County of Simcoe, Program Supervisor, Community & Program Development

  • Program Supervisor, Community & Program Development

    Temporary Full-Time

    Close Date: July 17, 2018

    Location: Midhurst

    Position Summary

    The Program Supervisor contributes to development of divisional and departmental strategic plans and as appropriate leads implementation of related goals and objectives. This position provides leadership, project management and support for collaborative planning, both within the division and at the community level with service providers, broader community partners, related networks, and other planning bodies. The Program Supervisor is responsible for undertaking community development initiatives intended to promote cross-sectoral collaboration, service integration, and enhanced community resources and capacity.

    This position develops and oversees poverty reduction and homelessness activities in accordance with County of Simcoe strategic directions and divisional priorities, goals and objectives. The Program Supervisor is responsible for contract management relative to identified agencies funded through the Social and Community Services Division.

    From the perspective of the Consolidated Municipal Service Manager, the Program Supervisor provides advice, direction, and guidance to contracted service providers intended to ensure services are provided in a cost effective, responsive manner in accordance with the policies of the County and applicable legislation.

    The Program Supervisor reviews, oversees, plans, directs, monitors and evaluates social policy and planning resources, including research and evaluation projects undertaken by Research Analysts. This position provides summary analyses to senior departmental and/or divisional staff and makes recommendations as required.

    Position Requirements

    Strong knowledge of social service administration obtained through a three (3) year degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education, skills, and experience.

    A minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in social services administration, community development and planning or other related areas, plus two (2) years in a supervisory role

    Good supervisory skills and the ability to interpret and apply employment policies and collective agreements and to provide direction to funded service providers and their boards of directors

    Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills.

    Good knowledge of community planning, an understanding of business accounting and program administration principles and practices.

    Knowledge of word-processing and spreadsheet application skills.

    Valid G class driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.

    Criminal reference check.

    Compensation Information

    $87,383 - $104,892 per annum

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    The County of Simcoe thanks all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, but please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

    Personal information provided is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act (2001) and will be used to determine eligibility for employment.

    The Corporation of the County of Simcoe is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and will provide employment accommodation upon request.