Allegheny County, PA seeks Director of Office of Children, Youth and Families

Overview Documents

We are seeking a leader of experience, integrity and good judgment to fill the position of Director of Children Youth and Families for Allegheny County, PA. Deadline for applications is February 15, 2024. This notice contains Job Description and other information. Apply at: Allegheny County Director CYF Deadline 2-15-24

Overview

Allegheny County (core city, Pittsburgh) is seeking a person of experience, integrity and good judgment to fill the position of Director of Children Youth and Families (CYF). This Director is responsible for increasing children’s safety and wellbeing in a county of 230,000 children by leading the office responsible for child protective services and collaborating with other partners in child welfare, including Courts, schools, and community agencies.

We are a solid, quality system that has shown willingness to make large-scale changes when needed. We are seeking a Director to further solidify quality practice and chart the course for the next decade of system improvements. 

This position reports to the Director of the Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) and is a member of the department’s 9-person executive team. The incumbent will oversee several direct staff, including three Assistant Directors and 540 indirect-report staff. Compensation is in the $140,000­—$150,000 range. The deadline for applications is February 15, 2024. Please submit your Resume, a Cover Letter that explains why you are a great candidate including specific examples from your experience, and up to 3 References at: Allegheny County Director CYF Deadline 2-15-24