Job Opportunity

Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Contra Costa County

Date Posted:

May 3, 2024


$228,036 – $296,412 Annually


The Contra Costa County Employees’ Retirement Association (CCCERA) located in Concord, California is seeking a collaborative and innovative leader to be CCCERA’s Deputy Chief Executive Officer. The successful candidate will function as a Chief Operations Officer, overseeing and collaborating with operational departments including Information Technology, Member Services, and Administration. Responsibilities include: • Assist the CEO in planning, organizing, and directing CCCERA departments and programs. • Plan, organize, direct, and evaluate programs and activities of assigned departments to ensure effective services. • Develop, direct, and coordinate implementation of goals, policies, procedures, and work standards. • Provide strategic direction for CCCERA technology and communication activities. • Implement CEO directives and policies, provide guidance to department heads, resolve organizational problems. • Develop, review, and implement policies and procedures to meet legal requirements and improve service delivery. • Coordinate budget development and administration for assigned departments. • Represent CCCERA in meetings with various organizations and act as a liaison with the media.


Education: • Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business or public administration, information systems management, information technology, computer science, public policy, finance, or a related field. • A Master’s degree in public administration is preferred. Experience: • Five years of increasingly responsible experience in a public agency administration including at least two years at a management level. • Experience in information technology program management is desired, but not required. • Experience with 1937 Act Retirement systems and/or pension administration systems is desirable. Ideal Candidate will: • Be a problem solver who is able to build consensus for initiatives across the organization and lead projects through to completion. • Know the value of technology as a tool to meet the organization’s goals. • Be able to guide the strategy and implementation of effective information systems and policy.

How to Apply:

Final Filing Date: June 3, 2024. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. If you have a passion for serving your local community, securing the future for public servants, and for technology innovation, then this is the place for you! Application Filing: Interested applicants are encouraged to apply on-line at and submit the required information as indicated on the job bulletin. Applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications. Resumes may not be substituted for the official CCCERA application. Paper, faxed or late applications WILL NOT be accepted. EOE

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