Bob Hall & Associates

Rancho Santa Fe, located in San Diego County, has a rich history, and was established in 1928 as a country residential community with an emphasis on agriculture and on preserving the rural landscapes. Today, Rancho Santa Fe encompasses roughly 10 square miles and is home to about 4,300 residents. Near the center of the community is the Village of Rancho Santa Fe with shops, restaurants, other commercial businesses, and the historic Rancho Santa Fe Inn.

The Rancho Santa Fe Association manages the community of Rancho Santa Fe, one of the state’s first planned developments. The Association was incorporated in July of 1927 as a California non-profit corporation for the purpose of managing the planned community of Rancho Santa Fe. Although technically a Homeowners Association, the Rancho Santa Fe Association functions very much like a small city with a building department, planning department, parks and recreation department, and 24-hour security services.

The Assistant Manager aids the Association Manager with day-to-day operations, compliance, and member relations, receives and responds to high-level member requests, works with the Manager on community-wide projects and issues, and serves as Association liaison with various community organizations and committees.

The ideal candidate will have a background in municipal operations and have experience and contacts within the planning and permitting departments of the County of San Diego. The successful candidate will have spent time in areas such as public works, planning, construction, code enforcement, development, landscaping, and in managing and mentoring staff.

The next assistant manager will need to listen and learn about the organization prior to implementing new ideas. The right candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills. They will need to be able to communicate effectively and charismatically through presentations with the board, community groups, board subcommittees, and staff. Success working with high-level executives, high-worth individuals, governmental and political leaders, and legal counsel will serve the candidate well.

The next Assistant Manager will possess operate with the highest level of integrity and be clear and forthright with their communications to develop the trust and respect of members, Association leadership and their team. They will prioritize customer service and ensure that concerned residents are heard and treated with respect and exceptional customer services

The Salary Range for Assistant Manager is up to $200,000, dependent upon qualifications and offers a generous benefits package. Rancho Santa Fe is a non-CalPERS agency and this is a great opportunity for retired Public Works or Planning staff to supplement their income.  Please follow this link to see the Assistant Manager Brochure.  To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please send a compelling cover letter and your detailed resume electronically to: by October 1, 2021. Please contact Bob Hall at (714) 309-9104 if you have any questions regarding this position or the recruitment process.

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