Director of Social Services

Nevada County, CA
March 25, 2020
Nevada City, CA
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Candidates invited to the interview process may apply at this time. If you would like to be considered, please follow the submission instructions below. 

This is an extraordinary opportunity to lead an organization and team dedicated to outstanding customer service. The Social Services Department ensures that citizens have access to essential resources in times of crisis and need.

  • Actively participate in coordination of countywide homelessness assistance services
  • Modernize and increase the provision of services for residents through technology and training
  • Fully implement the Continuum of Care mandates and utilize alternative funding streams to strengthen and increase services to children and families served by Child Welfare Services

 Known as "California Gold Country," Nevada County is located in the foothills of the Western Slope of the Sierra Nevada, just a short drive from Sacramento. Nevada County offers many activities for the outdoor enthusiast, including skiing, biking, hiking, fishing, kayaking, hunting, and backpacking. Nevada County towns are also known for their art galleries, live theater venues, museums, historic buildings, fine dining, quaint bed and breakfast establishments, and award-winning wineries.

The ideal candidate will be a collaborative leader that is driven and motivated by public service, with exceptional communication skills and a proven track record of effectively navigating and leading cultural change within the ongoing shifts in regulations, programs, and technology that define Social Services.

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit an electronic version of your resume (including dates of employment, staff managed, and budget of programs/projects managed), cover letter, and the names of six professional references (two each of current or former: supervisors, direct reports, and colleagues) to:

For additional information contact:

Jill Engelmann
CPS HR Consulting

To view an online brochure for this position visit: executivesearch.cpshr.usClosing Date/Time: 3/24/2020 11:00 PM Pacific

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