Director of Juvenile Services – Dallas County Texas

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Annual salary range: $169,870 to $212,338 DOQ

The County of Dallas offers an attractive benefits package.

Application Deadline: Sunday, July 15, 2018

Dallas County is the second-most populous county in Texas and the ninth-most populous in the United States. Dallas County is home to thirty cities, an incredibly diverse population of almost 2.5 million, and the fourth-largest concentration of Fortune 500 corporate headquarters in the country. Historically, Dallas County has always been an area where many seemingly unrelated features have come together to produce something remarkable and unexpected. It is where people of all ages, backgrounds, nationalities, and faiths live and work together.

The selected candidate will have the opportunity to work within an agency culture focused on “Putting Youth First”. Supported by a community committed to helping families alongside juvenile justice stakeholders that adhere to a philosophy of diverting youth away from the deep end of the juvenile system whenever possible, department personnel use an array of programs that employ research supported strategies. With thirteen locations throughout Dallas County the department provides an abundance of services; including, treatment and diversion courts, comprehensive behavior health programs, alternative education programs, victim restoration programs, evening and day reporting sites and field probation offices.

The Director of Juvenile Services directs the department services, programs and facilities in order to maintain compliance with Title 3 of the Texas Family Code and Standards and other related state/federal statutes. The Director implements the directives and policies of the Juvenile Board relating to the delivery of these services and programs. This position promotes inter-agency and community collaboration to further the goals of the department. The Director of Juvenile Services should be an accomplished individual recognized for successful programs in their specific field. The candidate will work with County elected and appointed officials, stakeholder agencies, and County staff to optimize achievement of the mission; engage with an exceptional team of leadership; and establish and grow relationships with stakeholders including those at the federal, state and local level.

To be considered for this challenging and rewarding career opportunity, please submit a cover letter, list of six work-related references, and a resume that reflects years and months of positions held, as well as size of staff and
budgets you have managed. Forward your materials to:

For additional information, please contact:

Josh Jones
CPS HR Consulting
Ph: 916-471-3301

To view an online brochure for this position visit:

Dallas County Texas website:

Please note: under the Texas Public Information Act, information from your resume may be subject to release to the public.

Dallas County Texas is an equal opportunity employer.

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