Social Services Director

Graham County Government
March 20, 2024
191 P and J Rd, Robbinsville, NC
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12 N Main Street Robbinsville NC 28771
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Graham County is accepting applications for the position of Director of the Department of Social Services.  This position serves as the executive officer for the Department of Social Services and requires work in a wide range of general management functions to ensure the Agency's adherence to all applicable local, state, and Federal laws.  The Director will manage a staff of (32) employees and will direct employees and their programs throughout the Agency.  The position requires interaction with the community, local governing bodies, other government agencies and other officials.  Sound judgment, analytical skills, strong leadership and a working knowledge of social work principles and practices are a must.  Due to the size and limited resources of the community the ability to effectively manage the Agency budget and expenditures is also necessary. 



 Negotiable, dependent on qualifications and experience. Salary range: $50k - 85k. This position comes with a benefits package including paid health insurance; dental, eye and other supplemental insurance available, paid sick time, paid vacation time, and paid holidays, retirement, voluntary 401k and more.


Master’s degree in social work and two years of supervisory experience in the delivery of client services; or a bachelor’s degree in social work and three years supervisory experience in the delivery of client services, one of which must have been in Social Services; or graduation form a four year college or university and three years of supervisory experience, two of which must have been in Social Services; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Applicant must be willing to submit and pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol test as well as a criminal background check. Must possess a valid North Carolina Driver’s License.  


This position is open until filled. Submit a North Carolina (PD-107) Application that can be retrieved on-line, request one by email at [email protected] or pick one up from our office, If you have questions, call 828-479-7961 and speak with HR Officer Kim Crisp. County Manager’s office is located at 196 Knight Street, Robbinsville, NC. Graham County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.