|A Master’s of Public Administration, Business Administration, Social Work, Public Health or related field supplemented by six or more years of leadership experience in the management of a large governmental agency is strongly preferred. A bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or related field supplemented by eight years’ leadership experience in the management of a large governmental agency is a minimum requirement; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Local government (County) leadership experience is strongly preferred while past professional work experience in human services is desirable. The selected candidate will be required to obtain and maintain a valid North Carolina driver’s license. Expected hiring range is $110,000 - $160,000 depending on qualifications. Information about benefits can be found at: http://www.co.cumberland.nc.us/employee_info/downloads/Cumberland_County_Employee_Benefit_Package__2016.pdf. |
There is a residency requirement to relocate within County limits within 12 months.
The Successful Candidate: • has extensive knowledge and experience supervising human services departments; • has knowledge of key public health and human service challenges facing citizens today; • is a progressive leader with a proven track record` in innovative large governmental agency management; • is knowledgeable of principles and practices of public administration to include planning; administration and supervision; and preparing and implementing proposals which affect the operations of county government; • has an excellent track record in establishing and maintaining working relationships with diverse internal and external stakeholders such as County staff, County Commissioners and other public officials, business and community leaders, and the general public through demonstrated personal community engagement; • is skilled in leading cross-functional teams using a collaborative, team-based style to resolve complex problems and capitalize on opportunities with creative solutions; • commits to the highest level of customer service and community collaboration by routinely seeking stakeholder input to effectively achieve County goals; • thinks strategically and is experienced in cultivating buy-in and implementing a Board’s strategic priorities; • possesses executive level skills in interpersonal and written communications, strategic planning, finance and budget development, administration and intergovernmental relations; • is keenly analytical and a critical thinker while being accessible and personable to people at all levels of the organization; • values accountability and holds high expectations of self and others while also being an effective leader; • proactively monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; • effectively cultivates an outstanding workforce through development and management of staff talent; • can embrace and model the County’s core values of professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellent customer service.
Application and Selection Process
To apply for this position, visit the Developmental Associates client openings website (or copy and paste into your browser: https://www.developmentalassociates.com/client-openings/client-positions/ and click on the position title. All applications must be fully completed and submitted online via this portal. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply no later than May 14, 2017. Semi-Finalists will participate in an assessment center in Cumberland County on June 15-16, 2017. Final candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug-screen and submit to a comprehensive background check. The recruitment and selection process is being managed by Developmental Associates, LLC. All inquiries should be emailed to email@example.com. The official Cumberland County website is http://www.co.cumberland.nc.us/. Cumberland County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce.