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.