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.
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Senior Manager of Equity & Public Engagement
The Institute for Local Government (ILG) is a Sacramento-based non-profit organization serving cities, counties and special districts across California. 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 program management experience, at least some local government expertise, excellent communication skills and robust team building experience.
ILG’s projects and initiatives are constantly changing and evolving, but the primary work will include leading programs and training in our Public Engagement pillar.
The Senior Manager of Equity & Public Engagement is responsible for all aspects of ILG’s public engagement and equity programming including but not limited to: program development and implementation, programmatic, financial and administrative management, and staff leadership and development.
The Senior Manager of Equity & Public Engagement must be committed to our mission of empowering local government leaders and delivering real-world expertise to help them navigate complex issues, increase their capacity, and build trust in their communities. S/he must also embody our core values of collaboration, servant leadership, authentic public engagement, and promoting equitable solutions that build community resilience and trust. The chosen candidate must have a thorough understanding of public participation, meeting facilitation, inclusive public engagement strategies, collaborative policy, and/or local government. In addition, the successful candidate will understand the many different types of equity -- Economic, Health, Social, Environmental and Racial – and how those tenets can impact local governments.
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