The County of Yolo, CA is seeking an Assistant County Administrative Officer (ACAO). The ACAO reports to the County Administrative Officer (CAO) and assists in all areas of governmental administration including policy, plans, procedures, organizational and operational matters, financial and legislative matters, and budget. The ACAO may also assume interim executive management of Departments, as needed. The ACAO 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, including budget management, capital improvement, and human resources. Yolo County’s next ACAO 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.