Director of the Office of Independent Budget Analyst (IBA)

City of San Diego, California

City of San Diego, California

Director of the Office of Independent Budget Analyst (IBA)
Salary: Competitive and Negotiable

The city provides an array of benefits.
Application deadline: Monday, February 7, 2022.

With more than 1.4 million people, the City of San Diego is the second largest in California. The City’s strong economy, diverse population, excellent educational institutions, unsurpassed quality of life, and world-renowned location make it the ideal place to work, live, and play. With its great weather, miles of sandy beaches, and major attractions, San Diego has something to offer for everyone.

The Director of the Office of Independent Budget Analyst (IBA) position was created in 2005’s Proposition F that states, “The Council shall have the right to establish an Office of Independent Budget Analyst to be managed and controlled by the Director of the Office of Independent Budget Analyst (IBA). The Council appoints this independent officer, who shall serve at the pleasure of the Council and the Council shall determine the powers of this Office and its manager by ordinance.”

The IBA Director will be an innovative, data-driven, visionary, and collaborative leader committed to transparent governance. The Director will be comfortable being visible in the community, upon the request of Councilmembers, working in close partnership with all Council Districts. Additionally, the Director must keep the Council informed in a timely, accurate, and complete manner on issues related to City Council business. The IBA Director must be a strategic thinker, a skilled negotiator, highly intelligent, as well as a mature leader, a good listener, flexible, and have a good professional presence. In addition, the Council desires someone who understands the political landscape.

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For information about this position, please contact:

Pamela Derby
CPS HR Consulting

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The City of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer.

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