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VP, Network Services Innovation

Nebraska Families Collaborative Omaha, NE

Job Description

Are you looking for a great place to work with a flexible schedule, excellent benefits, competitive pay and a chance to make a difference? Nebraska Families Collaborative is a fast-paced organization that embraces change and has a huge sense of purpose. We are looking for individuals who are motivated, compassionate and enthusiastic about helping children and families.

Nebraska Families Collaborative works to make children and families safe and healthy while creating a thriving environment. We have an awesome benefits package, promote community involvement, wellness, cultural growth, training, opportunities to learn and grow, and above all – have some fun while we do it. The work we do is challenging and rewarding. We offer:

  • An engaging culture
  • On site Company Kitchen and free coffee
  • Wellness program
  • Comfortable office setting next to a park and walking trail
  • Employee recognitions
  • Quarterly off-site All Staff gatherings
  • Family Picnics, soup cook-offs, football party days
  • Routinely On-site: Yoga Classes, Massage Therapists, Food Trucks
  • Monthly On-site: Midland Pet Therapy Day
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Team atmosphere
  • Did I mention a great, comprehensive benefit package and competitive pay?

If you are forward thinking, creative with a strong sense of purpose, Nebraska Families Collaborative is the place for you.


VP, Network Services Innovation

Nebraska Families Collaborative (NFC) is currently seeking a Vice President of Network Services Innovation to provide direction to and leadership of agency network of providers and service innovations, thereby ensuring services are available to meet the needs of the families and children served and are conducted consistent with the agency’s mission, goals and strategic plan. Follows direction set by President & CEO and Nebraska Families Collaborative Board of Directors. This position also ensures network services, business innovations and budgetary objectives and goals align with organizational objectives and goals and that they are achieved.

Major Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Strongly impacts the organization through strategic direction of network and service development and new business innovations.
  • Develops, implements, monitors, and evaluates policies, procedures, and practices to ensure quality service availability.
  • Provides for network and utilization management staff a strong day-to-day leadership presence
  • Evaluates and advises Utilization Management, Network Management and Clinical Service direct reports. Evaluates service effectiveness and modifications that may be needed. Ensures that DHHS program changes and mandates are implemented.
  • Directs the development of new services, innovations projects and expansion of current services through research; analysis of service gaps in the community; grant writing; development of proposals; and pursuit of collaboration with other agencies.
  • Provides financial oversight to service areas by working collaboratively with the Vice President of Accounting and Network Service staff to develop and maintain accountability to long and short-term operating plans and budgets and to review and evaluate the effectiveness.
  • Within scope and authority of the position, ensure the maintenance of national accreditation, state licensing, and program related certifications.
  • In the absence of the President & CEO, may assume full responsibility for the agency, consistent with agency by-laws as requested.
  • Regularly attend and assume an active role in workgroups including the Executive Team, Leadership Team, and Program Operations Team, in addition to the Board of Directors as assigned by the President & CEO. Submit complete, timely, and accurate reports and act on workgroup recommendations as needed.
  • Collaborates with the executive team to ensure cross-functional program goals are achieved. Ensure the timely submission of all reports related to grants, contracts, accreditation and licensing.
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with professional and governmental organizations and representatives and the community at large. Participate and delegate responsibility for key collaborations, networks, and community councils.

Preferred Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Master's Degree in Social Work, Education, Psychology or a related human service field.
  • Five to eight years advanced progressive supervisor and management experience.
  • Managed care background as it relates to child welfare or children’s behavioral health preferred.
  • Must possess valid driver's license with a good driving record, plus ability to provide own transportation to complete travel requirements of job.
  • Must possess knowledge of relevant state and federal laws; accreditation standards and compliance requirements
  • Strong strategic thinker who can execute well with attention to details.
  • Ability to research, review and analyze data.
  • Demonstrates leadership ability in strategizing and coalition building.
  • Strong conflict resolution and decision making skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and writing.
  • Ability to develop and coordinate projects, processes and systems.
  • Knowledge of current community challenges and opportunities relating to the mission of the organization.
  • Ability to determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement action plans, and evaluate the process and results.
  • Must maintain a high level of confidentiality.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Details

Date Posted November 10, 2017
Date Closes December 10, 2017
Address Omaha, NE
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
SOC Category 21-1021.00 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
Zipcode 68164

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Credit Union
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
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