Senior Deputy County Administrator

San Joaquin County
(209) 468-3370
San Joaquin County - Stockton, CA

The County Administrator’s Office is recruiting for a Senior Deputy County Administrator. This key position has broad, independent responsibility for directing, coordinating, and advising on administrative, financial, and policy activities. This key position has the multi-department responsibility for budget preparation, quarterly fiscal reporting, ongoing monitoring of the annual budget, and multi-year financial analysis. Additionally, incumbents may be assigned additional policy and administrative oversight for Countywide initiatives. The successful candidate will have an understanding of structurally balanced budget requirements, including the Board of Supervisors priorities, as part of the annual budget process and will have demonstrated experience developing and implementing complex policy and/or initiatives.

The Ideal Candidate:  The Senior County Administrator will play a critical leadership role in the County organization and must be a collaborative and creative problem solver. The ideal candidate will possess strong financial and budget analysis experience, coupled with a strong global management perspective. Candidates must possess excellent oral and written communication skills which will be used to present complex financial information to the Board of Supervisors, Boards and Commissions, County leadership and other organizations. The County Administrator is seeking a strong leader with the ability to effect change and improvement in a government setting. will have strong financial and budget analysis experience and a global management perspective.  Candidates must possess excellent oral and written communication skills which will be used to present complex, financial data to the Board of Supervisors, Boards and Commissions, County Management, and other organizations.

Education:  Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a major in public or business administration, accounting, economics, social or behavioral science or a closely related field.

Experience:  Five years of increasingly responsible managerial, fiscal, personnel, administrative and/or analytical work in a state or local government setting, one year of which must have included responsibility for complex budgetary or fiscal management at or above the level of Senior Deputy County Administrator in San Joaquin County.
Substitution:   A Master’s Degree in public or business administration, accounting, economics, or a closely related field may substitute for one year of experience.

Application and Selection
To apply, submit a completed application and supplemental questionnaire via our webpage on or before the final filing date. All applications will be reviewed by a screening panel. The screening panel will select those most qualified to participate in a final selection process with the County Administrator. Offers of employment will be conditional upon passing a pre-employment drug screen, background, and Live Scan fingerprint.

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