Business: Boys Town
Job Summary: The Director of the Family Home Program oversees operations of the Family Home Program and ensures compliance with local, grant, contract, or licensure requirements. This position also manages staff in successful program implementation.
Manages and trains administrative and direct care staff in the development and implementation of services for youth.
- Interviews and selects staff; motivates and manages direct reports.
- Provides supervision with the establishment of effective goals, objectives, and strategies, and provides both written and verbal feedback in consultation with staff.
- Coordinates and develops effective management and evaluation planning for the development of direct care staff; monitors staff activities and conducts on-going consumer measurement of satisfaction levels.
- Completes appropriate documentation and consumer evaluations on staff.
- Develops and presents relevant training topics within communities and formal workshops with large groups.
- May do direct consulting to a home.
- May be trained to become a certified Common Sense Parenting Instructor and as a certified instructor may be asked to conduct Common Sense Parenting (CSP) Courses at designated locations as assigned.
Oversees youth service plans and progress, and provides crisis intervention.
- Audits programs through effective monitoring procedures to assure comprehensive services.
- Monitors youth progress by reviewing motivation systems, service plans, school and employment performance, family contact, agency requirements, and medical or psychological needs.
- Initiates and reviews periodic and special needs assessments of youth.
- Analyzes data to foresee potential problems in relation to youth and staff.
- Follows up on complex youth problems with appropriate medical or clinically specialized direction.
- Oversees admission and discharge of youth, critical incident involvement of youth and staff, changes in service plans, and all unusual incidents that occur.
- Ensures the development and proper dissemination of communications and documentation of youth progress to families, agencies, courts, and other authorized parties.
Assists in the preparation and monitoring of the budget.
- Evaluates budget status with monthly financial updates.
- Participates on budget and revenue projections.
- Prepares and submits recommendations on capital budget expenditures.
Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagans Boys Home mission.
- Bachelors degree in Human Services or related field; Masters degree preferred.
- 3 to 5 years of experience working with children and families including management and supervisory experience; experience in Boys Town Model preferred.
- Must possess a valid drivers license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check. Must have the ability to provide own transportation (mileage reimbursed) to complete travel requirements of the job.
- This position is available to Family-Teaching staff and Consultants on a 24/7 basis.
- Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to youth care.
- Knowledge of strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, and coordination of people and resources in a non-profit organization. Knowledge of organizational strategies and ability to apply those strategies in practice.
- High level of professionalism and interpersonal skills. Excellent critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
- Computer skills in Microsoft Office.
About Boys Town: Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Towns mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
Date Posted: October 21, 2021
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.