Class Code:EA078

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF FAMILY SUCCESS ADMINISTRATION

General Description

The purpose of this class is to assist in planning, organizing, and directing the activities of the Family Success Administration Division.

This class works under administrative supervision, developing and implementing programs within organizational policies and reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.

Duties and Responsibilities

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.

Assists in planning, implementing, and coordinating Division programs and in developing program goals and objectives; identifies equipment/supplies for inventory; attends and/or leads regularly scheduled meetings to look at burn rates of contracts/grants to ensure money is spent efficiently and appropriately.

Reviews the data submitted from the service sites in conjunction with performance management staff to ensure data is accurate and to analyze trends.

Assists in developing and implementing divisional policies and procedures; assists in developing formal collaborative agreements with local not‑for‑profit organizations and other local, state and federal agencies involved with children and families.

Collaborates in developing, implementing, and maintaining strategic, fiscal, and capital improvement plans for the Division and in directing the administrative operations; prepares Division program and operating budgets and coordinates administration of divisional budgets, pur­chas­ing, personnel, contracts, grants and record keeping activities; recommends and implements organizational and administrative change.

Participates in formal accreditation activities, working with agency management and staff to prepare for accreditation surveys and with accreditation; assists in ongoing systematic monitoring for compliance with accreditation or other standards as appropriate to the area of assignment.

Directs and supervises professional and administrative staff as assigned.

Makes recommendations for policies related to the general welfare of children and families living in Broward County and for related county, state and federal legislation.

Participates at the community level in the on-going development and implementation of a coordinated, unified, system-wide strategic plan to meet the needs of children and families living in the County; reviews existing service programs in relationship to needs and recommends changes.

Represents the County on community boards or committees as required; participates in local and statewide meetings; assists in staff-support activities associated with appointed boards, as required.

Seeks out and develops new alternatives for programming and financial resources.

Supervises and directs activities associated with quality assurance and data management for on-going evaluation of performance and outcomes attainment for division programs, contracts and grants.

Performs related work as assigned.

Physical Demands

Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)

Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

None.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in social sciences, public or business administration or closely related field.

Requires eight (8) years progressively responsible administrative experience in the provision of services or human services to children and families or closely related experience including four (4) years supervisory experience.

Special Certifications and Licenses

None.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance

Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Emergency Management Responsibilities

Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

County-wide Employee Responsibilities

All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County’s Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies. 

All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.