$42.21-$57.55 Hourly / $3,376.60-$4,603.61 BiWeekly /
Receives administrative or executive direction from a Children and Families Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent.
Directs staff and operation of program; coordinates, plans and manages program activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; prepares or assists in preparation of program budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of program who might impact on program activities; maintains regular contact and responsibility for each child and youth care unit, group home and halfway house; determines need for and requisitions supplies and equipment; functions as acting assistant/superintendent as required; represent facility at meetings of professional and community organizations; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of residential child and adolescent care; considerable knowledge of normal and abnormal child and adolescent development; considerable knowledge of treatment modalities used with emotionally disturbed and behaviorally disordered children and adolescents; knowledge of and abiity to apply management principles and techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.
Two (2) years of experience in direct care in a supervisory or administrative capacity at the level of Children Services Unit Supervisor or Youth Services Unit Leader in a residential child or adolescent care facility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Children and Families Director of Residential Care in Salary Group MP 63 approved effective October 4, 2002. (Revised to modify Organizational Level)