County of Yolo

County Administrator

Woodland, California
Competitive and Negotiable
Filing Deadline:
First review of applications: August 9, 2021
Pamela Derby
Manager/Executive Recruiter
CPS HR Consulting

The County of Yolo, CA is seeking a County Administrator.  The next County Administrator will be a successful leader with executive management experience at the local government level, ideally from another County administrative office. The ideal candidate will have a depth and breadth of knowledge and experience with a broad range of government operations. The successful candidate will listen with respect, offer ideas, and respond to requests with a desire to say “yes”, even though the end result may look different than the original request. A collaborative approach that involves department heads in decision making is essential for success in this role. Key attributes also include the ability to build relationships and establish trust; self-confidence and the ability to make effective decisions and respond quickly; and excellent communication skills. Finally, the ideal candidate will continually develop executive managers, build a culture of confidence, and be someone who department heads can trust to maintain confidentiality and offer an objective opinion.

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