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Deputy Director for Programs – Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing

City & County of San Francisco
Salary Range: 
$149,916 to $191,308

One of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, San Francisco is a city of truly international character with an eclectic mix of Victorian and modern architecture and a highly diverse cosmopolitan population. With approximately 885,000 residents in a 47 square mile area, San Francisco is the thirteenth most populous city in the United States and the fourth most populous city in California. The Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing (HSH) began operations on August 15, 2016 with the mission of making homelessness rare, brief and one-time in San Francisco. San Francisco is a pioneer in homeless service provision. The Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing has a budget of over $260 million, with $200 million contracted to nonprofit organizations. The staff of 130 works closely with nonprofit partners, other city departments, philanthropy, homeless and formerly homeless individuals, and the community at large to achieve its mission.

The Deputy Director for Programs will be responsible for overseeing all programs and services operated under the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing. In partnership with the Department Director, Deputy Director for Administration and Director of Strategic and External Affairs, the Deputy Director for Programs will provide leadership and direction to the Department.

Requires a BA/BS in fields such as public administration, public policy, social work, business administration, or closely related fields; and four or more years of experience managing an organizational unit or program within the field of social services, homelessness, supportive housing, or similar public sector programs with responsibilities including: evaluating, planning, and supervising staff and their activities; program development; program evaluation; policy analysis; and strategic planning. Candidates will have a career history that demonstrates outstanding leadership skills and a strong understanding of the issues related to social services, homelessness and housing.

Salary range $149,916 to $191,308.

Apply by July 19, 2019 at For questions, contact Sherrill Uyeda or Cindy Krebs at (562) 901-0769 or at or The City/County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, medical condition or pregnancy.