Deputy Director

Posted by
Monument Impact
Concord, CA
Published 18 days ago

Monument Impact (MI) is seeking an experienced and exceptional bilingual leader (English/Spanish) with a strong financial background to fill the position of Deputy Director of a dynamic social justice organization serving the immigrant and refugee community in Concord, CA and East Contra Costa County. 

About Monument Impact

Since 2001, Monument Impact has worked with the Monument community of Concord to address immigrants’ barriers to economic advancement.  Our mission is to ensure that immigrants, refugees and low-income residents in Concord and surrounding communities have the voice, tools and relationships for an equitable share of the social and economic wealth in our region. To meet our mission, we integrate our direct services in workforce development, healthy community, and immigration services with community organizing, leadership development and advocacy. 

Position Summary

Building on two decades of achievement, the Deputy Director will have both internal and external responsibilities, ranging from financial management, administration, and human resources to donor relations. The Deputy Director will partner closely with the Executive and Program Directors and management team to chart MI’s future growth and strategic response to increased demand for the organization’s services and advocacy, including the Monument Relief & Recovery Fund (the largest Undocufund in Contra Costa), established in 2020 to serve undocumented immigrants hardest hit by the pandemic. 

The responsibilities of the role are varied, challenging, and require the ability to operate effectively within in a fast-paced and multicultural environment. The ideal candidate is a seasoned and innovative manager who pays close attention to detail while also focusing on the big picture. The successful candidate will have unique access and insight into the challenges and opportunities that immigrants face, especially during the pandemic. 

The Deputy Director will be based in Concord, CA when Shelter in Place has been lifted, but may work remotely as needed. This position reports directly to the Executive Director (ED) and, to start, will have one direct report. 

Primary Areas of Responsibility 

Organizational Management (30% )

• Provide direction in the areas of operations and administration, including procurement, financial management procedures and facility needs. 

• Serve as key liaison with MI’s outsourced financial management team to ensure accuracy of financial statements, cash flow and payroll. Supervise staff bookkeeper.

• Lead a successful annual budget process in coordination with ED and Program Director. 

• Oversee all monitoring and evaluation efforts, including fund development; work closely with the Program Director to monitor project budgets and ensure all expenditures are within budget and in alignment with program goals. 

• Manage IT service provider and oversee increasing segments of information technology with related internal communications and budgeting/finance duties. 

• Identify best practices and improve internal systems with an eye toward future needs and budget realities. 

Human Resources (20%)

• Oversee and supervise human resources (recruiting, onboarding, staff deployment/workload balancing, etc.); maintain employee personnel files; oversee payroll and compensation processes, benefits, and policy and legal requirements. 

• Work with Executive Director and senior management to implement annual performance 

management process and identify opportunities for staff professional 

development individually and as an organization. 

• Review and revise all procedures, systems and policies on an ongoing basis; work with consultant to update and maintain Personnel Handbook.

• Ensure that all human resource-related matters are handled appropriately and in 

compliance with applicable local, state and federal regulations and laws. 

Organizational Development and Sustainability (35%)

• Partner with the ED and key staff in essential internal leadership activities (strategic planning, donor coordination, administration, communications, and human resources). 

• Partner with the Program Director to continue work of program integration.

• Develop strategies to increase organizational visibility, individual giving and donor stewardship with ED and key staff.

• Maintain relationships with the donor community; act as the liaison with donors in the areas of oversight, reporting, and compliance in partnership with the ED and Program Director. 

• Partner with Program Director, ED and Board on expansion plans.

Representation and External Relations (15%)

• Build and maintain strong relationships with partners. 

• Develop thought leadership around specific topics/emerging practice areas.

• Represent Monument Impact in meetings.

• Ensure that Monument Impact submits timely program reports that monitor and measure program results as required. 

• Serve as the Acting Executive Director as required.

Qualifications and Skills

Work Experience:

Practical experience executing tasks similar to those described above, ideally in a nonprofit environment

• At least five years’ experience overseeing complex donor-funded programs, including development and oversight of Monitoring and Evaluation responsibilities. 

• Track record delivering superior results and assuming leadership roles. 

• Experience in operations management.

• Ability to work collaboratively with efficiency and flexibility while maintaining a congenial workplace. 

• Proficiency in strategic planning, collaborative development and implementation of new strategies to build long-term program and organizational sustainability. 

• Success in developing successful collaborative working relationships with counterparts from diverse backgrounds, including other implementers and local partners. 

• Experience with donor compliance and reporting requirements. 

• Experience with information technology, particularly Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, relational databases, and internet research. Salesforce experience a plus.

• Experience with digital communications platforms and strategies, including Facebook and  Twitter. Ability to identify and introduce new technology tools in the workplace. 


• Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish).

• Demonstrated commitment to racial and economic equity

• Exceptional relationship-builder with superior communication and interpersonal skills: articulate and tactful oral and written communication skills. 

• Experience in multicultural settings is essential. 

• Experience in financial management, oversight, and budget development.

• Strong strategic, analytical and research skills. 

• Highly motivated, hard-working and well-organized. 

• Commitment to excellence.

• Track record of flexibility. Ability to react and adapt quickly to unexpected changes, to anticipate problems, provide creative solutions, and meet deadlines in challenging situations and with multicultural teams. 


• Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a related field. Master’s Degree is preferable. 

Monument Impact (MI) is seeking an experienced and exceptional bilingual leader (English/Spanish) with a strong financial background to fill the position of Deputy Director of a dynamic social justice organization serving the immigrant…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level


$87,000 - $95,000This is a full-time, exempt position. Salary is commensurate with experience.


Our benefits package includes medical, dental and vision insurance; life insurance; and paid holidays and vacation. All employment at Monument Impact is ‘at-will’.

Our benefits package includes medical, dental and vision insurance; life insurance; and paid holidays and vacation. All employment at Monument Impact is ‘at-will’.

Level of Language Proficiency

Must be bilingual (English/Spanish)

Must be bilingual (English/Spanish)


Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Concord, CA
Associated Location
Concord, CA, USA

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Qualified applicants should submit a resume and cover letter detailing their interest in this position with the Subject Line: Deputy DirectorPreference will be given to applications received by July 23, 2021. The position is open until filled.

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