APPLY TO BE THE FIRST EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR THE CRADLE-TO-CAREER DATA SYSTEM

California seeks a dynamic and visionary leader to implement a new statewide longitudinal data system, called the Cradle-to-Career Data System. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to shape the data landscape of California to improve the well-being of its residents. The ideal candidate has California-specific education policy knowledge, a demonstrated commitment to providing data that advances equity and outcomes for underserved communities, and provides leadership for a data-centric enterprise and growing a team. We are looking for:

• A dynamic and visionary leader with a demonstrated commitment to using data to advance equity and outcomes for underserved communities.
• A strong collaborator who excels working across a range of stakeholders including government officials, data experts, education and social service providers, and the public to create change.
• A leader passionate about building partnerships so that more Californians access and apply information to help students reach their goals.
• A strategic thinker that enjoys building a team and high-performance culture to bring comprehensive data to bear on California’s education systems.

If you have California-specific education policy knowledge, a background in strategic and equitable leadership, and coordinating across constituencies and operational systems, consider applying!

The Executive Director position is exempt from civil service and is located in Sacramento, California, with the option of working remotely part-time with the ability to travel to Sacramento frequently. The Executive Director is hired by the Governing Board and serves at its pleasure.


Applications are due by October 19, 2021. View the job posting and description on Screendoor. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume through Screendoor. Contact c2cinfo@govops.ca.gov for any questions.