Deputy Director

First 5 Contra Costa - Concord, CA

First 5 Contra Costa
Concord, CA

Deputy Director
Annual salary range: $100,781 to $120,331
Application deadline: Monday, March 23, 2020.

First 5 Contra Costa is seeking an experienced and innovative leader to serve as its next Deputy Director. As a respected state leader in advocacy for young children and their families, First 5 Contra Costa helps young children start school healthy and ready to learn. The agency invests in programs and advocates for policies focused on children during their first five years, the most important time in children’s development.

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Deputy Director is an organization-wide leader and is principally responsible for First 5’s efforts to promote a continuum of services and supports to strengthen families and improve child outcomes. The Deputy Director has strategic and day-to-day responsibility for all of First 5 Contra Costa’s programs and serves as a key advisor to the Executive Director. A strong background in early childhood development is desired, with demonstrated knowledge of systems development, collective impact framework, and policy advocacy. The Deputy Director will have strong management and team development skills, knowledge of organizational change strategies, strong written and oral communication skills, and a growth mindset.

The Deputy Director will exhibit a commitment and passion for First 5’s mission and values of diversity and inclusion, equity, cultural humility, and community partnership.

To view additional qualifications and submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues) please visit our website:

For additional information contact:

Andrew Nelson
CPS HR Consulting

To view an online brochure for this position visit:
First 5 Contra Costa website:

First 5 Contra Costa is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply

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Contact Info

Andrew Nelson

Job Details

Category: Management

Type: FT

Location: Concord, CA

Salary: 100781.00 - 120331.00

Posted On: March 6th, 2020

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