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BCFS and the BCFS System of companies, is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.
Location: Remote TX Worker - ( Austin, Killeen, San Antonio TX Area)
Education: Master’s degree or equivalent degree in administration, business, psychology, criminal justice, sociology or related field of study
Degree in administration, business psychology, sociology or other relevant behavioral science and at least five years of experience as:
the director of a licensed child care program, similar program for child and adolescents
or administrator of a large organization
or at least five years of progressive project management on a human services project(s) demonstrating advanced levels of growth and success.
Experience : Required – 10 years of successful senior leadership experience and demonstrated knowledge of programs and funding sources to serve victims of human trafficking, including two or more years of management and supervisory experience and/or training in addition to above.
Preferred – 4 plus years’ experience providing financial oversight and management to multi-million dollar programs/projects and/or training in addition to above.
Supervises: State Director(s) – Common © Thread Programs and Regional Director(s) - Common
Summary: The Executive Director provides direct oversight of the day-to-day operations, service delivery and outcomes, project implementation and evaluation for anti-human trafficking programs, liaising on a daily basis with relevant field offices and overseeing the work of directors. The position involves coordinating and monitoring project activities, ensures compliance with established state and federal standards requirements, budget development, management and tracking, creating reports, regular communication with field staff, and liaising with federal, state and local partners. The Executive Director works to ensure programmatic excellence; provides rapid and ongoing support to program directors and represents BCFS HHS at internal and external events. This position plays an active role in new business/proposal development efforts, leading and/or writing proposals or playing other roles in the proposal development process as needed and expanding BCFS’ funding and partnership opportunities. The position requires some travel.
Provide strategic direction and oversee the implementation of the future growth of the Human Trafficking Interdiction (HTI) Division and programs including assisting with policy development, implementation of new initiatives, and future long-term sustainable funding.
Position is responsible for direct oversight and budget of all Common© Programs, as well as the overall functions, performance and deliverables of those programs of work.
Promotes programming strategies that go beyond individual beneficiary-level impacts to promote systemic change, ownership, sustainability, and scalability.
Exercises leadership in the creation, implementation, and future expansion and improvement of resources assisting with ensuring that survivors of Common© Programs receive the highest level of informed response and care.
Conduct strategic outreach and cultivate relationships with potential victim service providers to identify strategic local, state, and/or regional partnerships to develop a network of resource referrals available to provide a trauma-informed response for a victim of child trafficking.
Work with local and federal governmental entities on existing and proposed policy and legislation related to anti-human trafficking in the United States.
Build new relationships with external groups to increase the visibility and impact of efforts and resources to combat child sex and labor trafficking in the United States.
These external groups may include other nonprofit organizations, law enforcement groups, victim service providers, and other local and national stakeholders in the anti-trafficking field.
Participate on working groups, task forces, and advisory committees.
Attend conferences and public speaking engagements and provide tours, training, and department representation when directed.
Develop and implement an organizational management structure, which inspires a culture of excellence – best staff, best program, and best services and ensures the safety and well-being of the service population and staff at multiple sites and locations.
Develop, maintain and forecast a budget of up to 10 million dollars.
Remediate any program deficiencies associated with federal and state contractual and regulatory guidelines and standards.
Meet all agency policies and procedures and federal and state contractual and regulatory guidelines and standards that are applicable to this position.
Assume fiscal responsibility by maintaining programming within budget and providing justification and documentation for all expenses. Work a flexible schedule including availability nights, holidays and weekends.
Represents agency by maintaining positive relationships and communication with the community, churches, the public, government, state and other federal agencies that result in a positive image and excellent reputation of organization.
Looks for opportunities to implement new programs, enhances existing programs and further develop and/or expand existing programs.
Results in accomplishing new and expanded programming annually, on average.
Ensure we maintain in good standing with all licenses and contracts.
Develop, implement and update program operations manual, policies, and procedures to promote best practices.
Conduct routine site visits of campus locations, offices and facilities to ensure buildings, grounds and equipment are clean, in good working order and meet the standards and values of the organization.
Maintain 90% or better compliance with contracting entities, internal and external audits.
Maintain 90 % or better compliance maintain operating budget in accordance with agency guidelines. Maintain annual staff turnover at less than 10%.
Implement sound operational strategies that are in line with agency practice.
Complete all notification and reporting requirements in accordance with state and federal contract and regulatory standards and requirements.
Hire, train, supervise, review actions of and effectively communicate with program personnel assigned to this position.
Conduct random and periodic audits of client and human resource files to ensure that programs meet contract, regulatory and/or industry standards.
Conduct monthly and quarterly all-staff meetings with division senior leadership.
Monitor program data and report on activities, risks and recommendations to agency leadership on a monthly/quarterly basis. Initiate, train and lead personnel in service expansion planning, budget preparations and long and short-term planning for the program.
Maintain confidentiality in all areas of client and program operations.
Maintain professional and ethical standards of conduct outlined in BCFS employee handbook including demonstrating respect for agency staff, clients, and community members and complying with required dress code at all times.
Credentials, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrate a good working knowledge and understanding of the child human trafficking plight, to include trauma-informed care, victim-centered approach methodologies, and relevant survivor services and long-term models of care.
Demonstrate a good working knowledge and understanding of residential care services and regulating entities.
Pass a pre-employment drug screen and random drug screens throughout employment.
Pass a pre-employment and biennial criminal background checks.
Demonstrate skills in providing effective, hand on leadership.
Demonstrate the ability to present and maintain professional appearance and demeanor as a member of the organization’s management executive team.
Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with BCFS leadership, state licensing representatives and funding source entities
Effectively communicate with and between facility staff, federal staff and stakeholders.
Respond sensitively and competently to the service population’s cultural and socio-economic characteristics
Communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing
Work in a fast paced and changing environment and maintain emotional control and professional composure at all times.
Organize and prioritize responsibilities and duties efficiently
Maintain computer literacy and use of financial spreadsheets (i.e. excel) required to meet the responsibilities of the position.
Work effectively and without intensive supervision both independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary team
Participate and work effectively with an Incident Management Team, as needed.
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time
QUALIFICATIONS for Language
1. Language Skills
3. Base Language
4. Job Post Language
English (United States)
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