National Association of Counties

Director of Health and Human Services

County of Montgomery
Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States
19 days ago


The County of Montgomery, Pennsylvania welcomes nominations, inquiries, and applications as they seek an accomplished, visionary, energetic, and collaborative leader with an understanding of the social determinants of health, and whose demonstrated commitment to the equitable delivery of a variety of human services will allow them to successfully serve as the County’s next Director of Health & Human Services.

The Director of the Department of Health and Human Services is responsible for the coordination, development, direction, implementation, and quality of the services provided by the integrated department of Health and Human Services to the County’s diverse and growing population. In addition, the Director is a part of the County senior leadership team, with significant interaction with County Commissioners, other members of the senior leadership team, and other County department leaders. 

With a budget of $370 million and a much accomplished and highly committed staff of more than 500,  the department’s program offices include: Children and Youth, Community Connections, Drug and Alcohol, Early Learning Resource Center, Housing and Community Development, Mental Health/Developmental Disabilities/Early Intervention, Public Health, Senior Services, and Veterans Affairs. Strategic Offices for the department oversee Community Information and Education, Finance and Administration, Integrative Services, Managed Care Solutions, and Performance and Planning.

Success in this Director of Health & Human Services role requires advanced knowledge of human services programs, systems, and associated compliance, experience effectively navigating governmental/political arenas, exceptional communication skills, and experience fostering collaboration and  robust internal and external communication systems.  This role requires an understanding of trauma informed care, experience developing community-based partnerships, as well as public and private partnerships, an interest in the professional development of individuals, addressing health and service disparities, and the ability to boldly envision and implement new opportunities for programing in a complex, well-funded organization and social service/nonprofit network.

This is an opportunity to be a part of a vibrant and diverse community of public servants, leading a team that is collaborative and innovative, in an organization known for genuine support of its employees and residents. This is an opportunity to utilize post-pandemic ARPA funding to intentionally build a bold vision that advances community priorities. 

The Department of Health & Human Services operates from 4 offices and service centers throughout Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.  The County is located in southeast PA and is the 2nd wealthiest and 3rd largest in the state.

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LeadExec is partnering with The County of Montgomery Pennsylvania in this national search. For inquiries, nominations, applications, and confidential conversations, please contact:

Lisa J. Marks, Founder & CEO

Leyla Kayi, Senior Search Consultant


This position is open until filled but only applications received by Thursday, July 14, 2022, can be assured full consideration. Applications should include a detailed letter of interest and a current curriculum vitae/resume.

Please provide a letter of interest and curriculum vitae.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63932084
  • Location:
    Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Position Title: Director of Health and Human Services
  • Company Name For Job: County of Montgomery
  • Industry: Government/Civil Service
  • Job Function: Professional Services
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Master's Degree
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $117,032.00 - $152,142.00 (Yearly Salary)

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