Children’s Administration is currently recruiting for a motivated and culturally competent Area Administrator with the Division of Children and Family Services field office located in West Seattle for the OICW/ White Center office.
- Children’s Administration Region 2 serves 6 counties in Western Washington. Included are 10 federally recognized tribes and two recognized American Indian organizations. Within the region, 15 field offices conduct approximately 1,000 new child abuse and neglect investigations per month and serve approximately 2,600 children in out of home placements at any given month.
This position is the Area Administrator for the King County field office located in Kent which conducts approximately 176 new child abuse investigations per month and serves approximately 250 children in out of home placements each month. This position reports directly to the Deputy Regional Administrator and is a member of the Region 2 leadership team. Position provides primary and secondary supervision for approximately 40 FTEs.
The Area Administrator reports directly to the Children’s Administration Deputy Regional Administrator and is responsible for the management and administration of the Children’s Administration – Division of Children and Family Services programs and delivery of services in King County. Ensures effective implementation of child protection and child welfare programs under law and policy including the development of professional social service staff who identify and maintain consistency with the DSHS vision, mission and goals as well as Children’s Administration initiatives and action plans.
Application Process: DSHS Area Administrator. Seattle.WA
Applications are accepted online at www.careers.wa.gov Consideration will be given to complete applications with attached resume and Letter of Interest. Your Letter of Interest will concisely describe how you have “What we’re looking for” outlined above. Questions? Contact: Tracie Kidd