Assistant Director

Department/Agency of position: 
County of Santa Clara Department of Tax and Collections
Location of position: 
San Jose, CA
$145,249.77 – $186,386.55 Annually
Date Posted: 
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Closing Date: 
Friday, February 9, 2018
Job Description: 

The County of Santa Clara is seeking an innovative and proactive leader for the position of Assistant Director, Department of Tax and Collections. This is an executive leadership position that will assist the Director in providing operational oversight of the new Department of Tax and Collections. These duties include planning, organizing, and implementing the collection, billing and payment processing activities of the department.

The Assistant Director will have oversight of the various systems and laws that impact and support the collection of various types of revenues for the County and the departments’ business partners. Also expected is that this position will maintain a high awareness of best practices, and significant developments in property tax revenue collection, delinquent collections, and accounting.

Consistent with this direction, candidates should possess the knowledge and ability to develop, implement and manage systems and processes to insure continuous improvement in revenue collection, quality of customer service and automation, and to implement and monitor uniform procedures and reporting measurements within the new Department.

A qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics or a closely related field and 4-6 years of progressively responsible experience in the management of tax and revenue administration, tax auditing or accounting functions. A Master’s degree is highly desirable.

All qualified applications will be subject to a preliminary competitive rating to identify those candidates to be invited to the oral interview process. It is critical for applicants to submit an online application, resume, and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. For a complete job description or to apply online please visit our website.