Deputy Director

Work Type
Directors and Program Managers

Position Number

$72,333 - $92,225

Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Posted November 1, 2022

Agency Name
Person County Government

Work County

Job Location
304 S. Morgan St.
North Carolina
Job Description

The mission of the Person County Department of Social Services is to alleviate emotional and economic distress among the people of the county. The primary purpose of this unit is to direct the work of the agency in conjunction with the Director, local Social Services Board and the State Division of Social Services. The Deputy Director’s role is to provide leadership in the absence of the Director of Social Services and will provide overall management of the internal day-to-day operations of the Department of Social Services (DSS) and leadership in assigned organizational change initiatives. The incumbent provides leadership, guidance, and direction to the DSS Senior Management Team and directly supervises Administrators and other staff as assigned. This position ensures effective, efficient, and fiscally responsible operations which are compliant with county, state and federal policies, regulations, and statutes. Additionally, this position provides oversight and direction for internal operations; serves as a liaison with outside agencies; is heavily involved in policy making; has resource responsibilities; and is responsible assisting the director’s vision on issues related to state politics and policies, and related work as apparent and assigned.
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