Deputy City Manager

  • City of San Jose, CA
  • San Jose, California
  • Nov 13, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management Executive
  • Salary: $191,593 to $298,513 USD
  • Phone: (562) 901-0769
  • Apply By: Nov 05, 2021


Known as the “Capital of Silicon Valley,” the City of San José plays a vital economic and cultural role anchoring the world’s leading region of innovation. With more than one million residents, San José is the 10th largest city in the nation and is one of the most diverse large cities in the United States. The City is a full-service Charter City and operates under a Council-Manager form of government. The City Council consists of 10 council members elected by district and a mayor elected at large. City operations are supported by 6,646 full time equivalent positions and a total budget of approximately $5.1 billion for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.

In 2011, the City adopted Envision San José 2040, a long-term growth plan that sets forth a vision and a comprehensive road map to guide the City’s anticipated growth through the year 2040.  The Plan proactively directs significant anticipated growth in new homes and workplaces into transit-accessible, infill growth areas and supports evolution toward a more urban landscape and lifestyle.

The Office of the City Manager provides strategic leadership that supports the Mayor and City Council in making public policy decisions and ensures the organization is delivering cost-effective services that meet the needs of our community with the highest standards of quality and customer service. The City Manager’s Office also serves to guide fiscal and change management, the building and development of our workforce, and development of long term, data driven strategies to invest in the City’s future.

Job Description

The position of Deputy City Manager serves as a key advisor to the City Manager regarding matters related to the administration of the City and assists in the formulation and execution of complex policies and programs to fulfill the goals and objectives of the organization. While candidates may be generalists, the City Manager’s Office is seeking one or two candidates that would strength its expertise and bandwidth in the areas of major capital/infrastructure project delivery, cross-agency and interdepartmental collaboration, and delivery and alignment of programs aimed at preventing and ending homelessness.

Job Requirements

Requires a BA/BS degree and 10 years of experience in a responsible administrative capacity involving the planning, organization, and execution of varied work programs, including at least five (5) years of exemplary leadership experience. Nationwide candidates are encouraged to apply.

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Additional Information

Salary: $191,593 to $298,513

Please apply online by November 5, 2021 at Candidates will need to submit resume, cover letter and responses to supplemental questions posted on the site. For questions, contact Sherrill Uyeda at or Cindy Krebs at or (562) 901-0769. EEO/ADA.

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