Director of Family Support & Behavioral Health Services

      • Job Tracking ID: 512409-724136
      • Job Location: Coos Bay, OR
      • Job Level: Management
      • Level of Education: Masters Degree
      • Date Updated: February 21, 2020
      • Years of Experience: 7 - 10 Years
      • Starting Date: ASAP
      • Close Date: Open Until Filled
      • Job Type: Full Time
      • Starting Salary: $76,667.64 Depending on Experience/Education
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    Job Description:


    The Director of Family Services is responsible for the overall functioning of the Family Support Services & Behavioral Health Services Department for CTCLUSI. This encompasses the planning, development, and the delivery of direct and non-direct services. Family Services Program delivers preventative, rehabilitation, and skill development services for Tribal Members. The Director of Family Support and Behavioral Health Services is also responsible for accessing program needs and creating avenues to support and enhance program development and program sustainability.



    • Maintain and enhance positive communication with other Tribal Governmental Agencies, Directors, staff, Tribal Council, Community Partners and CTCLUSI Tribal members.
    • Maintain professional behavior and relationships with all governmental departments, community of CTCLUSI Tribe, community partners and program staff.
    • Write, develop, maintain and review grants for the family services programs (Prevention/ A and D, Behavioral Health, HOC and ICWA).
    • Coordinate Family Services Dept. Social Service programs, including but not limited to; The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), Alcohol and Drug Treatment referrals and prevention services/ HOC, Behavioral Health and Domestic Violence services through Circles of Healing.
    • Program development and enhancement, Includes policy, protocol, short & long term goals, with sustainable outcomes. Department and Program development must be approved by Tribal Administrator, Department Heads and Tribal Council.
    • Prepare annual Family Service Program budget in conjunction with Tribal Administrator and or with other identified department officials. Manage and monitor expenditures for each service program to meet the outcomes of the financial conditions set within budgetary constraints.
    • Participate in all required management and government meetings.
    • Prepare all required department and program reports.
    • Develop and maintain Family Service Program training and individual staff developmental opportunities.
    • Maintain strict confidentiality of information, records, and data for protection of clients, co-workers, staff, Tribal members, department and program operations.
    • Comply with the expectations and conditions stated in the CTCLUSI policies and Employee Hand Book; such as, attendance, appearance, conduct, and communication.
    • Must be able to interact with Tribal members and the general public in a courteous, professional, and efficient manner.
    • Maintain appearance standards as outlined in CTCLUSI policies.
    • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
    • Maintain a good attendance record as outlined in CTCLUSI Handbook.
    • Other duties as directed by management.



    • Oversee Circles of Healing, Assistant Directors, Child Welfare staff, as well as the Family Support Services & Behavioral Health Program Assistant position..


    • Moderate noise level with frequent interruptions and distractions.
    • Periodically required to attend Tribal Camps, functions overnight up to six days.
    • Travel is required within the scope of this position.


    • Must be able to walk, talk, hear, use hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms.
    • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
    • Must be required to push, pull, lift, and/ or carry up to 40 pounds.


    • 40 hours per week
    • Generally Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm with possible occasional evening and weekend work.


    Tribal Administrative Office

    1245 Fulton Avenue

    Coos Bay, Oregon 97420



    Experience and Skills:


    • Must be at least 18 years of age per Tribal Vehicle Use Policy. (25 for transporting tribal members, elders or guests under the age of 18; 18 for all others)
    • Must have a Master’s Degree AND a minimum of 7 years' experience in Social Work, Psychology, or closely related behavioral health field.
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Must possess reasonable ability to communicate in English.
    • Valid driver's license as well as the ability to be able to comply with Tribal Vehicle Use Policy. This position may include providing transportation for Native and non-Native American clients in tribally owned vehicles.
    • This is a covered position and will be subject to pre-employment drug testing and criminal history background check which will include fingerprinting.
    • Must have employment eligibility in the U.S.
    • Indian preference will be observed in the hiring process.


    • Working knowledge and practical experience of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), and functions of the court working with Tribal families and children under ICWA. Have knowledge of the Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA).
    • Working understanding of Social Service needs and programs; such as, child abuse, chemical addiction/ recovery, mental health, domestic violence, poverty, prevention and intervention.
    • Management and supervision (coaching and therapeutic supervision) skills and experience with performance evaluations.
    • Practical knowledge of Social Services or Social Work Ethics.
    • Practical knowledge of Community, State and Federal services and opportunities.


    • Team building and employee coaching skills.
    • Experience working in or with Tribal, State and Federal Governments.
    • Knowledge of Native American/ Native Indian history and cultures.
    • Community involvement.