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PAL/TWC Program Director

Company: BCFS
Location: Abilene
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

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Position Description

Company: BCFS HHS - Community Services Division

Position: Program Director

Program: BCFS HHS - Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and Preparation for Adult Living (PAL)

Reports to: Regional Director - Community Services Division

Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Pay Grade: 14AS - Program Director IV

Education: Required - 4-year bachelor degree from an accredited program/university in one of the following areas: Social work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Sociology or Human Services.

Experience: 2 years' experience in developing and implementing a program including experience in the administration, financial management and supervision of employees. 3 years' experience working with children and adolescents in a large organization.

Preferred - 3 plus years in senior management, multi-tasking high priority projects, development, oversight and management. Supervises: PAL Leads, Case Managers, Facilitators, Administrative Specialist, Administrative Assistant, TWC Advocate, TWC Education Specialist and interns (as applicable) Summary: The Program Director is responsible for using sound professional judgment and best practices to supervise staff to ensure quality service are provided to clients and ensure the programs are in compliance with all policies, procedures, and contract requirements. To successfully perform this job, the employee may be expected to perform the following, with or without reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990:

Essential Functions:

  1. Meet all deadlines required by Regional Director, contract, and BCFS HHS Policies and Procedures.

  2. Responsible for oversight of the budgets for all programs assigned. This includes reviewing monthly general ledgers, billing spreadsheets, day to day tracking of expenses, and reviewing all financial reports for compliance.

  3. Monitors and approves program spending based on approved budgets.

  4. Reviews and approves monthly spending reports for direct reports. Collects and submits original receipts, expense reports, sign in sheets, and other required documentations for budget and billing in a timely manner.

  5. Leads the team by providing staff consultation and staff meetings on a regular basis to review and to evaluate services, each client enrolled in the program, and to discuss potential clients.

  6. Ensure staff needs are being met in order to perform their job responsibilities.

  7. Provide oversight and guidance for direct case management services to youth in all programs; to include assisting them with the transition into adulthood, connecting youth with resources, helping youth learn and prepare for their work environment and monitor and supervise their performance during employment.

  8. Responsible for ensuring contract compliance by monitoring contract deliverable goals and by seeing that best practice is utilized to provide quality services to youth.

  9. Completes ongoing training, weekly consultation, and completion of monthly case file audits, review of case documentation, report writing, and shadowing of case managers.

  10. Acts as liaison with program contract managers to initiate phone calls, to participate in monthly meetings, to provide required reporting as required by the contract, to obtain approval for DFPS for youth participation if required, and to maintain open communication for services.

  11. Monitors and maintains an internal procedure manual for the programs that includes written processes, contract specific requirements, and agency policy and procedures.

  12. Guides, leads, develops and mentors all direct reporting staff and interns to promote optimal performance through regular communication and evaluations.

  13. Provides guidance to TWC with researching, identifying and soliciting commitments from possible sources of employment through community networking.

  14. Provides guidance on post-placement and follow up activities such as job coaching, assisting with job retention, and addressing other opportunities to pursue success.

  15. Responsible for implementation of events, match donations, and meeting monthly Match requirements. Documents and submits monthly match reports.

Measurable Deliverables:

  1. Meet all guidelines and standards that are applicable to this position.

  2. Coordinate with and provide guidance to caseworkers, probation officers, therapists, medical providers, attorneys, advocates, mentors, TWC workers, judges and psychiatrists.

  3. Respond promptly to crises.

  4. Participate in on-call rotation, and is available after hours as needed.

  5. Schedule and participate in meetings and team decisions and operations.

  6. Participate in workshops, seminars, education programs and activities that promote professional growth and development.

  7. Compile, prepare, submit and maintain accurate records, files, forms, statistics and additional information in accordance with program policies and procedures.

  8. Monthly, quarterly and annual contract deliverables are met. Youth are seen as required by the contract agreement.

  9. Client files will be maintained according to all BCFS HHS and DFPS standards.

  10. Program outcomes are tracked and achieved.

  11. Monthly and Quarterly reports are submitted to the Regional Director.

  12. Training partnerships are developed between local businesses and local training providers (e.g. community-based organizations or local community colleges) to train client to be productive employees of the partnering businesses.

Credentials, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Maintain current licenses and certificates required for the position including but not limited to: First Aid CPR Other ____

  2. Pass a pre-employment drug screen and random drug screens and maintain emotional control and professional composure at all times.

  3. Provide proof or work eligibility status upon request.

  4. Pass a pre-employment and biennial criminal background and motor vehicle check (fingerprints needed if applicant has lived out of state within the past 5 years)

  5. Demonstrate the ability to:

a. Respond sensitively and competently to the service population's cultural and socio-economic characteristics.

b. Communicate effectively in writing and verbally.

c. Work in a fast paced environment.

d. Maintain computer literacy required to meet the responsibilities of the position.

e. Work effectively and without intensive supervision both independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary team.

f. Travel as needed. g. Manage time effectively and efficiently. 6. Bilingual preferred (Spanish)

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Employee signature* Print Employee Name _____ Date

  • Signature conforms employee presented with and understands position descriptions and agrees that he or she can perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

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EEO Statement

It is the policy of BCFS System of Companies and its affiliated organizations to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all employees equally regardless of age, race, creed/religion, color, national origin, immigration status or citizenship status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, genetic information or genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, partnership status, victim of domestic violence, sexual or other reproductive health decisions, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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Keywords: BCFS, Abilene , PAL/TWC Program Director, Other , Abilene, Texas

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