Advises and makes recommendations to the Secretary of the Department of Human Services on all strategic activities affecting all programs administered by the Department through the Family Investment, Social Services and Child Support Administrations. Monitors the goals, outcomes and performance measures for the 24 Local Departments of Social Services that administer DHS programs. Formulates and implements DHS policies, goals and priorities in collaboration with the DHS Secretary, Deputy Secretary of Strategy & Administration, Chief of Staff, Executive Directors, and Directors of the Lcoal Offices of Social Services. Represents the Department on external Commissions, Advisory Councils and Interagency Committees.
For more information and to apply for this position please visit DHS Job Board.
Applicants must have a Master's Degree in Social Work or a related field and at least eight years of executive level experience in the administration of human services programs, with emphasis on Child Welfare. Resumes must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, September 28, 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; and strong communcation skills.
Applications accepted via DHS Job Board. You will be required to provide a resume, salary history, and current salary requirements.
The Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) is the state’s primary social service provider, serving over one million people annually. The Department, through its 24 local departments of social services, aggressively pursues opportunities to assist people in economic need, provide preventive services, and protect vulnerable children and adults in each of Maryland’s 23 counties and Baltimore City.