Children's Project Coordinator, prov.
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Description of Duties
This position in the Department of Human Services is responsible for managing the implementation and operation of a state grant funded initiative aimed at reducing and preventing the placement of children into residential care. The Coordinator serves as liaison to participating local and state agencies, families, community organizations and schools. Further, the Coordinator convenes, chairs and facilitates interagency case conferences and interagency team meetings to develop individualized services, plans for children/families to avoid placement and identifying gaps and barriers to community based-service delivery. The employee reports directly to and works under general supervision of the Director of Human Services. Does related work as required.
Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:
(A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's degree plus four (4) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent professional** experience in a child serving system***; OR,
(B) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Master's degree plus two (2) years of experience as defined by the limits of (A) above; OR,
(C) Any equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.
**professional experience does not include clerical, secretarial or receptionist type duties.
***child serving system includes but is not limited to school districts, social services, criminal justice, mental health, or any other agency that makes placements for children.