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Posted on: March 15, 2019 • Category: Foster Care

Foster Care Program Director

Epworth Village Inc.

Apply By: April 15, 2019
No. of Jobs: 1
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay Type: Salary
Compensation: Negotiable
Education: Bachelor's Degree

Jim Robertson
Phone 1: 402-362-3353
Phone 2: 402-362-3353 Titus Robis
Epworth Village Inc.
Epworth Village Inc.
PO Box 503
2119 Division Ave.
York, NE, NE 68467
United States
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Position Qualifications  Must possess a minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a human service field and three years of full-time equivalent experience in child welfare programming.  Must have a valid Nebraska driver’s license and maintain an agency insurable driving record; must be able to pass a series of criminal background, DMV and APS/CPS Central Registry checks prior to hire including a pre-employment drug screen  Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, community partners, clients, etc.  Ability to mentor, coach, guide and lead staff members  Good judgment; able to make sensible decisions  Understanding of or demonstrated ability to develop deep knowledge of state rules and regulations regulating foster care and foster care programs  Professional demeanor: tactful, responsive and flexible to client, families, community and staff concerns  Forward looking, strategic thinker who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions  Excellent written and verbal communication skills  Ability to meet high performance goals in a fast-paced working environment while handling multiple priorities, to work with little direct supervision and to establish and maintain specific goals and meet deadlines; excellent attention to detail  Proficient in computers and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point)  Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters and documents

Position Summary: The Foster Care Program Director is responsible for overall operational aspects and success of Epworth Village’s Foster Care program. The Program Director will ensure that the programs and staff meet goals, follow policies and procedures, licensing and contractual requirements and function as an effective component of the total organization. This requires the ability to impart the vision of comprehensive service delivery to children, youth and families and provide leadership towards that vision.

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