Job Opportunity

Division Director – Human Services Department
Santa Cruz County

Date Posted:

May 22, 2024


$132,642 – 177,715 Annually


The County of Santa Cruz is seeking a dynamic leader to serve as Division Director – Human Services Department (HSD). The Division Director assists the Department Director with overseeing the overall coordinated services and functions of the Department and is responsible for organizing, directing, coordinating and evaluating programs. The incumbent will represent the Department in statewide initiatives and local collaborations and will be responsible for strategic development of centralized functions. The Division Director will also provide strategic direction and oversight related to quality assurance and improvement and will provide direct supervision to a diverse set of staff functions. The current opening is in the Planning & Evaluation Division. The Department is founded on the values of excellent service, compassion, integrity, partnerships and effective practice. The Human Services Department is dedicated to making a difference! Live, work, and play in beautiful Santa Cruz County!


This position requires three years of responsible administrative or management experience, or similar experience, which would demonstrate application or possession of the required knowledge and abilities listed on the job announcement. A master’s degree in business or public administration, social services or social work, or a closely related field, may be substituted for one year of the required experience. For more information about the requirements, please visit

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