SUMMARY:  Founded in 1973, the Ohio Children’s Alliance is a non-profit statewide trade association located in Columbus, Ohio.  The Alliance provides a challenging and rewarding work environment that fosters teamwork and inspires professional excellence.   The Alliance offers professional services to community foster care and mental health agencies, such as trainings, conferences, and business consultation; it lobbies government agencies on matters that impact children, families, and the community agencies that serve them; and is leading a pediatric health care provider network.  

The position is full-time and based in our office in Columbus, Ohio at 2600 Corporate Exchange Drive, near Westerville.  The ideal candidate will manage multiple key areas for Ohio’s statewide extended foster care program, Bridges, to include performance and quality improvement initiatives as well as providing some staff supervision.

QUALIFICATIONS:  In order to adequately fulfill this position an individual must have:

  • A minimum of three years of experience working in social services, foster care population preferred 
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Human Services;
  • LSW/LPC minimum licensure preferred
  • Possession of a valid driver's license, valid automobile insurance, and access to a vehicle; and
  • Willing to travel around 500 miles per month 
  • Proficient with Microsoft 365 products (Outlook, Word and Excel); ability to quickly gain proficiency using other software and web-based services
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to analyze and report on outcomes/statistical information
  • Familiarity with databases; ability to learn and navigate a database software system
  • Highly organized, motivated and efficient; ability to manage multiple work assignments and responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.


DUTIES: Under direct supervision of the Bridges Program Administrator, this employee will:

  • Oversee the statewide Bridges Performance and Quality Improvement Initiatives   

         Manage case and financial audit process as well as conducting audits

         Manage the performance improvement process

         Monitor follow up activities to ensure compliance with policies/procedures

         Compile, organize, analyze and present outcome data

         Use data to initiate improvement efforts

  • Assist in the management of the intake and referral coordination process
  • Facilitate invoice and payment processing of case rates and various reimbursements to provider agencies and vendors.
  • Coordinate with IT vendor(s) to ensure quick resolution of issues impacting various databases, programs and apps.
  •    Oversees the maintenance of Portal ensuring provider access and information remains updated  
  • Manage various contracts and vendors
  • Provide coaching to staff members to assist in resolving program related issues
  • Provide regular supervision and oversight to assigned staff members
  •    Assist with other HR administrative needs as assigned
  • Attend regular monthly staff meetings or supervision meetings


COMPENSATION:  $60,000-65,000.  Negotiable and commensurate with experience.  Paid vacation, sick leave, health, dental, life insurance coverage, and 401(k) retirement program.

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