Deputy Director

Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

San Francisco, CA

Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. (MNC) now in its 60th year, is seeking a qualified individual for the newly created position of Deputy Director

MNC provides quality early care and education, enriching after-school programs, empowering workforce development and youth programs for at-risk youth  and engaging activities for elders aimed at  helping them avoid isolation and depression.

The Deputy Director oversees the execution and implementation of organizational priorities and strategies, ensures accountability across all functions and structures, makes and promotes highest level of data-driven decisions and measurements of programmatic and administrative functions. In collaboration with the CEO and Board of Directors, the Deputy Director is accountable for leading and overseeing overall organizational mission impact and financial sustainability. The Deputy Director has a deep and steady pulse of the staff morale, needs, and challenges and anticipates changes to the extent possible. The Deputy Director partners with the CEO in modelling, promoting, and rewarding positivity, productivity, and collaborative leadership throughout the organization.

Primary Duties

  • Leads and supports the development and supervision of the Chief Program Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operations Officer, and the Quality Systems Manager.
  • As second in command, the Deputy Director delivers organizational impact by fostering accountability, fostering strategic collaborative initiatives and innovatively anticipating and adapting to community needs.
  • In partnership with the CEO, the Deputy Director ensures highest levels of mission impact and financial sustainability.
  • The Deputy Director uses her/his vantage point and visibility to collect information and insight that inform organizational priorities and strategies.
  • Practices and models positive and productive change strategies as needs emerge internally and in the community.
  • In alignment with organizational mission, vision, and values, she/he provides policy and community leadership to advance the organization and its communities.
  • Drives and sets the tone for continuous improvement strategies and a culture of flexibility and trust across the organization.
  • Supports the CEO and Board of Directors, as needed, in the development and maintenance of the Board of Directors.
  • As needed, supports the Board of Directors in achieving its governance responsibilities.
  • Prepares and delivers formal presentations before various commissions, boards, committees, funding sources, and as required: attends meetings, conferences and seminars requiring periodic to frequent travel.
  • Acts as an ambassador for the organization.
  • Converts individual organizational supporters into “evangelists for the cause”.
  • Enhances MNC’s image and community awareness by being active and visible in the community.
  • Establishes and develops collaborative networks with other professional, civic and private organizations.


  • BS/BA Degree with an emphasis in Nonprofit Administration, Business Administration, Public Administration or in related field.
  • Minimum five years of supervisory responsibility
  • Minimum five years of post-baccalaureate experience in the human services field or related fields.
  • Minimum seven years of senior-level experience in a nonprofit, governmental, and/or philanthropic environment, overseeing multiple programs and/or contracts.
  • Experience at organizations serving low-income communities a plus.
  • Strong track record as an effective supervisor.


The anticipated pay range for this position is $110K-$130K per year

A full suite of benefits included in the package, plus a great work culture and an amazing SF location – the Mission, Excelsior and Bayview Districts’; close to BART and MUNI Transit.

How to Apply

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We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace.  Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.