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Director, Department of Planning & Development
County of Santa Clara

The County of Santa Clara, Department of Planning and Development seeks a new Director to provide  leadership and policy direction for the department of 80+ employees and budget of over $18 million.  The Director plans, organizes, directs, manages and evaluates the programs, staff and functions of the Department. The ideal candidate will be a transformational leader who is politically astute, forward-thinking, resourceful, and an excellent staff manager who is able and willing to listen to and work collaboratively with executive management and a progressive Board of Supervisors to affect positive social change and sustainable development. The County of Santa Clara has a track record of success and will be the perfect environment for a visionary leader with fresh ideas, compassion and enthusiasm for a dedicated staff and receptive community, and a willingness to try new things. A background of leadership in a large, public sector organization is ideal.


Location: San Jose, California
Salary: $176,060 - $200,225
Final filing date: September 7, 2018


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.