Department of Public Health & Human Services Regional Administrator (00104) in Great Falls, Montana

To be considered for any DPHHS Agency position, applicants must complete and submit their application online, as well as upload any required application materials. Successful applicant(s) are required to successfully pass all DPHHS specific background check(s) relevant to each position. Materials Required of Applicants: (To be considered in this pool, please submit the following) - Cover letter - Resume - Professional References: - Please provide 3 professional references, work relation, and contact number - Supplemental question(s): - What has been the biggest success of your career? How did you achieve this goal? (Please type responses in a Word document and attach to application. HELPFUL HINT: When attaching a document, you much check the “relevant document” box to ensure your attachments are uploading correctly to the specific application. Please do not attach more than requested. If you have more than 25 attachments in the system you will need to email these to: Failure to attach the required material will conclude in an incomplete application. You must also keep those relevant boxes checked once you submit your application; if you uncheck the box with an active application it will delete the attachment.) Job Overview: The mission of the Child and Family Services Division is to keep children safe and families strong. The CFSD is divided into six regions. Each Region is administered by a Regional Administrator (RA). This position is the RA for Region2 with offices located in Great Falls. The RA is responsible to lead, manage, and coordinate the investigation, in-home services, out-of-home services, Family Group Decision Making, treatment, licensing, permanency planning, adoption, Tribal IV-E units, and fiscal units to effectively and efficiently accomplish the goals and objectives of the division for their respective region. Each region also provides support/technical assistance to tribal IV-E units. The position will oversee a large staff with subordinate supervisors; staff numbers and positions are to be determined. Major Responsibilities: Program Administration - Develops region wide priorities based upon Division initiatives, goals, and work plans; and oversees implementation of the same. - Identifies needed statutory and financial or programmatic needs (in conjunction with the Division Administrator and Bureau Chiefs) preparatory to the Executive Planning Process and the legislative session. - Participates as a member of the division management team. - Evaluates the needs of the region with regard to services, staffing, budgeting and support. - Represents the division for the acquisition of services, interactions with providers, and administrative interaction with the courts, county attorneys and other branches of state and local governments. - Coordinates all direct and contracted services for the Division in the region. - Continually reviews and assures implementation of and compliance with the federal Adoption and Safe Families Act, the Indian Child Welfare Act, MCA, ARM, Title IV-E, and agency policy. - Represents the Management Team and/or facilitates ad hoc committees charged with specific tasks. Human Resource (HR) Management - Establishes and maintains the regional staffing patterns as needed within the limits of appropriations and personnel guidelines. - Establishes expected standards for performance; for recruitment and training; and standards for discipline. - Provides for the administrative needs of the staff of the region. - Provides data to the central office administration