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 Social Services Director - Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Job information
Posted by: Department of Human Resources 
Hiring entity type: Government 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: US$73612 - 104429
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Government
Management - Director
Travel: Minimal 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Spanish - Fluent
Portuguese - Fluent
Minimum education: Masters Degree 
Minimum years experience:
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: Cover letter required
Virtual interview questions: No questions which require answers when applying for this job posting.
Job code: 17-005483-0018 / Latpro-3561475 
Date posted: Aug-09-2017
State, Zip: Maryland, 21158


The Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS), in cooperation with the Cecil County Government, seeks 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 approximately 145 and a $10.1 million operating budget.

Cecil County is a progressive rural and suburban county with a population 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., Baltimore, 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 administration 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 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 communication 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.