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Employment Opportunities at ILG


Employment and Volunteer Opportunities at ILG

The Institute for Local Government (ILG) staff serves an integral and vital role in advancing the organization’s mission, vision and program area objectives.

The Institute receives staffing services through a contract with the League of California Cities.


Senior Manager of Equity & Public Engagement

The Institute for Local Government (ILG) is currently recruiting for a 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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