Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority

Position: Deputy Clerk of the Board (San Jose, CA)
Salary: $70,071 - $85,172 Annually 
Application Filing Deadline: June 3, 2019
Posted: 5/10/19

The Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority seeks a highly skilled, highly organized Deputy Clerk of the Board who will support the office of the Clerk of the Board, a seven-member Board of Directors, and various committees.

The ideal candidate is a detail oriented and organized individual with demonstrated experience working accurately and efficiently, with humor, even when under pressure or on a deadline. You are experienced and knowledgeable in the practices and principles related to conducting official meetings and public agency recordkeeping. You are comfortable working on a team and in a supportive role and taking initiative on independent assignments.

The Deputy Clerk of the Board will provide administrative and operational support to the Clerk of the Board and the Authority’s governance program and activities.  You bring a comprehensive knowledge of business language and the ability to prepare and proofread a variety of complex documents, such as official meeting minutes, agendas, and public notifications.  You are comfortable using technology, learning new enterprise software systems, and are able to identify and recommend process improvements throughout all areas of your work.

You are able to build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, representing the Clerk’s office and the Authority with professionalism and courtesy. You possess the highest level of ethics and integrity, working with discretion and tact in all aspects of your work. 

Education and Experience: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by two (2) years of college-level coursework and four (4) years of increasingly responsible administrative and clerical support experience, preferably in a Clerk of the Board or City Clerk office, public agency, or legal office.

All application materials must be received prior to June 3, 2019, at 5:00 PM.

Visit the Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority’s Careers Page to learn more about the position.