About the Role
The Executive of People and Culture (E-PC) at FIRST 5 Santa Clara County will be a dynamic and collaborative leader responsible for fostering a positive organizational culture and aligning resources to support the diverse needs of its staff, who, in turn, serve the community. This role oversees all human resources functions through an equity lens and supports the implementation of the agency’s strategic planning. As the agency has signed its first union contract with Local SEIU 521, the E-PC will manage all labor relationships, including negotiations in future bargaining sessions. As a member of the Executive Leadership team, you will work to drive an inclusive, transparent, equitable, and accountable culture starting at the top level of the organization. We seek a leader with empathy, a sense of humor, an appreciation of team-based fun, and the ability to foster a positive, engaging, inclusive, and supportive work environment for all team members.
About the Company
FIRST 5 Santa Clara County (FIRST 5) was formed when California voters approved Proposition 10 in November 1998. FIRST 5 is a public entity governed by a nine-member Commission. FIRST 5 Santa Clara County is dedicated to being a driving force in making the developmental needs of children, prenatal through age 5, a priority across all community sectors. FIRST 5 Santa Clara County aims to create a lasting impact by supporting the healthy development of children and enriching their families and communities. We focus on seven key areas: Children's Health, Family Support, High-Quality Early Care and Education, Communications and Public Awareness, Workforce Development, Systems Change, and Community and Family Engagement. We aim to ensure that children enter school fully prepared to succeed academically, emotionally, and socially.