Division Director - Social Services Programs

Management
Full-time
County of Santa Cruz

Salary:  $135,429 - 181,542 Annually

Paid holidays, excellent benefits and CalPERS retirement!

The County of Santa Cruz offers a generous benefits package which includes annual leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision and retirement benefits!

The Position:

The County of Santa Cruz Human Services Department is seeking an accomplished and dynamic person to fill the senior management position of Division Director-Social Services Programs in their Employment and Benefits Services Division. This is a challenging position in an environment that is progressive, technology-driven and customer service oriented. The Division Director will report directly to the Human Services Department Director or Assistant Human Services Department Director and is responsible for administering and evaluating public assistance and workforce development programs including: Medi-Cal, Cal-Fresh, CalWORKS, General Assistance, and Welfare to Work programs.

The Human Services Department is founded on the values of excellent service, compassion, integrity, partnerships and effective practice. The Human Services Department is dedicated to making a difference!

Qualifications:

Three years of responsible administrative or management experience which would demonstrate application or possession of the required knowledge and abilities.

A Master's Degree in Business, Public Administration, Social Services, Social Work, or closely related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

The County of Santa Cruz:

Santa Cruz County has approximately 270,000 residents and is situated in the northern area of Monterey Bay, 70 miles south of San Francisco and 35 miles southwest of the Silicon Valley. The County’s natural beauty is apparent in its pristine beaches, lush redwood forests, and rich farmland. It has an ideal Mediterranean climate with low humidity and approximately 300 days of sunshine a year. Its unique shops and restaurants, coupled with a multitude of cultural and recreational activities, including theatre, music, art as well as golfing, surfing, hiking, and biking, offer a wealth of leisure activities. Higher education includes Cabrillo College and the University of California, Santa Cruz, with two additional State Universities less than an hour’s drive away. These elements of high-quality living make Santa Cruz County one of California’s most desirable living areas.

Live and work in beautiful Santa Cruz County!

For more details and to apply online please visit www.santacruzcountyjobs.com.