The Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency is seeking an Executive Officer, Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council. The ideal Executive Officer possesses extensive knowledge and experience around homelessness policy and advocacy; and, brings a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. The ability to effectively collaborate and encourage stakeholder engagement and action is critical to the Executive Officer’s success. A true leader with proven management skills is necessary in this role, in order to create workplans and mentor this new team. Experience with government-funded programs either in a non-profit or government setting is sought in addition to a background creating, managing and leading high-performing teams dedicated to a shared purpose, values, engagement and a vision with bold and innovative goals.
Under the direction of the Business, Consumer Services and Housing Deputy Secretary for Homelessness, the Career Executive Assignment, Executive Officer (EO), is responsible for leading the Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council (HCFC) comprised of 19 Governor Appointees as well as managing staff resources in support of Council efforts. Working in conjunction with the HCFC, the EO will: help drive the state vision for ending homelessness by developing a statewide action plan using data available from multiple state agencies, jurisdictions and homelessness experts; oversee the implementation of the state’s Housing First mandate and the Homeless Youth Act (SB 918, Ch 841, Stats of 2018); identify resources and benefits for homelessness services; create partnerships and collaborations at the federal, state, local and non-profit level; promote system integration at the federal, state and local levels; and ensure accountability of results in meeting the strategies and goals of the council. The EO will serve as a subject matter expert on homelessness.
This position is open until filled with an ongoing application review process. This recruitment brochure only presents a summary of the application process – please completely follow all application instructions contained in the job posting and Job Application Package Checklist found here: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=197007
The Human Resources contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.