Administrative Services Manager

Marin County

Administrative Services Manager
County Administrator’s Office
Marin County, San Rafael, CA
$8,255 - $9,985 / Month

At the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful, they like the work they do, and they are proud to tell people “I work for the County of Marin.” Read on to find out more about this opportunity.
The County Administrator’s Office: The County Administrator's Office is responsible for preparing the county budget, providing the Board of Supervisors with analysis and recommendations, representing the County in intergovernmental relationships, and coordinating the work of all county departments.
The Administrative Services Manager (ASM) is a member of the County Administrator’s management team and is responsible for leading the fiscal and administrative functions of the County Administrator’s Office and the Clerk of the Board. This includes budget development, financial and personnel administration, contracts, grants, accounts payable, reporting and project coordination. Additionally, the ASM supports budget and related processes for the County’s other Administrative Departments (Human Resources, Department of Finance and Information Services and Technology) by processing budget adjustments, reviewing and tracking position allocation changes, and coordinating annual budget development processes.
The ASM supervises a staff of up to 5 administrative professionals,and takes an active role in managing their performance. The ASM also has a highly visible role outside the department, representing the County at a variety of meetings, public events and committees and serving as the coordinator and point person for county-wide projects and strategic initiatives such as the Five-Year Business Plan and Continuity of Operations Plan.
The ideal candidate has substantial experience preparing and administering complex budgets in a governmental setting; overseeing accounting, procurement and payroll activities; leading cross functional teams; applying personnel management practices; implementing business process improvements; creating and updating written policies and procedures; and utilizing complex automated financial systems. In addition, the ideal candidate possesses supervisory experience which includes teambuilding, recruitment, training, employee development and performance evaluation. They are an expert communicator in both written and verbal format, and show an ability to maintain successful, collaborative and constructive working relationships with office staff, other department staff, and members of the public. Previous experience working effectively with elected and appointed officials is preferred.
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Filing Deadline: This recruitment will close on Monday, December 2nd at 4:00pm. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County application and supplemental application form. Apply online at or at: For any questions, please contact the Marin County HR Dept at or call (415) 473-2126.  EEO/TTY

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