DEPUTY DIRECTOR – San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA)


The San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA) is excited to launch a search for an exceptional individual to join our talented team as our first Deputy Director. This newly created position will oversee the day-to-day management of the organization including both operations and programs, while strengthening the planning, systems, and infrastructure needed to support recent and longer-term growth. The successful candidate will be a thoughtful leader who brings significant experience in organizational assessment and growth management; program development, planning, and oversight; staff development; infrastructure and systems development; and finance, HR and operations oversight. 

Most importantly, they will be a skilled, strategic manager and thought partner who can advance our priorities while inspiring, aligning, and supporting individual staff and teams to center the needs of our community with – courage, compassion, creativity, and concern for excellence. 

COMPENSATION: This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position based in Santa Clara, CA. Occasional evening and weekend work required. Starting compensation will be in the range of $93,000 to $116,000 annually. Benefits are generous, with fully paid employee and dependent coverage for health, vision, and dental; a 3% pension matching program; and paid time off including (10) holidays, (12) vacation days, and (10) personal days. 

TO APPLY: Please send your resume and a substantive and thoughtful cover letter (in PDF format) with the subject line: Deputy Director Search to: In your cover letter, please address your interest in the organization and its mission and make the case for the relevance of your experience to the key areas of focus. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with priority given to those received by April 3, 2020. Cory Pohley of Bandwidth Consulting is leading this search and will confirm receipt of applications and keep candidates updated on the process.