Ongoing Services Section Chief

State of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI
This position serves as the Section Chief of the Ongoing Services Section in the Division of Milwaukee Child Protective Services (DMCPS). Under the general direction of the Division Administrator, this position is responsible for leading the programming, policy, and coordination of contract agencies providing ongoing services for the Milwaukee child protective services system. This position supervises three Program and Policy Analyst-Advanced employees and oversees the Division's relationships with the contracted agencies that perform services for the Division related to providing ongoing care for children in the care and protection of the Division. This includes overseeing the negotiation, monitoring and performance evaluation of contracts with agencies that provide ongoing case management services, intensive in-home services, out-of-home care placement providers, independent living providers, and other providers who fall in the scope of the Ongoing Services Section.

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Special Notes: Due to the nature of the position, all applicants who may be appointed may be required to allow DCF to conduct a security background check to determine whether the circumstances of any conviction may be related to the job being filled.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without DCF sponsorship). The Department of Children and Families does not sponsor visas, either at time of hire or at any later time.

Qualifications: Please address the following in your cover letter and/or resume:

Minimally qualified applicants will have:

1) Experience as a supervisor, lead worker, or project manager.

2) Experience with quality improvement or program evaluation.

3) Experience with contract monitoring.

4) Experience with data analysis.

5) Experience with the application of policies, laws, or regulations.

Well-qualified applicants will have:

1) Experience working in child welfare/Child Protective Services.

2) Experience gathering, compiling, and interpreting aggregate data.

3) Experience functioning as a liaison between parties.

4) Experience presenting child welfare data orally and in writing.