HOMELESS SERVICES COORDINATOR

Job Specifications

Class Code: SH8

Analyst: TC

Date Originated:

7/15

Date Revised:

 

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

DEFINITION

Under general direction, to recommend, promote and implement the goals, and countywide strategic plan to address homelessness.† This position will establish and maintain a framework for activities in order to build a strong inter-jurisdictional coordination structure, align policies, promote systems integration and promote collaboration among public agencies, educational institutions, businesses and community groups; and to do other work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This classification is responsible for exercising a high degree of leadership and independent judgment in the coordination of the Countyís overall plan to address homelessness and assisting with the implementation of the countywide strategic plan on homelessness.† The work of the position will be directed and prioritized by the Housing Action Partnership (HAP) Executive Committee, as HAP has the necessary subject matter expertise to offer programmatic leadership and direction.† This position shall reside within the County Administrative Office.† ††

TYPICAL TASKS

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Knowledge:

Thorough knowledge of:


Working knowledge of:


Some knowledge of:

Ability to:

Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Equivalent to a Bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business, finance, social sciences, or a related field.† (A Masterís degree in a related field is highly desirable.)

AND

Five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in public administration, including three years experience in the design and delivery of programs to address homelessness.† A masterís degree in a related field may be substituted for one (1) year of professional experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to provide suitable transportation approved by the appointing authority.

Bargaining Unit: 11
EEOC Job Category: 02††††
Occupational Grouping: 85
Worker's Comp Code:† 0053