Bilingual Program Director, ORR (Dickson)


: $114,925.00 - $144,160.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

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Regular Full-Time Portland, OR, US

21 days ago Requisition ID: 1113

Job Summary:
Our shelter residential facility is seeking to hire a Bilingual Program Director to provide leadership to their program. The Program Director is responsible for the overall management of the programmatic, administrative, financial, and operational systems related to the provision of care and services for youth; provision of regular and timely reports to Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) regarding operations, services, and finances; establishing a respective and supportive workplace environment; and elevating any issues or concerns to the Morrison Division Director and ORR Project Officer. This position work from Portland, Oregon.

Program Details:
Shelter is well equipped to comfortably care and provide support for up to 50 youth at a time. Through our residential facility, the youth have access to education, case management, medical and mental health services onsite. The program serves adolescent boys and girls, (13 17 years of age) The youth primarily arrive from Latin American countries, occasionally from other areas such as South East Asia, Eastern Europe and Africa. This program facilitates safe reunification of children with sponsors/family members.

Program Director Key Areas of Responsibility:
Monitors the annual operating budget of the shelter
Assures that program contract is adhered to and program guidelines are followed
Communicates effectively with Division Director regularly by means of written and oral reports about the fiscal, legal, and programmatic aspects of the program
Ensures that program is fulfilling the agencys mission and offers recommendations to Division Director to ensure the programs continued success
Provides direct supervision to upper level management and oversees the administrative functions related to shelter program
Serves as a program resource in daily program operations as well as clinical and administrative decision making

The ideal candidate will be familiar with mental health and social services delivery systems for minors receiving services via ORR and will be comfortable working in a diverse environment. Must be comfortable working in a regulated environment; and work within the parameters of program licensing guidelines. Leadership skills, strong work ethic, and an eye for quality improvement, are crucial qualities for this position.

Education and Work Experience:
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Masters degree in social work or an equivalent degree in education, psychology, sociology, or other relevant behavioral science degree OR bachelors degree plus 5 years experience in child welfare administration and/or child protective services
2 years of experience in program management or as a director of a licensed child care program
Bilingual in English and Spanish, and culturally competent in Latin American culture is preferred

Other Requirements:
Must pass DHS criminal background check
Must meet agencys driving requirement
This position requires ORR approval; exceptions to the minimum qualifications require ORRs explicit written approval prior to hire and ORR may require supervision plans and additional training

This position requires ORR approval; exceptions to the minimum qualifications require ORRs explicit written approval prior to hire and ORR may require supervision plans and additional training.

About Us: Opens in New Window
Morrison Child and Family Services is a non-profit organization that provides a comprehensive array of services to children, adolescents, and their families. As an agency Morrison, its team members, and clients commit to the following values of trauma-informed care:

Nonviolence - being safe and doing the right thing
Emotional Intelligence - managing our feelings so we dont hurt ourselves or others
Social Learning - respecting and sharing ideas of our teams
Democracy - shared decision making whenever possible
Open Communication - saying what we mean and not being mean when we say it
Social Responsibility - everyone makes a contribution to the organizational culture
Growth and Change - creating hope for our clients and ourselves

About our City:
Portland, OR is art friendly, a food lover's dream, and has miles of gorgeous hiking trails and is but an hour plus from the ocean beaches and mountains.

To be considered for this position you must follow this application procedure.
Position Open Until Enough Qualified Applicants Have Responded
We strive to Create a Diverse, Inclusive environment to Better Serve our Clients.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Associated topics: administrative assistant, administrative officer, administrative staff, assistant, asso, associate, front desk, operation, operational support, staff * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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