Assistant City Administrator

City of Oakland

Oakland (pop. 420,000) is a diverse city, with 4,000 FTE’S, 15 departments/offices and a FY 2018-2019 total budget of over $1.4 billion. The City is recruiting for an experienced government executive to join the leadership team as the Assistant City Administrator. For more information on Oakland, visit and for a detailed job profile visit,


Competitive candidates will have in depth experience in; local government departmental operations, change management, civic engagement, and possess demonstrated passion for public service with proven ability working in a dynamic urban city with exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills.  Prior experience as a department director and a background in municipal housing finance are highly desired.


A Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration or a closely related field and a minimum of 8 years of senior-level executive management experience is required.  


Please submit a resume and cover letter with current staff and budget size electronically, by March 15, 2019, to  The position is open until filled


Confidential inquiries should be directed to Ms. Brett Byers at 323-403-8279, or Mr. Bill Hawkins at 310-348-8800. 


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