DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY INTERVENTION & SUPPORT SERVICES- 40010050

Date: Jun 15, 2022

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27701

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

DEPARTMENT:       

Community Intervention and Support Services

DATE POSTED:            

June 14, 2022

CLOSING DATE:           

June 30, 2022

SALARY MIN:  

$87,855.00

SALARY MAX:

$149,353.00

POSITION NUMBER:            

40010050

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

**This is a repost, previous applicants are still being considered and need not reapply**

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

 

Durham County is seeking a director to lead the newly established Community Intervention and Support Services department. The department is comprised of three program areas – Bull City United, My Brother’s Keeper and Project BUILD. The Community Intervention and Support Services Department’s focus is to provide coordinated programmatic support and systems-level strategies, in partnership with the community, to promote resident and community safety and prosperity.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILIITES:

 

  • Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals.
  • Coordinates, assigns and reviews work and establishes work schedules; maintains standards; monitors status of work in progress; inspects completed work assignments; answers questions; gives advice and direction as needed.
  • Plans, organizes, leads, directs, and implements the overall operations of the Community Intervention and Support Services functions via community engagement, coordination, and services.
  • Hires, trains, and develops staff to effectively execute programs and projects.
  • Sets vision, goals, objectives, and deliverables in collaboration with community stakeholders.
  • Serves as a liaison with community groups, residents, federal, state, county, and city agency, educational and community-based organizations.
  • Collaborates with the public about alternative crisis intervention and response mediums.
  • Conducts robust community and stakeholder’s engagement.
  • Acts as a trusted voice for the community stakeholders including victims of crime, law enforcement, and county administration.
  • Establishes strategies to promote the goals and objectives of programs; evaluates the effectiveness of program activities and develops program operating policies and procedures; collects and disseminates information and data pertaining to program activities and participation.
  • Manages fiscal operation to include monitoring expenditures and revenue collection for the department, grants management and compliance.
  • Prepares and presents the departmental budget.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITILIES:

 

  • Thorough knowledge or principles, practices or techniques or program development, implementation, management, and evaluation.
  • Knowledge of Federal and/or State grant funding requirements and regulations, as required.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA, Business Associate Agreements, Data Use Agreement, and institutional review board standards as needed for programs, research.
  • Knowledge of adult learning methods and group facilitation techniques.
  • Experience with social justice and racial equity principles.
  • Knowledge of organizational change management.
  • Experience in relationship building and collaborating while balancing diplomacy and tact.
  • Skilled in administrating complex services with both a professional and para-professional work force.
  • Skilled in personnel management, financial planning and management, program planning and administration, and public health nutrition.
  • Strong oral and written communicate skills.
  • Ability to lead and direct a team, plan, develop, and evaluate programs.
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with county employees, the community, community agencies and groups, executive leadership, and other governmental officials.
  • Ability to work independently, motivate staff, and prioritize tasks appropriately.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

 

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Social Justice, Criminal Justice, Human Services, Social Work, Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Policy, or related field, and a minimal of five (5) years of related experience.

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh