OPEN POSITION --- Human Services Director

    The Town of Coventry, RI seeks HUMAN SERVICES DIRECTOR

     

    The DHS Director has a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of municipal government management as applied to budget execution and control, and of federal and state public welfare legislation.

     

    A candidate for this position should have knowledge of grant writing procedures; Computer programs and applications; appropriate resources available to clients; State and local laws, regulations, policies and programs; Social worker and standard counseling techniques; Counseling and case management; and certifications in accordance with RI Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities, & Hospitals to operate a day activity program for developmentally disabled adults

     

    Position performs professional management/administration in providing services and programs to the community, assesses client needs and develops programs to meet those needs; refers individuals to available services; develops budget, policies, and procedures; supervises staff and volunteers; and directs activities of the Human Services Department. 

     

    The candidate for this position shall have a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in an area of Human Services, such as Social Services, Counseling, Family Relations, and/or Psychology; and

     

    Five (5) years of demonstrated experience in supervising professionals and paraprofessionals, social programs and services, and administering budgets and grants.

     

    Send Resume to hr@coventryri.org or Town of Coventry, Human Resources, 1670 Flat River Road, Coventry, RI  02816, before November 1, 2017.