JOB: Director of Human Services, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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    Allison Primack
    Job ID: 9635129
    Position Title: Director of Human Services
    Company Name: Oklahoma Department of Human Services
    Job Function: Executive Director
    Entry Level: No
    Location(s): Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
    Posted: February 22, 2012
    Job Type: Full-Time
    Min Education: Master’s Degree
    Min Experience: Over 10 Years
    Required Travel: 0-10%

    Job Description

    The State of Oklahoma is seeking a Director for the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) who has a commitment to public service. OKDHS is responsible for Human Services Centers and other locations throughout Oklahoma’s 77 counties, nine divisions in the central office and five institutions. OKDHS has more than 7,000 employees and an annual budget exceeding $2 billion in state and federal funding.

    This is an opportunity for an experienced executive with a proven track record to lead a diverse and dynamic organization in meeting the 21st Century challenges of vulnerable children, adults and families. The Director is expected to plan, organize, direct and coordinate operations of all divisions and offices in accordance with the established mission, vision and values of the agency, and assures that all programs are administered according to federal and state rules and regulations. Program areas include Child Support Enforcement, Developmental Disabilities Services, Child Welfare, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Temporary Aid to Needy Families, Aging Services, and related administration and service delivery systems.

    The successful candidate will be required to have knowledge and experience in the application of federal and state laws, rules, regulations and policies typical in human services administration. The Director will be expected to work with and relate to a diverse group of stakeholders who have a vested interest in the success of the agency, including the Legislature, judiciary, and a large group of associations and organizations that have concerns for vulnerable citizens.

    OKDHS will hire a Director that will provide the leadership to enable the largest agency in the state to work efficiently, aim higher and meet expectations of excellence in the delivery of services to the citizens of Oklahoma.

    Job Requirements

    The agency prefers candidates who hold a Master’s degree and 10 or more years of experience in human services, including five years in managing and supervising an executive level human services staff. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. The salary range is $155,000.00 – $185,000.00.

    The Director is accountable to the Governor and a nine-member Human Services Commission. You may view the full job description here: Director of Human Services. To apply, applicants must complete an Application for Employment (Form 11PE012E), and attach a resume or professional vita. Email all documents to [email protected]. Deadline for submitting applications is March 26, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.

    All applicants who are made conditional offers of employment are required to take a pre-employment drug test and background checks.

    Announcement Number 12-S038U
    Oklahoma Department of Human Services
    P.O. Box 25352
    Oklahoma City, OK 73125

    Company: Oklahoma Department of Human Services
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    Contact Person: Tamara Steele
    Email Address: [email protected]

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