County Welfare Directors Association of California | CWDA
Sacramento, California

Executive Director
Salary: up to $325,000
Application deadline: Open until filled.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a dynamic leader and relationship-builder to head an organization that shapes and implements human services policies and programs impacting the lives of children, families, older adults, and communities and that strives to improve county social services operations.

Appointed by and reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for implementing the organizationís mission and strategic goals and objectives. This complex positionís responsibilities include leadership over politics, policy, operations, budget, and public relations of CWDA. The Executive Director carries out their duties with the support of approximately 13 staff and an operating budget of approximately $7 million for the 2023-24 fiscal year.

The preferred candidate is an experienced leader with a proven track record of collaboratively overseeing an association led by a board of diverse members, perspectives, and regions. Essential skills include the ability to cultivate robust relationships with various agencies and stakeholders to advocate successfully for CWDA initiatives and programs. Familiarity with California county health and human service programs, funding, and a grasp of the California state budget and legislative processes will enable the incoming Executive Director to make an immediate impact.

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For more information contact:

Pam Derby
Executive Recruiter
CPS HR Consulting
(916) 471-3126

To view an online brochure for this position visit:
County Welfare Directors Association of California website:

The County Welfare Directors Association of California is an equal opportunity employer.