Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

City of Salem, VA - City Manager

Category: Management
Description:
SALEM, VIRGINIA- CITY MANAGER (POPULATION: 25,643) IS AN INDEPENDENT CITY LOCATED IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY. NESTLED AT THE INTERSECTION OF INTERSTATE 81 AND HIGHWAY 460, SALEM IS LOCATED IN THE VIRGINIA’S BLUE RIDGE BETWEEN THE ALLEGHENY AND BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS ON THE ROANOKE RIVER. THIS NATURAL AREA OF VIRGINIA LENDS ITSELF TO ALL THE BEAUTY AND GRANDEUR THAT NATURE CAN BESTOW. ADOPTED IN 1922, IT OPERATES UNDER THE COUNCIL/MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT. THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCES: • A STRONG COMMITMENT TO CREATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING THROUGH TEAMWORK AND PROFESSIONALISM, OUTSTANDING SUPERVISORY AND ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS, HIGHLY DEVELOPED INTERPERSONAL AND ORAL/WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS AND ABILITY TO DEVELOP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES THAT EVOLVE WITH THE ORGANIZATION. • A DEMONSTRATED RECORD OF LEADERSHIP WITH A COMPREHENSIVE KNOWLEDGE OF CITY/COUNTY MANAGEMENT, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, GOVERNMENTAL FINANCES AND BUDGETING ALONG WITH THE ABILITY TO TAKE ACCOUNTABILITY AND CREATE CONSENSUS BUILDING. • A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, PUBLIC POLICY, BUSINESS OR RELATED FIELD AND A MASTER’S IN PUBLIC/BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FROM AN ACCREDITED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY IS PREFERRED ALONG WITH EXTENSIVE PROGRESSIVELY RESPONSIBLE EXPERIENCE (7 TO 10 YEARS) IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT MANAGEMENT, INCLUDING SIGNIFICANT EXPERIENCE AT A SENIOR LEVEL INTERACTING WITH ELECTED OFFICIALS AND OTHER STAKEHOLDER GROUPS. EXPERIENCED ASSISTANT AND/OR DEPUTY MANAGERS/ADMINISTRATORS ARE ALSO ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. THE STARTING SALARY RANGE FOR THE POSITION IS $155,000 - $175,000 DOQ. THE CITY WILL ALSO OFFER AN OUTSTANDING FRINGE BENEFIT PACKAGE. RESIDENCY WITHIN THE CITY IS REQUIRED. INTERESTED CANDIDATES SHOULD APPLY ONLINE BY SEPTEMBER 20, 2019 WITH A COVER LETTER, RESUME, AND CONTACT INFORMATION FOR AT LEAST FIVE (5) PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES TO WWW.GOVHRJOBS.COM AND TO THE ATTENTION OF SARAH MCKEE, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, GOVHR USA, 630 DUNDEE ROAD, SUITE 130, NORTHBROOK, IL 60062. TEL: (847) 380-3240.
Employer: GovHR USA
Expires: 9/20/2019
Top