Youth and Family Services Division (YFS) Assistant Division Director

Work Type
Family and Children’s Services

Position Number

Salary Range: $88,771.09 to $110,963.87

Closing Date
June 18, 2024
Posted June 11, 2024

Agency Name
Mecklenburg County

Work County

Job Location
700 East 4th Street
North Carolina
Job Description

Position Summary Provide day-to-day leadership and management of a division within Youth and Family Services. This position provides direct supervision to Sr. Social Services Managers and is responsible for internal operations including personnel, space, logistics of major events, consumer complaints, incident reports, training, assuring compliance with regulations, practice and policy development and assuring services are properly provided on a daily basis. This position represents the YFS Division on internal and external committees and represents the YFS Division Director as requested. This position also will serve on various committees, workgroups and initiatives centered on the needs of children and families to improve outcomes for children and families. This position will be located at 10101 David Taylor Drive, Charlotte, NC 28262. Essential Functions Handle training schedule and plans, assurance of compliance with policies and protocols, and assures services are properly provided on a daily basis Manage the implementation of the division’s work plan/business plan including implementation of plans to assure improvement; track progress and recommends changes Recommend priorities for resources and resource needs; and track expenditures against budget Integrate and coordinate service areas and manage division resources Review and makes recommendations on statutes Interpret policies and procedures Serve as division liaison, both internally and externally as requested by the YFS Director Ensure compliance with Federal, state and local policy/rules/regulations/statutory responsibilities and directives Deliver speeches, write articles, or present information at meetings or conventions to promote services, exchange ideas, or accomplish objectives Interpret and explain data, policies, rules, regulations, or laws to organizations, government or corporate officials, or individuals Prepare or present reports concerning activities, expenses, budgets, government statutes or rulings, or other items affecting businesses or program services Support staff and evaluate program effectiveness Listen to appeals from family members and advocates and researches and investigates claims May be required to staff shelters in the event of a disaster Listen to appeals from family members and advocates and researches and investigates claims Manage division resources  Minimum Qualifications Experience:  Minimum of seven years of experience in human services or related area and two years of supervisory experience  Education: Bachelor's degree in Human Services, Social Work or related field Combination of relevant education and relevant experience accepted?:  Yes Licenses and Certifications  Preferred Qualifications Master's Degree in Social Work Child welfare experience At least five years of supervisory experience preferred At least two years of Senior Management experience preferred
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