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Classification Specifications

The Deputy Director receives direction from the Executive Director and exercises supervision over professional clerical staff as directed and determined by the Executive Director.  The Deputy Director assists the Executive Director in planning, organizing, and implementing the Fair Housing programs/services throughout Riverside County.

Examples of Duties (Non-Inclusive)

Essential Duties

  • Reporting to the Executive Director, the Deputy Director will be directly engaged in planning, implementing, and supervising the day-to-day operations of the organization.
  • The Deputy Director will work closely with the Executive Director to chart the agency’s future growth and strategic response to an ever-increasing demand for the organization’s services.

Project Relations/Management, and Client Relations/Management

  • Provide oversight of all the organization’s programs and activities
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with federal, state and local agencies; and other Fair Housing or Civil Rights organizations
  • Attends and participate in industry conferences, professional associations, and other public ventures to stay abreast of Fair Housing issues and operation
  • Act as the organization’s representative in regard to investigation, enforcement, and ligation in Fair Housing Cases
  • Assist the Executive Director in essential internal leadership activities (human resources, administration, organizational planning)
  • Participate in fundraising activities
  • Participate in strategic planning and budgeting
  • Coordinate on any additional activities as requested by the Executive Director

Education, Training, and Experience

  • 15+ distinguished years in senior management position in a non-profit organization, foundation, or government agency
  • Four–year degree from an accredited college or University with major course work in Business Management, Public Administration, or a closely relate field
  • Experience with Fair Housing Issues, programs, and services – preferably in a community services agency. (Maybe a combination of education of education, training, and work experience.)
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide array of people
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills are essential

Knowledge of:

  • Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, ordinances and/or regulations
  • Fair Housing programs, policies, and procedures
  • Private and Public sector agencies, and resources

Skills in and ability to:

  • Mediate and resolve issues between individuals and agencies in a constructive manner
  • Communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively – both orally and in writing
  • Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in organizational settings
  • Develop and administer budgets; Negotiate agreements and contracts

Special Requirements

Procession and Maintenance of a valid California Driver’s license. (The maintenance of a driving record must be acceptable to the insurability requirements of the agency’s carrier.)

  • Customary work performance of the duties and responsibilities of this classification can sometime require working outside of a standard work schedule.
  • Incumbent in this classification agrees to fully comply with the established attendance requirements and the personnel policies & procedures of the agency.

Physical Demands/Working Environment 

  • Includes both a standard office work site and recurring fieldwork.
  • This classification specification is intended to indicate the duties and responsibilities inherent in the scope of job. It shall not be considered as an all-inclusive description of all duties and responsibilities that may be assigned.


Email your cover letter and resume to or mail it to Fair Housing Council Riverside County, P.O. Box 1068, Riverside, CA 92502. Attention: Rose Mayes. 

On-call/As Needed
$50 per completed assignment and $0.50 per mile for travel


  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Valid Drivers License/ID
  • No Felony Convictions
  • No criminal convictions involving perjury or fraud
  • Reliable transportation
  • Available during normal business hours
  • Attend a 5 hour training

For more information, please cal: (951) 682-6581