Social Services DirectorVance County
Position: Social Services Director
Salary: Negotiable DOQ
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Vance County is currently recruiting for a County Social Services Director. Qualified candidate must have excellent leadership and strong management skills, the ability to develop and effectively manage a large governmental unit budget and an awareness of social services funding streams; a thorough knowledge of the legal and philosophical bases for public welfare programs; knowledge of the principles and practice of social work; knowledge of management principles and practices; knowledge of the agency's objectives, organization, and operation; knowledge of applicable federal and state laws, rules and regulations; a demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and to make effective decisions regarding employees and programs; and the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with the Social Services Board, DSS staff, the general public, federal, state, and local officials.
Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: A Master’s Degree in social work and two years of supervisory experience in the delivery of client services; OR a bachelor’s degree in social work and three years of supervisory experience in the delivery of client services, one of which must have been in Social Services; OR graduation from a four year college or university and three years of supervisory experience in the delivery of client services, two of which must have been in Social Services; OR an equivalent combination of training and experience. Preference will be given to applicants currently in the position of Director, Deputy Director or Asst Director of a Social Service Agency in NC. The salary range is $67,260 – $107,616. The hiring range is negotiable and commensurate with related education and experience. The position is open until filled.
Special Requirement: Residency in Vance County will be required within six months of employment.
Submit resume with a Vance County application (available at www.vancecounty.org) to
Vance County Human Resources as directed on application. A detailed job description is available on our website.