Director of Administrative Services

Department/Agency of position: 
County of Santa Cruz Health Services Agency
Location of position: 
Santa Cruz, CA
$137,218 – 183,810 Annually
Date Posted: 
Monday, April 16, 2018
Closing Date: 
Friday, June 1, 2018
Job Description: 

The Health Services Agency Director of Administrative Services is expected to be a strategic thought partner, and report to the Health Services Agency Director who is accountable for an annual operation budget of approximately $169 million and over 550 County employees. The Agency has a long history of successful partnerships with its internal and external stakeholders. Working collaboratively and creatively, the Agency partners with its staff, contract providers, other county departments, the County Organized Health Systems (COHS), local hospitals, Countywide safety net clinics and other community health leaders and providers to provide mandated and essential public health, environmental health, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Low Income Health program, and behavioral health services.

As a hands-on and participative manager, the Health Services Agency Director of Administrative Services will be responsible for leading and managing the Agency’s day-to-day administrative support services including, but are not limited to, finance, business planning and budgeting, facility management, administration and information technology.

The Health Services Agency Director of Administrative Services will play a critical role in partnering with the senior leadership team in strategic decision making and operations as the County Health Services Agency continues to enhance its quality programming and increased capacity to meet public sector demands for the Affordable Care Act activities as well as the State Realignment programs. This is a tremendous opportunity for a finance and operations leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected, high-impact Agency.

Qualifications Equivalent to graduation from college with a BS or BA degree, and four years of high level experience as an administrative manager, which involved financial and management analysis and direction of administrative support services for a major program or large organization. A master's degree in business or public administration, or a related field is desirable and may be substituted for up to one year of the management experience. Additional experience may substitute for education on a year for year basis.