Clark County Department of Social Service
I oversee a regional social service agency with 180+ staff and an annual budget in excess of $150 million that serves as the safety net organization for financial and medical assistance for the indigent. I Lead the policy, operations, and business functions; drive planning, organizing and administration of a comprehensive program of direct, referral and advocacy services for County residents requiring social and related support services. Oversee the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for the department; direct the preparation and administration of the department's budget. Plan, organize, administer, review and evaluate the day-to-day activities of assigned professional, technical and office support staff through subordinate managers. Guide to the overall quality of the department's service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures. Confer with County management and elected officials regarding regional social service provision; collaborate with service providers in various public and private organizations to ensure that resources are appropriately utilized and that all clients receive the most effective provision of service. Represent the agency and the community in local and state-wide forums; make presentations before the legislature and federal representatives; oversee the best interests of the County and its clients in the areas of service provision and funding. Ensure staff have comprehensive training and professional development; ensures effective morale, productivity and discipline of department staff.