• Full Time
  • Santa Cruz, CA
  • $124,384 – $166,088 USD / Year

Website Santa Cruz County

The County of Santa Cruz has retained Berkeley Search Consultants to recruit an Assistant Division Director of Child Welfare Services. Within a drivable distance of the San Francisco Bay Area and Monterey, the County is located on the scenic Central California coastline and encompasses the incorporated cities of Santa Cruz, Watsonville, Scotts Valley, and Capitola. The County’s Human Services Department offers a wide range of programs and services to the community, including but not limited to Family and Children’s Services, Adult and Long-Term Care Services, Employment and Benefit Services, and Housing for Health (Homeless Services). As their motto states, the people of the County of Santa Cruz Human Services Department are truly “dedicated to making a difference” in the community they serve.

Position Profile
Under the general direction of the Division Director, the Assistant Division Director of Child Welfare Services assists in implementing, organizing, directing, coordinating, and evaluating the Child Welfare programs of the Human Services Department. The Assistant Division Director of Child Welfare Services helps lead the division that provides services to children who have been abused, neglected, or who are at risk of abuse or neglect. The Child Welfare Services department prioritizes child safety, child and family well-being and permanency for children.

Required Qualifications
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain this knowledge and abilities would be:

* Two years of responsible administrative or management experience which would demonstrate application or possession of the required knowledge and abilities;
* A Master’s Degree in Business or Public Administration, Social Services or Social Work, or closely related field, may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

This is a wonderful opportunity for someone who is also “dedicated to making a difference” and having an impact on their community. The community is supportive of the Human Services Department and the services they provide.

If you’re interested in learning more about this opportunity, please submit your official application through the County of Santa Cruz’s official application portal[www.santacruzcountyjobs.com]. This is a requirement of the application process, and resume submissions or applications to Berkeley Search Consultants do not constitute a full application. For first consideration, please apply by February 23, 2024.

The application link can be found at https://www.jobapscloud.com/SCRUZ/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=24&R2=SP3&R3=01.

Confidential inquiries and questions regarding this career opportunity should be directed to Laura Ayers [layers@berkeleysearch.com] and Toni Rodriguez [trodriguez@berkeleysearch.com] at Berkeley Search Consultants.

To apply for this job please visit www.jobapscloud.com.