General Manager - Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District - Los Altos, California

Through the determined and heartfelt efforts of local conservationists, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District was created by a voter initiative in 1972. Since then, the District has permanently preserved over 63,000 acres of mountainous, foothill, coastal, and bayland openspace, creating 26 open space preserves visited by over two million people per year. The District covers an area of more than 550 square miles and includes 17 cities and adjoining unincorporated areas in San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz counties. Known as a cutting-edge leader in the industry, the District enjoys a stable, professional, and dedicated seven-member Board and a passionate and talented staff of 175 FTEs. The FY 2017/18 budget is $61.4M, and the overall financial health of the District is strong and stable. The District seeks a General Manager who has the vision, dedication, and drive to lead the organization into the next phase of successful development. The ideal candidate will be committed to the District and passionate about its mission. Experience in, or a sound understanding of, local government and governmental affairs is desired. At least eight years of management experience is required. A Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in public administration, business administration, or a closely related field is required; a Master’s degree is preferred. Salary DOQE and competitive benefit package.

Filing deadline is April 16, 2018.
Resumes are acknowledged within 2 business days.