City of Santa Clara

City of Santa Clara, CA

At the center of the Silicon Valley is the City of Santa Clara, with a population of about 129,488, just 45 miles south of San Francisco. The community has a small-town feel, while supporting high-tech businesses and a prosperous industry. The City enjoys over 300 days of sunshine annually and beautiful tree-lined streets offer residents a wide array of pleasant neighborhoods. Residents have access to an abundance of cultural and recreational opportunities, including an amusement park, museums, theater productions, and a summer concert series. The City Council is seeking a collaborative, knowledgeable, and forward-thinking City Manager. The ideal candidate has a strong financial background and customer service mindset. A transparent, honest, and ethical candidate who has open communication with Council and staff will do well. The new City Manager will be approachable and fair and will have a proven record of excellent political and business acumen. The successful candidate will be personable and professional and will have the ability to develop and earn the respect of colleagues, the community, and Council. Qualified candidates possess a Master’s degree in public or business administration or related field, as well as previous experience as a City Manager, Assistant City Manager, or Department Director, along with many years of increasingly responsible managerial experience in a local public or private agency. The salary and benefits for the City Manager are dependent on qualifications and are determined by City Council upon appointment. The City also offers competitive benefits for City employees.

If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at to apply online. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Gary Phillips at (916) 784-9080.

Filing Deadline: July 24, 2022

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