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Senior Director - Youth and Family Services

Company: Friends of Youth
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

senior director - youth and family services The Senior Director of Youth and Family Services is responsible for the overall health and management of the services that occur within one or more of the following: Foster Care Services, Homeless Youth Services, Residential Treatment Services, Specialized Residential Services, and Youth and Family Services. They lead, manage, and support the Directors of Programs, in providing outstanding service and outcomes via the services provided by the agency. The Senior Director of Youth and Family Services is a mission-focused, strategic, process-minded leader. They build strategic relationships with community partners, funders, and business leaders, to support existing service delivery and forge opportunities that meet the mission of the agency. They also forge relationships with other health, academic institutions, social, employment and education service providers that will serve as resources for youth and young adults. Essential duties:Management Tasks

  • Represent Directors of Program in Senior Leadership Team meetings with presentation of operations, data, and status reports.
  • Deliver effective plans and results against short and long-term goals.
  • Develop and implement division strategies that support agency innovation and growth.
  • Utilize an integrated approach to avoid silos and create a high affinity for collaboration and teamwork.
  • In collaboration with Directors of Program, make and implement decisions that support agency development and strategic planning. Service Design and Delivery Tasks
    • Participate in formulating and administering programmatic policies and procedures across division services.
    • Ensure optimal effectiveness, efficiencies and collaborative focus across divisions, services, and initiatives.
    • Assist in the development of long-range strategic goals and objectives.
    • Analyze performance data to measure the progress of individual services to stated goals.
    • Proactively work with Directors of Program to develop "business plans" that support the operations plan and agency strategic plan.
    • Vet and develop future ideas by continually leading strategic conversations with Directors of Program, regarding service innovation.
    • Serve as a liaison and partner with the President and CEO, to represent the agency with external constituency groups, including community, governmental and private organizations. Personnel Tasks
      • Provide Directors of Program with a strong day-to-day leadership presence that increases key impact measurements.
      • Encourage synergy and collaboration across and between program services.
      • Provide leadership that generates respect and trust from employees and external partners.
      • Coach, mentor and elevate the professional development and capacity of Directors of Program. Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. We require:
        • Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, Public Administration, or Public Health, preferred. Bachelor's degree with 8 years of relevant experience can be substituted.
        • Minimum of 8 years of working experience in the private or public sector.
        • Minimum of 5 years of managerial experience.
        • Proven success with change management and culture shifts.
        • Ability to pass a criminal background check & TB test
        • WA Driver's license with a safe driving record
        • Proof of COVID vaccination
        • Must be at least 21 years of age We offer:
          • Generous time off including 15 vacation days per year, paid sick leave, 11 paid holidays, 2 social justice leave days per year for full-time employees
          • Health insurance package including medical, dental, vision, 24/7 access to telehealth, long term disability and life insurance
          • Retirement plan with match
          • Transgender Health Benefits Friends of Youth is committed to equity and creating a diverse and inclusive work environment as an equal opportunity employer. We welcome, honor, and celebrate our clients, colleagues, and communities' diverse identities and cultures. For more information, email hr@friendsofyouth.org. For a copy of the full job description, please email?.? PI207132193

Keywords: Friends of Youth, Kirkland , Senior Director - Youth and Family Services, Executive , Kirkland, Washington

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