Casey Family Programs Job Posting: Senior Director, Indian Child Welfare

Casey Family Programs has posted the position of Senior Director Indian Child Welfare. To apply for these position, please visit:

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Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is a national operating foundation that provides and improves—and ultimately prevents the need for—foster care. We value a diverse and culturally competent workplace.

Job Summary:

The Senior Director of Indian Child Welfare Consulting is a national expert providing leadership to Casey, Tribes, and States regarding child welfare systems for Indian Child Welfare programs.

Essential Responsibilities: % of Time

· Works closely with Systems Improvement, Child and Family Services, Outcome Quality Improvement, and other Casey work units to ensure alignment and continuous quality improvement on practice and outcomes from ICWP.   20%

· Leads operations within the Indian Child Welfare Programs (ICWP) work unit and oversees the work unit budget, ongoing projects, and the coordination with Casey Family Programs (CFP) Systems Improvement.   15%

· Oversees the design, development, implementation and evaluation of tribal transformation, and identification and support of best Indian child welfare practices. Responsibilities include ensuring compliance with legal, financial and Casey’s strategic objectives and state plans; and ensuring that the Indian Child Welfare Consulting staff works positively and effectively with all staff internal to Casey as well as external contacts. 15%

· Directs the transformation and urban Indian center work efforts on behalf of the Casey. Identifies partners, communities, and resources for the successful transformation of the Casey field offices and development of a tribal child welfare system in each identified location. Develops plans for ongoing maintenance and improvement of systems once established.   15%

· Identify, promote and disseminate practice models, methodologies and tools that may improve public child welfare and AI/AN child outcomes.   15%

· Understand and articulate Casey’s 2020 goals to staff and all other audiences with a vested interest in the prevention and safe reduction of youth is foster care.   15%

· Other duties as assigned.   5%


· Masters degree in Social Work or a related field and at least 10 years experience in tribal child welfare program management. Experience in managing child welfare operations, supervision, project management, and collaboration is required. High level experience managing Indian Child Welfare service delivery systems in tribal communities is desirable.

· Skilled public speaker with experience speaking in a variety of venues including governmental legislatives hearings and conferences as well as dealing with all forms of public media.

· Demonstrated experience in negotiating multiple priorities, monitoring and negotiating contracts, and consulting and working in teams within the child welfare field.

· Proven effectiveness and ease in a multi-cultural environment is required.

· Travel required for meetings, conferences, and events. Up to 40% travel required at times.

· Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function.

· Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.