Child & Family (C & F) is seeking a seasoned professional who is passionate about elder services and capable of guiding our agency's continued development and growth as our next Director. Our Director's primary responsibility is to ensure that the mission, strategy, values and goals of C & F are achieved and that we continued to thrive amid opportunities and challenges.
Working on behalf of a dedicated leadership team and staff, the successful candidates will continue to promote our culture of service and excellence within the agency, and will enhance and grow our positive working relationships with other agencies, our partners, and the elders we serve.
The ideal candidate will be a proven leader, with the right combination of business savvy, motivational skill, change leadership and commitment to our mission. Knowledge of the RI Department of Elderly Affairs a plus!
The Director develops strategies that support the ongoing financial and operational viability of C & F in a manner that is consistent with our values and goals and takes into account various stakeholders, including Elder, staff, community and senior leadership. The Director reports to the Vice President of Operations- Community Based Programs and is responsible for implementation of programs and policies that have been formulated in conjunction with the Vice President and CEO.
The Director works with the Vice President of Operations- Community Based Programs and CEO to identify opportunities and challenges as they emerge, and develops short ad long term plans to address these developments. The Director drives the Agency to achieve the following strategic goals:
To achieve these goals, the Director will:
Graduate Degree required. Licensed Social Worker strongly preferred. Five years' supervisory experience, at least three years of which must have been in a senior management position, required. Knowledge of the Aging Network in Rhode Island and its population strongly preferred.
This successful candidate should demonstrate critical competencies in four broad categories: commitment to mission, business savvy, leading change, and motivating.
Commitment to mission:
The Director is a systems thinker who is consumer focused and goal driven. This person must have a strong commitment to consumer- driven care. He/she must support the elder's right to choose the type and setting of care, thereby supporting their independence. The Director is action oriented and innovative. S/he sets broad goals into achievable steps. S/he anticipates and solves problems and takes advantage of opportunities, is a self- starter and team player.
As Child & Family's Elders leader, this position requires an individual the knowledge of and experience in management and administration. This position requires demonstrated experience in integrating and coordinating diverse areas of management.
The competitive benefits program offered by Child & Family includes, but is not limited to:
Medical, Dental, & Vision insurance
Life and long-term disability insurance
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Worksite wellness programs
Generous paid leave
Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
Child & Family will not discriminate against any individual on the basis of age, gender, sexual orientation, color, race, creed, national origin, ancestry, religious persuasion, marital status, political belief, pregnancy, military status, veteran status, physical or mental disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations, genetic predisposition or genetic carrier status, or any other protected category under local, state or federal law, nor will anyone receive special treatment for those reasons, except for reasonable accommodation as required by law. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.
C&F strives to achieve a workforce that includes representation of qualified affirmative action group members in proportion to the qualified and available target group workforce in the community that we serve.