The City of San Mateo, CA is seeking a Deputy Director of Community Development Department. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and effective communicator able to quickly earn the respect of colleagues and subordinates through a leadership style of collaboration, inspiration, supportive mentorship, responsiveness, and a modeled behavior of professionalism and integrity. The successful candidate will be a cultural change agent adept at creating a positive team environment, empowering employees to improve quality, productivity, and achieve high performance, while holding staff accountable. He/she will be an active listener and encourager of innovative ideas and new perspectives. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a passionate team in a fast-paced environment, an active city council, and a responsive community, where results are visible and valued.