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Director - Domestic Relations

Company: County of Blair
Location: Altoona
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

Employee move out of the area results in our search for a new director of the Domestic Relations Section within County of Blair. This person works closely with the president judge and the state Bureau of Child Support Enforcement (BCSE) to perform complex administrative duties that involve analyzing operations, directly supervising a staff of approximately seven, overseeing a department twice that size, and managing finances. Essential functions include serving as senior-most resource and authority for questions; implementing and interpreting policies and procedures; ensuring regulatory compliance; preparing and monitoring annual budget; ensuring department meets performance measures in federal fiscal year set forth by BCSE; directing, supervising, and evaluating delivery of services and training needs for deputy director, case managers, and enforcement specialist; conducting regular meetings with staff; addressing performance matters; monitoring work of attorneys dedicated to department; preparing monthly statement of expenditures; ensuring receipt of state reimbursement of department employment-related expenses; reconciling relevant bank accounts; ensuring achievement of all performance measures implemented by BCSE; participating in external job-related organizations; and pursuing professional development. Requirements Qualified candidates will hold a bachelor's degree in criminal justice, psychology, social work, sociology, ore other related field OR the equivalent combination of education and experience via a supervisory-level assignment; minimum of five years of progressively responsible work experience in social services, with at least two years in an administrative, supervisory capacity; supervisory and management experience with comparably sized staff; strong customer service orientation; effective interpersonal relations and communications skills (both written and verbal); skill to effectively diffuse antagonistic situations; skills to elicit information in emotional situations; computer literacy, and demonstrated experience setting schedules, meeting deadlines, and managing multiple priorities. Work must be performed onsite in Hollidaysburg, PA, and employer cannot provide work visa sponsorship. Benefits Competitive benefits package starts first of the month following employment and includes 90% employer-paid PPO healthcare with vision and three-tier prescription components, pension plan, public employer's equivalent of 401(k), a menu of voluntary benefits that includes dental and Aflac, term life insurance, 14 annual paid holidays, and ample time-off provisions. Starting salary range is $59,223 to $63,691 a year for a scheduled 35-hour workweek. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Keywords: County of Blair, Altoona , Director - Domestic Relations, Executive , Altoona, Pennsylvania

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