The County of Marin is looking for a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to join its Department of Health and Human Services. The County seeks a leader who has a passion for helping people. The successful candidate will be someone who enjoys a challenge, is strategic minded and has a passion for helping to strengthen and oversee operations, administrative and management structures and systems that ensure an optimally managed Department and effective service delivery.
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.
Reporting to the Director of Health & Human Services, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) is an important executive within the Marin County Health and Human Services Department and within the broader healthcare and social services community. The COO will assist the Director in overseeing Department operations in close collaboration with the Chief Strategy Officer and other members from the Department Executive Team from Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, Social Services, and Public Health. The COO will be responsible for ensuring smooth and efficient day-to-day departmental operations, determining appropriate resource requirements to meet strategic goals and performance measures, and directing department-wide administrative, human resources and fiscal functions.
The Department of Health and Human Services is the largest department 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.
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 is and experience working within a unionized environment is desirable.
Additional Salary Information: Full benefit package. Details available in recruitment brochure and upon request.