The County of Santa Clara is seeking a dynamic leader who is decisive, well organized and possesses considerable management experience to fill this critical position. This is an exciting and challenging career opportunity for a highly qualified individual capable of providing effective leadership to a diverse staff and who has strong team building abilities. The Deputy Director, Program Support, Research and Evaluation, is responsible for planning and managing Agency-wide services in the areas of research, planning and dissemination; government relations, legislative development and support, and Board communications; staff development and training; contracts with community agencies and service providers; and public information and in-house communication. This position reports to the Director, Social Services Agency, and will provide supervision to subordinate managers, and coordinates closely with the Agency’s operations and administrative directors to successfully oversee services that have Agency-wide impact.
The knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform this function are normally acquired through attainment of a Master’s degree with major work in public policy, public administration, political science, social work administration, or a closely related field, and 5 to 10 years of increasingly responsible administrative/ management experience in policy development, program planning, evaluating and implementation activities related to human services.
For a complete job description and to apply online, please visit us at: www.sccjobs.org If you have any questions please contact Diana Reynolds, Executive Services at (408)-299-5893.