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CITY MANAGER

Category: Management
Description:
THIS IS AN EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITY TO MANAGE ONE OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL, RESPONSIVE, AND HISTORIC CITIES IN THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES. THE COUNTY SEAT OF WAYNE COUNTY, WITH A POPULATION OF OVER 35,000, SEEKS A CITY MANAGER TO SUSTAIN A TRADITION OF PROFESSIONALISM AND EXCELLENCE. GOLDSBORO VALUES EDUCATION, A HISTORIC TRADITION AND A CIVIC-MINDED, CARING PUBLIC. THE CITY IS RECOGNIZED FOR ITS HIGH QUALITY OF FAMILY LIFE, THRIVING AGRIBUSINESS, AND AS THE HOME OF SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE. LOCATED IN NORTH CAROLINA’S COASTAL PLAIN, GOLDSBORO IS A CITY LIKE NO OTHER. GOLDSBORO SITS AMID (ONE HOUR IN EACH DIRECTION) THE CITIES OF RALEIGH, NEW BERN, GREENVILLE, AND FAYETTEVILLE. THE CITY IS ALSO JUST OVER AN HOUR FROM THE CENTER OF RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK AND, IN THE OTHER DIRECTION, THE BEACHES OF WILMINGTON AND WRIGHTSVILLE. GOLDSBORO IS POLITICALLY, GEOGRAPHICALLY, ECONOMICALLY AND STRATEGICALLY POSITIONED TO CONTINUE TO GROW AS A CENTER OF COMMERCE, NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED MILITARY STEWARDSHIP (HOME TO SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR BASE), TOURISM, AND EDUCATION (SEVENTEEN COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES ARE LOCATED WITHIN AN HOURS’ DRIVE). THE CITY PRIDES ITSELF ON BEING A SAFE AND SECURE COMMUNITY WITH A STRONG AND DIVERSE ECONOMY AND AN EXCEPTIONAL QUALITY OF LIFE FOR ITS CITIZENS. GOLDSBORO IS VIEWED AS A MODEL OF EXCELLENCE IN GOVERNMENT AS WELL AS A CITY OF RACIAL AND CULTURAL HARMONY. GOLDSBORO HAS A PROFESSIONAL STAFF OF MORE THAN 460 FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES. THE GENERAL FUND BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018-2019 IS OVER $61 MILLION. THE MANAGER IS APPOINTED BY THE SEVEN-MEMBER MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL. DURING THE PAST THIRTY TWO YEARS GOLDSBORO HAS HAD THREE CITY MANAGERS. THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL SEEK A PROFESSIONAL MANAGER TO PROVIDE STRATEGIC AND OPERATIONAL LEADERSHIP. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESSES AN AGILE FINANCIAL MIND AND PROVEN EXPERIENCE AND DEMONSTRATED SUCCESS RELATING EFFECTIVELY WITH ALL SEGMENTS OF A DIVERSE COMMUNITY, HIRING EXECUTIVE LEVEL MANAGERS, SUCCESSION PLANNING, IMPLEMENTING MEANINGFUL STRATEGIC PLANNING INITIATIVES, AND THE CAPACITY TO MANAGE ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE. MARKET COMPETITIVE SALARY DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS, PLUS EXCELLENT FRINGE BENEFITS. BACHELOR’S DEGREE (MASTER’S DEGREE IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, BUSINESS, LAW OR A RELATED FIELD HIGHLY PREFERRED) WITH A MINIMUM OF SEVEN TO TEN YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN HIGH LEVEL MANAGEMENT POSITIONS. IF CHOSEN FOR AN INTERVIEW WITH THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL, A CANDIDATE WILL BE REQUIRED TO COOPERATE WITH THE MERCER GROUP, INC. IN ITS CONDUCT OF BACKGROUND CHECKS. SEND RESUME, COVER LETTER THAT DEMONSTARATES HOW YOUR QUALIFICATIONS, INTERESTS AND EXPERIENCES COINCIDE WITH THIS POSTING; DETAILED​​ SALARY HISTORY TO: PHILLIP ROBERTSON, THE MERCER GROUP, INC., MercerNC@aol.com ​ (ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION REQUIRED) BY JANUARY 14, 2019.
Employer: CITY OF GOLDSBORO, N.C.
Expires: 1/14/2019
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