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Administrator, Well Being

Friday, September 29, 2017


Serves as the Administrator in the Office of the Deputy Director of Well Being, Office of the Deputy Director for Well Being (ODDWB), Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA).

Provides daily clinical and administrative supervision to the units within the OWB, and works with the Deputy Director on long-term strategic planning to meet the health, educational and well-being needs of the children and families serviced by CFSA.

Brief Description of Duties:

  • Plans, oversees and directs the day-to-day operations of the administration. Establishes outcomes, strategies, goals, objectives, short and long-range plans and projects; develops and interprets operating and program policies and procedures through line and staff positions. Reviews, evaluates and revises program and service delivery. Provides overall supervision to the Office of Well Being.
  • Responsible for development and oversight of tracking data measures and outcomes and develops trend reports to inform Deputy of areas of strength and need in the Administration. Manage organizational change to increase productivity and outcomes and minimize disruption in services
  • Support clinical practice by coaching, leading and mentoring staff both individually and in group settings. Provides advice and counsel to senior management staff on program and organizational development matters; in planning, organizing, evaluating and monitoring programmatic capabilities; responsible for ensuring timely performance of a satisfactory quantity and quality of the Office of Well Being.
  • Develops or oversees the development of trend reports. Responsible for development and oversight of tracking data measures and outcomes for all areas of oversight.
  • Interfaces with CFSA management levels and other organizational agencies and jurisdictions. Coordinates program activities by providing advice and assistance to agency heads. Confers with agency management and other local and federal officials regarding the child welfare system and/or individual case service needs, problems, and progress.
  • Provides information in response to requests for information from executive and legislative officials and other administrations and/or provider management staff. Serves on committees or task forces representing CFSA policy, procedure, and requirements. Makes recommendations to resolve problems.
  • Drafts policy, identifies program and unit needs, prepares budget requests, monitoring and approves expenditures and contracts, and prepares and presents program or operating information and proposals
  • Develops reporting mechanisms and responds to requests for information from executive and legislative officials, other administrators or management staff providers.
  • Serves on committees or task forces to provide needs assessments, recommendations, and solutions.
  • Keeps abreast of new local and national development in social services related to well-being for children, family and youth in child welfare that can be integrated into the programs.
  • This position is deemed a protection-sensitive position pursuant to DCMR 6B Section 411 and is subject to a criminal background check, traffic records, and drug and alcohol testing as applicable.

General Experience:

Requires advanced knowledge of the principles and practices of social work, as evidenced by a Masters of Social Work (MSW) or a related degree.

Must have at least five (5) years of progressively advanced experience in this field and must have managed professional staff. Advanced knowledge in supervision and management, strategic planning, program development, managing by data, and content areas of education, substance abuse, domestic violence, trauma, daycare and housing.

Advanced knowledge of human behavior dynamics, child welfare and of related psychiatric, psychological and medical practices; and a comprehensive knowledge of techniques and modalities related to cultural diversity.

Requires knowledge of building internal and external partnerships.

The incumbent in this position is required to undergo and successfully pass a criminal background investigation and drug test as mandated by Title II of the Child and Youth Health and Safety Omnibus Act of 2004. The incumbent may be required to take random drug test. This position has been identified and designated as a security-sensitive position subject to a mandatory drug and alcohol testing. If selected for the security sensitive position, you will be required to submit to drug testing prior to appointment; appointment to the position will be contingent upon a negative drug test result.

Closing Statement

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by Child and Family Services Agency Human Resources Administration Only.

General Job Information

Tour Of Duty: 8:15 am - 4:45 pm

Promotion Potential: None

Duration of Appointment: Management Supervisory Services (MSS) at-will

MSS At-Will Statement: Positions in the Management Supervisory Service (MSS) serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority and may be terminated at any time with or without cause.

First Screening Date: 10 Days from opening and every 10 days thereafter until filled

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