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Located in northern California, Contra Costa County, with 19 cities and one of the fastest growing work forces, extends from the northeastern shore of San Francisco Bay east to San Joaquin County. With a population numbering just over 1 million, Contra Costa is among the top ten most populous counties and home to one of the State’s most ethnically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse populations.
The Executive Director, who manages a budget over $7.5 million and supervises 15 FTEs, will be a visionary leader passionate about boosting local economic vitality through workforce investment measures. Understanding the connection between education, workforce readiness and industry needs, the ideal candidate will leverage WDB’s resources and networks to promote economic development and job creation strategies. Individuals with governmental and administrative experience, and outstanding interpersonal and communications skills will be competitive for the position. Bachelor’s and four years of similar experience required. The County of Contra Costa is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at all levels of the organization.