Executive Director of Family Assessment Program
ADMIN FOR CHILDREN'S SVCS 4 reviews - New York, NY

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The Executive Director Family Assessment Program will be responsible for overseeing the citywide continuum of Persons In Need of Supervision (PINS) diversion services.

The Executive Director Family Assessment Program will:
Provide oversight to a continuum of PINS diversion services that serve between 7,000 – 8,000 families annually.
Oversee FAP operations by directly supervising the borough offices, the FAP Borough Directors and the FAP Program Director.
Meet regularly with the FAP Managers and Program Director.
Ensure staff is properly trained to complete assessments and make appropriate referrals.
Ensure proper implementation of the FAP service continuum.
Oversee the implementation of the FAP Management Tool - the database where FAP staff capture screenings, assessments and other data about the families seen in the FAP offices.
Work with MIS to enhance the FAP Management Tool so that reports can be generated from the tool in order to report on outcomes
Manage FAP budget and contract performance.
Work with provider agencies to ensure services are delivered appropriately and develop corrective action plans for provider agencies whose performance is less than satisfactory.
Oversee collection of data and outcome analyses performed by the provider agencies.
Monitor FAP office performance.
Work with other divisions of ACS to prepare data reports for presentations within ACS and for trainings outside of ACS.
Report on FAP performance and outcome data.
Works with other divisions of ACS to implement Evidence Based Programs for teens in the child welfare system.
Undertake other duties, as assigned by the Associate Commissioner for Family and Youth Justice Programs, including overseeing and developing new preventive service initiatives.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and four years of progressively responsible experience, including one year at the administrative or managerial level in a large governmental agency, business firm, civic or community organization operating in the area of social services; or
2. Education and/or experience equivalent to "1" above. However, all candidates must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and the one year of experience at the administrative or management level as described in "1" above.

Preferred Skills

The preferred candidate should possess the ability to problem solve and make decisions in a timely manner; strong management and supervisory skills, a knowledge of the Family Court, strong analytic ability; knowledge of Evidence Based Programs; knowledge of oversight agency regulations and court structure and procedures, strong communication skills; ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently to achieve necessary results; capability to prioritize tasks and undertake several critical projects at one time.

Additional Information

Section 424-A of the New York Social Services Law requires an authorized agency to inquire whether a candidate for employment with child-caring responsibilities has been the subject of a child abuse and maltreatment report.

The City of New York and the Administration for Children’s Services are Equal Opportunity Employers Committed to Diversity

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Residency Requirement

New York City Residency is not required for this position




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