Director, Juab/Millard Children’s Justice Center
This position will be a full-time position (40 hours per week) and qualifies for county benefits. **This position is funded in its entirety by two grants: one from the State of Utah and one from Victims of Crime Act Administration (VOCA). The on-going viability of this position is contingent upon each grant being offered on a continuing basis.
Starting Pay Range: $19-$24/hour
The primary job duties of the Director of the Children’s Justice Center (CJC) are to direct the operations of the organization, including volunteers functioning at the CJC. The Director will work under the general supervision of the Juab County Attorney.
The Children’s Justice Center was developed and organized to improve government response to children who are victims or witnesses of abuse and neglect. The Director will provide program support to local government entities including law enforcement agencies, Division of Child and Family Services, and other community entities, as well as work directly with the children and their caregivers who access the CJC.
- Directs overall operations of the CJC by planning short- and long-term goals.
- Develops and implements policies, protocols, and services.
- Develops and monitors program budget, budget projections, expenditures, allocations, and revenue collection.
- Writes grants, submits required quarterly and annual reports.
- Maintains statistical information for quarterly and annual reports to the State and grantors.
- Controls and maintains all documents necessary to fulfill legal and regulatory requirements.
- Assists in the coordination of crisis intervention in the CJC and coordinates referrals to other community resources to ensure continuity of treatment plans; regularly reviews cases, including clinical reviews and/or supplemental case staffing with volunteers, educators, law enforcement, and the Division of Child and Family Services, to facilitate the implementation of delivery of services to victims and their families.
- Represents the local Children’s Justice Center at the Utah State Children’s Justice Program Advisory Board and the State Directors meetings as well as working closely with and attending meetings of the local Advisory Board. Serves on other committees regarding issues relevant to the Children’s Justice Center’s programs.
- Regularly conducts meetings of the Juab/Millard County Multi-disciplinary Team where cases are monitored and reviewed. Coordinates the flow of information between agencies responsible for criminal prosecution and those agencies responsible for protective action and civil proceedings. Makes suggestions and gives guidance to the team to facilitate collaboration in the best interest of victims. May be required to transcribe audio and video recordings of victims and witnesses.
- Attends meetings of the Friends Committee to represent the interests of the CJC program and keeps abreast of the activities of that committee.
- Provides an on-going forum for interagency problem solving and planning in the area of child abuse.
- Attends related meetings, conferences, workshops and state and national training sessions.
- Coordinates community development and awareness of child abuse and related crimes.
- Coordinates and schedules law enforcement, protective service workers, prosecuting attorney, medical and treatment personnel access to center facilities.
- Other duties as assigned to maintain the successful operation of the Children’s Justice Center.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Services or Social Work, Criminal Justice, or related field. Experience may be used in place of education as follows: two years of experience equals one year of education.
- Must be able to speak, read and write the English language and possess strong writing, grammar and punctuation skills.
- Must have ability to write and administer grants.
- Must have the ability to speak and make presentations to groups of people and communicate information and ideas clearly and concisely.
- Must have good computer skills.
- Willingness and ability to respond to after-hours calls and be willing to maintain a flexible working schedule to adapt to daily demands.
- Must have an acceptable background, and consent to and pass a criminal background check and drug screenings.
- Must be able to interact effectively with children, particularly abused and neglected children.
- Must have knowledge of crisis intervention factors, social service systems, legal/court systems, and child welfare principles.
- Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Must maintain professionalism with those who use the facility.
To Apply: Submit a completed and signed county employment application and resume including three references.
Send or deliver applications to: The Juab County Attorney, 160 North Main Street, Nephi, UT 84648. Applications must be physically received no later than 5:00 p.m. on June 20, 2019.