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The Arkansas State Police (ASP) Crimes Against Children Division (CACD) Chief Administrator is responsible for planning and directing the activities of the Crimes Against

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May be subjected to physical and verbal abuse. Occasional in-state travel within a multi-county area may be required. Working other than normal working hours to assist subordinates in handling emergency situations is required.

Typical Functions:

Directs the activities of a large professional staff, through lower-level administrators and supervisors, including interviewing, approving hire recommendations, reviewing performance evaluations, evaluating the performance of immediate subordinates, training/arranging training, and reviewing and approving/disapproving a variety of actions and polices/procedures recommended by subordinates. Directs intake and investigations of child maltreatment by providing clarification and interpretation of agreements, protocols, laws and policy interpretations for subordinates. Reviews and discusses information obtained by workers investigating suspected child abuse and neglect complaints to determine if allegations can be substantiated. Establishes policies and procedures applicable to division activities and programs and oversees the implementation of policies and procedures by monitoring staff performance. Coordinates division activities with other state and local agencies by participating on various commissions/committees guiding policy development and presents informational programs on agency activities and services to local businesses or civic organizations. Participates in agency research and program planning by developing or reviewing division reports and redirecting activities or programs to insure compliance to all federal and state laws as well as other negotiated protocols and agreements and negotiates with other governmental agencies, businesses or individuals for lease of property, equipment, or services. Prepares annual and biennial budgets and oversees division budget and fleet by reviewing reports and approving and monitoring expenditures. Reviews and provides input regarding proposed legislative and interagency agreements affecting division activity and presents testimony to legislative committees and sub-committees regarding Crimes Against Children Division activities and functions. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, guidelines, and agency policies and programs governing protective services for children and families. Knowledge of the principles, techniques, and methods of investigating. Knowledge of state laws and agency policies governing specific program area. Knowledge of human service resources. Knowledge of policy development and implementation. Knowledge of budgetary practices and procedures. Ability to plan work unit objectives and operational activities and to assign and direct thework of subordinate supervisors. Ability to prepare and present oral and written information and reports. Ability to provide technical assistance in specialized program area. Ability to interview and obtain information. Ability to develop and coordinate training activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelors degree in social work, sociology, criminal justice, psychology, or a related field; plus six years of experience in child welfare, human service, or community service program administration, including two years in a leadership or supervisory capacity.

Required Certificates:

Must possess a valid Arkansas drivers license. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR


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