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Recruitment #19-A3-1490

Date Opened:1/31/2019 8:00:00 AM
Closing Date:2/15/2019 11:59:00 PM
Hiring Range:Depending on Qualifications
Job Type: Open and Competitive
Full/Part-Time: Full-Time
Eligible For:Full Benefits
Reg/Temp: Regular

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The Department of Family Services is seeking qualified applicants who are drawn to a fast-paced, transformative environment for the position of Assistant Director, Clinical & Residential Services who is responsible for direct oversight of critical child/adult services which include:

  • Child Protective Services
  • Foster Care and Adoption
  • Children's Services Act for At-Risk Children (CSA)
  • Juvenile Detention Center
  • Family Connections
  • Adult Protective Services


The Assistant Director, Clinical & Residential Services is responsible for improving collaborations, consistency and efficiencies, and developing a more integrated, family-centered approach to services for at-risk children and adults who are served by the Department, as well as supervision of the Program Managers in each critical child/adult service area. This position will represent department management at County, Regional, and State meetings in the assigned areas.

Must have the demonstrated ability to:

  • Communicate effectively with Department Heads, County Administration, and the Board of Supervisors as directed. 
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with agency staff, County Administration, courts, local officials, and community partners.
  • Develop performance metrics for Human Services programs, a proven success record with organizational change processes, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, and workforce management to include caseload assignments/review and quality improvement.

Requires extensive clinical knowledge and experience working as well as experience with culturally-diverse communities.


  • Any combination of experience and education equivalent to a Master's degree in Social Work or a related field
  • Minimum 7 years of directly related professional experience, including supervisory oversight, which must be included on application.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in the administration of Child & Adult Welfare and Child & Adult Serving Programs required.


  • Clinical licensure strongly preferred; i.e. Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.


Employment is contingent on the results of a background, credit and DMV check.


Loudoun County Regular Full-time Employees are eligible for full benefits including but not limited to the following as a part of a total rewards package!
  • Retirement from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
  • Annual leave
  • Sick leave
  • Annual Paid Holidays
  • Group Health Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Exceptional Performance Recognition
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Education and Career Development


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