Opportunities at the League

League staff serves an integral and vital role in advancing the organization's policy goals, legislative agenda, educational activities, and membership objectives. Professionalism, effectiveness, and creativity are hallmarks of the staff's success.

The League offers excellent employment opportunities. Open positions are listed below with more information.

Employment Opportunities at the League

Executive Director, Institute for Local Government

The Institute for Local Government (ILG) is currently recruiting for an Executive Director.

This senior level position, based in Sacramento, offers an exciting opportunity for an energetic leader who thrives on challenges, has an entrepreneurial spirit and shares the Institute’s passion for promoting good government at the local level. This executive position works in partnership with the Institute’s Board of Directors to assist local government leaders to govern openly, effectively and ethically; work collaboratively; and foster healthy and sustainable communities. The Executive Director coordinates activities and resources between the Institute, League of California Cities, California Special Districts Association, California State Association of Counties, local government agencies and other private, public and non-profit organizations to ensure programs, publications and services are relevant to identified needs and achieve maximum impact. Functioning independently and within the team, the Executive Director provides highly responsible and complex policy, fiscal, programming and administrative leadership to plan, direct, manage and oversee all aspects of the organization including fundraising, accounting, staff supervision and management of programs across a diverse array of subject areas from homelessness to climate action to technology, among others.

More information on this career opportunity can be found in the job announcement and description.

If interested, please email your cover letter and resume to with the subject line “ILG Executive Director”

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