Boulder County, CO is seeking a Director of Housing and Human Services. The Director administers a merged agency, combining the Boulder County Housing Authority and the County department of Social Services, an arm of Colorado State government that provides statutorily mandated human services programs. This includes managing a staff of approximately 500 individuals in eight divisions that serve 90,000+ individuals per year providing child welfare, adult protection, child support, housing, and other health, education, family stability, and employment supports. The divisions under the Director’s management include Community Supports, Family and Children Services, Housing, Case Management and Community Outreach, Finance, Business Operations and System Support, Impact Care Management and Strategic Communication.
The ideal candidate has demonstrated leadership and management experience in housing and human services with the ability to set a clear vision for the department and help staff understand their role in achieving the vision. With a proven track record for building relationships, the ideal candidate will create a team mentality while guiding the department through a challenging time of increasing community demands due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new director must be a strong, culturally competent manager, demonstrating political savvy, flexibility and adaptability in a complex and ever-changing environment. Competitive candidates will possess proven fiscal management and understanding of complex financial strategies, financing mechanisms and diverse funding streams.