The Alameda County Office of Education (ACOE) is seeking an Executive Director, Personnel Commission. The Executive Director, Personnel Commission must be a highly skilled individual with extensive management and administrative skills and a strong understanding of the practices and principles in merit systems and government testing processes. The successful candidates will be a person with the highest ethical standards who is willing to make difficult decisions based on what is right, enforces not just the letter of the law, but the spirit of the law. This individual will have experience and a proven track record of success in change management, public relations and negotiations; is capable of process and procedural implementation through teamwork and collaboration and is capable of communicating effectively with people from all walks of life, including Commission, Board, and executive team members, internal staff, State department representatives, and the general public. The Executive Director, Personnel Commission must be willingand able to manage people and the merit process with inspiration, show capacity to multi-task and manage diversity of activity, programs and people, while leading with diplomacy, inclusive communication, and positive motivational leadership.