Sunnyvale, the “heart of the Silicon Valley,” (population 146,000) is seeking a highly qualified and progressive administrative leader to serve as its new City Manager. Sunnyvale is a full-service city with a budget, operating and capital, of over $270M. It is home to companies such as Google, Bloom Energy, Juniper Networks, Network Appliance, Nokia, Rambus, Apple, Twitter and Yahoo!. The draw of working in this dynamic community swells the City’s daytime workforce to over 230,000.
The ideal candidate must have extensive experience as a city manager, assistant city manager, or senior executive for a comparable organization and be a proven, capable public executive with an unblemished record of integrity and honesty. The successful candidate must be a true management professional with strong skills in finance, large capital projects, consensus-building, the ability to be flexible, tirelessly patient and a strategic and innovative thinker with an orientation towards community involvement. A typical background would include a BA/BS (MA/MS preferred) degree in public or business administration and at least five years of experience at the senior public manager level. The City pays market competitive salaries, with the current salary range topping at $264,000, plus an excellent City-paid benefit package.
For further information contact Bill Avery at 408-399-4424 or Ann Slate at 805-459-5132. To apply, submit a letter of interest, resume with current salary and five work references (email preferred) to Avery Associates by November 20, 2013. A formal job announcement is available at http://www.averyassoc.net/jobs.
Bill Avery or Ann Slate
3½ N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A
Los Gatos, CA 95030
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