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Position Title:  

Family & Community Services Director

Agency:  
Connecticut Department of Children and Families
Job Location:  
Date Posted:  

HARTFORD, CT
9/27/2012

Job Level:  
Senior Manager
Job Category:  
Social Work - Child Welfare
Job Status:  
Not Specified
Salary Range:  

Not Specified

Job Description:  

The State of Connectiut Department of Children and Families is recruiting for a Full-Time Family and Community Services Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of principles, organization, function and administration of child welfare, community mental health programs, community and regional family and community services development; considerable knowledge of philosophy of community planning and support services that address: family adverse experiences, including trauma; health and mental promotion and treatment; and models for building family strengths through protective factors; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of diagnosis, care and treatment of children and youth with serious emotional disturbance, mental health or behavioral challenges; knowledge of and ability to apply implementation science; knowledge of community child welfare and mental health practices in other states; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.

General Experience:
A doctoral level degree in social work, psychology, education, mental health or a closely related field and seven (7) years managerial/administrative experience responsible for state or area wide planning of family and community service agencies or other child welfare and/or mental health services that emphasize family-engagement, family assessment and family support.

NOTE: Managerial experience is defined as formulating program goals and objectives, developing and implementing procedures, initiating program policies, personnel management including training of employees.

The filling of this position will be in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules, if applicable.

Resumé Required:  
Yes
Cover Letter Required:  
Yes
Application Required:  

Yes

Contact Name/Address:  

State of Connecticut
Department of Children & Families
505 Hudson Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Attn: Bernice Morgan - Human Resources

Contact (Phone):  
(860) 550-6604
Contact (Fax):  
(860) 707-1952
Contact (E-mail):  

Bernice.morgan@ct.gov

Additional Info:  

Salary range:
$95,728 - $122,791 (Annually)

Closing Date is October 27, 2012

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