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FCRB Program Supervisor V
Dependent Children’s Services
FIRST REVIEW DATE:
November 1, 2021
All positions are open until filled.
If you are interested in improving the lives of children, have experience in child welfare issues, enjoy working in a fast paced team environment, and have supervisory experience, the Foster Care Review Board (FCRB) Program can provide that opportunity. This position will assist the FCRB Program Manager in effectively managing the overall operation of the FCRB, staff review boards when needed, supervise and coordinate the program specialist and support staff workload issues, as well as supervise, coach and mentor the direct reporting staff.
The Program Supervisor coordinates training to new staff; manages case counts and board loads; provides reports to management; provides direct supervision to program specialists and administrative staff including maintenance of daily work schedules, time management, and performance management; manages workflow within the unit; and assists program management with hiring and motivating of staff. The Program Supervisor also ensures monitoring mechanisms are in place to ensure statutory guidelines and timeframes are met; ensures business rules and processes are met and data is accurately collected within Dependent Children’s Automated Tracking System (DCATS); and assists the Program Manager in the formulation of program policies and procedures. This position actively participates in weekly management team meetings, frequent project development and management meetings and work groups.
This position requires the ability to work 3 Saturdays per year to participate in State Board and several Saturdays per year to help present New Board Member Training to new board members.
In addition, the Program Supervisor develops relationships with community providers, including the Department of Child Safety, and actively participates in child welfare-related community groups; participates in public speaking engagements as required; participates in training of new volunteers; actively participates in the State Board and serves as staff to the State Board Committees and subcommittees.
The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in public administration, court administration, social science or a related field and five years of experience in a related field, or equivalent. Other requirements include supervisory experience; knowledge of Arizona laws, policies and procedures pertaining to foster care and the operation of the Foster Care Review Boards; knowledge of Arizona Department of Child Safety policies and procedures; knowledge of group dynamics and group facilitation techniques, and the ability to regularly execute professional judgment and decisions. In addition, this position requires the ability to coordinate and effectively manage numerous projects and schedules at one time; excellent written and verbal communication skills; the ability to work effectively with a wide variety of professional and lay people associated with the justice and child welfare systems; Proficiency in staffing State Board committees; and coordinating and facilitating meetings and serving as liaisons between the State Board, local boards, and staff. This position also requires the ability to multitask various duties, special assignments, and last-minute changes; extensive attention to detail; and knowledge of Microsoft Suite programs.. Statewide overnight travel required.
Travel level: up to 10%
Some positions may take 4-6 weeks to fill. Only applicants whose backgrounds most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to interview. Requests for a special accommodation to participate in the interview process should be made at the time you are contacted to schedule an interview. The Selection Process may include first and/or second round panel interviews. This is a Regular, Full-time, exempt level position. This position is open for internal and external recruitment.
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State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
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