Job Details

Deputy Director

Company name

National Center For Youth Law

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Valid Through

Feb 22,2020

Posted on

Nov 09,2019


USD 142655 Annually


Oakland, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Deputy Director
The candidate will be responsible for guiding the organization’s efforts on behalf of children and youth. Will report to the Executive Director. Essential Functions: Ensuring company’s efforts are both responsive to changing conditions and planned strategically. Partnering with the Executive Director to set the organization’s strategic priorities. Increasing communication and collaboration within company to deepen impact. Helping to lead efforts aimed at increasing organizational diversity, equity and inclusion. Leading a process through which work on behalf of children and youth increasingly incorporates an explicit focus on racial equity. Furthering commitment to youth engagement. Supervising and partnering with Senior Director level staff to guide, plan, and oversee impact litigation, policy development and advocacy, public agency partnerships, research, demonstration sites, communications, and coalition building, across a wide variety of children’s issues.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have J.D. Degree, admitted to practice law. Should preferably have Knowledge of immigration, child welfare, education, juvenile justice, or children’s health care systems and policy. Ability to identify how work at company is interconnected and how our work intersects with deeply rooted structural inequities in country is desired. Must have experience and success leading multi-strategy campaigns with deep and broad impact. Should preferably have Significant experience in one or more of the following: policy development and advocacy; impact litigation; private-public partnerships; operating direct service programs; or research. Should preferably have Experience helping to lead efforts aimed at improving internal diversity, equity and inclusion; and experience helping to lead system-change efforts aimed at dismantling structural racism and increasing racial equity. Ability to supervise senior staff, including those working in other offices, in a way that is deferential to the expertise of staff and supports and furthers their leadership is desired.

Additional info

Submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
National Center For Youth Law
405 - 14th Street
15th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612-2701

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