Senior Director of Child & Family Services


Location: Meadow Lake Tribal Council
Program: Child & Family Services

Employment Terms: Full Time
Length of Employment: Permanent
Number of Positions: 1

Salary Range: Dependent on Education & Experience
Contact Email: hrdepartment@mltc.net

Date Posted: 05/02/2018
Expiration Date: 05/18/2018

Employment Opportunity


Senior Director of Child & Family Services

 

Employment Opportunity

 

 

MLTC Child & Family Services Department is seeking a dynamic motivated individual to fill the full-time position of Senior Director.


This position is responsible for the management, direction, and administration of the Child and Family Services (CFS) programs. The Senior Director of CFS reports to the CEO and works under the program umbrella of the Meadow Lake Child & Family Services Inc.


The Senior Director of CFS is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization according to the strategic direction set by the CFS INC. The Senior Director of CFS executes directives and priorities set by the CFS Inc.

 

POSITIONS DUTIES (include but not limited to):

  • Participates as a member of Executive Management Team in advising and directing the tribal council as a whole to advance and protect the interests of the nine member First Nations.
  • Work with Governance Board, set up meetings and work with Chair/CEO.
  • Program Development
    • Ensure program standards and policies meet the needs of the Meadow Lake First Nations, are equitable to the Province of Saskatchewan, and are culturally appropriate, with current program practices.
  • Case Management
    • Support and guide CFS supervisors and CFS staff in case practice, consultation, direction, and priorities in Child Protection.
  • Compliance
    • Ensure CFS Agency activities meet the terms and conditions of both Federal and Provincial Child and Family Services agreements, legislation, and the, standards and policies.
  • Financial Planning and Management
    • Responsible for overall financial management of the CFS Agency
  • Risk Management
    • Establish a positive, healthy and safe work environment in accordance with all appropriate legislation and regulations.
  • Other general duties.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

         Preferred: Master’s Degree in Social Work

         Secondary: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work may be considered.

         Five (5) or more years of progressive management experience in Child and Family Services and/or First Nations health organizations with the supervision of staff.

         A combination of relevant education and experience may be considered.

         Knowledge of all federal and provincial legislation, and First Nations Governance applicable to a First Nations’ incorporated organization affecting Child and Family Services.

         Knowledge of current First Nations Child and Family challenges and opportunities.

         Knowledge of leadership and management principles as they relate to First Nations Child and Family organizations.

         Knowledge of human resources management, financial management, and project management.

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

         Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively facilitate meetings and to deliver intelligent insightful presentations.

         Must have excellent communication (written/verbal) skills

         Proficiency in computer applications (i.e. AIS Database; Microsoft-Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).

         Must demonstrate a high level of professionalism, integrity, and personal wellness.

         Willingness to travel extensively and possession of a valid driver’s license.

         The ability to speak and understand Cree and/or Dene is a definite asset.

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application, resume stating qualifications and related work experience, copies of credentials, current RCMP Security Clearance/Vulnerable Sector Check, copy of valid driver’s license, and three (3) current professional supervisory references to:

 

Human Resources Department

8003 Flying Dust Reserve

MEADOW LAKE, SK  S9X 1T8

Email: hrdepartment@mltc.net

Phone: (306) 236-5654   Fax: (306) 236-6301

 

For more information on position requirements, please contact Gordon Iron, CEO @ (306) 236-5817 or visit our website @www.mltc.net.

 

Extended Deadline:   Friday, May 18, 2018

 

MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications,

however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.