Human Services Deputy Director

Work Type
Directors and Program Managers

Position Number

$76,033 - $120,170

Closing Date
February 3, 2020
Posted January 13, 2020

Agency Name
Pitt County Government

Work County

Job Contact
All inquiries should be emailed to

Job Location
1717 W. 5th Street
North Carolina
Job Description

Primary Purpose of Position:

Reporting to the Social Services Director, the Human Services Deputy Director is responsible for assisting in administering State and Federal social services programs established by Chapter 108A of the North Carolina General Statutes in accordance with applicable Federal and State rules. Pitt County DSS has a budget of $330 million including Medicaid and Food Stamp benefits, and nearly 300 employees. The three main program areas are Economic Services Programs, Social Work Programs and Family Support Services. The programs are housed in three separate locations.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

The deputy director serves as an overall extension of the Director and assumes overall agency responsibility in the absence of the Director. Supervising a staff of two, the deputy director is a resource for staff in administrative matters and is utilized extensively in the areas of Administration, Services Programs, Income Maintenance Programs and the Child Support (IV -D) Program. This position assists with budget development and takes a lead role in monitoring agency budget, preparing and tracking agency goals, working directly with the Director and other Management Team members in internal planning, budgeting, community planning and community relations.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

Master’s degree in public administration, business administration, social work, or human services field and two years of management experience in a human services agency or business, with a preference for one year of management experience in a human services agency; or graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a human services, business or related degree and four years of management experience in a human services agency or business, with a preference for two years of management experience in a human services agency.

To apply, please go to and click on Human Services Deputy Director – Pitt County link on the home page. All applications must be fully completed and submitted online via the Developmental Associates application portal – NOT the County Application portal nor any other external website. It is not sufficient to send only a resume but resumes, cover letters and unofficial academic transcripts (Official transcript required at time of offer.) should be uploaded with the application. Application review begins February 3, 2020. Finalists will participate in onsite interviews and skill assessments on March 2 or 3, 2020 in Pitt County. All applicants are encouraged to hold these dates should they be invited to participate. All inquiries should be emailed to Pitt County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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