Division Director of Operations and Training
The City of Danville Department of Social Services has created the new position of Division Director of Operations and Training to join a seasoned team and the position will be second only to the agency head in making decisions affecting the agency, particularly in specified program areas. The newly structured Training and Operations Division includes planning, organizing, staffing, and directing of major functional areas of the local department and includes both operational and administrative program areas. Danville is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia and operates under a Council/Manager form of government. The Danville Social Services Department operates with an $8M budget and 97 authorized positions divided into three divisions: Administration, Services, and Benefit Programs. Reporting to the DSS Director, the newly created Division Director of Operations and Training position must be skilled at oversight of program units through first line program supervisors that includes both operational and administrative areas. A successful track record of project management, assisting with budget development; coordinating audits and audit narratives. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in social work, a behavioral science, counseling, business or public administration or related field supplemented with professional experience in social work or other human services field with considerable supervisory or other management work experience to include administrative or consultative capacity with a social services system and with training delivery system or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. A valid VA State Driver’s License is required. Hiring range of $71,837-$95,000 and salary offered and will depend on experience and qualifications. The City provides an excellent benefits package. To apply, go to https://agency.governmentjobs.com/developmentalassociates/default.cfm and click on the – Social Services Training and Operations Director – Danville, VA link. It is not sufficient to send only a resume. Resumes and cover letters should be uploaded with the application. Applicants should apply by September 26, 2021. Application review begins September 30, 2021. Finalists will participate in virtual interviews and skill assessments on October 27-28, 2021. This requires about 3-4 hours of time, not including preparation.