Assistant County Administrator – County of Marin

Marin County

Client: County of Marin
(San Rafael, California)
Position: Assistant County Administrator
Closing Date: Appointment Made

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Marin County

The County of Marin, California seeks an enthusiastic and results-oriented leader to join the County’s leadership team as Assistant County Administrator. The County Administrator’s Office works to resolve interdepartmental issues and coordinates the overall administration of county government including overseeing the Risk Management function for the County, which covers workers’ compensation insurance contracts, compliance, and employee safety. The CAO executive leadership team includes a peer position of Assistant County Administrator, a Deputy County Administrator, and a Budget Manager. Serving the County Administrator with countywide management assistance, the Assistant County Administrator will join with the second position of Assistant County Administrator in directing and managing County administrative, fiscal, and managerial operations; acting for the County Administrator in his absence; and performing related duties as required. The work requires initiative, judgment, discretion, and the ability to make independent decisions within established policies and procedures set forth by the Board of Supervisors, County Administrator, and Federal, State, and County law, ordinances, and regulations. The ideal candidate will be an experienced local government executive or top-line assistant with a strong record of accomplishment, strategic planning, integrity, and professionalism, and a significant background in budgeting, supervision, community engagement, and work with elected officials.

Any combination of education and experience that would provide the knowledge and abilities listed. Typically, graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in public policy, public or business administration, accounting, finance, or a closely related field, and five years of progressively responsible administrative experience in management position that has included responsibility for the administration of complex and diversified budgets and programs, as well as supervision of professional staff. Possession of a Master’s Degree or other advanced degree in a closely-related field is highly desirable.

Annual salary range for this position is $214,490 to $236,475 DOQ. The County also offers an attractive benefits package, including MCERA Retirement, Medical, Dental, Vision, deferred compensation, and flexible spending accounts.