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Town Manager




League Letter


Town Manager - The Town of Christiansburg, Virginia (21,943), a growing community of 14 square miles located in the New River Valley of Virginia, is seeking applications from qualified candidates for the position of Town Manager. Nestled between the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Interstate 81 corridor, Virginia Tech, Radford University and two major hospitals, Christiansburg serves diverse collegiate, commercial and professional industries, while still maintaining the vibe of a small town. That’s a vibe we want to keep, even after being selected as the passenger rail site for the New River Valley, which is estimated to attract anywhere from 2,500 to 15,000 new visitors to the area each year. A bachelor’s degree is required; master’s degree desired. A substantial amount of public or private sector management experience as a manager, deputy or assistant in a comparably sized or larger organization is also required. Past experience must include a high level of interest and demonstrated achievement in community planning and development, economic development, working effectively with Town Council or governing body and the community, working with and understanding the needs of existing businesses, building Council and community consensus and developing and administering realistic budgets. Must be willing to immediately immerse one’s self the Christiansburg community if hired. Salary: DOQ/E. Residency within the Town is required within a defined period of time. Application deadline: December 29, 2017. Apply at The Town of Christiansburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Christiansburg, VA