A National Resource to Support Excellence in Community Action

Director of Housing & Human Services Job Opening – City of Frederick (MD)

City of Frederick

Frederick, Maryland

Seeks Director of Housing & Human Services

Job  announcement

Application deadline: 5 PM EDT April 24, 2020

Job Summary

The Director of Housing and Human Services is an appointed position that serves at the pleasure of the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Board of Aldermen.  The Director is also accountable to and receives direction from the independent Boards of Directors of the Frederick Community Action Agency (FCAA) and the Friends for Neighborhood Progress 501(c)(3) (FFNP).  In this capacity, the Director provides executive leadership to the Department of Housing and Human Services and is responsible for the strategic planning, organization, operation, and management of multiple department programs and services. In support of the City's established mission and goals, this position develops and executes strategies to lead City efforts as a welcoming community with increased opportunities for people of all incomes to reside in the City and to provide robust human services outreach to support vulnerable residents.

The position is responsible for leading community-based services, ensuring human rights are maintained, maintaining appropriate licensure and accreditation, and identifying, securing, and utilizing funding streams. Department operations include the programs administered by the FCAA, the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), weatherization and energy assistance programs, human services outreach programs, Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit program (MPDU) and various housing and neighborhood programs.  Additionally, FFNP receives and administers grants from federal, state, and local governments as well as donations from foundations and the public in connection with programs jointly operated with the City and FCAA.  The position requires considerable public contact with numerous groups, boards and commissions, non-profit entities, County, State, and Federal departments and officials as well as clients of the above-named programs and citizens of Frederick City and County.

See job announcement for more information including compensation and benefits, essential duties and responsibilities, required education and/or experience, required certificates and/or licenses, and skills.

To Apply

Access the link to apply online on the Frederick County job announcement.

Equal Opportunity Employer


Submit a Comment