Director- Mary Graham Children's Shelter

San Joaquin County

Director of Mary Graham Children's Shelter

San Joaquin County

$102,482 - $124,550 Annually, plus an excellent benefits package

Final Filing Date: March 2, 2018


San Joaquin County is currently recruiting to fill the position of  Director-Mary Graham Children's Shelter.  This position is responsible for the management of the daily operations of the Mary Graham Children’s Shelter, the County’s 24-hour residential facility for emergency care of abused and neglected children.  This includes the administration of shelter staff who provide direct care and supervision of children brought to the shelter.

This position is exempt from the San Joaquin County Civil Service system.  Appointments to exempt positions are at-will and are not governed by the Civil Service Rules.


Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with specialization in the social or behavioral sciences, business or public administration or a closely related field.

Experience: Five-years of experience in a public or private social service or mental health agency, providing human services for families and/or children; including two years at an administrative or management level.

Substitution: A Masters Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Child Development, Public Administration, Business Administration or a related field may be substituted for one year of required general experience.


License:  Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

Special Requirement:  Must pass fingerprinting as required by state law.

Note:  Employees at Mary Graham Children’s Shelter are subject to the authority, rules, regulations, standards, and approval of the Community Care Licensing Authority (CCL) of the California Department of Social Services.  In addition to the above minimum qualifications, as a condition of employment, approval of the CCL is required for both initial appointment and for continued employment at MGCS.


A completed application package, including application and supplemental questionnaire, is to be submitted no later than March 2, 2018 to San Joaquin County Human Resources, 44 N. San Joaquin Street, Suite 330, Stockton, CA 95202.

For additional information, or to apply online, you may go to our website at EOE





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