County of San Diego

Position: Assistant Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
Salary: $110,000 - $130,000 Annually
Application Filing Deadline: June 1, 2021
Posted: 04/29/21

The County of San Diego invites qualified individuals to submit their resume for the position of Assistant Clerk of the Board of Supervisors. This executive management position serves as the principal assistant to the Clerk of the Board in carrying out the duties of the Clerk of the Board as prescribed by law and directed by the Board of Supervisors.

Duties include:

  • Assists in planning, directing, organizing, coordinating, and evaluating departmental activities for the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, including programs, personnel, operations, and finance
  • Develops, makes recommendations, and implements County policies and procedures for a variety of Clerk of the Board of Supervisors services
  • Serves as the principal liaison with the Board of Supervisors’ Chiefs of Staff
  • Attends meetings of the Board of Supervisors; facilitates Board meetings to ensure progression and transition through agenda items of discussion
  • Analyzes proposed legislation and makes recommendations
  • Assists with the preparation of, and monitors the budgets for the department, Board General Office, and the Board of Supervisors’ offices
  • Acts as the human resources representative for the Clerk of the Board and the Board of Supervisors offices
  • Provides assistance to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors with special high profile complex projects and assignments

Qualified applicants will possess: A bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the classification. Experience must include four (4) years of management level experience and at least one (1) year of supervision. A master’s degree or higher degree may substitute for one year of experience and cannot be applied to the required one year of supervision.

The ideal candidate will possess a professional history that demonstrates the following leadership competencies and attributes:

  • Experience working in an office of a Clerk of the Board, City Clerk, or other government entity/department
  • Ability to interact effectively with other governmental officials, boards, internal departments, citizen groups, special interest groups and/or members of the public in communicating a variety of department matters
  • Working knowledge of the Ralph M. Brown Act and Parliamentary Procedure
  • Experience establishing and implementing departmental goals, objectives, strategic plans, direction, and initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability to establish rapport; build and support mutually beneficial relationships with elected officials and their staff; other organizations, associations, and community contacts
  • Customer focused approach to effectively meet the needs of customers and easily adjust within the diverse populations to build productive internal and external customer relationships

View a detailed job announcement outlining the responsibilities and requirements for this position:

You may complete an online application and submit your resume at; select Current Job Postings. A first review of resumes will take place the week of May 17, 2021. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their resume as soon as possible for consideration.

Contact: You may direct any questions regarding the position or application and selection process to Darah Frondarina, Senior Executive Recruiter, Human Resources at [email protected].

The County of San Diego is committed to valuing diversity and practicing inclusion because our diverse workforce is our greatest asset, and our customers are our number one priority.