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Office of Child Safety Analyst

Texas Health & Human Services Commission
1500 N Arkansas, Laredo, TX 78040
Full-time
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Job Description


This position is part of the Office of Child Safety. The purpose of this office is to ensure consistent, transparent, and timely review of child abuse and neglect fatalities and serious/near fatal injuries under DFPS' jurisdiction and develop expertise in state and national trends and best practices for intervening and preventing these tragedies. This position performs advanced consultative services and technical assistance work related to the design of data analysis and application of safety science in the child and family services performed by or purchased by DFPS. Work involves planning, developing, and implementing major agency program(s) and providing consultative services and technical assistance to program staff, governmental agencies, community organizations, or the general public. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Essential Job Functions:
• Oversees data collection infrastructure and analysis of trends in child fatality.
• Provides training, analysis, and reports on safety science, child fatality and injury prevention.
• Conducts liaison work with DSHS and the medical community and research cutting edge initiatives in Texas and in the nation;
• Provides in-depth case reviews that tie real-world incidents of child fatality and injury to state and national data sets and trends.
• Provides technical assistance and consultation to DFPS staff and contractors, staff of other state and private agencies, and provider groups on PEI programs regarding the work of the Office of Child Safety.
• Reviews results of program evaluation reports, internal audits, research studies and forecasts to provide direction and guidance.
• Performs other duties as assigned and required to maintain unit operations.
• Promotes and demonstrates appropriate respect for cultural diversity among coworkers and all work-related contacts.
• Attends work regularly in accordance with agency leave policy.

Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Knowledge of the child welfare system.
• Knowledge and/or experience working with complex data and statistical analysis.
• Skill at establishing and maintaining productive working relationships both internally and externally.
• Ability to analyze and interpret complex written material.
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities.
• Ability to establish measurable goals and objectives.
• Ability to identify problems, evaluates alternatives, and implement effective solutions.
• Ability to plan, assign, and supervise the work of others.
• Ability to communicate effectively; strong verbal and writing skills.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Ability to make sound decisions under pressure.
• Skill in effective verbal and written communication.
• Ability to communicate in writing

• Demonstrates knowledge of child welfare and safety science.
• Demonstrates ability to manage programs and motivate staff to achieve goals.
• Demonstrates knowledge of program planning and setting and reaching goals and objectives
• Communicates effectively verbally and in writing.
• Demonstrates experience and an ability to work and make decisions independently under pressure and in group settings.
• Demonstrates and/or an ability to organize and present complex information.
• Demonstrates experience in developing policies, procedures, and/or procurements.

Registration or Licensure Requirements:
None required.

Initial Selection Criteria:
• Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.
• Two years full-time consultative, supervisory, managerial, social service, professional or technical work which must include:
• analysis of work problems having an administrative aspect and interpretation of complex written material; or
• planning, organizing, and coordinating requirements for support services or program operations where a wide range of demands are involved, including interpretation of complex written material; or
• Texas Department of Family and Protective Services experience.

Acceptable Substitutions: The following may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education, with a maximum substitution of four years:
• One additional year full-time consultative, supervisory, managerial, social service, professional or technical work which must include:
• analysis of work problems having an administrative aspect and interpretation of complex written material;
• or planning, organizing, and coordinating requirements for support services or program operations where a wide range of demands are involved, including interpretation of complex written material or Texas Department of Family and Protective Services experience
A Graduate degree may be substituted for the required experience, with a maximum substitution of two years.

Additional Information:
Req.# 466853

Position may be located in any DFPS office in Texas. If located separately from supervisor, work will be remotely supervised, requiring occasional travel for unit meetings and face-to-face time with supervisor.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.

Note: There may be no military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position. All active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if qualified to fill this position. For more information see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx.

MOS Code:
No direct military equivalent.

HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.

I-9 Form - Click here to download the I-9 form.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.

Posting ID: 580053394Posted: 2021-01-07