General Manager, Economic and Workforce Development Department

The City of Los Angeles, Economic and Workforce Development Department (EWDD) is seeking an experienced and innovative individual to lead the Department as General Manager. The EWDD was created to increase support for business activity and build a strong tax base. The new General Manager should know that economic development and employment stimulate growth to attract investment and create opportunities for public-private partnerships.

The General Manager is responsible for a staff of 175 employees that is responsible for the administration of millions of dollars in federal funds earmarked for Los Angeles City programs such as workforce and youth development, job skills training, and small business loans. This position requires sound management principles, and techniques in building and maintaining an effective workforce.

A competitive compensation package will be offered for this at-will executive position, with an excellent benefits package which includes a retirement plan and an automobile allowance.

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