Assistant Area Director

State of New Jersey Department of Children And Families
Job Type:
Full Time
Posted Date:
Mar. 9th 2018
  • Trenton, NJ 08625

Job Description

New Jersey Department of Children and Families (DCF)


The Assistant Area Director (AAD) is responsible for the roll out and implementation of the Case Practice Model (CPM) which is at the crux of the child welfare reform, Sustainability and Exit Plan (SEP) in New Jersey. The AAD is also responsible for staff development and training within the geographic area of responsibility; ensuring compliance with the annual total training hours for the caseload carrying staff. This position will be located in the Atlantic/Burlington/Cape May Area Office in Mays Landing, NJ.


A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is expected. A Master’s degree in social work or related field is preferred. At least five (5) years of social service experience which should include substantive experience in the management and leadership of social service program, two (2) years of which should be in a higher level supervisory capacity. One (1) year of managerial experience is required. Candidate must possess strong managerial experience in addition to sound case practice and social work experience. Appointee will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Residency law: refer to the New Jersey Department of Children and Families’ website at


Submit a cover letter and resume by March 23, 2018 to: Linda M. Dobron, Executive Director, OHR, Department of Children and Families by clicking to apply!

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