City of Albany, CA
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The City of Albany is located within the San Francisco Bay Area in the northwest portion of Alameda County. Albany is bordered by Berkeley on the south and east, El Cerrito on the north, and Richmond on the northwest. Albany’s land area is 1 square mile, and with a population of 20,000 residents, it has a density of 10,368 persons per square mile, making Albany one of the highest-density cities in the Bay Area. Based on its land area and current population, Albany has the second highest population per square mile in the East Bay.

Albany is a unique urban community with two main commercial streets, offering one-of-a-kind shops, acclaimed restaurants and national retailers in its compact and walkable community. Albany boasts a range of parks and open spaces including the Albany Waterfront, McLaughlin Eastshore State Park, Albany Hill, and unique parks throughout the City. The Albany Unified School District is one of the top public school districts in California, and Albany is also home to many students from UC Berkeley within University Village student housing.

Albany is a vibrant and diverse community that has much to offer its residents, businesses, and visitors. To learn more about Albany’s community please visit the City of Albany website at www.albanyca.org

The City Manager seeks a strong and energetic leader to join her very engaged and exceptional management team. Candidates with demonstrated technical expertise who can manage personnel and resources effectively and guide the important priorities outlined by the Council and the City Manager’s Office make ideal candidates.

The successful candidate is a “hands-on” leader who is ready to serve as a change agent and thrives in a dynamic, fast-moving environment.  This individual will possess a keen attention to detail, excellent organization skills, a strong customer service focus and will demonstrate an appreciation of the value of proactive and thoughtful communications.  This career opportunity is ideal for a proactive problem solver with a successful track record in evaluating systems and operations for increased efficiencies. The ability to show an engaging, accessible, and open
approach to provide the foundation for the success of the entire Finance Department is imperative.  The successful candidate must demonstrate a balance of technical and soft skills needed to train, mentor, and coach staff as well as the leadership skills needed to act as the bridge that connects the finance department with other departments.  As one of the City’s key internal service executives, the Finance Director will be a team oriented and collaborative leader that works effectively and cohesively with elected officials, peer executives, and staff.

The salary range for this outstanding opportunity is $168,555 to $215,124. Placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications.

Please submit your cover letter and resume (including month/year of employment) via our
website: www.peckhamandmckenney.com