Stanislaus County

Application Deadline: 5/23/2024 at 5pm

The Executive Director provides strategic leadership, oversight, and direction to the Stanislaus Regional 911 Center to ensure smooth and efficient operation of the center and services to the community. Responsibilities include budget and financial management ($8.1M), staff management, technology and infrastructure, quality assurance, compliance and performance monitoring, emergency planning and preparedness, stakeholder collaboration, public relations, and community engagement. Additionally, the Executive Director will act as the direct liaison to the SR 911 Commission, Stanislaus County, City of Modesto, user public safety agencies, and applicable regulatory organizations.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated executive presence coupled with a deep understanding of emergency management and public safety. They excel in collaboration, synthesis, and the execution of strategic initiatives. The Executive Director will embody authentic leadership qualities, showcasing a clear ability to envision the long-term direction of SR 911.  Additionally, it will be necessary for the successful candidate to have knowledge of regulatory frameworks such as Federal Communications Commission directives, with the ability to develop and implement policies and procedures in the public interest.

Minimum Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE 

PATTERN I: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Management, Information Technologies, Computer Science, or a closely related field; AND Five (5) years of progressively responsible government management experience in emergency communications. 

PATTERN II: Possession of professional certifications from an industry recognized Emergency Communications organization; AND Five (5) years of progressively responsible government management experience in emergency communications. 

PATTERN III: Nine (9) years of progressively responsible government management experience in emergency communications.