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Director of Organizational Transformation & Leadership
County of Santa Barbara, California
105 East Anapamu Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
County of Santa Barbara, California
Human Resources

Director of Organizational Transformation & Leadership
Annual salary range: $94,248 to $128,725
Salary includes base salary plus cash benefit allowance of $6,149
Application deadline: Friday, February 3, 2017

Santa Barbara County – a blend of colorful history, distinctive architecture, and legendary Southern California lifestyle. Basking in a lush, year-round Mediterranean climate, a thriving arts community, historic architecture, and scenic wine country, Santa Barbara instills all the components of a worldclass destination – without the masses. Known world-wide for its exceptional beauty and magnificent weather, Santa Barbara County boasts crystal-clear air, stunning scenery, glistening, palmlined beaches, and an average of 300 days of sunshine per year.

Human Resources Department - With an annual operating budget of $5.1 million and 28 employees, we provide comprehensive HR services focused on establishing a culture of learning through workforce development, executive talent management, talent acquisition, compensation analysis, dedicated HR service teams, strategic labor and employee relations, and employee wellness. We collaborate closely with our clients to provide resources to develop emerging leaders, empowered staff and a high performing organization. We focus on executing operational excellence and assuming accountability to help our clients’ achieve their objectives.

The Director of Organizational Transformation & Leadership has the opportunity to affect and support a major culture shift within the organization. The position’s focus is change management, organizational transformation, workforce development, succession planning, and organizational consultation. The successful candidate will be expected to be a creative and dynamic professional who can drive change in a diverse, multigenerational environment. The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial mindset, be analytical and data driven, and have a proven track record in change management and leading organizational initiatives that are strategically aligned with organizational business objectives. A skill set and experience identifying creative and sustainable sources of revenue through grants and other means is required, as are excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary to build relationships with staff, clients, internal and external business partners, and community based organizations. The successful candidate will have solid business acumen and the desire to assist in building, growing, and managing training, succession planning, and professional development programs to help transform the County into a culture of high performance and achievement. A Master’s degree in HR Management, Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, Business Administration, Public Administration or other related Human Resources field and ten (10+) plus years of experience in a middle management leadership position in the Organizational Development and/or Training & Development field is required. ATD (formerly ASTD) Certification; Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP), or similar certification focused in training and organizational development, OR a combination of training, education, and experience that is equal to all of the qualifications listed above is expected.
Mar 1, 2018
Mar 31, 2018