Bethany Christian Services
Bethany Christian Services is the nation's largest adoption agency. But adoption is just part of the story. Bethany is also a leader in foster care and in-home services for children. Children in need on five continents are also supported through work at Bethany. We are called to care for children of all ages and in all stages of life.
Our comprehensive services include adoption, temporary foster care, counseling, training, in home services and family support because we know children thrive in safe, loving, and strong homes. We are committed to finding the best families for children in need around the world. Go to www.Bethany.org to learn more about us.
-Provide ongoing assessment of current program strengths and needs, and leadership in innovative expansion opportunities.
-Through effective supervision of staff, set and enforce expectations for the delivery of high quality services, consistent with state, COA and agency standards that consistently exceed client expectations.
-Create the branch strategic plan with input from staff and board of directors. Ensure the BSC goals are achieved through an active focus on this with staff.
-Oversee hiring of staff who are an excellent fit for their position and the agency culture.
-Train, guide, and mentor staff enabling them to reach their potential with Bethany.
-Ensure the strong financial health of the branch. Prepare the annual branch budget, aligned with the branch strategic plan and with the support and advisement of the local Board and Director of Operations. Monitor revenue and expenditures and make appropriate adjustments.
-Achieve the budgeted branch contributions goal by developing and implementing a thorough annual fund-raising plan. Effectively build relationships with designated top donors.
-Create and maintain a strong board of managers in conjunction with the Board chair. Assist in the recruitment and development of new board members. Communicate effectively with the board, keeping them apprised of branch needs and changes. Goal-plan well with them to ensure a high functioning board.
-Demonstrate a commitment to professional growth regarding matters of effective leadership and management, clinical supervision, child welfare issues and legislative trends.
-Develop and implement an effective annual branch marketing and public relations plan designed to help achieve the branch service and financial goals.
-Actively network with state service units and private organizations. Assume responsibility for development and enhancement of positive relationships with contractors, referral sources, other agencies, courts and churches, seeking opportunities to make presentations regarding Bethany services and expertise.
-Ensure effective clinical supervision of staff. Monitor child and family service and placement activity, and remain apprised of key case plans and decision making.
-Participate in National project teams as needed. Provide feedback regarding national strategic initiatives and attend required National conferences.
-Five years of experience in social work or related field including two years of successful management, supervisory, program development and administrative experience including budget development and management.
-Master's degree in Social Work or related MA/MS which will meet state licensing requirements.
-Current professional professional licensure or registration to meet state requirements, or be eligible to obtain.
-Demonstrated excellence in leadership, organizational, and communication skills.
-Entrepreneurial attitude and demonstrated networking skills,
-Subscription to Bethany's Statement of Faith, Mission Statement and Cultural Diversity Commitment, and the ability to integrate this into daily work.
To apply or for more information, please contact Ron Infinger, Senior Consultant, at http://www.keystone-executive-search.com , then go to the Job Openings page for position announcement and application process.
To apply for this job opening, please first post your resume.
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