Deputy Director

  • Full Time
  • Riverside
  • In-Office

Website Fair Housing Council of Riverside County

Classification Specifications

The Deputy Director receives direction from the Executive Director and exercises supervision over professional clerical staff as directed and determined by the Executive Director. The Deputy Director assists the Executive Director in planning, organizing, and implementing the Fair Housing programs/services throughout Riverside County. The Deputy Director must be HUD certified.

Examples of Duties (Non-Inclusive)

Essential Duties

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Deputy Director will be directly engaged in planning, implementing, and supervising the day-to-day operations of the organization.
The Deputy Director will work closely with the Executive Director to chart the agency’s future growth and strategic response to an ever-increasing demand for the organization’s services

Project Relations/Management, and Client Relations/Management

Provide oversight of all the organization’s programs and activities
Build and maintain strong relationships with federal, state and local agencies; and other Fair Housing or Civil Rights organizations
Attends and participate in industry conferences, professional associations, and other public ventures to stay abreast of Fair Housing issues and operation
Act as the organization’s representative in regard to investigation, enforcement, and ligation in Fair Housing Cases
Assist the Executive Director in essential internal leadership activities (human resources, administration, organizational planning)
Participate in fundraising activities
Participate in strategic planning and budgeting
Coordinate on any additional activities as requested by the Executive Director

Education, Training, and Experience

15+ distinguished years in senior management position in a non-profit organization, foundation, or government agency
Four-year degree from an accredited college or University with major course work in Business Management, Public Administration, or a closely related field
HUD Certification
Experience with Fair Housing issues, programs, and services – preferably in a community services agency. (May be a combination of education, training, and work experience.)
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide array of people
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills are essential

Knowledge of: 

Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, ordinances and/or regulations
Fair Housing programs, policies, and procedures
Private and Public sector agencies, and resources

Skills in and ability to: 

Mediate and resolve issues between individuals and agencies in a constructive manner
Communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively – both orally and in writing
Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in organizational settings
Develop and administer budgets; Negotiate agreements and contracts

Special Requirements

Procession and maintenance of a valid California Driver’s License. (The maintenance of a clean driving record must be acceptable to the insurability requirements of the agency’s carrier). Current proof of insurance will be required.

Customary work performance of the duties and responsibilities of this classification can sometimes require working outside of a standard work schedule
Incumbent in this classification agrees to fully comply with the established attendance requirements and the personnel policies and procedures of the agency

Physical Demands/Working Environment

Includes both a standard office work site and recurring fieldwork
This classification specification is intended to indicate the duties and responsibilities inherent in the scope of job. It shall not be considered as an all-inclusive description of all duties and responsibilities that may be assigned.

Please submit resume’s to Ms. Rose Mayes, Executive Director via email at

HUD Certification required

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