Administrative Services Director

City of South Gate, CA

Administrative Services Director
City of South Gate, CA

Located adjacent to several major corridors for access to regional, national, and global markets, and notable the affordability of housing, community values, local business and large manufacturers, the City of South Gate (pop. 98,633) has a diverse economy, exciting development opportunities, and constituent interests that support programs and services for the benefit both residents and businesses.  As the 17th largest City in Los Angeles County and the 73rd largest City in California, the City of South Gate priorities quality and responsive services with a current, short-term and long-term commitment to community engagement, transparency, fiscal integrity, and communications.

As the City of South Gate focuses opportunities and strategies for its future, an Administrative Services Director is desired who possess excellent fiscal and financial acumen in budgeting, treasury functions, accounting and reporting; leadership for educating and guiding informed decision making; team building for empowering and engaging staff; knowledge of human resources for hiring talent and labor relations; and familiarity with information technology for implementing and maintaining systems and business solutions.

The City seeks an experienced local government Administrative Services Director with integrity, finance experience, Fund Accounting experience, knowledge and familiarity with human resources and technology, and management skills for financial management and leadership, building teams, and working with staff.  The ideal candidate is a “people-person”, excellent communicator, collaborative, and visionary for affecting forward progress.  Candidates must have 6 years of progressively responsible experience finance, accounting, human resources or related experience, including three years of management and administrative responsibility and the equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in government finance, public administration or a related field. A Master’s degree is preferred.  The annual salary range for this position is $155,496 to $195,000 and along with an excellent benefit package, the successful candidate is eligible for a $10,000 signing bonus.

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Filing deadline is February 26, 2022.