DCS Services Assistant Director in Warsaw, IN at Bowen Center 

Date Posted: 6/25/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The position will be responsible for DCS Program management and development, staff training and oversight, and administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Addiction Recovery and Family Services. The position collaborates with County Leadership to ensure DCS Services are family centered, outcome driven, and contract compliant.


  • Believe in family centered services, and the ability to help families heal.
  • Work collaboratively with local DCS and Bowen offices to ensure communication flow is open and consistent.
  • Collaborate with County Leadership to interview and hire DCS Service Manager staff.
  • Provide new and ongoing support to DCS Service Managers, including:
  • Training new DCS Service Managers
  • Meeting individually at least monthly via face to face or video call
  • Travel to county locations to assist with on-site duties
  • Assume responsibilities of DCS Service Managers if they are absent for extended periods of time due to vacation, FMLA, resignation, etc.
  • Facilitate ongoing trainings for DCS Service Managers and other Bowen staff.
  • Attend Regional and Local (as needed) DCS Meetings.
  • Participate in the marketing of Bowen Center programming and services. Provide trainings to referral sources and other community partners, as needed.
  • Understand and monitor contract compliance.
  • Assist DCS Service Managers with technical issues regarding the use of KidTraks.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Addiction Recovery and Family Services in data collection, process improvement projects, program development and implementation, etc.
  • Attend Monthly DCS Team Meetings. Assist in facilitating these meetings at the discretion/absence of the Director of Addiction Recovery and Family Services.


Job Requirements

  • Education: Bachelors Degree in Human Service field.
  • Experience: Prefer 1 year experience in a leadership role, and 1 year experience working with families involved in the child welfare system.