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Executive Director of Social Work and Re-entry Services

Recruitment #22-005482-0004


This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.




Baltimore City:
6776 Reisterstown Rd. Baltimore MD 21215


This executive-level position provides overall administrative leadership for the Social Work and Re-entry Services Unit. Responsible for delivering, managing, program planning, project development, project management, supervision, evaluations, policy-making strategies, and decisions to ensure comprehensive social work and re-entry services. This position assists the Assistant Secretary with planning, organizing, leading, and coordinating --activities to achieve the goals and objectives of the Programs, Treatment, and Re-Entry Department.

Program Implementation

•Provides oversight and advice on program planning, project development, and program management. Develop and implement all programs related to the delivery of re-entry services to the inmate population pre-release. This includes providing leadership to the social work and re-entry staff and taking the lead in unit staff recruitment.

•Foster relationships with federal, state, and local agencies and with other re-entry and restorative justice organizations.

•Collaborate with other leaders within DPSCS to set and drive a clear vision and culture of excellence for high-quality re-entry programming and treatment services implementation across the organization.

•Represent the Assistant Secretary on programs and services matters when the Assistant Secretary is not available for intra-, inter-, and extra-departmental meetings and consultations.

•Direct the effective operation of Social Work and Re-entry Services by monitoring day-to-day operations and activities of program directors and supervisor, making recommendations to the Assistant Secretary to resolve problems and improve services.

•Manage personnel activities and human resource coordination, including advising program directors and supervisor on the organization of staff to coordinate new initiatives; and assisting with personnel transactions.

•Manage activities and programs, including guiding and advising program directors and supervisor in the development, refinement, and achievement of goals and objectives; organizing staff to coordinate new initiatives; and monitoring and reporting progress of activities and programs.


Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.

Education: Master's Degree in Criminal Justice or related field

Experience: 5 years of supervisory experience in an administrative professional work.


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

Supervision of persons working with the community

Volunteer and Community services experience


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 placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


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.


Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be emailed to or faxed to 410-484-5928. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.

If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload,
please email the requested information to referencing the recruitment number in the subject line, or fax to 410-484-5928 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information,
recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment Division at 410-585-3999.

J. Rolon

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at <> or

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

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