Human Services Deputy Director

Work Type
Directors and Program Managers

Position Number

$81,288 - $128,476

Closing Date
October 28, 2022
Posted October 13, 2022

Agency Name
Social Services

Work County

Job Location
1717 West 5th Street
North Carolina
Job Description

Primary Purpose of Position: 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 serves as an overall extension of the Director and assumes overall agency responsibility in the absence of the Director. 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. 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 coordinates and direct a staff of technical, professional, and clerically related 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. Minimum Training and Experience: 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.  Valid North Carolina driver license required.  Bilinguals encouraged to apply.  Transcript required with application to be considered for position.  DD 214 is required from applicants claiming a military preference.
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