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Title:  Children's Integrated Services Unit Director

Application Deadline Date:  04/27/2021
Req ID:  13881
Department:  Children and Families

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $31.90


The Child Development Division in the Department for Children and Families seeks a skilled and knowledgeable leader to join a team of child development professionals committed to the well-being of children and the evolution of a coordinated and effective system of early childhood and afterschool child care and child development services. The Director will oversee all aspects of the Children’s Integrated Services (CIS) early childhood prevention and intervention services unit. The work is innovative, demanding and hands on and includes communication, collaboration, and coordination with internal and external partners and clients. Leadership and management experience required. Other responsibilities include budget management, personnel management, and strategic planning and implementation. 

Who May Apply

This position, Children's Integrated Services Unit Director (Job Requisition #13881), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Sheila.duranleau@vermont.gov.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.


AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Environmental Factors

Duties are typically performed in a standard office setting based at the Child Development Division in Waterbury, Vermont. Work related travel may require private means of transportation. Duties, responsibilities and certain assignments may require work outside of the normal work schedule.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in public or business administration, early childhood development/programs or other human service field AND four (4) years at a professional level in early childhood or other human services, INCLUDING two (2) or more years in a managerial or supervisory role.


Master's degree in public or business administration or a related human service field AND four (4) years at a professional level in early childhood or other human services, INCLUDING two (2) or more years in a managerial or supervisory role.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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AHS Affirmative Recruitment

The Vermont Agency of Human Services strives to build a diverse and inclusive community. It is our fundamental belief that in order to create and sustain a healthier Vermont, we as an organization must honor the cultures, beliefs and values of those we serve in order to foster an environment of mutual respect, acceptance and equal opportunity.  We are committed to building and maintaining a multicultural and diverse workforce which reflects the increasing diversity of Vermont. To view the State of Vermont's Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy, please click here.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

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