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City Manager

Category: Management
Description:
THE CITY OF HENDERSON IS SEEKING THEIR NEXT CITY MANAGER. THIS HIGHLY MOTIVATED LEADER AND MANAGER MUST MAINTAIN AND ENHANCE A COUNCIL-STAFF PARTNERSHIP AND A COMMITMENT TO THE “SMALL CITY” ATMOSPHERE DESIRED BY CITIZENS WHILE WORKING TO ENHANCE STRATEGIC GOALS RELATED TO PUBLIC SAFETY, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING. THE CITY OF HENDERSON, NC IS A FULL-SERVICE MUNICIPALITY THAT OPERATES UNDER A COUNCIL/MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT. THE CITY MANAGER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTING THE CITY’S VISION, THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL’S POLICIES AND MANAGING THE CITY’S DAY-TO-DAY OPERATIONS. THE CITY MANAGER LEADS 220 FTE EMPLOYEES AND OVERSEES 10 DEPARTMENTS. THE FY 19-20 GENERAL FUND BUDGET OF $41.2M IS SUPPORTED BY A TAX RATE OF $.712 PER $100 OF ASSESSED TAX VALUE WITH A 96% COLLECTION RATE. THE CITY MANAGER IS ALSO THE STAFF LIAISON WITH THE EIGHT BOARDS. DECISIONS ARE GUIDED BY A ROBUST MULTI-YEAR STRATEGIC PLANNING PROCESS THAT BEGAN IN 2009, IS AFFIRMED EVERY YEAR AND RESULTS IN PERFORMANCE-BASED INDICATORS TO DRIVE PRIORITIES, BUDGETS AND DECISIONS. TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CITY, PLEASE VISIT HTTP://CI.HENDERSON.NC.US. MINIMUM EDUCATION IS A BACHELOR’S DEGREE; HOWEVER, MASTERS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, MASTERS OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, OR EQUIVALENT GRADUATE DEGREE IS STRONGLY PREFERRED. 10 YEARS OF PROGRESSIVE MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE AT DIVISION MANAGER, DEPARTMENT HEAD LEVEL OR HIGHER WITHIN A MEDIUM-SIZED MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION IS REQUIRED. 5+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE AT ASSISTANT CITY OR CITY MANAGER EXPERIENCE IS PREFERRED. ICMA CREDENTIALED CERTIFICATION IS DESIRABLE BUT NOT REQUIRED. HIRING SALARY RANGE: $115,000 - $130,000. SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE. EXECUTIVE BENEFITS OF CAR AND PHONE ALLOWANCE. OTHER BENEFITS INCLUDE PAID HEALTH, DENTAL, LIFE AND LONG TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE AND ENROLLMENT IN NC STATE RETIREMENT PLUS A SUPPLEMENT TO THE 401K PLAN. RESIDENCY WITHIN THE COMMUNITY IS STRONGLY PREFERRED WITHIN A TIMEFRAME NEGOTIATED UPON APPOINTMENT. TO CONFIDENTIALLY APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE GO TO HTTP://WWW.DEVELOPMENTALASSOCIATES.COM AND CLICK ON THE CITY MANAGER – HENDERSON, NC LINK ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE HOME PAGE. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE THROUGH THE DEVELOPMENTAL ASSOCIATES APPLICATION PORTAL, NOT THE CITY’S APPLICATION SITE. PLEASE NOTE THAT IT IS NOT SUFFICIENT TO SUBMIT ONLY A RESUME THOUGH RESUMES AND COVER LETTERS SHOULD BE UPLOADED TO THE APPLICATION PORTAL. APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS OCTOBER 1, 2019. SEMI-FINALISTS WILL PARTICIPATE IN ON-SITE INTERVIEWS AND SKILL ASSESSMENTS IN HENDERSON ON NOVEMBER 7-8, 2019. WE ENCOURAGE ALL APPLICANTS TO HOLD THESE DATES SHOULD THEY BE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE. ALL INQUIRIES SHOULD BE EMAILED TO HIRING@DEVELOPMENTALASSOCIATES.COM EOE THE RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION PROCESS IS BEING MANAGED BY DEVELOPMENTAL ASSOCIATES, LLC.
Employer: City of Henderson
Expires: 10/4/2019
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