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Lane County Health & Human Services Administration

Centrally located in the heart of Eugene at 151 W. 7th Ave.

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Karen Gaffney
Acting Director

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 Health & Human Services Assistant Director 

Posting 213136    Opens 9/8/13  -  Closes 9/30/13

Application packets are available at

$76,232 - $114,338/Annually

Lane County Department of Health and Human Services is looking for an individual to play a significant leadership role in assisting our Director and working with the current Assistant Director. This person will work to maximize performance and develop effective relationships with community and other local government stakeholders for one of the largest departments in our county. They will have proven experience in the development, management and administration of public service programs and will have managed an organization that emphasizes cooperation, equity, accountability and responsiveness. They will demonstrate strong administrative skills including budgeting and personnel management. They will have a commitment to a culture of recovery and a passion for service to the people of our community. They will demonstrate a variety and depth of experience with the services of the Community Health & Human Services system as well as understand and have the ability to communicate standards of care and regulations established at the federal and state level.  Finally, this person will possess an in-depth understanding of, and be able to correctly articulate, health care transformation, technical and descriptive vocabulary.

This position provides:

  • Assistance in managing the development and implementation of department goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for each assigned service area
  • Direction regarding the implementation of department and organizational changes
  • Leadership to department management team and staff
  • Support in order to accomplish the mission of our department to promote and protect the health and well-being of individuals, families, and our communities
  • Insight to the Director
  • Monitoring, evaluation, implementation and administration of service delivery methods, procedures, processes, programs, systems, standards and offerings
  • Assess and monitoring of workload, administrative/support systems, and internal reporting relationships
  • Interpretation and oversight to insure compliance with Federal, State and local laws, regulations, codes and standards
  • Support and assistance to a variety of boards, committees, and commissions
  • Collaboration with others to promote organizational effectiveness
Our Divisions:              

Administration                Community Health                   Public Health

Behavioral Health            Developmental Disabilities       Trillium Behavioral Health

Clinical Financial Svcs     Human Services                     Youth Services       





In order to further our mission of protecting and promoting the health and well-being of all people of Lane County, all of the Lane County Health & Human Services facilities, buildings and campuses are tobacco free.