Join our team at Travis County and you can make a real difference in the lives of people living in our community. We offer a competitive salary, flexibility, and rich benefits including a defined retirement plan.
Coordinates all phases of activities and functions associated with a social services program or programs. Performs consultative, technical, and administrative work in the planning, development, coordination, implementation and monitoring of a program. Ensures that program goals and objectives are accomplished in accordance with established priorities. Analyzes program issues, completes policy and program analysis, conducts program research, and presents program-related training and education. Typically supervises additional program staff.
This is the third in a series of three social services program-related job classifications within the Social Services job family. This classification is responsible for coordinating, participating in and monitoring the activities and functions of a social services program or programs. This classification is distinguished from a Social Services Manager which has responsibility for an entire work unit. The Social Services Program Coordinator typically coordinates larger and more complex programs than a specialist, senior or lead staff position. This classification may require a flexible work schedule to meet the needs of the department.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Social or Behavioral Sciences or a directly related field AND five (5) years’ experience in social services or a directly related field, including experience coordinating a program;
Any combination of education and experience that has been achieved and is equivalent to the stated education and experience and required knowledge, skills, and abilities sufficient to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this job.
Dependent on department or division employed, the following certifications may be required:
Licenses, Registrations, Certifications, or Special Requirements:
Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC);
Qualified Credentialed Counselor (QCC).
Licensed Social Worker (LSW);
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW).
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).
Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
Valid Texas Driver’s License.
Master’s degree in Social or Behavioral Sciences or a directly related field.
Fluency in spoken Spanish.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Physical requirements include the ability to lift/carry up to 25 pounds occasionally, visual acuity, speech and hearing, hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer and office equipment. Subject to standing, sitting, walking, climbing stairs, bending, stooping, crouching, kneeling, pushing, pulling, reaching, twisting, balancing, repetitive motion, driving, client/customer contact, and squatting to perform the essential functions.
Travis County employees play an important role in business continuity. As such, employees can be assigned to business continuity efforts outside of normal job functions.
This job description is intended to be generic in nature. It is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and responsibilities and overtime eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Work Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Monday through Friday; works some nights and weekends
Department: Health & Human Services
Location: 5325 Airport, Austin
Criminal, Driving, Education, Employment Background Check Required
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