The Cooperative Agricultural Support Services Authority (“CASS” or “Authority”) is a local public agency that partners with State and county agencies and the agricultural industry to protect California’s supply of food and fiber; protect the environment and natural resources; and maintain the economic vitality of the state’s agricultural industry. CASS is seeking a hands-on, fiscally minded, self-motivated, and entrepreneurial Executive Officer with strong analytical skills, a thorough understanding of human resources management, and a customer-service orientation. CASS is seeking an individual who can work independently and provide strong leadership in a professional, collegial environment. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please submit a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and listing of four professional references to Board@agsupport.org. References will not be contacted until mutual interest is established. Please submit any questions via email to “Board@agsupport.org”. Full profile of position and job description are available on “https://www.agsupport.org”. Closing date is February 7, 2020. Interviews are anticipated to be held during the weeks of February 17th and February 24th, 2020.
The ideal candidate will also demonstrate understanding of the enterprise nature of CASS’s organization and the ability to manage this aspect of the Authority. Strong candidates will possess excellent communications and interpersonal skills, an accessible and responsive nature, and a desire to build and maintain strong working relationships with CASS’s staff and Board, as well as with CASS’s public agency partners and other external stakeholders. Exposure to the use of a temporary or seasonal workforce is a plus. A typical candidate for this position will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Biology, Agricultural Science, or a related field. Candidates with five or more years of mid-level and/or senior-level management experience are strongly encouraged to apply.
Additional Salary Information: The salary range for the Executive Officer position is $112,134 to $151,381, depending upon qualifications and experience.