversight to implementation of the DCF’s efforts to maintain essential feedback loops with parents, youth, kin and resource parents throughout the state to guide system transformation. Embedded in the department’s strategic plan as a core approach to achieving our stated goals is the significance of incorporating individuals with lived experience as essential to helping guide DCF policy, practice and decision making. OFV uses innovative approaches and engages with community to organize and elevate the voice of constituents.

This position is located in Trenton, NJ.

NOTE: This position may be eligible to work remotely for up to two days in a calendar week.


This work is conducted in partnership with staff from across the Department and from the larger external stakeholder community. The Director implements meetings with community stakeholders and constituents that help the department understand strengths and challenges of the services, policies and practices both proposed and in place and their impact on the youth, parents and caregivers that we serve.

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

EXPERIENCE: At least six (6) years of social service experience which should include substantive experience in the management and leadership of social service programs, three (3) years which shall have involved management responsibilities, including personnel and supervision, policy, budget and fiscal accountability and oversight.

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.

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

COVID-19 VACCINATION/TESTING REQUIREMENT: Per Executive Order 253, all State employees are required to be vaccinated by October 18, 2021 or undergo frequent testing. Please do not submit your vaccination card at this time.

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience.

Submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF document, saving the file by your Last Name, First Name to: EOE.

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