On behalf of the State of California, the 22nd District Agricultural Association manages and operates the Del Mar Fairgrounds, produces the annual San Diego County Fair, hosts summer and fall thoroughbred racing, and is governed by a nine-member board appointed by the governor.
The District is seeking an Agriculture, Arts, and Education Director to serve as a key member of the Management Team. This is a unique opportunity to join this dynamic public agency that connects the community through shared interests, diverse experiences, and service to one another in an inclusive, accessible, and safe place with an emphasis on agriculture, education, entertainment, and recreation.
· Proven leader with a strategic and entrepreneurial approach,
· Well-versed in the principles and practices of leadership and management,
· Understands and embraces the importance of the role competitive, agricultural, and educational exhibits and presentations plays in a fair and community,
· Thoughtfully and respectfully manages personnel issues
If you are interested in an exciting opportunity in a high-energy, team-oriented environment, you are encouraged to apply. A State of California Application is required.
If you are interested in an exciting opportunity in a high-energy, team-oriented environment, you are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply
This position is a State of California civil service position and, therefore, you must complete a two-step process in order to be considered. To complete the self-assessment, visit https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/Bulletin.aspx?examCD=2PBCZ.
Then to apply, please visit https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=329505
Who We Are
The 22nd District Agricultural Association manages and operates the Del Mar Fairgrounds on behalf of the State of California, and is governed by a nine-member board appointed by the governor. Fairgrounds operations are primarily funded by revenues generated by hosting events, the largest being the annual San Diego County Fair.
We are a timeless community treasure where all can flourish, connect, and interact through year-round exceptional experiences.
We connect our community through shared interests, diverse experiences, and service to one another in an inclusive, accessible, and safe place with an emphasis on entertainment, recreation, agriculture, and education.
We will be the community’s iconic place for social interaction and cultural expression, honoring traditions, embracing innovation, celebrating excellence, and having fun.
Check us out at DelMarFairgrounds.com.
Our Amazing Benefits!
There are many benefits to joining our team, we have a Comprehensive Employee's Benefits Package which includes: Health and wellness benefits (e.g., medical, dental, vision, etc.); Time off benefits (e.g., paid vacation, sick leave, professional development days, personal holidays, 11-paid holidays per year, etc.); Financial security benefits (e.g., California Public Employees' Retirement (CalPERS) pension upon retirement, 401(k), life insurance for excluded employees: supervisors / managers, etc.).
To learn more about benefits for State employees, visit http://www.calhr.ca.gov/employees/Pages/salary-and-benefits.aspx on the CalHR website.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $114,854.00 - $130,450.00 per year
- Dental insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Relocation assistance
- Retirement plan
- Vision insurance
- Monday to Friday
Work Location: Hybrid remote in Del Mar, CA 92014