County Social Services Director

Work Type
Directors and Program Managers

Position Number

$72,892 - $109,338

Closing Date
January 9, 2021
Posted December 30, 2020

Agency Name
Department of Social Services

Work County

Job Contact
Applicants must submit a State Application Form PD-107 and resume along with an official sealed school transcript of all undergraduate and graduate studies from accredited institutions. Visit Human Resources on Mitchell County website to download application. The position is subject to employment reference checks, pre-employment drug testing and a criminal background check. All interested applicants should submit their application to Glenda Shuffler, Human Resources Director, at or 26 Crimson Laurel Circle, Suite 2, Bakersville, North Carolina 28705 by January 9th, 2021.

Job Location
347 Long View Drive
North Carolina
Job Description

The Mitchell County Social Services Board is accepting applications from qualified applicants for the position of Mitchell County Social Services Director.  The Director of Social Services serves as administrator of the Mitchell County Department of Social Services and is responsible for administering state and federal social services programs as defined in G.S. 108A. The Director is also responsible for overseeing administration of all department programs, establishing program standards, monitoring and evaluating quality of service delivery systems for public assistance and social services programs. Additional duties include preparing and overseeing a budget of approximately $4.2M, implementing policies, interpreting and executing decisions made by the Board, identifying and responding to changes in policy, responding to public inquiries and professionally representing the agency. The Social Services Director is appointed by and reports to the Social Services Board. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:  A master’s degree in social work (MSW) 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 a graduate 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.
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