TANF Site Manager

TANF Site Manager                                                              

Department:
Family Services                                                                                             

Reports To:
Family Services Director                                                                                          

FLSA Status:
Exempt                                                                                   

TS Range:
9/10                                                                                                                            

Opening Date:
June 9, 2017                                                                                                              

Closing Date:
June 23, 2017                                                            

SUMMARY:
The Squaxin Island Tribe TANF Program Site Manager is responsible for the oversight of the day-to-day operations for the Squaxin TANF site location including the case management systems, Employment and Training activities, and collaboration with TANF-ICW Program and other programs to assure there is a circle of care in place for the community.  The Squaxin TANF Site Manager has authority to monitor adherence to the Case Management standards as addressed in the SPIPA TANF Policy and Procedure Manual.  The Squaxin TANF Site Manager is responsible for ensuring that the Squaxin TANF case management activities are performed within the parameters contained in the SPIPA TANF Policies and Procedures Manual.  The Squaxin TANF Site Manager directly supervises the Squaxin TANF Lead Case Manager and Employment and Training Lead.  Supervisory responsibilities may also be required for the Support Staff at the Squaxin TANF location including the other case managers, case aide, intake specialist, education employment and training specialist.  The Site Manager will report directly to the Family Services Director for the Squaxin Island Tribe.  The technical oversight of the Squaxin TANF Program is provided by the SPIPA TANF Program Manager.  Squaxin TANF Site Manager may need to perform Case Management duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(Other duties may be assigned)

  • Identify employment barriers within the Squaxin Community and develop a Long Range Plan to ensure the TANF resources are best allocated to eliminate barriers consistent with the guidelines of the SPIPA TANF Policy and Procedures Manual.
  • Work closely with tribal staff in other programs at the direction of the Family Services Director.
  • Provide oversight for day-to-day management for specific Squaxin TANF site.
  • Supervise all Squaxin TANF staff and activities provided at the Squaxin TANF site.
  • Supervise all Squaxin TANF Case Management services at the Squaxin TANF site.
  • Ensure quality case management activities at the Squaxin TANF site as within the SPIPA TANF Policy and Procedures Manual.
  • Develop individual staff case management training plans.
  • Establish an Employment and Training plan for barrier removal projects and activities.
  • Hold weekly staff/case management meetings at Squaxin TANF site.
  • Maintain case management standards at each site.
  • Resolve local case management issues including conflict resolution issues.
  • Ensure case management files are routinely updated.
  • Ensure and maintain quality customer service at the Squaxin TANF site.
  • Other duties as assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position has supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:
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 the essential functions.

  • A minimum of three years case management experience is required.
  • Applicant must have knowledge of TANF Program.
  • An applicant should have one year experience working in a Native American community.
  • The applicant must be able to communicate clearly verbally and in writing.
  • The applicant must have strong computer skills with three plus years using Microsoft Office or similar software.
  • Valid driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance.
  • Negative results to a pre-employment drug screen test.
  • The applicant must pass a background investigation, including relevant criminal history.
  • Ability to work effectively, independently or cooperatively with others.
  • The applicant must have the ability to maintain confidentiality and demonstrate good conflict resolutions skills.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Master’s Degree in Education, Business Administration, Social Work or related field is preferred with a minimum of one year supervisory experience in related work with low income population; OR Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Business Administration, Social Work or related field with a minimum of three years supervisory experience in related work with low income population; OR Associates Degree in Education, Business Administration, Social Work or related field with a minimum of 5 years supervisory experience in related work with low income population. OR High School and 7 years supervisory experience in related work with low income population.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
Able to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Must have a valid Washington State Drivers License and proof of insurance.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk; sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.   The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, i.e. clear vision at 20 inches or less; distance vision, i.e. clear vision at 20 feet or more; peripheral vision and an ability to adjust focus, i.e. ability to adjust the eye to bring an object in sharp focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently be required to work near moving mechanical parts and occasionally work in outdoor weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

OTHER:
This position will have knowledge of confidential personal information regarding others.  The employee will be required to sign a Confidentiality Agreement. Must pass a background investigation, including relevant criminal history.

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE:
The successful candidate will be required to have a urinalysis for drug and alcohol screening in accordance with the Tribe’s Drug Free Workplace Policy.

INDIAN PREFERENCE:
Indian Preference will be exercised in the hiring of this position in accordance with the Tribe’s Personnel Policies.

CONTACT:
Human Resources Department (360) 426-9781.