The County of Santa Barbara is seeking a dynamic, passionate and innovative leader who is experienced in creating solutions to the challenges of homelessness. The Homeless Assistance Program Manager is an important leadership position which will administer Santa Barbara County’s homeless programs by monitoring and evaluating program compliance with policies established by the Board of Supervisors, the County Executive’s Office, and the local Santa Maria/Santa Barbara Continuum of Care. Serving as a liaison between the County, local jurisdictions, funding sources and various public and private agencies, the incumbent will facilitate the alignment and integration of federal, state and local homelessness initiatives and programs, policies, and a wide-range of social services and funding sources. Extensive interface with other County departments as well as other community partners are necessary to coordinate and administer the distribution and utilization of all federal, state and local homeless program funds while ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations as well as established policies. Additionally the incumbent will seek to identify new partners and support an increase in private and philanthropic investment in homeless services and housing.