Coconino County – Where opportunities are as vast as our landscapes. Do you have a bachelor’s degree in public administration, health administration, public health, social science or related field and seven years progressively responsible experience management the delivery of health and human services programs in the public sector including five years of supervisory experience? Do you want to join a team with a heart to serve diverse populations across Coconino County? The Coconino County Health and Human Services Department is seeking a Director who will thoughtfully respect community partner’s expertise and work alongside our talented and experienced staff and community. A Director who is motivated by meaningful work, values collaborative relationships and embraces this role to realize a shared vision for our organization and our communities. The Health and Human Services Director is a part of the Coconino County Leadership Team and reports to a Deputy County Manager. This individual will lead over 130 team members, with an overall department budget of $21 million dollars, contributing to an organizational culture focused on empowering all team members in an inclusive environment. We are dedicated to maintaining a work environment that values diversity, accountability and learning. If you are seeking employment satisfaction, a sense of pride in your work and the knowledge that your daily efforts have a direct impact on the community and are in pursuit of a collaborative work environment where diversity is embraced and accomplishments are celebrated we look forward to seeing your application for our Health and Human Services Director position!
At 18,661 square miles geographically, Coconino County is the second largest county in the continental United States and 18% of the entire state of Arizona. The current population is 139,000. Incorporated cities and towns within the County include Flagstaff, Page, Williams, Fredonia, Tusayan and part of Sedona. With only 12% of privately-owned land, most of Coconino County is consists of public land, including United States Forest Service and National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, Tribal Trust Land and State of Arizona. The County is home to one of the seven wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon, as well as many other National Parks and National Monuments. Strong partnerships and relationships with federal, tribal, state, local government and community partners are essential in this role. Coconino County has an educated and diverse citizenry, including 32% having earned a college degree, 14% of the population are of Hispanic descent and 27% are of Native American descent. The County is proud home of the Havasupai, Hopi, Hualapai, Kaibab-Paiute, and San Juan Southern Paiute Tribes, as well as a large part of the Navajo Nation. Additionally, residents of the County have g...reat opportunity for quality higher education, including Northern Arizona University (NAU) and Coconino Community College. The County is the proud home to the United States Naval Observatory Flagstaff Station, Camp Navajo, the United States Geological Survey Flagstaff Science Campus, the Museum of Northern Arizona, Lowell Observatory and the Arboretum at Flagstaff. Flagstaff was the first community designated as an International Dark Skies Community.