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Deputy Director Job Description:

Smart Share Housing Solutions seeks a deputy director. The ideal candidate has experience in, and a passion for, affordable housing provision, and public service; and is a collaborative, innovative and adaptable leader, who is people-centric, values diversity, equity and inclusion and is capable of analyzing complex information and undertaking a wide variety of operational tasks in a small organization.

Smart Share provides affordable housing services to primarily low income San Luis Obispo County residents through its three programs: HomeShareSLO; ADU-SLO and Co-Living Collaborative:

The candidate will preferably have administrative and/or non-profit management experience and ability to oversee general administrative and management of agency operations, including but not limited to the following:

  • Outreach/external communications/PR

  • Insurance handling, filing, and compliance

  • Database management, including client tracking and donor management software

  • Operations and technology management

  • Financial oversight and reporting

  • HR responsibilities such as staff management and training

  • Volunteer management

  • Research and tracking, e.g., for reporting purposes

  • Donor management

  • Grant calendar management

  • Property management experience - not necessary but helpful

The Deputy Director reports directly to and is appointed by the Executive Director.

Flexible schedule; fun team; 75% remote; mission driven work; health coverage negotiable


  • Non-profit or housing management experience

  • Experience developing and implementing new programs

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines

  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Highly collaborative work style

  • Ability to manage time & make good judgments about when to seek guidance

  • Highly organized, with a "can-do" attitude to juggling various tasks

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Proficiency with QuickBooks, Google Drive, Dropbox, and databases

  • Enthusiasm for the mission, goals, and purposes of the organization

  • Ability to meet physical requirements of the position, from sitting or standing at a desk for long periods to safely lifting 30 pounds

Applicant must be available for occasional weekend and evening events.

Smart Share Housing Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Provider And Employer. People of all races, colors, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, national origins, and ability, are encouraged to apply. We embrace diversity and equal opportunity and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

Pay $25-29/hr. DOE

32-40 hours/week

To apply, send cover letter and resume (or CV) by June 20, 2023 to:

Anne Wyatt, Executive Director

(805) 215-5474