Children's Village Program Supervisor
$64,942.28 - $87,010.56 Annually
Responsible for the general oversight of assigned unit(s) and the safety, security, and welfare of the children within those units. Ensures adherence to licensing regulations, other applicable legislation, and administrative policy. Prepares weekly written programs detailing a 24-hour schedule of activities for residents as well as work schedules for three shifts of Youth Specialist Supervisors working in designated units. Directly supervises Youth Specialist Supervisors on assigned shift and confers with those on other shifts to ensure that prepared programs and activities are implemented. May provide consultation to assigned unit staff during non-working hours. Serves as a liaison between children and involved parties, provides information concerning the welfare and status of children in assigned units, and performs various public relations activities as assigned. Must be available to work day, afternoon, midnight and/or weekend shifts as assigned by manager. Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.
Applications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application:
- Thoroughly documented work history
- Valid Driver's License number
- Transcript with degree and award date
- The application is incomplete in ANY capacity
At the time of application, applicants must:
1. a. Possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in criminal justice, sociology, psychology, human resource development, social work, guidance and counseling or closely related field; AND
NOTE: Applicants possessing transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States will be required to provide documentation of degree equivalency from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://naces.org/members.html). The degree evaluation will be required for application processing.
b. Have had at least two (2) years of full-time experience in a childcare institution, one (1) year of which included supervisory or leadership duties; OR
2. a. Possess an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in criminal justice, sociology, psychology, human resource development, social work, guidance and counseling or closely related field; AND
b. Have had at least four (4) years of full-time experience in a childcare institution, one (1) year of which included supervisory or leadership duties.
NOTE: A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a field listed above and one (1) year of full-time experience in a childcare institution which included supervisory or lead duties may be substituted for both 1 and 2 above.
3. Have not been convicted of a felony violation of criminal law. (Criminal law generally includes all offenses except traffic law, conservation law, and liquor law.)
4. Must possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license. Out of country driver’s license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver license before the hire date.
5. Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical, established for this classification.
6 Successfully complete the six-month probationary period.
Work History You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section of your NEOGOV application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying. Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. Please review the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience question; and note that only related work experience will be considered. NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment history section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per week pertaining to the minimum qualifications.
College Transcripts If you have completed education higher than a high school diploma or GED, you must attach a copy of your official/unofficial transcript(s) that clearly state the type of degree and date awarded/conferred, institution name, and applicant name; and is in a format that cannot be modified or edited. Your application will not be considered for further review if you have failed to provide this information.
1. Must maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.
2. Must submit to immunizations as requested by the Department of Health & Human Services and to periodic tuberculin skin tests or chest X-rays at County expense.
3. Must become certified as an instructor in the facilities approved and adopted crisis prevention/physical management program. Certification must be maintained and renewed annually.
4. Must become certified in CPR and maintain certification annually.
5. Before beginning employment candidates will be required to provide Children’s Village with documentation from the Michigan Department of Human Services (previously called Family Independence Agency) that they have not been named in a central registry case as the perpetrator of child abuse or child neglect. In addition, applicants being considered for hire will be asked to sign a form authorizing Children’s Village to request and receive a criminal history check in accordance with the privacy act of 1974.
Applicants for positions at Children’s Village will not be considered if they have been convicted of either of the following:
(a) Child Abuse or Neglect
(b) A felony involving harm or threatened harm to an individual within the 10 years immediately preceding the date of hire.