Assistant County Administrator

San Joaquin County

$193,211.20 –$234,852.80 Annually DOE/DOQ. In addition to the base salary, the County offers a Cafeteria Plan in the annual amount of $24,023 which is considered the employer’s benefit contribution and may be used to purchase medical, dental, and vision coverage. Unused monies are paid as additional salary. Additional benefits include: 5% employer contribution to the County's 457 Deferred Compensation Plan; up to 15 days of vacation cash-out annually; $7,020 annual car allowance; 14 paid holidays; 80 hours of administrative leave annually; 37 Act deined benefit retirement plan with CalPERS reciprocity.

About this opportunity 
San Joaquin County seeks an Assistant County Administrator (ACA) who craves an environment that is alive with endless opportunities and is pursuing an organization and community that promotes a creative climate and has amazing potential. If you are fiscally strong, have public sector leadership and labor experience, are strategic, communicative, and politically astute, this could be the ideal position for you. Come to San Joaquin and enjoy more affordable California living just outside the Silicon Valley where you cam shape the future of San Joaquin County and improving the quality of life for those who live here.
The Assistant County Administrator (ACA) is an at-will, executive leadership position that reports to the County Administrator. The ACA will assist with managing and overseeing staff in the County Administrator’s Office, assist in the preparation and oversight of a
$1.9 billion-dollar budget, oversee 4 direct reports, and approximately 300 indirect reports, in five departments which include: Administrative Offices, Human Resources, Information Systems, General Services, Purchasing/Support Services.

The ideal candidate
The ideal candidate will be a dynamic leader, who seeks an opportunity to work for a progressive and creative climate, and craves an environment that is alive with endless opportunities and amazing potential to advance the community and improve the services and ultimately the quality of life for those we serve. The next ACA will be strategic, innovative, communicative, and politically
astute. Additionally, this person will be fiscally strong and understand financial systems implementation, financial statements, pension and union environment, and preferably has had experience working with all types of County Departments including centralized core services such as IT, HR, Facilities and Purchasing.

Desirable Qualifications
 Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in business or public administration, accounting, economics, social or behavioral sciences, or a closely-related field.
Experience:  Seven years of management-level experience in a California state or local government setting that included responsibility for fiscal, personnel, administrative and/or analytical programs and required major program planning, budgeting, and implementation.
Preferred Qualifications
Education: Master's degree in business or public administration, accounting, economics or related.
Experience: California state or local government experience.

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Final filing deadline: October 30, 2020