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Director of Social Services

Municipal/State/Federal Openings

Director of Social Services

Vernon, CT

Posting Date: July 09, 2020
Closing Date: August 07, 2020

Position Overview back to top

A highly responsible position involving planning, organizing, and directing comprehensive municipal services programs for the Town. Develops, coordinates and oversees the administration of social services programs and evaluates effectiveness of same. Identifies and plans work according to an assessment of needs of the community, and in accordance with state and federal laws and related programs. Increases community awareness by developing and maintaining strong working relationships with Town departments, community organizations, referral agencies, grant resources, local officials and the media. Develops strategic short-term and long-range plans to meet current and anticipated needs of the community. Prepares applications for Federal, state and non-profit organization grants and manages and evaluates approved grants.

Qualifications back to top

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Education, Public Administration, or some closely related field, with at least three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in providing human services program, of which at least two (2) years must be responsible administrative and supervisory experience. Master’s degree in social work or public administration desirable. Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

How to Apply back to top

To apply: http://www.vernon-ct.gov/human-resources

Deadline August 7, 2020