The Assistant Director for Operations (AD) works as part of the Division Ecological Restoration (DER)’s Leadership Team with the Director and the Deputy Director to guide the Division’s work. The AD manages the Division’s day-to-day operations and ensures that DER can execute its work in a high-quality, efficient, and financially responsible manner. The AD oversees a four-person team responsible for DER’s fiscal management and operations, including fiscal planning, budgeting, procurement, management, information technology, communications, human resources, internal policy development, and office logistics. The AD liaises with Department of Fish and Game (DFG) staff including the Chief of Staff, Chief Financial Officer, EEA Deputy Human Resources Director, Information Technology staff, and others at the Department level on many of these activities. The AD oversees Division-wide processes such as strategic planning, annual work planning, ecological restoration project tracking, data management, and other critical operations.
The AD works across all the Division’s programs and the fiscal team to improve the efficiency of the Division’s work. The complexity and interdisciplinary nature of DER’s work requires strong operational leadership and synergy across the Division, and the AD brings this organizational leadership to the Division team.
Applicants must have at least (A) five (5) years of full-time or, equivalent part-time, professional, professional internship, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in business administration, business management, public administration, public management, clinical administration or clinical management or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and substitutions below.
I. A certificate in a relevant or related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience.
II. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.
III. A Graduate degree in a related field may be substituted for three (3) years of the required experience.
IV. A Doctorate degree in a related field may be substituted for four (4) years of the required experience.