• Full Time
  • Concord, CA
  • $228,036 - $296,412 Annually USD / Year

Website Contra Costa County Employees’ Retirement Association (CCCERA)

$228,036 – $296,412 Annually

The Contra Costa County Employees’ Retirement Association (CCCERA) located in Concord, California is seeking a collaborative and innovative leader to be CCCERA’s Deputy Chief Executive Officer. The successful candidate will function as a Chief Operations Officer, overseeing and collaborating with operational departments including Information Technology, Member Services, and Administration.


·        Assist the CEO in planning, organizing, and directing CCCERA departments and programs.

·        Plan, organize, direct, and evaluate programs and activities of assigned departments to ensure effective services.

·        Develop, direct, and coordinate implementation of goals, policies, procedures, and work standards.

·        Provide strategic direction for CCCERA technology and communication activities.

·        Implement CEO directives and policies, provide guidance to department heads, resolve organizational problems.

·        Develop, review, and implement policies and procedures to meet legal requirements and improve service delivery.

·        Coordinate budget development and administration for assigned departments.

·        Represent CCCERA in meetings with various organizations and act as a liaison with the media.

·        Conduct organizational and operational studies, recommend modifications to programs and policies.

·        Participate in board meetings, make presentations, and stay informed about trends in retirement association operations.

·        Serve as a resource for departments regarding administrative policies and procedures.

·        Monitor changes in laws, regulations, and technology affecting operations, implement policy changes.

·        Stay current on technology trends and innovations for CCCERA’s operations.

·        Prepare, review, and present staff reports, management updates, and reports on special projects.

·        Participate in the selection, training, motivation, and evaluation of assigned personnel.

·        Respond to public inquiries and complaints, assist with resolutions.



·        Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business or public administration, information systems management, information technology, computer science, public policy, finance, or a related field.

·        A Master’s degree in public administration is preferred.


·        Five years of increasingly responsible experience in a public agency administration including at least two years at a management level.

·        Experience in information technology program management is desired, but not required.

·        Experience with 1937 Act Retirement systems and/or pension administration systems is desirable.

Ideal Candidate will:

·        Be a problem solver who is able to build consensus for initiatives across the organization and lead projects through to completion.

·        Know the value of technology as a tool to meet the organization’s goals.

·        Be able to guide the strategy and implementation of effective information systems and policy.

Final Filing Date: June 3, 2024. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

If you have a passion for serving your local community, securing the future for public servants, and for technology innovation, then this is the place for you!

Application Filing: Interested applicants are encouraged to apply on-line at http://www.cccera.org/careers and submit the required information as indicated on the job bulletin. Applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications. Resumes may not be substituted for the official CCCERA application. Paper, faxed or late applications WILL NOT be accepted. EOE


The Contra Costa County Employees’ Retirement Association (CCCERA) is a public employee retirement system established by the County of Contra Costa on July 1, 1945. The association is administered by the CCCERA Board of Retirement to provide service retirement, disability, death and survivor benefits for county employees and 15 other participating agencies under the California State Government Code, Section 31450 et.seq. (CERL) and Section 7522 et.seq. (PEPRA).

CCCERA is also governed by the California Constitution and the regulations, procedures and policies adopted by CCCERA’s Board. The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors may also adopt resolutions, which affect benefits of CCCERA members as permitted by CERL.

Facts at a Glance:

·        Total membership as of December 31, 2022, was 24,617, of which 10,082 are active members.

·        The net position – restricted for pensions of CCCERA at the close of December 31, 2022, totaled $10.1 billion. All of the net position is available to meet CCCERA’s ongoing obligations to plan participants and their beneficiaries.


CCCERA’s mission is to effectively and accurately administer pension benefits earned by our members and to be prudent stewards of plan assets.


CCCERA offers a wide range of competitive benefit options to meet the needs of our diverse workforce and their families. These benefits include but are not limited to:

For your Health & Welfare Benefits:

·        Medical – through CalPERS

·        Dental

·        Vision

·        Basic Life Insurance

·        Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage)

·        Health Care Spending Account (Flexible Savings Account for medical expenses)

·        Employee Assistance Program

For your Financial Future:

·        Short-term Disability Insurance

·        Long-term Disability Insurance

·        Retirement Plan – (Defined Benefit Pension Plan and Social Security)

·        Deferred Compensation Plan

For your Work/Life Balance:

·        Paid Holidays

·        Personal Holiday Accrual

·        Vacation Accrual

·        Sick Leave Accrual

·        Administrative Leave (for classifications not eligible for overtime compensation)

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