Santa Clara County Housing Authority

Assistant Director of Administration (19845335)

Human Resources
Northern Bay Area
Until filled
$144,056.00-$193,049.00 Annually

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


505 West Julian Street San Jose, 95110


As one of the largest providers of affordable housing in the Bay Area, and a designated Moving To Work (MTW) agency, SCCHA is an independent local government agency that administers the federal Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) program for approximately 19,000 households and manages more than 2,600 units of affordable housing in Santa Clara County.

We are currently seeking an Assistant Director of Administration to plan, organize, manage, and provide direction and oversight for major functions of the Santa Clara County Housing Authority (Agency) Administration Department including human resources, risk management, safety and training, procurement, and customer service/reception; fosters cooperative working relationships and coordinates assigned activities with other Agency departments, regulatory and other agencies, and the public; provides highly responsible and complex professional assistance to the Deputy Executive Director, and Executive Management Team  in areas of expertise; performs related work as required.



Ideal Candidate

This is a senior management classification that oversees, directs, and participates in all activities of the Administration Department, including short- and long-term planning and development and administration of departmental policies, procedures, and services. This class provides assistance to the Deputy Executive Director, and Executive Management Team in a variety of administrative, coordinative, analytical, and liaison capacities.  Successful performance of the work requires knowledge of public policy, Agency functions and activities, and the ability to develop, oversee, and implement the Agency’s human resources and risk management, procurement and contracts, and customer service/reception programs.  Responsibilities include coordinating the activities of the department with those of other departments and outside agencies and managing and overseeing the complex and varied functions of the department.  The incumbent is accountable for accomplishing departmental planning and operational goals and objectives and for furthering Agency goals and objectives within general policy guidelines.



We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, flexible spending accounts, deferred compensation, retirement, educational tuition reimbursement, and more. In addition, we operate on a 9/80 work schedule where employees have a paid day off every other Friday. (Monday through Thursday is a nine (9) hour day and the Friday that is worked is an eight (8) hour day).

Special Instructions


Interested applicants must complete a standard application form. Applications and resumes may be submitted via our website at For assistance: please contact the Human Resources Department at (408) 993-2934.


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