Santa Clara Valley Water District is seeking a Deputy Administrative Officer of Human Resources. Ideal candidates are high-functioning, career public sector human resources professionals who exhibit agility, innovation and vision. Those who think beyond the status-quo, appreciate the expertise of staff, and believe that collaborative partnerships are the recipe for success will excel in this role. The next Deputy Administrative Officer of Human Resources will possess outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, a high level of self-awareness and value people over process. The ability to establish, maintain, and foster positive working relationships with all employees, the Board of Directors, bargaining units, and other stakeholders is a must. The individual must be politically astute, open-minded and capable of creating and establishing key partnerships of value to the organization with other public agencies and non-profits. The ideal candidate will be a confident, responsive leader who strives to inspire staff to be solutions-oriented and achieve great things. They will be invested in being an advisor and support system to peers, staff, executive management, and elected officials. Those who possess the ability to foster trust and earn respect throughout all levels of the organization, be a team player with a can-do attitude, and facilitate and resolve a variety of complex issues and challenges are encouraged to apply.