Tim Burch

  • Las Vegas NV

Work History

Work History
Feb 2012 - Present

Director

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.
Feb 2011 - Feb 2012

Interim Director

Clark County Department of Social Service
Mar 2008 - Feb 2011

Assistant Director

Clark County Department of Social Service
Assist the Director in the operation of a regional social service agency with 200+ staff and an annual budget of $185 million that serves as the safety net organization for financial and medical assistance for the indigent. Operational and business functions attended to on a day to day basis; assist in planning, organizing and administering a comprehensive program of direct, referral and advocacy services for County residents requiring social and related support services. Assist in 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. Contribute 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 agency management staff and County management regarding assigned areas of responsibility; coordinates assigned activities 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. Selects staff and provides for their training and professional development; interprets County policies and procedures to employees; ensures effective morale, productivity and discipline of department staff.
Mar 2007 - Mar 2008

Manager

Clark County Department of Social Service
Planned, organized, administered, reviewed and evaluated the work of staff through subordinate supervisors. Oversaw the selection, training, professional development and discipline of staff. Developed and implemented goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for the division to which assigned; prepared and administered the division's budget; participated in departmental strategic planning activities. Contributed to the overall quality of the division's and department's service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, developing and implementing improved policies and procedures. Surveyed the community and the potential client service base; determined service needs; developed, reviewed and implemented new programs; publicized programs throughout the community. Reviewed proposed legislation; prepared written recommendations and testifies at legislative hearings as appropriate. Monitored client service delivery for goal attainment and client access; implemented changes as required for maximum effectiveness. Confered with inter- and intra-departmental managers regarding service provision and coordination; represented the department in meetings with service providers and other public and private organizations.

Education

Education
1999 - 2001

MPA

University of Nevada-Las Vegas
1991 - 1996

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

UNLV

Skills

Skills

Grant Writing

Program Management

Public Speaking

Policy

Community Outreach