The Salvation Army - Central Territory

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Divisional Social Services Director

Divisional Social Services Director

Job ID 
2017-4387
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MI-Southfield
Category 
Social Services
Type 
Regular Full-Time

More information about this job

Overview

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.  Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.  Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

 

Responsibilities

SUMMARY:             

Directs agency or major function of public or voluntary organization providing services in social welfare field to individuals, groups, or community: Works with board of directors and committees to establish policies and programs and administers such programs. Determines policies and defines scope of services to be rendered within legislative regulations for public welfare agency functioning without board of directors. Assumes responsibility for development and administration of standards and procedures related to personnel, including staff development, budget, and physical facilities. Interprets agency purpose and program to community. Establishes and maintains relationships with other agencies and organizations in community toward meeting community needs and services. Prepares, distributes, and maintains variety of reports. Inspects agency operations and facilities to ensure agency meets standards and procedures criteria. May direct or coordinate fund raising, public relations, and fact finding or research activities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Supervises departmental administrative staff.
  • Oversees Corps and Institutional social service programs.
  • Develops educational and social service programs.
  • Coordinates services and community networking.
  • Represents The Salvation Army at an official level.
  • Evaluates social service programs to insure effectiveness, compliance, and viability.
  • Manages departmental finances.
  • Participates on Divisional Finance board.
  • Evaluates Corps and Institutional programs.
  • Acts as Secretary for Mission Program Council.

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Qualifications

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Professional Staff
  • Clerical Staff
  • Casual Staff

 

COMMITTEE AND BOARD MEMBERSHIPS

 

  • Secretary for Mission Program Council.
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PERSONAL

  • Willing to train and learn a full range of skills related to the position.
  • Tactfulness in dealing with others.
  • Neatness in professional appearance and work related responsibilities.
  • Physically able to perform the duties and responsibilities outlined with or without accommodations.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

Experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 

Background

  • Pass The Salvation Army’s background check.

 

Employment Status

  • Full Time