Deputy Director, Planning and Development (Administration)

County of Santa Clara

San Jose, CA

Experience Level: Senior

AICP Certification: AICP Not required

Salary: $149,240 - $191,443 Annually DOE

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The County of Santa Clara’s Planning and Development Department is looking for an experienced administrative leader responsible for restructuring its administrative division, maintaining the fiscal integrity of the Department, and serving as the subject matter expert on its IT systems.  

Required Background and Experience:
A qualified candidate would typically possess the education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration, Urban Planning, Architecture, Engineering, or a closely related field and a minimum of five (5) years of recent administrative level experience managing a significant division within a large department that performs planning, development, public works, utility/environmental, or closely related services.

In addition to the generous leadership benefits package, the individual selected for this role will enjoy a rewarding career supporting the Planning and Development Department in its day-to-day activities and services. 

Final Filing Date: Friday, December 10, 2021

To Apply:
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If you have any questions regarding this position, contact Adrian Cudal, Executive Services, at (408) 299-5852. EOE

Posted November 24, 2021, 9:03 AM PST

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