Social Services Manager (Adult Services)

Work Type
Adult Services, Directors and Program Managers

Position Number

$62,839 – 84,833

Closing Date
November 12, 2020
Posted November 3, 2020

Agency Name
New Hanover County DSS

Work County
New Hanover

Job Location
1650 Greenfield St.
North Carolina
Job Description

Essential Duties New Hanover County is seeking an experienced Social Services Manager for the Adult Services program to join the Social Services department.  This position directs and supervises the work of 5 teams of adult services staff.   Duties include directly coordinating services provided by vendors and community organizations; ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations and standards for adult services; managing special client situations and problems; compiling and analyzing statistical reports; assisting with budget preparation; monitoring program expenditures; and performing public relations and community education activities. The Social Services department is comprised of a team of over 320 dedicated professionals seeking to serve the citizens of our county through providing essential human services.  The department is a part of a dynamic, professional county organization with a clear vision as a vibrant, prosperous, diverse coastal community, committed to building a sustainable future for generations to come.  Ideal candidates for the department of social services have excellent customer service, organizational and computer skills, the ability to problem solve and make critical decisions and above all, an overwhelming desire to serve the citizens of our county. New Hanover County strives to hire the best and the brightest employees who are committed to public service.  Our employees enjoy an innovative, energetic and employee-focused work environment with top down support that embraces bottom up ideas and engagement.  Our talented team of professionals have a passion for providing care and services that effect change on the everyday lives of the citizens they encounter.  Our shared values of professionalism, innovation, integrity, stewardship and accountability guide the way we conduct ourselves and deliver services to our customers.  If this sounds like an organization that models the values you uphold, we invite you to come and be a part of the exciting, healthy and progressive team at New Hanover County. Minimum Qualifications MSW from an accredited school of social work and 6 years of professional social work experience; or a BSW from an accredited school of social work and 7 years of professional social work experience; or a four-year degree in a human services field and 8 years of related social work experience.  Must have two (2) years of supervisory experience.  MSW strongly preferred. Knowledge of community resources, funding sources, and budgeting desired.   Must have good driving record and own transportation. Licenses/Certifications Valid NC Driver's License Other Information Hours are 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday through Friday, and on-call after hours. Must be available to work during emergency situations.  
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