Job Details for 2123 - EO Children’s Center Director
general direction; performs work of considerable difficulty planning,
organizing, directing, and reviewing the investigation of child sexual abuse
cases in DuPage County and educating community professionals in sexual abuse
awareness; performs related work as required.
FEATURES OF THE CLASS
The employee in this class serves as the Director
of the DuPage County Children's Sexual Abuse Center with responsibility for
overseeing all of the administrative functions as determined by the DuPage
County Children's Sexual Abuse Center Governing Board policy and procedure.
Supervision is exercised over personnel involved in the investigative process
of all child sexual abuse cases in DuPage County including documentation and
information management. Considerable latitude is permitted for independent
action within the framework of board policy and procedure.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The list of duties and responsibilities is
illustrative only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all the duties and
responsibilities performed by positions in this class.
personnel involved in the investigative functions of the department including
scheduling, staffing, and controlling the process
• Reviews reports and
case files for content and accuracy
• Coordinates and chairs
multi-disciplinary professional review team meetings
• Interacts with
parties involved and advocates on their behalf
• Recommends hires and
promotions, directs and evaluates employment decisions for all
• Maintains departmental data base
maintains, and administers grants
• Develops and administers budget
• Contributes to training/educational activities provided
presentations/speeches and presents the objectives of the department to the
public primarily for the purpose of fund raising
• Coordinates volunteers
involved in fund raising activities
• Acts as community liaison; assists
the governing board with projects as needed
• Maintains regular
attendance and punctuality
NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
• Adjusts work assignments and schedules in the event
of an emergency to participate in emergency preparedness, response, and
recovery activities as assigned.
• Depending on assignment may maintain
required emergency management training, licensure and/or certifications.
• Performs related duties as required or assigned within job classification.
To perform this job successfully, an individual
must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements
listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform essential functions.
Practices, procedures and principles of state law enforcement and intervention
systems as they apply to child sexual abuse
• Grant administration and
financial management principles.
• Current office practices, procedures
• County policies and procedures
federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes
• Management and leadership principles
Analyzing facts and in exercising sound judgment and in arriving at conclusions
• Investigative and statistical report writing
• Public speaking,
program presentation and training.
• Using computer hardware and
software including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email, etc
Applying an acquired knowledge of procedures, rules, regulations and services
applicable to the assigned office
• Planning, scheduling and supervising
the work of others
• Manage projects and multiple
• Establish and maintain effective working
relationships with department and division staff, other departments and others,
such as vendors
• Communicate and use interpersonal skills to interact
with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. to sufficiently exchange
or convey information and to receive work direction
• Ensure compliance
with applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations and
• Convey excellent oral and written communication
• Work effectively under stress
• Maintain confidentiality
Monitor and evaluate employees
• Prioritize and assign work
Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of
proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals
Plan, organize, manage and evaluate the work of the division to ensure
efficient, timely and cost-effective services
• Plan, analyze, and
evaluate programs and services, operational needs, and fiscal constraints
• Provide leadership to effectively resolve issues
Exercises supervision of personnel in related area of
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Completion of a
Bachelor's degree in state law enforcement or criminal justice and six years of
directly related experience plus one year of supervisory experience or, an
equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully
perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform
the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a
negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull
or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves
sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are
required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Position is typically office or administrative work and is not substantially
exposed to adverse environmental conditions.