Under administrative direction, directs and manages assigned programs
and administrative functions within the Community Development Department; may
act in the absence of the Director of Community Development; and does related
or other work as required.
The class of Deputy Director – Programs and Administration is a
single-position, at-will class that is exempt from the San Joaquin County Civil
Service System. The incumbent is
responsible for leading, managing, directing and administering assigned programs,
budgets, functions and activities and ensuring their compliance with all
applicable laws and regulations, as well as the policies established by the
Director of Community Development. The incumbent is expected to model a strong
work ethic and leadership skills, including accountability for oneself and
This specification is a general guideline for the class. The statements below are not restrictive, and
the responsibilities and duties assigned to a position in this class may expand
beyond those identified in the specification.
develops, organizes, and directs the administration of assigned state and federal
housing programs, including mortgage financing and community relations; directs
program operations to maximize efficiency, exercises good judgment and makes
sound business decisions in managing assigned activities.
Coordinates and manages the preparation, review and administration
of the department budgets; directs the preparation of grant applications for
state and federal funding assistance; analyzes reports and statistical data;
summarizes information and prepares or supervises preparation of reports for
management, and local, state and federal agencies.
Manages comprehensive housing and community development planning
functions and implements new programs as assigned; directs the development and implementation
of program policies and procedures; analyzes and interprets existing and proposed
local, state and federal legislation, policies, procedures and other directives
to determine impact on assigned operations.
Through subordinate managers and supervisors, oversees and directs
the activities of departmental staff; selects staff, monitors staff work
activities, evaluates performance, reviews and takes action on disciplinary
meetings and provides recommendations on matters germane to areas of assignment.
technology to improve systems and processes.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university
with a master’s degree in urban or regional planning, business or public
administration, or a closely-related discipline.
Experience: Five years of responsible managerial or
administrative experience in a public agency with responsibility for
either: 1) the planning and
administration of federal housing programs; or 2) community development-related
planning. Experience should include at
least one year of responsibility for budget preparation and administration.
License: Possession of a valid California driver’s
The administration of state and federal housing and community
development programs; California real estate and redevelopment law including
condemnation procedures; environmental review procedures, building codes,
preparing successful applications for state and federal grants; principles and
practices of administration, fiscal management and supervision; fundamentals of
loan processing servicing and the general rules and regulations relating to
lending practices; principles of effective supervision and personnel management;
effective staff education and training techniques; project management; customer
service; modern office automation technology and software relevant to assigned
Plan, assign, and direct the department activities
in a cost-effective manner, while ensuring excellent customer service; exercise
good judgment and make sound managerial decisions; provide appropriate and
effective leadership and management of diverse staff teams, including
subordinate managers and supervisors; work collaboratively with staff, other
departments, and pertinent stakeholders to achieve successful outcomes; exercise
good judgment and make sound managerial decisions; exercise analytical and
critical thinking to evaluate complex problems and recommend appropriate
solutions; understand, interpret and apply complex rules, regulations and
procedures pertinent to assigned operations; analyze and implement program
mandates and work within federal, state, or other types of regulatory systems; formulate
and present short- and long-range plans; recommend the development and
utilization of effective automated systems; prepare and administer annual budgets
and financial and statistical records; communicate effectively, both orally and
in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
including Community Development staff, the general public, and other
departments and agencies both internal and external to San Joaquin County.
frequent sitting for long periods;
occasional walking, standing, pushing, pulling, bending, squatting,
climbing; Lifting -
frequent lifting of 5 pounds or less; occasional lifting of 5-30 pounds; Visual - constant use
of good, overall vision and reading/close-up work; frequent use of color
perception and hand/eye coordination; occasional use of depth perception and
peripheral vision; Hearing/Talking
- frequent hearing of normal speech, talking/hearing on the
telephone and in person; Emotional/Psychological
- frequent decision making, concentration, and public contact;
occasional public speaking; Special
Requirements - may require working weekends/nights, working
alone, driving; Environmental
- frequent work in a standard office environment; occasional
exposure to varied weather conditions.