Chief Deputy Director
County of Orange

The County of Orange Social Services Agency is seeking a Chief Deputy Director. The ideal candidate will be an energetic, collaborative, and results oriented leader with exceptional communication skills and a proven track record of navigating change, identifying best practices, fostering strong business relationships and a collaborative team-oriented working environment, and the ability to achieve results through others. The successful candidate will possess a strong understanding of Social Services Agency programs and objectives, public procurement and budgeting practices, and County government. Key attributes also include responsiveness and political astuteness. The most qualified candidates will demonstrate their ability to lead a highly talented and cohesive professional and administrative staff and manage a large, complex, and challenging social services agency. With new regulatory rules, eligibility requirements and continuum of care reform, the Chief Deputy Director will work closely with SSA leadership in developing and implementing business process improvements and best practices to meet the changing landscape and community needs. This individual will be expected to work well with county-wide departments and external stakeholders to establish positive partnerships collaborating on strategies and policies to address new challenges and priorities. A background in long-term strategic planning and development would be ideal.


Location: Santa Ana, California
Salary: $137,675 - $261,081
Final filing date: December 10, 2022

Please make sure to have your Resume, Cover Letter, and List of References ready for upload before you start the application process. One combined document that includes all three items is preferred.