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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Montgomery County Launches National Search for Health and Human Services Director

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, the third largest county in the Commonwealth, is seeking qualified applicants for its next Health and Human Services (HHS) Director.

The HHS Director is responsible for the coordination, development, direction, implementation, quality and equitable delivery of services provided by the integrated department of Health and Human Services. In addition, the Director works closely with non-profit providers, funders, community groups, County leadership and the County Commissioners.

Success in this Director of Health & Human Services role requires advanced knowledge of public health and human services programs and systems and associated compliance, working with diverse communities, experience effectively navigating governmental/political arenas, exceptional communication skills and experience fostering collaboration and robust internal and external communication systems and understanding of trauma informed care. It also requires experience developing community-based partnerships as well as public and private partnerships, an interest in the development of individuals, leadership skills, 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. 

To view the complete position prospectus, click here.

Montgomery County is partnering with LeadExec in this national search. For inquiries, nominations, applications, and confidential conversations, please contact Lisa J. Marks, Founder & CEO and Leyla Kayi, Senior Search Consultant at (413) 335-6936 or by emailing

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.

To view the list of Montgomery County employee benefits, click here. Montgomery County is an equal opportunity employer. 

About the Department of Health and Human Services
Montgomery County’s Department of Health & Human Services works together with people and organizations across the County to make a positive difference in the lives of its residents. The Department of Health and Human Services is the largest department within the County and is well supported and much respected both internally and externally.

With a budget of $370 million and a much accomplished and highly committed staff of more than 500 employees, the department’s program offices include: Senior Services, Early Learning Resource Center, Children and Youth, Community Connections, Drug and Alcohol, Housing and Community Development, Mental Health/Developmental Disabilities/Early Intervention, Public Health, 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.

Media Contact: Kelly Cofrancisco,

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