Assistant City Manager

City of Emeryville

The City of Emeryville has evolved from an industrial hub to the “downtown of the East Bay.”  The City offers the advantages of an urban area; a thriving arts community, Bay Street retail and residential project, movie theaters, restaurants and shopping.  Emeryville has a school district which enjoys exceptional support and collaboration with Emeryville business and government.  Emeryville’s world-class bayside setting, temperate climate and diverse cultural attractions create an ideal environment in which to live, work and play.

The Assistant City Manager (ACM) is a critical and highly visible leader on the Executive Management team.  The ACM will provide leadership through collaboration, teamwork and active involvement, all towards the ultimate goal of “community building.”  Under administrative direction, the ACM plans, organizes, coordinates and directs assigned functional areas; provides policy guidance and coordinates the activities of city services; fosters cooperative working relationships with civic groups, inter-governmental agencies and city staff; and acts as City Manager in her absence.  The ACM has primary responsibility for assisting the City Manager in overseeing the day-to-day operations of the City; providing expert advice and assistance to the City Manager, the City Council, department heads and senior managers.

The ACM must be an active communicator that keeps City Manager and staff informed and must be proficient in managing special projects and/or new services introduction and implementation. A minimum of five years of increasingly responsible professional experience in public sector management, including at least two years in an administrative management capacity is required.  The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in public/business administration, public policy or a related field with a Master’s degree highly desirable. The salary range for this position is $145,764 - $196,776 annually, DOQ. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at to upload your letter of interest, resume, salary history and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by April 28, 2017.

Bill Avery or Paul Kimura
Avery Associates
3½ N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A
Los Gatos, CA 95030


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