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Deputy Director, Office of Supportive Housing

County of Santa Clara - Office of Supportive Housing
Salary Range: 
$123,314 - $158,217 Annually DOE

The Deputy Director, Office of Supportive Housing plans, coordinates, and leads programs in the Office of Supportive Housing (OSH). This executive position reports to the Director of Office of Supportive Housing, overseeing policies and programs to prevent and reduce homelessness, especially among special needs populations who are served by County departments. This position assists in developing and coordinating regional strategies that make supportive housing available, accessible, and effective.

The County of Santa Clara is seeking an experienced leader of excellent character and integrity who reflects the vision and shares the mission of the County. A proven executive who will be a positive, progressive, energetic, responsive, politically astute and confident leader who is flexible and a good problem solver. He/She should be a team player and possess the creative vision to advance the Department’s services. Additionally, he/she will thrive in a high pressure, fast-paced, dynamic environment. Interpersonal skills and the ability to easily relate and adjust to a variety of situations and personalities, and to communicate with staff at all levels of the organization is a must. The knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform this function are normally acquired through the attainment of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Business, Finance, Public Administration, the social sciences, or a related field, and a minimum of 4 years of progressive responsible and professional project management experience in the supportive housing development, rehabilitation, and planning, or related field; and at least two years supervising staff responsible for public housing and/or redevelopment programs and functions. A Master’s degree in Business or Public Administration, the Social Sciences is highly desirable.

For a complete job description and to apply, please go to It is anticipated that this recruitment will be open until position is filled. You are encouraged to apply as soon as possible and to monitor our website for updated closing information. If you have any questions please contact Patricia Carrillo, Executive Services at (408) 299-5897.