The Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR), in cooperation with the Allegany County Government, seeks a strong administrator to direct all program activities of the Allegany County Department of Social Services (ACDSS) including Child Welfare, Family and Adult Services, Financial Assistance Programs, Nutrition Assistance, and Child Support. ACDSS is supported by a strong community based advisory board, operates within a network of strong community partnerships and has an experienced, dedicated and talented staff. The Allegany County DSS, located in the County Seat of Cumberland, MD has a staff of approximately 160 and a $38.8 million operating budget.
Allegany county is progressive rural county with a population of approximately 73,000 and a median household income of $39.886. Located in the mounts of beautiful Western Maryland, Allegany County is within a two-hour drive to three major metropolitan areas - Washington, D. C., Baltimore and Pittsburgh, PA.
Applications 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, May 5, 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.
Application will be accepted via DHR’s online job board. You will be required to provide a resume, salary history, and current salary requirements. Additional information about DHR is available at www.dhr.maryland.gov.