SANTA CRUZ COUNTY
Under general direction, to plan,
organize, direct and coordinate the central administrative functions, fiscal
operations, program support, management information systems, data processing
support activities, performs a variety of professional and administrative
functions, and can be assigned program oversight in the Sheriff’s Department.;
and to perform other duties as required.
This is a single position classification
and has full functional management responsibility for all administrative, information
services, fiscal and financial services, and may be assigned program oversight
in the Sheriff’s Department. This class is distinguished from the
Administrative Services Manager by the scope and scale of the administration
division in the Sheriff’s Department.
organizes and directs through subordinate managers and supervisors the work of
staff engaged in central administrative functions in the Sheriff’s Department including
fiscal, facilities management, quality control, purchasing, information system,
decentralized personnel, recordkeeping, assigned programs, and clerical
trains and evaluates subordinate management and supervisory staff;
and directs budget preparation for the Sheriff’s Department;
analysis and reports to justify the proposed budget;
budget control and projections; Prepares and/or oversees the preparation of
the development and implementation of policies and procedures for fiscal
operations and central administration as part of the management team;
and implements various policies and procedures for assigned programs;
that State, Federal and local rules, regulations and directions are
appropriately interpreted and implemented;
proposed legislation affecting services, revenues and programs to determine
impact on budget, staffing and administrative organization;
workload and staffing, space requirements, capital outlay projects,
organization and makes recommendations and changes as appropriate;
the department/agency in dealing with Federal, State and local agencies and
other County officials on fiscal and administrative matters;
agency position statements and official reports for presentation to the Board
of Supervisors and State agencies;
the routine activities of a decentralized personnel function including handling
the difficult personnel problems;
special assignments as required;
meetings and conferences;
correspondence and reports.
Thorough knowledge of:
finance and budgeting procedures.
organization, simplification and layout.
principles and practice of supervision, training and personnel management.
- The principles and practices of
organization and administration.
Working knowledge of:
principles and techniques of administrative survey and analysis.
problems involved in the operation of a large or complex agency.
systems relating to financial and records management.
and contracting procedures.
organize, and direct through subordinate managers and supervisors the work
of staff performing a wide variety of administrative, fiscal, information
systems and program support function.
initiative, ingenuity and sound judgement to solve difficult fiscal and
interpret, explain and apply complex regulations, laws and directives.
new policies and procedures as necessary to improve operations and
implement changes required by laws and regulations.
and maintain effective working relationships with departmental staff,
government officials, and others contacted in the course of work.
policy and practices, define problem areas.
policies and practices to improve operations.
ideas effectively in oral and written form.
clear and concise reports and correspondence.
departmental operations and programs to the public and represent the
department in speaking to community groups.
Education and Experience
Any combination of education and
experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is
qualifying, unless otherwise specified.
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and
abilities would be:
- Bachelor' degree from an accredited
college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration,
Accounting or a closely related field,
- Three years of increasingly
responsible management or supervisory experience in a large or complex
centralized administrative or financial operation. Additional qualifying
experience may be substituted for the required education on a
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Bargaining Unit: 11
EEOC Job Category: 02
Occupational Grouping: 85
Workers' Comp Code: 0053