Job Opportunity

Executive Director
Redwood Coast Regional Center

Date Posted:

July 30, 2020


$140,000 or may be higher for an accomplished professional dependent upon qualifications.


This is an exciting opportunity to join the Redwood Coast Regional Center as its new Executive Director. RCRC is one of 21 regional centers located throughout California serving the needs of children and adults with developmental disabilities. The Executive Director is the administrative head of the RCRC, and is responsible for implementing the strategic plan, decisions, and policies. Currently, the regional center’s executive office is in Ukiah with additional offices in Crescent City, Eureka, Fort Bragg, and Lakeport. The Board will be flexible if the new Executive Director prefers the executive office location to be in the City of Eureka.


Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of progressively responsible executive or management experience obtained at the senior level with a nonprofit entity, private organization, or a public agency, which must include serving people with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Additionally, candidates must have 5 years of excellent performance in management in a nonprofit setting or comparable organization. Experience working with people who are developmentally disabled and their families is desired along with working knowledge of the Lanterman Act and California’s delivery service system. A Master’s degree is or higher in Business, Public or Healthcare Administration, Human Services, or Education is desired.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should apply by submitting a cover letter and comprehensive resume to Ralph Andersen & Associates at no later than Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Ms. Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at

Filing Deadline:

September 8, 2020

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