City of Santa Cruz


(Human Resources Director)
City of Santa Cruz

$173,016 – $220,728 Annually

The City of Santa Cruz is currently seeking a progressive and well-rounded Chief People Officer (Human Resources Director) with a passion for developing and channeling the City’s biggest asset, its workforce. The City is very interested in professionals with assistant director or deputy director credentials, with some human resources experience. Dedication to people, organizational excellence, and learning all Human Resources disciplines are must-haves. The ideal candidate will be an empowering leader with the ability to inspire and strategically innovate the City’s culture and lead the Human Resources team.

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The City of Santa Cruz offers excellent benefits including CalPERS retirement, medical, dental, vision, basic life insurance, disability insurance, vacation and sick time, up to 11 paid holidays per year and EAP program.

Apply online by 5:00 pm Friday November 25, 2022. Early resume submission is encouraged as the City will be reviewing resumes upon receipt.

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