Location: Stockton, California

Executive Director – San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG)

Annual salary: negotiable and competitive based on qualifications and experience.

Application deadline: Open until filled.

First resume review: Monday, August 17, 2020.

SJCOG is a legislatively created government agency that serves as a forum for effective regional decision-making in San Joaquin County. Governed by a 12-member Board of Directors composed of mayors, councilmembers, and supervisors from each of the region’s local governments, SJCOG is responsible for implementing public policy on significant regional issues such as growth, transportation, environmental management, housing, open space, air quality, fiscal management, and habitat conservation.

The Board is seeking an exceptional leader with an unflappable presence and the ability to respond to the region’s challenges both strategically and tactically. The ideal candidate possesses strong analytical skills, sound decision-making abilities and respected business practices. Given the issues and priorities facing SJCOG, the next Executive Director must possess a strong understanding of transportation funding and project delivery; familiarity with regional transportation and land use planning principles associated with demographics, air quality, affordable and market rate housing and housing demand, and natural resource protection; and, knowledge of the diverse issues facing urban, suburban, and rural areas.

The equivalent of a master’s degree and six years of increasingly responsible managerial experience in a public agency are expected. Equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered.

Submit your resume (reflecting years and months of employment, as well as size of staff and budgets you have managed), cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues) by applying on our website:

Pam Derby
CPS HR Consulting

To view an online brochure for this position visit:
San Joaquin Council of Governments website:

The San Joaquin Council of Governments is an equal opportunity employer.