Director, Department of Family & Community Interventions
The Department Director will provide a strategic vision for all services offered by the department and will collaborate with other agencies and special interest groups to advocate for, and advance the needs of, the children, families and communities served by the department and the Institute. The department director has a real and significant impact on effecting change in our community and has the potential to become an assistant vice president or vice president at the Institute, as well as to have a faculty appointment at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Required Education and Experience
Advanced degree in Social Work, Psychology or a related field
7-10+ years of progressive leadership and management experience at a complex organization(s)
Training and expertise in, and a commitment to, clinical service delivery, with a focus on culturally and linguistically congruent, trauma- and evidence-informed treatment, as well as social justice for underserved and historically marginalized populations.
Emotional intelligence (people management and relationship management)
Flexibility and agility (situational astuteness and the ability to adapt)
Visionary thinking, with the capacity for strategic thinking
Exceptional communication skills
Financial stewardship and decision-making abilities, along with fiscal responsibility
Commitment to anti-racism, equity, diversity and inclusion
Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland, is the world's premier healthcare organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and young adults with pediatric developmental disabilities and disorders of the brain, spinal cord and musculoskeletal system.
The Department of Family and Community Interventions is one of the largest outpatient departments at the Institute and consists of two programs: the Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress (currently a funded Category II site in the National Child Traumatic Stress Network) and Therapeutic Foster Care.
Learn more and apply now: https://bit.ly/3wNm0nW or contact: Tina Schmitt, Please contact Tina Schmitt, Director of Talent Acquisition, at Schmitt@KennedyKrieger.org for more information.
At Kennedy Krieger Institute, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of all we do. We respect, celebrate and honor the diversity of our employees and trainees, and the families, patients and students we serve. We believe that this diversity pushes us to remain at the forefront of pediatric rehabilitation as it relates to research, quality care and education. We offer competitive salaries, outstanding benefits and rich professional growth opportunities, as well as childcare subsidies, dependent care tuition, free parking and wellness programming.