Division Director - Social Services Programs
County of Santa Cruz

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Post Date: Sep 27, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $135,429 – 181,542 Annually
Location: US - California - Santa Cruz
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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!

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, work and play in beautiful Santa Cruz County!


Thorough knowledge of program planning, administration, coordination and evaluation; principles and practices of public administration; functions and services of the assigned division’s programs; principles and practices of supervision, training and personnel management.

For more details please visit www.santacruzcountyjobs.com

Benefits include:

Medical, Dental, and Vision
CALPers Retirement
County participates in Social Security.
Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability Plan
Administrative Leave

Contact Details

URL: http://www.santacruzcountyjobs.com