League of California Cities

Careers

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.
 

Assistant General Counsel

Assists in managing legal risks for the League of California Cities by providing high-quality legal advice and guidance. Performs research and provides trusted analysis on a wide variety of legal, legislative, and regulatory matters affecting the organization and its members.  Manages the administration of the Legal Advocacy Program, through which the League weighs in on legal issues and litigation when its participation is likely to affirmatively advance cities’ collective legal interests.  Provides staff support to the City Attorneys’ Department, which serves as the professional association for the city attorneys of League member cities in California. Performs other duties as assigned.

We seek a dynamic and experienced person to fill this critical role with the League of California Cities.
Juris Doctorate (JD) degree from an accredited law school is required.  Must be active member, in good standing, of the California Bar.  Five (5) or more years of increasing experience as a practicing attorney, preferably in the area of municipal law, with demonstrated success in providing high quality legal advice, or a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. 

If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to careers@cacities.org.  Please see below for the Job Announcement and Job Description.

Associate Program Manager or Program Manager

The Institute for Local Government (ILG) is a Sacramento-based non-profit organization serving cities, counties and special districts across California. Staffed by the League of California Cities, the ILG office is fast-paced and our team culture is highly collaborative. We’re looking for a fun and dynamic individual who exemplifies our values, can wear many hats, is a team player and a quick learner. The ideal candidate will have considerable project management experience, at least some local government expertise, and excellent communication skills.

ILG’s projects and initiatives are constantly changing and evolving, but the primary duties will include leading work in our Public Engagement and Sustainability pillars.

Depending on the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate, they will be positioned as either an Associate Program Manager or a Program Manager.

Please submit a cover letter that speaks to your qualifications, a resume, and salary requirements to careers@cacities.org.  Please see the job announcement below for additional information.
 

Job Announcement

Education & Events Manager

Manages the Education department through all phases of events, meetings and trainings including strategic development, creative planning, budget management, production/execution and post-event evaluation/recap. Responsible and accountable for delivering all aspects of the events within the approved financial scope, and ensures that the overall event objectives, deliverables and timelines are met and serve the expectations of the organization. Supervises assigned staff; and performs other duties as assigned.

We seek a dynamic and experienced person to fill this critical role with the League of California Cities. Bachelor's degree from four-year College or University in management, hospitality or related discipline is desirable. Seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience with demonstrated success in event management, project management, program development, or a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Excellent organizational skills, including multitasking, time management, and meticulous attention to detail. Certification in Meeting and Event Planning is preferred.

If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to careers@cacities.org.  Please see below for the job announcement and job description for this opportunity.

 

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