The Job The Department of Aging and Adult Services is offering a unique opportunity for a highly motivated, compassionate, results-oriented professional leader to build and transform the delivery of comprehensive services within the complex continuum of care for the elderly/aging and disabled adult population.
Maximum Total Compensation Valued at up to $222,274
The Department of Aging and Adult Services is seeking an Assistant Director that will serve as a change agent for innovation while building and maintaining all operations of the department as it continues to grow its comprehensive services. Responsibilities include ensuring collaboration with community stakeholders to expand complex services; compliance with federal and state regulations; providing leadership and oversight for key programs servicing the elderly/aging and disabled adult population; establishing departmental policies, goals, and objectives; personnel management; and budget preparation and monitoring.
This position is in the Unclassified Service and serves at the discretion of the Director of the Department of Aging and Adult Services.
To view a more comprehensive listing of job duties for this classification refer to the Assistant Director of Aging and Adult Services and job description.CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Travel:
Statewide and nationwide travel is required. Travel throughout the County is also required, and employees may be required to make provisions for local transportation (mileage reimbursement is available at current IRS rates). A valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be maintained for the individual providing the transportation.Minimum Requirements Education :
A Master's degree in Social Work, Human Services, Gerontology, Clinical Psychology or Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage, Family or Child Psychology, or in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Public Administration, Public Health, or other closely related field.
Qualifying degrees must be completed at a college or university accredited by an accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education. In addition, degrees completed outside of the U.S. must be accompanied by an evaluation report from a reputable credential evaluation service indicating equivalency to degrees or coursework completed at a college or university accredited by an accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education. -AND- Experience :Option 1:
Three (3) years of highly responsible experience as an executive-level manager or administrator within a large human services or social services agency, which includes: interpreting/enforcing relevant laws, rules and regulations; responsibility for program planning and development; personnel administration and business operations; and budget/fiscal administration for multi-million dollar budgets and/or contracts. Qualifying experience must also include collaboration with community stakeholders, working with public officials, and full-scope responsibility for managing multiple subordinate managers ( i.e., hiring, firing, mentoring/coaching, counseling, disciplinary actions, assigning work, completing work performance evaluations, developing work schedules and approving time off ).Option 2:
Five (5) years of management experience within a large human services or social services agency, which includes professional-level administrative responsibility for interpreting/enforcing relevant laws, rules and regulations; responsibility for program planning and development; personnel administration and business operations; and budget/fiscal administration for multi-million dollar budgets and/or contracts. Qualifying experience must also include full-scope responsibility for managing multiple subordinate supervisors ( i.e., hiring, firing, mentoring/coaching, counseling, disciplinary actions, assigning work, completing work performance evaluations, developing work schedules and approving time off ). Note: Staff Analyst II and Administrative Supervisor II experience is not considered qualifying. Desired Qualifications
The Ideal Candidate
will have at least five (5) years of progressively responsible, executive-level management experience including program planning/development and delivery of services to elderly/aging and disabled adults
within a large public sector agency or Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs). In addition, the ideal candidate will be a dynamic team builder and results-oriented, creative problem solver who thrives when taking the lead on multiple projects and enjoys collaborating on strategies and tactics, as well as achieving successful outcomes. Excellent financial and political acumen, and strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills are required to effectively manage key programs, and work with staff and other County departments, local cities, state, and federal agencies.Key Attributes:
- A strategic planner with a proven track record of achievement.
- A proven innovator who effectively implements new ideas with the goal of improving the lives of older adults and families in our community.
- Strong political acumen; be politically sensitive, but apolitical.
- Strong financial analysis skills to oversee multi-million dollar budgets/contracts while maximizing resources to create operational efficiencies.
- A self-motivated leader who can model a strong work ethic and be a team-player.
- A global thinker who can operate in a complex system of care with compassion.
- Experience collaborating with boards, department heads, and community agency executive directors.
- Knowledge and experience serving the elderly/aging and disabled adult population.
Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number of qualified applications are received.
The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the appointing authority for further consideration . Apply ASAP as recruitment may close at anytime .
There will be a competitive evaluation
of qualifications based on a review of the Application and Supplemental Questionnaire; therefore, it is to your advantage to provide as much relevant and detailed work experience as possible. Resumes may accompany the application as supplemental information only, but will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaires . Completing your application with statements such as "see/refer to resume" or "see attached" rather than completing your work history may affect your eligibility or competitive evaluation score.
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