Executive Director, Western Riverside Council of Governments

The Executive Committee of Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG) is seeking an innovative, resourceful public sector executive to oversee this Agency and provide ethical, transparent leadership while working diligently for meaningful outcomes that impact so many jurisdictions and community members in the region. Reporting to the Executive Committee, the Executive Director will be responsible for providing executive leadership and guidance to the policymakers that form the nucleus of this Agency, and ultimately promote WRCOG’s mission through the concept of shared-governance and regional collaboration. WRCOG has a FY20/21 budget of $65 million with 35 allocated positions which includes a 7-member Executive Management Team reporting directly to the Executive Director.

This position requires significant responsible managerial and administrative experience in regional, city, county, state, or federal administration or planning with at least 7 years in a highly responsible leadership and executive management capacity. An advanced degree is strongly preferred.

This highly compensated executive level position is very competitive for the region and will be supported by a mutually agreeable and negotiated employment agreement. WRCOG offers a competitive benefits program including CalPERS retirement.

Interested candidates should apply by submitting a compelling cover letter and comprehensive résumé via email to: apply@ralphandersen.com by Monday, April 19, 2021. This position is open until filled. Confidential inquiries should be directed to Ms. Heather Renschler, Ralph Andersen & Associates, at (916) 630-4900 or request an appointment to discuss further by contacting scheduling@ralphandersen.com. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com/jobs/executive-director-wrcog/.