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HUMAN SERVICE ADMINISTRATOR II

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT

Recruitment #19-002729-0018

Introduction

THIS RECRUITMENT IS LIMITED TO CURRENT STATE OF MARYLAND EMPLOYEES.

GRADE

18

LOCATION OF POSITION

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

FREDERICK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT DIVISION

1888 NORTH MARKET STREET

FREDERICK, MD 21701

Main Purpose of Job

This position is the Assistant Director for Child Support for the Frederick County Department of Social Services. This position is responsible for the establishment of goals, priorities, policies, budgets, and performance standards for the Child Support Division. It is also responsible for the administration and oversight of the Child Support Program, which includes both program and fiscal components.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

Experience: Seven years experience in administrative, professional or technical work, two years of which must have involved supervision of other employees or exercising responsibility for program development.

Notes:

1. Applicants may substitute education at the graduate level at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours on a year-for-year basis for a maximum of two years of the required general experience.

2. Experience in a human service program may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required four years of college education.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a commissioned officer in Administrative Officer classifications or Administrative Officer specialty codes in the General, Administrative, Clerical, and Office Services field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education, two (2) years of which must have been in an administrative supervisory or consultative capacity.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet the selective qualification(s) to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Two years of experience working in a Child Support Enforcement Program.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s).  Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

The ideal candidate would possess the following:

1. One year of experience developing, implementing and monitoring budgets and contracts.

2. Two years of experience developing and implementing strategies to achieve performance goals and program audit requirements.

3. Two years of experience collaborating with the State's Attorney's Office and interacting with the Court System.

4. One year of experience developing administrative procedures and evaluating efficiency and effectiveness.

5. Two years of supervisory experience.

6. A Bachelor's Degree in Law, Human Services or similar fields.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

THIS RECRUITMENT IS LIMITED TO CURRENT STATE OF MARYLAND EMPLOYEES.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to: Department of Human Services, Examination Services Unit, 311 W. Saratoga Street, Room 137, Baltimore, Maryland 21201.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload. If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-0882. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

If you have questions concerning the recruitment process for this position, please call 410-767-7414.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov

All mailed documents must include the applicant's name and job number and must be received by 5 P.M. on the closing date. Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the application.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.