Established in 1853, Alameda County is the geographic center of the San Francisco Bay Area, located on the east side of the Bay across from the San Francisco Peninsula. Commonly referred to as the “East Bay,” the region has been the fastest growing in the San Francisco Bay Area for more than two decades. The County has a population approaching 1.6 million residents making it the second largest county in the Bay Area and the seventh largest in the State and includes 14 cities including Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Dublin, Emeryville, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Newark, Oakland, Piedmont, Pleasanton, San Leandro, and Union City as well as 6 unincorporated communities and rural areas that span a total of 738 square miles.
The General Services Agency (GSA) provides Alameda County with quality and innovative logistical support and is supported by over 400 employees. The major service areas are: Parking Division, Building Maintenance Department, Motor Vehicle/Messenger Services, Sustainability, Facilities Capital Planning, Procurement and Capital Programs. The County seeks a seasoned and confident leader with a track record of providing outstanding customer service to be its next GSA Director. The GSA Director reports to the County Administrator and plans, organizes, coordinates and directs central management programs such as Purchasing and Procurement Policies and internal service operations of the General Services Agency. The Director provides centralized internal service functions for all County departments and represents County interests before legislative bodies and committees on all internal service functions. The ideal candidate will be an inclusive manager with outstanding communication skills who engages and seeks feedback from customers and stakeholders. This person will also foster a culture of respect, teamwork and collaboration.
Nationwide candidates are encouraged to apply. Requires a qualifying combination of education and experience such as the equivalent of nine years of full-time experience (three years of which must have been in a supervisory/managerial capacity) planning or coordinating large-scale and diversified Public services in one of the following areas: Building Maintenance, Communications, Motor Vehicles, Transportation, Sustainability, Technical Services, or Purchasing. Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university may be substituted for four years of the non-supervisory experience. A post-graduate degree in Public or Business Administration is desirable.
Salary range: $199,700 to $260,686