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Date Posted:               May 2, 2017
City/Organization:      Santa Monica, CA
Title:                           Assistant City Manager
Category:                   City/County Manager and Administrators

Assistant City Manager - Santa Monica, CA

Job Description:

City of Santa Monica
Assistant City Manager / Chief Operating Officer

Progressive city seeks progressive leader to become Assistant City Manager 

The City of Santa Monica (pop.93,000) a diverse and vibrant city, with 2300 employees, 11 departments and a budget of $600 million, is looking for a high achieving individual interested in helping build a 21st century government that values innovation, equity and inclusion! Visit for more information on the City Santa Monica 

The successful candidate will serve as the Chief Operating Officer for the City, spearheading strategic and operational planning and performance management for the City. Reporting to the City Manager, the Assistant City Manager will build collaborative systems to align interdepartmental efforts and civic partnerships among public, private and non-profit stakeholders to achieve the Council’s strategic outcomes.

Competitive candidates will have demonstrated experience in change management, civic engagement and passion for public service, continuous learning and mentoring future leaders. Proven ability working in a sophisticated, dynamic, and demanding urban city with significant leadership and management skills are essential.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration or a closely related field and ten years of progressively responsible executive management experience is required. 

The Assistant City Manager recruitment is being conducted by The Hawkins Company (search consultants). They will review all written materials submitted, and will screen and evaluate candidates. The most highly qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an on-site interview. Interested and qualified individual are invited to submit a resume and cover letter with current salary information electronically to . Resumes received by June 9, 2017 will receive first consideration. The position is open until filled. Profile available at 

The Hawkins Company
8939 S. Sepulveda Blvd., #110-216
Los Angeles, CA 90045 

Confidential inquiries are encouraged and should be directed to Ms. Brett Byers at 323-403-8279, or Mr. Bill Hawkins at 310-348-8800.

Job Post Expiration Date;   June 1, 2017

  All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description.

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