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File #: 20-0945    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/10/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/28/2020 Final action: 7/28/2020
Title: Human Resources Department recommending the Board: 1) Approve and adopt the revised Countywide class specification of Program Manager; and 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 121-2020 to: a) Approve, due to an upward reclassification, the deletion of 1.0 FTE vacant Staff Services Manager position and the addition of 1.0 FTE Program Manager position in the Department of Child Support Services; and b) Abolish the Staff Services Manager classification. FUNDING: State and Federal Funding.
Attachments: 1. A1 - Program Manager CLEAN 7-28-20, 2. A2 - Program Manager REDLINE 7-28-20, 3. B - Resolution 7-28-20, 4. C - Approved Blue Route 7-28-20, 5. Executed Resolution 121-2020
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Human Resources Department recommending the Board:
1) Approve and adopt the revised Countywide class specification of Program Manager; and
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 121-2020 to:
a) Approve, due to an upward reclassification, the deletion of 1.0 FTE vacant Staff Services Manager position and the addition of 1.0 FTE Program Manager position in the Department of Child Support Services; and
b) Abolish the Staff Services Manager classification.

FUNDING: State and Federal Funding.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Through a Position Description Questionnaire, the Human Resources Department reviewed the duties expected of the existing Staff Services Manager position in the Department of Child Support Services (DCSS). Upon review, it was determined that the position should be upwardly reclassified to the County’s existing class of Program Manager.

As further background, in May 2020, the Assistant Director of DCSS resigned. The Assistant Director was previously the Child Support Program Manager and upon selection for the new position of Assistant Director of DCSS the duties of Program Manager were retained by the Assistant Director and the Program Manager allocation was removed from DCSS in the FY 2019-20 budget process. Subsequently, after the May 2020 resignation of the Assistant Director of DCSS a recruitment was conducted for a replacement, and the Staff Services Manager incumbent was selected as the new Assistant Director of DCSS. The Director of DCSS determined the new Assistant Director would retain all of the administrative management duties assigned as the former Staff Services Manager, in addition to assuming the new Assistant Director duties. This left DCSS with a gap in program-specific management and oversight as the new Assistant Director would not retain the duties brought over with the previous Assistant Director. The Director of DCSS determined that the gap would best be filled by a Program Manager, rather than a Staff ...

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