Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-1835

Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035


Children, Youth and Families Division,
Department of Family Services

Job # 13-1835

$62,816 to $83,755  (Grade S27)

Serves as the Father Engagement Supervisor in the Children, Youth and Families division, and is housed in the Fairfax office. Responsible for the design, development and implementation of father engagement best practices. Reviews and analyzes casework practices for desired outcomes and compliance. Manages and provides technical oversight to a contractor to ensure that the stated deliverables are provided. Provides written analysis on casework findings and provides feedback and recommendation to program staff, supervisors and managers. Serves as a DFS resource regarding father engagement practices, outcomes, trends and policies. Conducts public education activities to promote community awareness. Develops community collaborations and leverages additional stakeholders. Participates on state, local, county human services teams, including federal committees as required. Reports to the Family Partnership Program Manager.



Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree; plus four years of increasingly responsible, directly-related professional experience in the social services or human services field. A master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of required experience.



The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, check of the Child Protective Services Registry and a driver's record check to the satisfaction of the employer.



Master's degree in social (MSW). Knowledge and skills using a strength-based family focus approach to working with families and the community. Familiarity with the needs of a diverse, multi-cultural clientele. Experience in the development of best practice of father engagement.



Panel interview.


To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.


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