This exempt position is based in the Foundation’s Sacramento office and reports to the Executive Director (ED). The Director of Programs and Advocacy will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for all program areas. The Director will be a part of the senior management team that drives the overall strategy for the organization and represents CSPF on a local, regional and state-wide basis. The Director will oversee a paid staff of four (three of whom are currently based in the San Francisco office) and manage additional key consultant relationships. The Director will know how to turn ideas into strategies, organize people to achieve big goals, build networks and marshal needed resources. S/he will build, maintain and oversee programs and statewide partnerships that further the Foundation’s core mission of protecting, preserving and advocating for parks, with a focus on access, equity and excellence.