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Director, Placement Stability
Cornerstones of Care
Kansas City, KS
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POSITION: Director, Placement Stability DEPARTMENT: Kansas Foster Care Pay Grade: 9 Salary: 55,410.43 - 70,648.30 Annually (Starting salary depends on education and experience) RESPONSIBILITIES: The Director of Placement Stability is responsible for overseeing the Placement Finding Unit, Assessment and Engagement Unit, Family Support Unit, 30 Days to Family Program, Afterhours Team and the Special Response team. The Director is ultimately responsible for providing strategic leadership of programs and services. Key job duties include working collaboratively with other leaders within other departments of the organization to ensure positive interface in support of the organization’s mission and priorities, specifically in pursuing funding opportunities, understanding billing, writing and submitting bids for contract/grant opportunities and reporting to funders and ensuring program goals are met. The Director must have excellent technology skills and the ability to be innovative in using technology to provide the most cost-and time efficient social services to children and families. Strong financial management skills as well as strong skills in direct service delivery are required competencies in this role. QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires strong knowledge of Kansas needs and systems as it pertains to social, health, mental health & education is essential. Must have the minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work required. Advanced/Master’s degree preferred 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.”
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