Senior Director, Child Welfare (Hybrid)

Location West Peoria, IL 61604
Date Posted August 01, 2023
Job ID 10269
Employment Type Direct Hire
Scion Nonprofit Staffing has been engaged to conduct an immediate search for an experienced Senior Director, Child Welfare for our client, an inspirational social services agency in West Peoria, Illinois! Reporting to the Executive Program Director, this role will direct a sophisticated child welfare program with multiple sites. This full-time, hybrid opportunity is for immediate hire!

Position Summary:
The Senior Director, Child Welfare is responsible for managing all of the program’s operations, including developing a regional budget, implementing new programs, partnering with local agencies, and collaborating with a senior leadership team. The ideal individual for this role will have an extensive background in child welfare programs and social services with extensive experience developing and managing nonprofit programs. The person selected for this role will also be a skillful leader with excellent team leadership capabilities.

  • Administer and continuously optimize a regional child welfare program with multiple sites.
  • Collaborate with senior management team.
  • Oversee the development, implementation, and operations of new programs throughout the region.
  • Develop and manage regional budget.
  • Partner with local public and private agencies to improve and advance program operations.
  • Lead a team of highly talented and passionate child welfare professionals.

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or a related field (DCFS/COA accepted degrees)
  • 3+ years of program management experience, including staff leadership.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • LCSW credential preferred.
  • Proven experience within the field of child welfare, social services, or a related field.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Knowledge of compliance regulations and documentation.
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively.
  • Skilled in adaptability and self-motivation.

In addition to an annual salary of $85,000 to $90,000 dependent on experience, this role offers a wonderful benefits package, including 10 paid holidays, paid time off (PTO) which begins accruing on the first day of employment, a 403(b) plan, and medical, dental, vision, and life insurance! This organization also offers robust training resources, a hybrid work environment, flexible work schedules, and an employee assistance program (EAP)!

How to Apply:
For immediate consideration please provide your resume and cover letter (in Word), sharing more about your experience and interest in this role via 

About Our Firm:
Scion Staffing is a national award-winning staffing firm! Since 2006, we have had the pleasure of successfully placing thousands of talented professionals with amazing career opportunities. Through our innovative team building and recruiting solutions, we bridge the gap in executive leadership searches, direct hire recruiting, interim leadership placement and temporary professional staffing. Our track record and recruitment process has made us one of the top recruitment firms in the nation.

We are proud to be part of the Forbes lists of the Best Recruitment Firms and the Best Executive Search Firms in America. Additionally, Scion has been recognized as a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing firm as well as a top recruitment firm by The Business Times. Additional information about us can also be found at Scion Staffing, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and the candidates we represent. 

For opportunities located in a region that has enacted fair chance, arrest, or conviction-based employment ordinances, Scion Staffing proactively follows the enacted guidance and considers for employment all qualified applications with arrest and conviction records. We engage in socially conscious business practices and believe that diverse, equitable, inclusive, and non-biased talent and recruitment processes are foundational to the success of Scion as well as every client organization with whom we partner.

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