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SOCIAL SERVICE ADMINISTRATOR III

SUPERVISOR (CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE IN FOSTER FAMILY DEVELOPMENT)

Recruitment #20-002052-0002

GRADE

18

LOCATION OF POSITION

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

SOCIAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

311 W. SARATOGA STREET

BALTIMORE, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This position provides oversight, management and technical guidance for all aspects of the grant-funded, Center for Excellence in Foster (Resource) Family Development project. In addition, the position collaborates with the projects team of multi-disciplinary project staff as well as federal and State partners; interfaces with DHS/SSA leadership, Local Departments of Social Services (LDSS) staff and stakeholders; and ensures work associated with the project is completed. The position ensures that high-quality deliverables are submitted in accordance with proposed work plans. The Supervisor will develop, coordinate, maintain, and oversee a project work plan that translates project objectives into actionable plans and compiles into progress reports and presentations suitable for project leadership. The Supervisor will direct regular communication; and contribute to the development of federal reporting documents.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a master's degree in social work from an accredited college or university approved by the Council on Social Work Education.

Experience: Seven years of professional experience in a social work capacity in a public or private agency or institution, four years of which must have been in an administrative, supervisory or consultative capacity.

Note:

1.) These requirements are established by the Social Service Administration by authority provided in Human Services §4-204 of the Annotated Code of Maryland and the Department of Budget and Management, Office of Personnel Services and Benefits does not have authority to accept substitutions or equivalents.

2.) Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a commissioned officer in Social Work classifications or Social Work specialty codes in the Social Science, Psychology, and Welfare field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

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 the required experience must include developing, implementing and/or monitoring/reporting on a budget for grant-funded Child Welfare 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.

1. Three years of experience in working with foster youth and families, preferably foster parent recruitment, retention, and training.

2. Two years of experience collaborating with agency stakeholders and partners.

3. Two years of experience writing/analyzing data reports.

4. Two years of experience supervising staff.

5. Experience with research and innovation on best practice in Child Welfare.

6. Experience establishing evaluation and outcomes criteria.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Candidates filling positions in this classification must be licensed by the Board of Social Work Examiners.

2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties are required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

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 examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position.  You may be asked to complete a supplemental questionnaire.  The supplemental questionnaire may be used as part of the rating process.  Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.

 

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service is required 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 135, Baltimore, Maryland 21201.

 

All mailed documents must include the applicant's name and the 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.

 

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

 

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 applicants are encouraged to apply.

 

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

 

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