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Merced County Association of Governments (MCAG)

Job Description

The Merced County Association of Governments (MCAG) is offering a remarkable opportunity for an innovative and resourceful leader to help shape the future of this agriculturally rich region of California’s central valley. Merced County is home to UC Merced and is known as the “Gateway to Yosemite” with the National Park’s entry point just 83 miles away. With a current population of approximately 263,000, the County is proud of its vibrant citizenry, great traditions, educational opportunities, and multicultural lifestyles. 

Reporting to MCAG’s 11-member Board of Directors comprised of elected officials representing the County of Merced and the six incorporated cities (Atwater, Dos Palos, Gustine, Livingston, Los Banos and Merced), the Executive Director provides leadership and management for an organization of 52 FTEs and a current FY total operating budget of $53 million. MCAG’s members meet to collectively address regional issues such as transportation, solid waste, and air quality. 

The ideal Executive Director is an energetic, results-oriented, visionary leader with excellent communication skills and the proven abilities to facilitate change, develop and strengthen relationships, and build consensus with MCAG’s many regional partners. Strong candidates will have a track record of developing effective relationships with a diverse governing body and the leadership and people skills to coalesce divergent viewpoints into a common goal. A Bachelor’s degree and ten years of progressively responsible management experience, including four years at the executive level required; advanced degree desirable. 

To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, submit a résumé (reflecting years and months of employment as well as size of staff and budgets you have managed), cover letter, current salary and six work-related references to: resumes@cpshr.us

Annual salary range: Negotiable DOQ 
A benefit package is included. 
Application deadline: Friday, March 17, 2017. 

For additional information about this position, please contact: 

Stuart Satow 
CPS HR Consulting 
Ph: 916 471-3134 
Fx: 916 561-7205 

To view an online brochure for this position visit: http://www.cpshr.us/search 
Merced County Association of Governments (MCAG) website: www.mcagov.org