City of West Hollywood
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Human Services  Manager 
Human Services and Rent Stabilization Department
City of West Hollywood, California
Annual Salary: $173,279 – $228,058 DOE/DOQ


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The City of West Hollywood (WeHo) is seeking a Human Services Manager to shape and implement policies and programs to meet the diverse needs of the community! This Manager will oversee the Human Services Division, with its 12 full-time staff members and an approximate annual budget of $16 million. They will serve as the primary administrator for the Division – providing leadership for programs and initiatives, overseeing contracts with social service providers, and empowering employees. A key responsibility of this role is strong management and leadership for the Division’s dedicated employees – ensuring that they feel supported and heard, that resources are allocated effectively, and that conflict is managed in a way that supports a positive and inclusive work culture. The ideal candidate is a highly empathetic, communicative, and emotionally intelligent leader who celebrates diversity and equity, ideally with a background in social work. They will be expressive and flexible to change, encouraging curiosity and an open exchange of ideas on the team. They must also prioritize work-life balance and self-care for themselves and their staff reports, recognizing the high-touch nature of their work. Shape the future of human services in a unique small city – apply today!

The Manager will serve as a knowledgeable resource to their staff with an open-door policy, encouraging them and helping them solve problems as they arise. A background in the implementation of social service programs is essential to the success of this role. A people-centric, warm, and engaging leader is desired for this role. The ideal Manager will also be comfortable presenting research and data to stakeholders, particularly to demonstrate the effectiveness of the Division’s programs and outreach. The ideal candidate is hard working, caring, driven, and determined to create change for the community.