Senior Department Analyst - Homelessness & Coordinated Care Division - Health & Human Services Dept

  • San Rafael, California
  • Apr 10, 2024
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Human Resources and Personnel Public Health
  • Salary: $106,683.20 - $128,960.00 Annually USD Annually
  • Salary Top: 128960 USD Annually

Job Description


At the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful, they like the work they do, and they are proud to tell people "I work for the County of Marin." Discover more about us, our values and our organizational culture here . Read on to find out more about this opportunity:

At Health & Human Services, we serve our community through the values of support, unity, trust and excellence with one common goal: to promote and protect the health, well-being, safety and self-sufficiency of all in Marin. Join our team of bright, committed, and energetic people who also want to make an impact through public service.


Working under the direction of the Division Director for Homelessness & Coordinated Care, the Senior Department Analyst is responsible for the strategic development, implementation, and fiscal oversight for key program initiatives that support ending homelessness in Marin County. This is done through a Housing First approach. The duties of this position include but are not limited to:
  • Serve as a Homelessness subject matter expert and facilitate evidence-based approaches in the County’s efforts to implement a Housing First model and administer a Continuum of Care and other funded services county-wide.
  • Lead effective internal and external collaborations of staff, community partners, and individuals with lived experience to enhance systems of care and assure collective impact.
  • Identify potential funding sources and oversee homelessness grants, programs, and services with a focus on measurable and integrated approaches and outcomes.
  • May supervise or lead the work of staff on a project or day-to-day basis.
The Senior Department Analyst takes an active role in performance management, coaching and staff/team development.

Health and Human Services has embraced a hybrid work schedule that considers that some duties of this position may be performed remotely. An option to telework up to three days per week and work the remaining days onsite in San Rafael, CA is available; however, the successful candidate must be able to report to County facilities for meetings, work assignments, and/or disaster service work upon short notice, as needed and deemed appropriate. While onboarding and training, the successful candidate may be required to work primarily onsite before establishing a hybrid work schedule.

Bilingual skills in Spanish and English are highly desirable.

Please note if the successful candidate has bilingual skills, they must demonstrate proficiency in both Spanish and English prior to receiving differential pay. A bilingual proficiency exam will be administered at that time to ensure the candidate possesses the appropriate skill level to meet the requirements.


Our Highly Qualified Candidate:

The ideal candidate has experience working on, and a passion for addressing Homelessness through data-driven, systems-level change. The candidate thrives in an interdisciplinary team that is focused on evidence -based practices, change management, and innovation. The ideal candidate is excited by the opportunity to develop, grow, and ensure the success of programs, services, and systems from concept to design to management.

The ideal candidate is knowledgeable and has experience in program development, analysis and evaluation and use of performance and outcome data for continuous quality improvement. They understand population health management and care coordination approaches.

The ideal candidate is a strong collaborator, self-starter, reflective thinker, skilled oral and written communicator, and able to deal with change. They are analytical and understand how to solve complex obstacles and problems through experimentation and iteration. In addition, the ideal candidate has demonstrated that they are results-oriented, can manage multiple competing timelines in a fast-paced changing environment, and are highly competent communicating complex concepts to diverse audiences.

We recognize your time is valuable, so please note that you must have at least the following required Minimum Qualifications in order to be considered for this position:

Equivalent to graduation from a four year college or university with a major in business or public administration, public policy, political science, social services, health care administration or a field related to the work, and three years of professional level experience performing administrative, legislative, operational and/or policy analysis; program or project design, planning and implementation; research; strategic planning; or closely related work.

Additional professional level experience performing administrative, analytical, fiscal, legislative, operational, policy, program administration or research work may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
For more detailed information about this classification, including the minimum qualifications, please click here: Senior Department Analyst class specification. .


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Depending on the number of qualified applications received, the examination may consist of a highly qualified review, application screening, online assessment, written examination, oral examination, performance examination, or any combination to determine which candidates' names will be placed on the eligible list.

The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any future vacancies for open, fixed-term, full-time or part-time positions which may occur while the list remains active.

Because this recruitment is Open and Continuous, applicants are encouraged to submit completed applications as soon as possible. The filing period for an Open and Continuous recruitment may be closed at any time.

Candidates selected are subject to fingerprinting by the Sheriff's Department and must pass a Department of Justice LiveScan background check prior to appointment.

All County of Marin employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

PLEASE NOTE: The benefits described herein do not apply to temporary (contingent) or to part-time employees that work less than 50%.

Below are some of the excellent benefits the County offers. More information about our benefits can be found on the Marin County's Benefits Homepage .

Paid Time Off : Competitive vacation accrual; 12 holidays per year; and generous sick leave accruals. Additional types of paid leaves are available for some bargaining units.

Health Plan : Choice of four health plans (two Kaiser HMOs, Western Health Advantage HMO,and an Anthem Blue Cross PPO) along with dental through Delta Dental PPO, and vision through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is a County contribution toward the premiums (the contribution amount varies depending on coverage tier elected such as employee only, employee + 1, employee + family). Plus, the County offers excellent Life Insurance, Disability, Flexible Spending Plans, a Dependent Care Assistance Program, professional development and more.

Retirement : Defined benefit plan under the County Employees Retirement Act of 1937. More information can be found online at

IRS 457 Plan : Choice of pre-tax or post-tax (Roth) employee contribution up to the IRS annual maximum.

Retiree Medical : The County provides access to group health plan coverage to eligible retirees.

For specific questions regarding the employment process, please contact Human Resources at (415) 473-6104. For additional details about the benefits or retirement, please contact the Benefits Division at (415) 473-2197.

*IMPORTANT NOTE: Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Base Pay


Job Address

San Rafael, California United States View Map