Deputy Director of Human Services
Application Deadline: 09/27/2019 at 5pm EST
The Deputy Director of Human Services is responsible for the management and oversight of Human Services departmental functions and programs including community-based youth and family services, Community Attention Foster Families, planning, grant writing, data collection and reporting, nonprofit funding process, youth opportunity programming, services to community members returning from jail or prison, administrative functions, and information and referral services, community coalitions and collaborations, critical relationships with community partners including Federal and State funders.
This position works at an advanced professional and managerial level in planning, organizing, managing and evaluating assigned programs and administration of the department of Human Services. Participates in and leads special projects with departmental staff, community members, organizational partners and other City representatives. This position requires the ability to work closely with people from diverse backgrounds with a nuanced and culturally-responsive approach; and the ability to build consensus on solutions to human services challenges in the Charlottesville community. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of Human Services. Serves as acting director in their absence. Supervises assigned managers, coordinators and supervisors and develops and manages budgets. This position also serves on the Department’s leadership team and directs operations as assigned.
Please include a cover letter with your online application.
– Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university appropriate to the functional area (social work, human services, public administration, counseling, etc.);
– Six years of administrative or supervisory experience in a human services organization with substantial responsibility for program development, planning and personnel;
– Position may require driving a City vehicle.
TO APPLY: to view the complete job posting and to be considered, visit our employment website. Applications are only accepted online through our employment page and must be submitted prior to September 27, 2019 at 5pm EST. Please include with your online application a cover letter. The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at All Levels of its Workforce.