Interagency Network Coordinator
Salary: $27.04-$33.01 hourly / $4,703-$5,742 monthly / Range:
DEFINITION: Under general direction, oversees the Kids
Interagency Delivery System (K.I.D.S. Network) to coordinate with
other agencies in the development, implementation, monitoring, and
evaluation of services available to youth; acts as the liaison with
private and public agencies, schools, Juvenile Courts and judges,
the Network Policy Council and Advisory Committee, and the public;
supervises K.I.D.S. Network staff; and performs related duties as
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This is a single position class
characterized by the responsibility to act as community resource,
advisor, and facilitator of the K.I.D.S. Network. It is
distinguished from Social Services Program Analyst by its direct
involvement in coordinating interagency programs specifically
targeting youth and by its direct interaction with the County Board
of Supervisors. The Social Services Program Analysts are responsible
for providing analytical and administrative support for welfare
programs or administrative systems specific to the delivery of
services of the Department of Social Services.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
1. Plans, organizes, and coordinates the activities and various
organizational components of the K.I.D.S. Network; acts as an
advisor and assistant to ad hoc task forces and special committees
for the completion of various assignments; facilitates improved
communication, coordination, and collaboration between public and
private agencies and local schools providing youth services;
identifies gaps in services and establishes effective policies and
programs to address the problems; regularly evaluates and assesses
the effectiveness of the Network Policy Council's activities and
interventions; and makes recommendations for program modifications.
2. Assists in the development of financial resources for member
agencies by identifying funding sources, providing technical
assistance in program development and grant writing for member
agencies of the K.I.D.S. Network, and soliciting in-kind support and
3. Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates proposed or pending legislation
for its impact on the welfare of County children, youth, and
families; confers with officials of various local, state, and
federal agencies concerning such legislation; and prepares written
legislative analyses for executive staff and K.I.D.S. Network
Advisory Committee and Policy Council.
4. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with
community organizations, government agencies, and the public;
represents the Network at youth-related meetings and functions;
prepares various narrative and statistical reports, newsletters, and
educational materials; and provides information and makes
presentations to the community.
5. Confers, interacts, and coordinates Network activities with the
County Board of Supervisors; prepares letters and reports for the
Supervisors' approval and signature; and organizes and facilitates
the Supervisors' Child Friendly and Family Friendly Business Awards
6. Collects, interprets, and analyzes data for incorporation into
periodic accountability reports; assembles information to complete
annual reports and surveys; and updates strategic plan for
submission to the Board of Supervisors and the public.
7. Prepares the K.I.D.S. Network budget; identifies additional
funding sources; develops and writes grant proposals and narratives;
processes purchase orders and claims; monitors expenses; and
negotiates and prepares contracts.
8. Performs a variety of staff support functions for the K.I.D.S.
Network; arranges all regularly scheduled Network Policy Council and
Advisory Committee meetings; prepares agendas; attends meetings; and
prepares quarterly summaries.
9. Supervises professional and clerical support staff; interviews,
makes hiring recommendations, and trains staff; assigns work;
evaluates performance; and recommends disciplinary action.
1. Possession of a bachelor's degree in human services, social
services, or related field and two years of administrative
experience in human/social services or education, including some
lead or supervisory experience; or,
2. a combination of training, education, and experience that is
equivalent to the employment standard listed above and that provides
the required knowledge and abilities.
Additional Requirements: Independent travel is required. Possession
of a valid California Class C Driver's License is required at time
Knowledge of: program and organization development and management;
research and statistical methods; basic math; assessment and program
evaluation techniques; budget development and management;
supervisory practices; and word-processing, spreadsheet, and
Ability to: plan, organize, and coordinate interagency programs;
establish work plans, including short- and long-term goals; organize
and prioritize work assignments; effectively delegate responsibility
to others; act as a community resource; compile, analyze, and
evaluate data and make recommendations; prepare narrative and
statistical reports, newsletters, and educational materials; plan,
schedule, and develop meeting agendas; develop and manage program
budgets; develop funding sources and write associated grants and
contracts; make oral presentations; plan, train, and supervise the
work of others; establish and maintain effective working
relationships with diverse populations, special interest groups,
community organizations, elected officials, other staff, and the
public; and effectively handle political, sensitive, and
confidential materials or situations.
Desirable Qualifications: A master's degree in human services,
social services, or related field and experience working with
agencies serving at-risk youth are highly desirable.