Situated at the northern tip of the picturesque Monterey Bay, Santa Cruz County with a population of almost 270,000 residents is ideally located 65 miles south of San Francisco, 35 miles north of Monterey, and 35 miles southwest of San Jose and the Silicon Valley. Santa Cruz County provides an exceptional quality of life with over 29 miles of pristine beaches, majestic redwood forests, an abundance of outdoor activities, a thriving wine industry, and temperate year-round weather.
The Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz was created in 1969 with the charter to provide housing and rental assistance for the county’s low-income residents. The Director of Operations is a newly defined role serving as the Housing Authority’s Chief Operating Officer responsible for the management and administration of all Housing Authority programs, planning, policies, and operations, and ensuring those activities are conducted in accordance with the agency’s vision and follow federal, state, local, HUD, and Authority rules and regulations. The new Director will report directly to and work closely with the Executive Director, and will oversee all agency departments (Housing Programs, Property Management, Administrative Services, and Finance), with a special focus on property management and development. As part of the agency’s core executive team, the Director will be a collaborative, participative, entrepreneurial, and relationship-based manager who provides exceptional leadership to the organization.
This position requires any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities to perform this role. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be a minimum of seven years of increasingly responsible management experience in public or federally assisted housing programs or comparable entities, including at least three years of administrative and supervisory experience that includes development and/or trades experience. A Bachelor’s degree with major course work in business or public administration, construction technology, real estate, planning, or a related field is required.
To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Paul Kimura by October 15, 2021.