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Chief of Child Protective Services & Prevention

at North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Pay: $60530 to $108879/year
$60530 - $108879
Posted: 10/12/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2539382
Categories: Childcare/Daycare
Keywords: child

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Description of Work

This is a repost.  Previous applicants will need to reapply in order to be considered.

About the Division of Social Services (DSS):
The Division of Social Services (DSS) provides direct services that address issues of poverty, family violence and exploitation.  We aim to prevent abuse, neglect and exploitation of vulnerable citizens, and promote self-reliance and self-sufficiency for individuals and families.

RECRUITMENT RANGE: $60,530 - $108,879 GN16
19-08911 / 60041842


The primary purpose of this position is to oversee operations for the Child Welfare Section: Child Protective Services Intake, the proposed statewide Child Protective Services Hot Line, Assessments and In-Home Services; Community Based Prevention Programs; and the state's compliance with the Federal Legislature of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA). This position is responsible for the following:
  • Exploring, installing and implementing child welfare programs and services using implementation science
  • Oversee dissemination of child welfare policy
  • Practice guidance in accordance with state and federal law and rules
  • Key leadership position within the Child Welfare Section that provides vision and leadership for the department's social services goals
  • Serves on the child welfare executive management team and acts on behalf of the Child Welfare Director to fulfill the mission and vision of the Section in alignment with Department, Division, state and federal priorities

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form.  Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified applicants must document on the application that they possess all of the following:
 

  • Experience in supervising or providing Child Protective Services and services that prevent maltreatment to children
  • Experience in managing social service programs, policies at the state or local level to include administration and supervision of a large workforce
  • Project management skills to include developing efficient business processes
  • Proficient in MS Office, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint

 

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Master's degree in an area specific to the program from an appropriately accredited institution and five years of experience in the area of assignment, including three years in a supervisory or consultative capacity;
OR
Bachelor's degree in an area specific to the program from an appropriately accredited institution and seven years of experience in the area of assignment, including three years in a supervisory or consultative capacity; 
OR
 An equivalent combination of education and experience.

MANAGEMENT PREFERENCES:

Ten years of supervision or management of child welfare services programs in North Carolina.

 

Supplemental and Contact Information

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. You will either receive a call to schedule an interview or an email notifying you when the job has been filled.
 
For technical issues with your application, please call the NEOGOV Help Line at 855-524-5627. Applicants will be communicated with via email only for updates on the status of their application. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact HR at 919-527-6380.
 
The DHHS Division of Human Resources (DHR) follows the State Human Resources Employment of Relatives Policy.  Applicants who have relatives or people living in the same household, will not be considered for job vacancies in the DHR at those locations.  For a complete definition of immediate family member, please see the State Human Resources Workforce Planning, Recruitment and Selection Policy, Section 2, Page 38.