Chief Executive Officer
Side by Side

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Post Date: Apr 28, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - California - San Anselmo
Job Reference: 2156
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Side by Side is seeking a visionary, empowering and empathetic leader to serve as its next Chief Executive Officer. With the mission to walk with young people impacted by adversity toward a future connection with meaning, Side by Side operates across the Bay Area, providing young people ages 5-26 and family members with critical services that span behavioral and mental health, early intervention in schools, LGBTQIA+ support, transition housing for foster youth, and special education. To learn more about Side by Side, please visit

Reporting to and working in partnership with the Board of Directors, the CEO provides strategic vision, exceptional leadership, and business and financial accountability for the organization’s sustainability, future growth, and development. The CEO is responsible for the overall leadership and management of Side by Side and for the successful consistent achievement of its mission, strategic goals, and financial objectives, helping maintain the agency’s excellent reputation. A highly visible representative of Side by Side, the CEO is responsible for developing and maintaining strong relationships with various constituencies. The CEO oversees an annual budget of approximately $11 million and a total staff of 90. Preferred candidates will have demonstrated excellence in a senior leadership position in a complex human service or nonprofit organization. The CEO should have a good understanding of effective, forward-looking fiscal management, including annual budgeting and cash flow analysis, and implications for nonprofits. Team management experience is required, and the successful candidate must demonstrate an ability to oversee, inspire, and collaborate with staff. Above all, this individual must be deeply passionate about the work of Side by Side and demonstrate a commitment to providing high quality services in a mission-driven environment. An undergraduate degree is required; an advanced degree in related fields of study such as mental health services or social work is preferred.

The salary range is $175,000 to $225,000.

Side by Side has retained Morris & Berger to conduct the Chief Executive Officer search. To view the full position description, please visit To apply, please submit application, including resume and a letter of interest, in confidence to Morris & Berger through their website:

Contact Details

Address: 300 Sunny Hills Drive
City: San Anselmo
State/Province: California
Zipcode: 94960
Country: United States