Assistant Director of Youth and Family Services, Town of Lexington

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Assistant Director of Youth and Family Services
Town of Lexington
The town of Lexington seeks qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Director of Youth and Family Services. Under the general direction of the Director of Human services, this position provides information and referral, assessment, crisis intervention, counseling and limited case management services to youth and families; ensures that families who have been identified as in need of services obtain appropriate, coordinated services; and coordinates and administers the human services programs of the town, including social and financial needs assessments and the Lexington Emergency Assistance Fund. Along with the Director, develops, manages, and monitors the annual operating budget of the Youth and Family Services division. Collaborates with town departments including public schools, police, fire, health and recreation to plan and coordinate healthy living, mental health, wellness and prevention programs for Lexington residents. Qualified applicants will have a master’s degree in social work, psychology, or a related field, and three to five years of increasingly responsible experience in human services programs and services; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. LCSW required, LICSW preferred. Anticipated hiring range $70,631 - $82,624. Maximum of salary range $88,977. All applicants are required to complete a town application form, available from the Internet at, or by emailing, or by calling (781) 698-4590. Please send completed application, cover letter and resume to Town of Lexington, Human Resources Department, 1625 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington, MA 02420. Position will remain open until filled. (posted 1/11 exp. 2/11)