In this newly created role, the Deputy Director, Programs, reporting to the Executive Director, will work with the Executive Director, board and staff to develop and implement DPA’s vision and strategic direction and ensure that its work is innovative, high-impact and strategically focused. S/he will be a thoughtful, creative and dynamic leader and manager who excels at leading a talented and engaged team.

The Deputy Director, Programs will supervise seven direct reports, including the Managing Director, Strategic Initiatives, Director of National Affairs, Director of Legal Affairs, and the California, New Jersey, New Mexico and New York State Directors. It is anticipated that s/he will devote 40% of her/his time to the supervision of a dedicated and professional staff of 26, 30% to external relations and outreach, and 30% to senior management team responsibilities.

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