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Executive Director

Marin City Community Development Corporation

Posted: 8/15/2020
Position Type: Full-Time
Function: Executive Director
Primary domain: Community Development/Workforce Intermediary
City: Marin City, CA
Postal code: 94965
State: California
Country: United States
Organization Information Budget: $1M - $2M

Mission statement:

Established in 1979, the Marin City Community Development Corporation (MCCDC) mission is to enhance community development and economic self-sufficiency through employment services and financial education. We do this by partnering with Local Community Organizations, Foundations, County and State Organizations to support lower income individuals, families and people of color by providing employment services, life skill development services, job training and placement services, apprenticeships, youth development services and asset building programs.


Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) provides direction and leadership for the organization’s mission and vision, represents and speaks for the organization and its work, and works with the leadership team to manage the day-to-day operations and advance the MCCDC’s strategic plan. The ED is responsible for all community and governmental programs, personnel, funding, fiscal management, and agency strategic planning. and implementation protocols under the direction of the Board of Directors. Key priorities include forging and expanding partnerships, developing new funding sources, and providing visionary leadership that translates into action. The ideal candidate will work to align the strengths of the organization with the opportunities and possibilities currently available to expand and to support programs, and to further meet the needs of the under-served populace living in Marin City and Marin County.


Leadership & Management:

  • Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems.
  • Recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals; ensure that programs are sustainable and in line with MCCDC’s mission and values.
  • Actively engage and energize MCCDC community, volunteers, board members, event committees, partnering organizations, and funders in support of the agency.
  • Develop, maintain, and support a strong Board of Directors: seek and build board involvement with strategic direction and fundraising for ongoing local operations.
  • Lead, coach, develop, and retain MCCDC’s management team; provide leadership in building and maintaining efficient organizational infrastructure, including best practices, policies, and procedures; and regularly evaluate program components, so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and other constituents.

Fundraising & Communications:

  • Expand local revenue generating and fundraising activities to support existing program operations and expansion while simultaneously retiring debt or operating costs.
  • Deepen and refine all aspects of communications—from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger brand.
  • Use external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities for the agency and the lower-income, special needs and/or challenging populations assisted by the agency to overcome mental, financial and employment barriers on their way to economic self-sufficiency.

Planning & New Business:

  • Design and complete the strategic business planning process for the program expansion into new markets.
  • Further develop and bring to scale MCCDC’s programs.
  • Begin to build partnerships in new markets, establishing relationships with the funders, and political and community leaders.

The Executive Director must implement operational and financial controls to achieve agency outcomes and objectives publishing and communicating program results with an emphasis on the successes of MCCDC local programs to ensure outstanding performance and the long-term sustainability of the agency.


The ED will be thoroughly committed to MCCDC’s mission. All candidates should have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience and outstanding abilities to motivate and support staff to achieve targeted results within allotted timeframes and under budget. The ED should have concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications that include:

  • Advanced degree preferred with at least 5 years of senior management experience; track record of effectively leading a performance and outcomes-based organization and staff; ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience to work successfully with people from diverse backgrounds in a culturally sensitive manner.
  • Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation.
  • Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set, and achieve strategic objectives.
  • Outstanding ability to manage budgets and control costs.
  • Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships to work collaboratively toward the financial stability and long-term sustainability of the agency.
  • Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures to support the agency and its mission.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project management skills.
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning and project implementation.
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people, people of color, and lower income populations.
  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude.
  • Mission-driven and self-directed work ethic.


Benefits include paid vacation and sick leave, health, dental, paid holidays, and 401(K) plans.


$100,000 to $120,000 commensurate with Experience

How to Apply:

Please send cover letter, salary requirements, resume, and at least three (3) references to:

Marilyn Mackel, Vice President and Board Secretary
Board of Directors
Marin City Community Development Corporation
441 Drake Avenue
Marin City, CA 94965

Email: [email protected]

Program Coordinator, Microbusiness


Position: Program Coordinator
Status: Full-Time
Hours: 40 Hours/Week
Salary: $40K to $50K DOE


The Marin City Community Development Corporation (MCCDC) has over 40 years of expertise
providing job training and referral, youth development, housing programs, and other asset building services. The organization has helped Marin City’s residents to own, manage, and operate their own businesses. MCCDC is a nonprofit organization with 501(c)(3) status, recognized as a leading institution in Marin City and within the County of Marin. The Mission of MCCDC is to empower and improve the quality of life of Marin County residents by implementing comprehensive employment and workforce development programs, and to preserve its diverse culture. The Marin City Community Development Corporation is committed to increasing the earnings and skills of unemployed or underemployed residents of Marin County. MCCDC efforts ensure that its clients are connected to viable careers. MCCDC works in partnership with workforce agencies, businesses, and educational institutions, to increase the opportunity for skills in demand industries that provide career track employment.


The Program Coordinator of the Microbusiness Program is responsible for providing services which assist our clients in obtaining necessary education, vocational skills, interests, work attitudes and aptitudes to establish a micro business enterprise or to secure long-term/short-term employment in a targeted industry. She/he will meet regularly with the Program Team to communicate information related to the client’s business development or vocational status and make recommendations as needed. The Program Coordinator will conduct assessments of client interests, aptitudes, and skills, develop action/recommendation plans and individual services plans (ISPs) for participants, develop and maintain microbusiness and employer/partner contacts and relationships, provide preparation for business development or job searches, and input data collected and analyze that data for reports. The Program Coordinator will also be expected to participate in developing narrative reports of program progress and successes, to develop partnerships with microbusiness development support services and employers for business launch and/or job placement.


Manage the launching and creation of the Pathworks Grant Microbusiness Center and operate the Center so that it provides training and support services to MCCDC clients seeking microbusiness enterprise development and other training services.


  • Directly supervise Pathworks Microbusiness program staff to ensure the delivery of high-quality services to participants and the public.
  • Coordinate staff, resources, and CBO partnerships to meet all contract and targeted outcomes and benchmarks, understanding that strategies change based on the economy, employment sectors, populations served, and other factors.
  • Oversee the work of Microbusiness staff to make sure that marketing, outreach and enrollment of participants meets targets, Individual Service plans are completed, training schedules are maintained and that the microbusiness services are defined and delivered to the public as planned.
  • Ensure Microbusiness Center access for participants and the public, delivery of high-quality business support services for participants and the public, computer access training for customers as needed, and maintenance of service data in compliance with standards and regulations from funders and other regulatory systems relevant to workforce development services and operations of Microbusiness Center.
  • Teach clients financial education fundamentals.
  • Help manage employment services programs for clients.
  • Identify and ensure that participants enroll in and complete required meetings, training sessions, case conferences, and/or external partner organization events.
  • Provide written progress reports and billing documentation on site activities and program outcomes as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director or other assigned supervisor.
  • Support and provide administrative assistance to the Pathworks Program.

REQUIREMENTS: (Education/Training and Experience Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • A Bachelor’s degree in business, social work, real estate or a related field with at least three years of experience providing employment and workforce development services to the business community and specialized populations is preferred, but not required.
  • At least two years of college in a relevant field (business development, counseling, psychology, sociology, etc.) or 2-4 years equivalent Counseling or Workforce Development Case Management experience. Demonstrated experience in the field of program management may be substituted for degree on a year by year basis.
  • Demonstrated expertise in working effectively with key agencies and stakeholders in the community, particularly those supporting special populations and employer workforce needs.
  • The ability to work well independently, to establish priorities and to meet goals and program outcomes both independently and utilizing a team of subordinates.
  • Extensive experience and knowledge with persons from disadvantaged backgrounds and underrepresented populations in an employment services and various community settings. Successful experience coordinating programs from a variety of sources, including federal, state, county, and/or foundation sources.
  • Prior operations experience working with diverse, low-income and underserved populations.
  • Ability to coordinate with other program partners to ensure seamless services and support for our employment services clients.
  • Excellent communication skills and computer proficiency to be able to clearly and concisely communicate in both written, oral and electronic forms.
  • A valid California driver’s license, a clear driving record and proof of personal vehicle insurance coverage are required to be maintained at all times for this position.
  • Prior experience with return to work focus, workforce development, and/or experience in rehabilitation, business management, utilization review or case management.
  • Organizational ability, flexibility, resourcefulness, strong work ethics, and the ability to work independently and productively in a team to meet deadlines and program objectives.
  • Experience in coordinating projects independently.
  • Ability to form and maintain positive working relationships with clients, supervisor, co- workers, community agencies, employers, stakeholders, partners and program participants.
  • Superior assessment and problem solving skills.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Comfortable working within internet based, proprietary software: (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills working with diverse and multicultural clients, partners, stakeholders, attorneys, employers, counselors and medical providers.
  • Must pass a Background, Criminal, Employment and Reference Check.
Must provide us with the following for consideration:
  • Resume and Salary History.
  • Copy of your Credentials, Certificates, and Employment References.
  • Cover Letter explaining your abilities and why you would be the ideal candidate for this position.

Salary is negotiable based on experience and qualifications. The Marin City Community Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please send your resume, cover letter and professional references to be considered for the MCCDC Program Coordinator position to:

Human Resources Manager
Email: [email protected]

or mail to:
Marin City Community Development Corporation
Attn: Human Resources Department
441 Drake Avenue
Marin City, CA 94965

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