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Director of Human Services

Municipal/State/Federal Openings

Director of Human Services

Town of Manchester

Posting Date: June 07, 2019
Closing Date: July 08, 2019

Position Overview back to top

Responsible for planning, coordinating and directing Human Services Department activities encompassing diverse programs dealing with public health, family and elderly services/Senior Citizens programs. Facilitates development of integrated community system of human services to identify needs, implement responses, and assure effective delivery of service.

Qualifications back to top

Knowledge of: the principles and practices of public administration as applied to the management of varied human services programs at the management level; department budgeting; securing grant funds from state, federal and private funding sources.
Ability to: develop and coordinate innovative, data-driven programs; plan and direct staff; coordinate with other departments, not-for-profit agencies and other community partners to address policy issues relating to the needs of residents; establish and maintain effective working relationships with, and to secure cooperation from, public officials, associates and the general public.

Master’s Degree in Human Services of Public Administration or related field; five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a human services program including two (2) years administrative or supervisory experience.

How to Apply back to top

Applications, job description and Position Profile are available in the Human Resources Department (41 Center Street, P.O. Box 191, Manchester, CT 06045-0191) or online at http://hrd1.townofmanchester.org/index.cfm/employment-opportunities. Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m., Monday, July 8, 2019.

Salary/Benefits back to top

Salary: $100,000 - $125,000