Solano County is a special place, with its inviting mix of rural and suburban lifestyles. Situated midway between San Francisco and Sacramento—County residents can enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe region and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. Thanks to a mild climate, plenty of open space, proximity to lakes, rivers and mountains, residents can enjoy year round outdoor recreational activities. With its strategic location, affordable housing, natural and human resources, a history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life, Solano County has entered the 21st Century with a promising future as a place to live, learn, work and play.
The Employment & Eligibility Division of Solano County Health & Social Services administers various federal, state, and local government programs designed to provide health coverage, food, and cash assistance for eligible low-income Solano County residents. The Deputy Director will have strong technical knowledge of public assistance programs to ensure program compliance continues. Program compliance will be a chief concern for the new Deputy Director and cross departmental collaboration, especially with HR, will be required to ensure compliance standards are met. Given that the division is the first point of contact, there is an ongoing process of journey mapping to ensure that the customer experience is as friendly and helpful as possible and the Deputy Director will need be actively engaged to ensure high level service delivery. The Deputy Director will be joining the Department in the midst of shifting to a more integrated service model. This will require a high level of collaboration and a and a team-oriented management style that ensures that all parts of the division work well together within the County health operation.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced organizational leader that is masterful with change management, while incorporating the technical expertise of internal and external resources. The candidate must have four years of management experience in a public or non-profit social services agency which included program planning and evaluation, budget management, personnel management and policy development. A Master’s degree in Public Administration, Social Work or a closely related field from an accredited college or university is required. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Paul Kimura by June 14, 2019.