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Senior Director of Programs

Company: TN Voices
Location: Nashville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary Skills & Knowledge Required: Excellent collaboration, customer service, supervisory, management and leadership skills.Excellent team building and leadership development skillsKnowledge of the service area and of resources for children with mental health issues.Knowledge and personal experience with children who have behavioral disorders.Knowledge and experience with the juvenile justice, educational, and other child-serving systems.Desire to help and support parents of children with SED, with strong customer service skills.Commitment to system of care principles, cultural competency & effective teamwork.Excellent communication, organizational, problem-solving/creative thinking skills.Excellent written, computer, communication, and problem-solving/creative thinking skills.Established support system and access to resources.Ability to travel locally and out of state. Job Responsibilities Duties & Responsibilities/Principal Activities: Enhance and implement organizational vision as established in TNV's Strategic Plan.Ensure ongoing programmatic compliance and excellence.Recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the program goals.Attract, develop, coach, and retain high-performance team members, empowering them to elevate their level of responsibility, span of control, and performance.Work with staff to develop systems to ensure consistent, high-quality program management.Provide leadership in development of inter-team communication and cohesiveness, sustaining culture and supporting staff during organizational growth.Cultivate existing relationships and develop new funder relationships.Manage relationships with partner organizations.Collaborate with peers to develop the necessary systems, processes, and tools to better support the facilitation, collection, and sharing of knowledge that is generated by the programs.Develop dissemination system to share organizational learning with a broad range of communities in collaboration with the COO.Ensure that key program outcomes, policy, advocacy, and legislation are evaluated and leveraged for maximum community and organizational impact.Work collaboratively with the senior management team to integrate cross program activities and functions.Coordinate assignment of families to the Family Support Specialists, Care Coordinators, and Youth and Family Therapists.Assist and support Program Directors in developing skills in working with diverse families and in promoting positive interactions for their teams.Facilitate individual and team-based supervision meetings as assigned.Monitor and manage assigned program budgets with input from VP of Finance and Information Technology.Ensure that informational materials are strategically represented at various conferences and health and information fairs across the state.Participate in policy making and advisory groups to support parents and to facilitate collaboration between professionals and parents as assigned/approved.Actively advocate for best practice and system of care principles for children and families in a variety of settings (i.e. mental health planning councils, coalitions, court, and school meetings).Encourage and support the coordination of services for children with SED and their families.Ensures that all data and reports are properly managed and documented.Collaborate with COO on program scope of services, implementation, and sustainability.Ensure that TNV conforms to CARF standards applicable to the services provided.Actively seek a minimum of 3-4 grants per calendar year which align with TNV mission and strategic plan.Secure grants from diverse funding streams to support program sustainability, enhancement, and overall growth of TNVPerform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications Master's in Social Work, Psychology, Education, or related field is preferred with experience working with mental health, disabilities, or special populations preferred. At least 5 years of experience in working with parents of children/youth, volunteers, state and local agencies, and task forces or other community groups. Three years of experience in supervisory role required. Three years of experience in successful grant writing. Experience in networking with other agencies, organizations, and coalitions.

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