The Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS), in coorperation with the Cecil County Goverment, seek a strong administrator to direct all program activities of the Cecil County Department of Social Services (DSS) including Child Welfare, Family and Adult Services, Financial Assistance Programs, Nutrition Assistance, and Child Support. The Cecil County DSS, Located in the County Seat of Elkton, MD has a staff of appproximately 145 and a $10.1 million operating budget.
Cecil County is a progressive rural and suburban county with apoloution of approximately 103,000 and a median household income of $65, 124. Located on the Upper Chesapeake Bay, Cecil County is within driving distance to Washington, D.C., MD and Philadelphia, PA.
Applicants must have a Master's Degree in Social Work or a related field and at least five years of professional employment in social services adminsitration or supervision. Resumes must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, August 31, 2017.
Other desired qualifications include, but are not limited to: strong leadershop and management skills, particularly in fiscal and human resource management, ability to implement change, motivate staff and maintain relationships; ability to acquire new funding from non-traditional sources; and strong commuciation skills.
Applicaitons will be accepted via DHS's Online Job Board you will be required to provide a resume, salary history, and current salary requirements. Additional information about DHS is available at www.dhr.maryland.gov