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CPS Regional Director II

Company: North Texas State Hospital - Wichita Falls Campus
Location: Wichita Falls
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


CPS Regional Director II, Region 3W
The CPS Regional Director under the direction of the Child Protective Services Director of Field Operations provides leadership and management for the daily operation of the DFPS Child Protective Services program within a designated region of the state. The position is responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of child protective services to clients within the region while managing the regional budget, human resources and contracts. The position interacts frequently with other regional personnel, state office staff, various community organizations, elected officials, and other legislators to enhance and advance the mission of the agency. In addition to providing leadership, there are four general areas for which the regional director has personal responsibility: workforce management; client outcomes; general administration and community engagement.

The Regional Director will understand the gravity of the program's mission to protect children, and will set high expectations of program staff and management to fulfill that mission. The Regional Director should lead the region with integrity and transparency.



Essential Job Functions:
Directs planning, implementation, coordination and evaluation of CPS services and Community Based Care activities to promote positive client outcomes related to child safety, permanency and well-being. Responsible for timeliness and case outcomes, ensuring tasks are completed timely, and that agency policy and procedures are followed. Implements practice and policy changes without disruption to delivery of services.

Develops, implements, and monitors plans, procedures, and techniques to ensure effective allocation and management of regional resources.

Utilizes all available reporting and data to monitor, continually assess and improve regional performance, and develops plans to address needs. Identifies and strengthens areas needing improvement.

Is an active and cooperative partner with community stakeholders including, but not limited to: child and family advocacy organizations, law enforcement, faith-based organizations, health care and other service providers, children, youth and families. May also represent CPS on various boards, task forces, and committees.

Creates and maintains a work environment that supports high performing teams, retention of staff, learning and continuous improvement. Maintains a stable, well-trained, motivated and dedicated staff.

Responsible for all aspects of staff development, including the program's use of performance data, consultation, training, and performance appraisals. Responsible for the development, support and guidance of all staff. Responsible for the selection, training, support, development and monitoring of the regional management team.

Responsible for timely and appropriate communication to field staff and to the Child Protective Services Director of Field and other state office staff. Accurately report on the status and progress of CPS operations in the region.

Performs other duties as assigned and required to maintain regional operations.

Promotes, monitors, and ensures that respect is demonstrated for cultural diversity.

Attends work regularly in accordance



Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Knowledge Skills Abilities of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to program areas

Ability to direct and organize program activities

Ability to identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and implement effective solutions

Ability to collaborate and work closely with community organizations

Skill in managing multiple and competing priorities

Skill in problem solving and analytical thinking/analysis

Skills in leadership, communication and public speaking

Skill in working collaboratively and cooperatively with diverse groups

Ability to plan, assign and/or supervise the work of others

Ability to build, establish and maintain effective working relationships

Ability to make timely and effective decisions



Registration or Licensure Requirements:
N/A

Initial Selection Criteria:
? Graduation from high school or equivalent.
? Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.
? Five years full-time consultative, supervisory, managerial, professional or technical work which must include: analysis of work problems having an administrative aspect and interpretation of complex written material; or planning, organizing, and coordinating requirements for support services or program operations where a wide range of demands are involved, including interpretation of complex written material or Texas Department of Family and Protective Services experience.
? Graduate degree may be substituted for the required experience, with a maximum substitution of two years.



Additional Information:
Requisition ID: 475169

MOS Code:
There are no direct military occupation(s) that relate to the responsibilities, and registration or licensure requirements for this position. All active duty, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if they meet the qualifications for this position.

HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.

- Click here to download the I-9 form.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.



Keywords: North Texas State Hospital - Wichita Falls Campus, Wichita Falls , CPS Regional Director II, Other , Wichita Falls, Texas

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