The County of Marin is looking for a Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) to join its Department of Health and Human Services. The County seeks a dynamic leader who has a passion for change, social justice, and promoting health and wellness equity. The successful candidate will be an open-minded and collaborative leader who embraces transparency and community engagement.
Additionally, the ideal candidate is an effective bridge builder and an advocate for data-driven, quality services in the Department of Health and Human Services and the community. If this is you and you share our passion for public service, then apply today to make a difference in the lives of the thousands of individuals and their families we serve in our community.
Marin County, California, is a special place and home to a community of 250,000 engaged and culturally diverse residents. Located in the Northern Bay Area across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco and adjacent to the vineyards of Napa and Sonoma Counties, Marin is a desirable place to live and is known for its combination of rural and suburban lifestyles, excellent schools, entertainment and recreational activities, and mild, year-round climate.
This diverse organization strives to uphold a set of core values: respect, trust, integrity, diversity, equality, excellence, accountability, innovation, and collaboration. These values help to maintain and enhance public trust and help achieve high quality service outcomes.The County is committed to being a well-managed organization that relies on the talents of its workforce to succeed. The County of Marin is comprised of 22 agencies and departments with a workforce of approximately 2,100 employees and an operating budget of $554 million (FY 17/18). The County is governed by the Board of Supervisors, which is made up of an elected representative from each of the five voting districts in this general law county. The Board of Supervisors also appoints a County Administrative Officer who is responsible for implementing Board decisions and providing day-to-day management support for the county operations and services.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is an innovative, integrated department of four divisions – Administration, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, Public Health and Social Services – that deliver, coordinate, and administer a range of federal, state, and local programs addressing the health and welfare needs of county residents.
The Department and the Director of Health & Human Services are committed to ensuring healthy communities through supporting health policies and practices for residents to achieve an optimal level of health and well-being. The organization seeks to promote a culture of employee engagement where employees are proud of the work they do and flourish in an environment that encourages creativity and innovation, as outlined in the HHS Internal Strategic Plan.
The Department is the largest in the County with some 700 employees and an overall annual budget of about $189 million (FY 17/18). The Department is responsible for over 40 key programs that are provided in approximately 112 locations throughout the county and community. Additional information about the Department can also be obtained via the County website at: www.marinhhs.org
The Chief Strategy Officer is a new, exciting executive-level role developed to implement the Department’s strategic priorities. While there are multiple innovative and effective programs and initiatives within the Department, such work is not integrated, coordinated, or supported in a broader Department framework to achieve cross-Departmental goals. Reporting to the Director of Health & Human Services, the Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) is an executive leader who will be leading cultural and organizational change efforts with a particular focus on improving health and wellness equity in the county. This position will work with the Director, Chief Operating Officer, and Executive Team members from Public Health, Social Services, and Behavioral Health and Recovery Services to ensure budget and program priorities reflect department-wide priorities and community needs. This position is a lead change agent for the Department and will work across programs and units to establish specific plans, deliverables and measurable objectives while also executing key functions of strategic planning, including organizational development, data and evaluation, policy and planning, community outreach and engagement and communications. For a list of typical duties and responsibilities, please see the class specification.
The annual salary range for this position is about $174,949 to $192,899, placement in the range is dependent upon experience and qualifications. Salary is supplemented by a generous benefit program.
More information may be obtained by calling or contacting Robert Neher at 918-443-2421 x2 or the e-mail address noted below : email@example.com
Education and Experience • Graduation from an accredited College or University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care Administration, Public Administration, Public Health or a closely related field, and • Five years of increasingly responsible management and administrative experience in a large and complex health, behavioral health, or social services organization. • A Master’s degree or other advanced degree and experience working within a unionized environment is desirable.
Additional Salary Information: Full benefit package. Details available upon request and also included in recruitment brochure