The Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS), in cooperation with the Baltimore City Mayor’s Office, seeks a strong administrator to direct all program activities of the Baltimore City Department of Social Services (DSS) including Adult, Family and Children’s Services, Financial and Nutrition Assistance Programs, Human Resource Management and Local General Administration. The Baltimore City DSS’s Administration Building is located in East Baltimore and has a staff of approximately 1,700 with an operating budget in excess of $693 million.
Home to world-renowned research institutions and the historic seaport the Inner Harbor, Baltimore is an urban city with a population of approximately 620,000 and a median household income of $42,241. Baltimore City is within driving distance to several major metropolitan areas including Washington, D.C., Virginia Beach, VA, Philadelphia, PA and New York City.
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, October 27, 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. Additional information about DHS is available at www.dhr.maryland.gov.
Additional Salary Information: Baltimore City Government may provide a salary supplement commensurate with experience. The supplement is in addition to the State Salary.
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.