The County of Santa Clara, California is recruiting nationally for an experienced, innovative, progressive, and collaborative Director, Custody Health & Custody Behavioral Health Services. The position will be responsible for a dedicated team of approximately 282 staff who serve an inmate population averaging nearly 3,500 and will oversee a budget of approximately $96 million. The Director, Custody Health and Behavioral Health Services, is an Executive Leadership position reporting to the Deputy County Executive. Under general direction, the Director is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of the County’s Custody Health and Behavioral Health Services department including the Main Jail, Elmwood and Juvenile Hall locations.
This position requires a Master’s degree and a minimum of 10 years of recent progressive administrative and management experience providing mental health, alcohol, drug and/or behavioral health services in a large custodial system and as a division of public health and/or health system. It is highly desirable that the individual possesses strong skills/experience in managing custody health and mental health services with a broad clinical and administrative background and significant competence in dealing with complex personnel issues.
The salary range for the Director, Custody Health and Behavioral Health Services is up to $248,399 dependent upon qualifications that will be based upon the selected candidate’s experience and salary history. An outstanding benefit package is also offered including medical, dental, vision, and life insurances, as well as 36 days of vacation per year. Retirement is CalPERS (2% @ 55 for Classic members and 2% @ 62 for New members).
Candidates should apply by May 1, 2020. Interested candidates should email a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to email@example.com. If you have any questions or wish to discuss the opportunity further, please contact Robert Burg at (916) 630-4900.