Chief Operating Officer
First 5 Alameda County
Salary: $133,623 – $180,391 annually, DOE/DOQ
First 5 Alameda County (First 5) seeks a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to provide leadership and direction to all infrastructure and operations. First 5 is a public agency focused on the First five years of a child’s life. First 5 works to build an early childhood system of care that centers equity, narrows disparities rooted in racism and classism, and ensures all children enter kindergarten ready to succeed. We use a Place, People Policy framework to advance strategies, programs, and partnerships that improve child and family conditions related to Neighborhoods, Health & Well-Being, Learning and Care, and Family. As part of our commitment to equity, we incorporate diverse voices and experiences in our work through partnership with parents/caregivers, providers, and community-based organizations.
Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, the COO will oversee multiple divisions and a budget of $4.2 million. The primary focus is to optimize operational and resource utilization effectiveness in accordance with the mission of the organization: In partnership with the community, we support a county-wide continuous prevention and early intervention system that promotes optimal health and development, narrows disparities, and improves the lives of children from birth to age five and their families. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, this individual must have executive leadership experience and a collaborative approach. This position will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer, Agency Directors, and Senior Leadership Teams to support operational alignment. The ideal candidate will have a background in organizational system processes and a working understanding of finance, office management, technology, project management, and will have had experience working in change management. They will have an in-depth knowledge of administrative analysis, information management, in planning and project management including supporting the sequencing of communication and participatory facilitation processes to ensure internal and external buy-in. The COO will exercise strategic and analytic competencies to incorporate new information and trends for organizational planning. The COO will partner with the CEO on the sustainability of the organization with an understanding of public and philanthropic resources. If you want to be a part of an organization that has a passion for children and their families and wants to help First 5 Alameda County continue to support the community, apply today!
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