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YOUTH SERVICES DIRECTOR Posted: June 23, 2011 until August 15, 2011
YOUTH SERVICES DEPT.
EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT AND CONFIDENTIAL RANGE E3
Minimum: $53,940 annualized
35 Hours per week
Funding: General Funds
NATURE OF WORK
This is a mayoral-appointed, responsible administrative and supervisory position, involving work in planning, organizing and directing programs and policy development for youth of the City of New Haven. Work involves providing active leadership in community education, initiating and maintaining programs, supervising professional staff and activities for the youth community. Work is carried out under the direction of the Community Services Administraotr and is evaluated by the results obtained.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with course work in social services, youth development or public administration, masters degree preferred and 2 to 4 years experience in administration of social services; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills listed in the job description, including but not limited to considerable knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations and best practices governing and/or impacting the administration of youth programs; considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of administration as applied to a public organization; consideration knowledge of sources of funding for the planning, development, initiation and program management of youth services; knowledge of sources of information and research technjiques in the field of services provided for youth; considerable knowledge and proficiency with computer programs, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access; ability to work with various levels of government and private groups and individuals in the management of contracts of services to youth.
SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENT
Residency in the City of New Haven is required within six months of appointment
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of (1) a background check, (2) a physical examination, including drug screening and (3) a 90-day probationary period.
Applications and job description may be picked up at the Dept. of Human Resources, 200 Orange St., First Floor, Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Applications and/or resumes must be received by the Dept. of Human Resources No Later than 5 PM on the removal date.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/D
Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 require the hiring of only American Citizens and aliens who are authorized to work in the United States.