HUMAN SERVICE PRGM PLN ADMINISTRATOR
Self- Sufficiency Program Coordinator
|Department||DHS Family Investment Administration - Operations|
|Date Opened||3/16/2023 10:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||3/30/2023 11:59:00 PM|
|HR Analyst||Stacey Nelson|
The Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) is the state’s primary social service provider, serving over one million Marylanders annually. The Department, through its 24 local departments of social services, aggressively pursues opportunities to assist people in economic need, provide preventive services, and protect vulnerable children and adults in each of Maryland’s 23 counties and Baltimore City. DHS works in every community in Maryland to positively impact the lives of Marylanders.
This is a full-time contractual position.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Five years of experience in the administration of a human services program or experience conducting studies and analyses of programs, procedures, practices and organizations.
1. Candidates may substitute additional professional or technical experience in the administration of a human services program or experience conducting studies and analyses of programs, procedures, practices and organizations on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
2. Candidates may substitute graduate level education at an accredited college or university in a human services related field at the rate of 30 credit hours per year for up to two years of the required experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelor’s or graduate degree in social work, or any other human services field
- One year of direct service experience working with refugees, asylees, migrants or other humanitarian immigrant populations.
- Strong relationship building and networking skills as well as demonstrated skills in accessing community resources.
- Knowledge of refugee and immigrant resettlement patterns, processes, and challenges.
- Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
- Excellent written and verbal interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills to interact effectively with all levels of stakeholders and with diverse groups of people.
- Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word applications.
- Specialized knowledge of workforce and economic trends that may affect refugee employment and self-sufficiency outcomes, whether through graduate or undergraduate studies or professional experiences.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Applicants must meet all minimum qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.
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.
The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.
Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.
Online applications are highly recommended, however the paper application may be submitted to: Department of Human Services/HRDT, 311 W. Saratoga Street, Attn: S. Nelson, Baltimore, MD 21201. The paper application must be received on the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Information received after the closing date will not be considered. Application inquiries may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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