Community Council Announcements

Family Justice Center Director

1/6/2020

Human Services Planner/Evaluator III

Family Justice Center (FJC) Director

Alamance County Department of Social Services

Applications accepted through January 14, 2020

Salary: $49,652

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide program management and oversight to all facets of the Family Justice Center. The Director of the Family Justice Center of Alamance County is responsible for the development, implementation, administration and management of the initiative. The initiative of the Family Justice Center is a public/private partnership of agencies dedicated to ending domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking and elder abuse through prevention, education and a coordinated response of comprehensive, client-centered empowerment services organized in a single location. The FJC is a county-government-supported private/public service program supervised and supported by the Alamance County Department of Social Services. The FJC Director is a member of the DSS Management Team, as well as staff support to the Alamance County Justice Advisory Council.

Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities:

 General knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration;

 Specific knowledge of the planning process and program areas assigned;

 Ability to communicate effectively with professional and administrative personnel;

 Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in applying and interpreting policies and procedures;

 General knowledge of the methods and techniques of social research and evaluation;

 Must be sensitive to the needs of people and able to carry a variety of leadership roles;

 Must possess a strong understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence;

 Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be receptive to new ideas;

 Must possess the ability to assess situations both within and outside the client system and determine priorities;

 Maintain a good working relationship with staff; promote teamwork, be very cooperative, and handle delicate situations tactfully;

 Be committed to continued professional growth;

 Facilitate regular interaction and communication between on-and-off-site partners;

 Promote and maintain community awareness and marketing of the Family Justice Center; and

 Facilitate on-site continuing education for on-and-off-site partners.

Minimum Education and Experience-(Planner)-A master’s degree in public or human services administration or human services programmatic fields, preferably with course work in human services planning and one year of experience in human service program planning or administration; or graduation from a four-year college or university and three years of administrative or consultative experience in a human services program; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

(Evaluator)-A master’s degree in the field of psychology, sociology or social work and one year of experience in research and evaluation using statistical methodologies in human services programs; or graduation from a four-year college or university and three years’ experience in research, evaluation and statistical application in the human services field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

A COPY OF A CERTIFIED COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT MUST ACCOMPANY APPLICATION.

Contact: Applicants may apply through www.alamance-nc.com.

“AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER”

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