First 5 Contra Costa
Concord, CA

Executive Director
Annual salary range: $116,699 to $169,744
Application deadline: Monday, November 11, 2019.

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 childrenís development.

Under the direction of First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission, the Executive Director is responsible for implementing a coherent and comprehensive vision that drives the work of First 5, based on the Commissionís Strategic Plan. In partnership with the management team representing all facets of the agency, the Executive Director is responsible for directing a complex organization, leading a staff of thirty-two, supporting the Commission, engaging with stakeholders, and overseeing internal operations.

This position requires a deep commitment to the mission of First 5, along with highly developed leadership, management, and advocacy skills. First 5 seeks a leader who can fill three key roles: as advocate, strategist and organizational leader.

To be considered for this challenging and rewarding career opportunity, please submit a detailed resume (indicating the size of staff and budgets you have managed and also reflecting both years and months of employment dates for positions held), cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (who will not be contacted until the late stages of the recruitment and will be coordinated with the successful candidate) by applying on our website:

For additional information contact:

Teresa Webster
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.