Chief of Benefit Programs – Social Services Department
Application Deadline: March 23, 2018 at 5pm EST
Apply online at: www.charlottesville.org/jobs
The Chief of Benefit Programs in the Department of Social Services manages the planning, implementation, coordination and evaluation of public assistance and employment services programs in the Benefit Programs Division. The Chief leads the work of the Division and ensures collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to accomplish the goals and objectives of the organization.
– Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. (Minimally, possession of an associate’s degree with fifteen years of highly relevant experience may be considered equivalent.)
– At least three years of experience as a supervisor in a social services agency, including substantial administrative responsibility.
– Possession of a valid appropriate drivers’ license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Skills: Thorough knowledge of financial assistance and employment services programs and regulations; considerable knowledge of general human services practices which facilitate service delivery and the achievement of client self-sufficiency; considerable knowledge of program planning and evaluation techniques of social service programs, organizations and related resources in the community; skill in establishing and communicating clear priorities among competing demands, and enabling others to achieve goals and maximize effectiveness in job performance; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to accomplish goals through the work of others; ability to understand, interpret and explain complex programs, laws and policies; ability to use personal computer and applicable software applications.
TO APPLY: to view the complete job posting and to apply, visit our employment website listed. The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at All Levels of its Workforce.