Deputy Director

Work Type
Directors and Program Managers

Position Number

$65,649.00 to $92,487.00

Closing Date
October 16, 2019
Posted October 10, 2019

Agency Name
Ashe County DSS

Work County

Job Contact
External applications must be submitted to the NCWorks Office, 626 Ashe Central School Road; Unit 5, Jefferson, NC 28640 in order to be considered. You may fax all documents to Nancy Broman at 336-982-3657 prior to the 1:00 p.m. deadline on October 16, 2019.

Job Location
150 Government Circle, Suite 1400
North Carolina
Job Description

This position will report to the Director. The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Director with administration and coordination of all services and programs provided by the department. The Deputy Director will serve as an extension of the Director and will assume overall agency responsibility in the absence of the Director. The Deputy Director’s position will be utilized extensively in the areas of Child Welfare, Adult Services, Income Maintenance, Work First and Child Support programs, with tasks including direct management, coordination, supervision and day-to-day operation of those areas. The position performs difficult, complex administrative and managerial work with the primary responsibility for planning, organizing, staffing and directing the Agency operations under the direction of and through delegation from the Director. The Deputy Director will also be responsible for working directly with the Director and other management team members in internal planning, budgeting, community planning and community relations. Responsibilities include special projects as assigned by the Director. The Deputy Director may be called upon to provide supervisory on-call duties during times of supervisory shortages and will assist in the operation of a community shelter in the event of an emergency. State, Fiscal and Personnel will remain the direct responsibility of the Director. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of principles, methods and techniques of efficient administration, including interpersonal communication, personnel administration, budgeting, accounting, planning, program evaluation and office management. Thorough knowledge of human services administration. General knowledge of social, medical, mental and economic factors of the community served. Ability to plan, coordinate and direct a staff of technical, professional, and clerical personnel. Ability to interpret and apply laws and policies to specific problems relating to agency activities. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency personnel, county officials and the general public.
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