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Associate Executive Director-Kansas Foster Care Services
Cornerstones of Care
155 S 18th Street, Kansas City, KS
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POSITION: Associate Executive Director-Kansas Foster Care Services DEPARTMENT: Kansas Foster Care Pay Grade: 10 Salary: $61,953-$85,000 Annually (Starting salary depends on education and experience) RESPONSIBILITIES: The Associate Executive Director for Kansas Foster Care (AED) serves as the lead director of foster care services in Kansas for Cornerstones of Care. Works in conjunction with the Executive Director of Kansas Programs to provide strategic and operational leadership of child welfare services with a focus on foster care. The AED will lead teams to achieve the highest of program quality & financial health, while ensuring all team members strive to deliver services that lead to long term positive impact on the safety and health of communities. Key job duties include overseeing and ensuring the high quality, impactful, efficient delivery of services to communities in accordance with strategic priorities, mission, vision, values, policies, and regulations. This position is also responsible for oversight of key signature programs, including the implementation and fidelity to various evidence-based/informed practices models. The AED will develop and motivate a team of adaptive and dynamic leaders to ensure delivery of high quality programs and services. Other key job duties include participating in the overall management and leadership of the organization to achieve its mission as evidenced by active participation in the Leadership Team and other meetings, annual business and budget planning processes and other planning forums. QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires strong knowledge of Kansas needs and systems as it pertains to social, health, mental health & education is essential. Must have at least 7 years of progressive leadership experience in a child welfare system. Advanced/Master’s degree from an accredited university in in Social Work or related field, which includes the following: Community Counseling, Human Development, Child and Family Development, Applied Family and Youth Studies, Public Health, Health Sciences, Trauma Studies, Sociology/Social Services, Substance Abuse/Addictions, Education/Early Childhood, or Psychology. Licensed by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board to practice in Kansas (LMSW, LSCSW, Professional Counselor, etc.) highly preferred. The ideal candidate will have contributed substantially to new grant/contract funded child welfare programs from concept to successful implementation and operation. Must pass background check, physical and drug screening. This position also requires a valid driver’s license and proof of current vehicle insurance. BENEFITS: Cornerstones of Care offers full-time employees a competitive benefits package, including: medical/dental/vision coverage; prescription coverage; accident insurance; short-term disability; health savings account (HSA); flexible spending account (FSA); paid time off; retirement (401K); and Public Service Loan Forgiveness. To view a detailed Summary of Benefits please visit our website at and under the heading “About Us” click on “Join Our Team.” CORNERSTONES OF CARE’S ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENTS: Nonviolence-helping to build safety skills and a commitment to higher purpose Emotional Intelligence-helping to teach emotional management skills Social Learning-helping to build cognitive skills Open Communication-helping to overcome barriers to healthy communication, learn conflict management Democracy-helping to create civic skills of self-control, self-discipline, and administration of healthy authority Social Responsibility-helping to rebuild social connection skills, establish healthy attachment relationships Growth and Change-helping to work through loss and prepare for the future Questions? Please contact: Cornerstones of Care, Human Resources Department 300 E. 36th Street, Kansas City, MO 64111 Phone: (816) 508-1707 Fax: (816) 508-1757 Like us on Facebook at: Cornerstones of Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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