Director, Agency Operations- Office of Homeless Solutions - 22226705U

  • County of San Diego - Health and Human Services Agency
  • San Diego, California
  • Jun 15, 2022
Full Time Administration and Management Community Relations or PR and Marketing Human and Social Services Public Information and Intergovernmental Affairs Executive, Management
  • Salary: $150,000 to $170,000 Per Year USD
  • Phone: 858-505-6547
  • Apply By: Sep 13, 2022

Summary

The Department of Homeless Solutions and Equitable Communities (HSEC) is currently recruiting a Director to lead the Office of Homeless Solutions. This position will be tasked with managing the programs and services of the Office of Homeless Solutions by leveraging existing regional partnerships and working with cross-sector community stakeholders to prevent, reduce, and eliminate homelessness in the San Diego region.

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HOW TO APPLY:  Complete the online application at www.sandiegocounty.gov/hr; select Current Job Postings, Job Number, 22226705U  

A first review of applications will be completed the week of June 29, 2022.  Interested applicant are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Job Description

Reporting to the Community Operations Officer of the Department of HSEC, the position will be responsible for the following:

•Leads the department’s effort in working towards achieving better coordination of existing and new County homeless efforts and serves as a central point of collaboration for outside partners to ensure equity among all San Diegans and reduce homelessness in the region

• Plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates the administrative and operational activities for the Office of Homeless Solutions

• Manages and coordinates all efforts and activities of the programs that provide direct services to persons experiencing homelessness, with indirect oversight of eligibility and social workers

• Works closely with Behavioral Health Services and Housing and Community Development Services

• Implements the Board of Supervisor (BOS) approved framework on ending homelessness as well as managing the initiatives and responsibility for quarterly reporting to the BOS

• Plans, coordinates, and monitors the progress toward accomplishing HSEC objectives in support of the County’s Live Well San Diego vision of a region that is Building Better Health, Living Safely, and Thriving

• Advances and builds upon existing efforts with a focus on health and social equity, economic inclusion and poverty reduction

• Enhances existing community and partner relationships by collaborating with internal and external stakeholders throughout the County in order to identify core priorities for process and policy improvement and program development in the Office of Homeless Solutions

• Develops, recommends, and implements County policy and procedures supporting broader economic responsibility strategies

• Represents and makes presentations to boards, commissions, and organizations engaged in issues pertaining to homelessness solutions

• Administers contracts, implements and tracks systems, and partners with service providers for homeless solutions

• Actively builds long-term relationships with a myriad of public and private stakeholders throughout the region

• Collaborates with County departments to identify and address barriers to access to services for persons experiencing homelessness, including but not limited to, development of culturally and linguistically responsive programs

Office of Homeless Solutions

The Office of Homeless Solutions leads the County in preventing, reducing, and eliminating homelessness in our region through evidence driven approaches that leverage existing regional partnerships and work with cross-sector community stakeholders to ensure person- centered services and data driven homeless solutions. This position will focus on building coordinated robust services, community outreach, and County cross-threading to assist people experiencing homelessness as well as engaging in upstream efforts to prevent those at risk from becoming homeless to ensure equity among vulnerable San Diegans and reduce homelessness in the region.

Job Requirements

A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university or certified foreign studies equivalency AND five (5) years of management level experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the classification. Experience must include at least one year of supervision.

Note:  A master's degree or higher degree may substitute for a total of one (1) year of experience and cannot be applied to the required one year of supervision.

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Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)

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