The Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS), in cooperation with the St. Mary’s County Government, seeks an accomplished administrator to direct and lead all program activities of the St. Mary’s County Department of Social Services (DSS) including Child Welfare, Family and Adult Services, Financial Assistance Programs, Nutrition Assistance, and Child Support. The St. Mary’s County DSS, located in the County seat of Leonardtown, MD has a staff of 122 and a $37 million operating budget.
St. Mary’s County is a vibrant rural and suburban county with a population of more than 110,000 and a median household income of $88,190. Located on the Chesapeake Bay with 500 miles of shoreline, St. Mary’s County is within driving distance to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Richmond, VA.
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 administration or supervision. Resumes must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. on Friday, January 5, 2018
Other desired qualifications include, but are not limited to: strong leadership 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 communcaiton skills.
Applications 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.dhs.maryland.gov.