Deputy City Administrator for Economic Development - City of Gilroy, CA

The vibrant, family-friendly City of Gilroy, with a population of over 55,000, is located approxiametly 25 miles south of San Jose. The city’s peaceful residential setting, award winning parks and recreational opportunities, excellent schools and easy access to the entire Bay Area has made Gilroy one of the most affordable and fastest growing communities in southern Santa Clara County. The new Deputy City Administrator for Economic Development (DCAED) must have a positive, forward-thinking, big-picture perspective. The position provides opportunities for problem solving, deal closing, management and organizational analysis, cross-departmental administrative coordination, program management, and supervision of the City’s economic development functions; carries out the citywide economic development strategy; provides expert professional assistance to City management staff on economic development matters; selects, assigns, directs, and reviews work of staff; meets with a wide variety of officials, business organizations, and individuals, both public and private, concerning the work and goals of the City in building a strong local and resilient economy; undertakes special projects with citywide significance as assigned; and performs related duties as required. A Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree and being bilingual are highly desirable. Salary range is from $163,944 to $220,176 DOQE with excellent benefits.

Resume filing deadline is September 3, 2019.
Resumes are acknowledged within 2 business days.