HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR

(Exempt from Civil Service)

Job Specifications

Class Code: SP9

Analyst: PT, TC, CB

Date Originated:

10/81 

Date Revised:

7/04, 2/08, 8/19   

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

DEFINITION

Subject to legislative and administrative determinations of policy, to be responsible for and direct the social service, income maintenance, and employment training programs and other human service programs and activities; and to do other work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This single position class is responsible for the development and implementation, on a Countywide basis, of coordinated Human Services Department services to individuals within the community. This class is distinguished from subordinate managerial classes in the agency in that the latter are assigned more specific areas of program responsibility consistent with their disciplines.

This position receives direction from the County Administrative Officer and the Board of Supervisors.

TYPICAL TASKS


EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Knowledge:

Ability to:

 

Education and Experience:

Any combination of education and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying, unless otherwise specified. A typical way to obtain the knowledges and abilities would be:

 

Four years of broad and extensive, high level administrative or management experience that would demonstrate possession or application of the knowledges and abilities listed above which must have included at least two years of experience in a social services agency or administrative work related to human services. A Masterís degree in public administration, social work or a related field is desirable.

PREVIOUS CLASS TITLES: None
Benefit Status: 04
EEOC Job Category: 01
Occupational Grouping: 66
Workers Comp Code: 53