Department of Juvenile Justice
DISTRICT 1 OFFICE

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Job Announcement

Job Title : DISTRICT DIRECTOR   Position Number : 00096675  
Location : RINGGOLD (CATOOSA COUNTY) Opening Date : 01/31/18  
Job Number : SSM011 Closing Date : 02/12/18

Hiring Range From : $46,310.72
Hiring Range To : $66,158.17
Pay Grade : M

Duties & Responsibilities :   
Leads the development and administration of policies and programs of social service and community agencies, correctional institutions, rehabilitative services, and related programs that are designed to protect and promote the social welfare of individuals and communities. Directs subordinate supervisors and staff. Will manage large numbers of agency staff or have large scope of responsibility within agency. Analyzes and assesses the effectiveness of existing programs to ensure the identified outcome measures are achieved. Assures agency compliance with policies, appropriate documentation, and reporting requirements. Builds and encourages a cooperative team-oriented environment within unit(s) and with other agencies and providers. Creates and maintains positive working relationships within the community and on the county DFCS Board. Develops and administers budgets. Facilitates communication within the unit(s)/agency on a specific case level as well as on a procedure/policy level. Interviews, hires, directs, trains, evaluates the performance of, and when necessary, disciplines and discharges social services employees. Leads and administers a comprehensive system of public assistance, employability, and social services. Manages human resources and directs administrative activities for groups of social services employees. Plans, administers, and maintains the operation of social services programs. Reviews new and current programs to determine their efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with state, local and federal regulations   

Minimum Qualifications :   
Master`s degree in a related area from an accredited college or university AND One (1) year of management of subordinate supervisors in a human service delivery program.
OR
Bachelor`s degree in a related area from an accredited college or university AND Two (2) years of management of subordinate supervisors in a human service delivery program.
OR
Related certification AND One (1) year of management of subordinate supervisor in a human service delivery program.
OR
Two (2) years of experience at the lower level Mgr 1, Social Svcs (SSM010) or position equivalent.
  

Preferred Qualifications :   

Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess two or more of the following:

1. One or more years of experience in training and providing consultation regarding policies and procedures.

2. One or more years of experience in monitoring and a working knowledge of budget development.

3. One or more years of experience with a working knowledge of human resource laws, strategies and procedures.

NOTES:

1. This announcement may close prior to the closing date without further notice, once a satisfactory pool of applicants has been identified.

2. Due to high volume of applications, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

3. Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history and motor vehicle background check and, if applicable, must take and pass a pre-employment drug test.
  

Notes:
This announcement may close prior to the closing date without further notice once a satisfactory pool of applicants has been identified.
Due to high volume of applications, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history and motor vehicle background check and, if applicable must take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

The Department of Juvenile Justice offers competitive salaries, career opportunities, and an excellent benefits package. To view a list of benefits offered for most of our positions, click here:
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Contact Details :   
Robb Gilstrap , Dept. of Juvenile Justice
District Director, District 1
7195 Nashville Street
Ringgold, GA 30736
Phone : (706) 935 - 9035
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