Position: City Administrator
Organization: City of Cherryvale, Kansas
Type of Position: Full-Time/Exempt
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
Experience Required: 3-6 Years Municipal Management
Residency Requirement: Yes
The City Administrator shall be responsible to the Council for the proper and efficient administration of all affairs of the city under his or her jurisdiction, and shall, subject to the provisions of the personnel policies of this city and other ordinances, have the power to appoint, assign, reassign, discipline, and remove all directors or heads of departments and all employees under his or her jurisdiction.
The City Administrator oversees all city departments and reports to a mayor and four-member council. The ideal applicant holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration or a related field and has a minimum of three years of municipal management experience or a combination of education and experience that provides the necessary skills and abilities to effectively perform the required duties. The background of a successful candidate should demonstrate strong leadership skills, municipal finance experience, municipal utilities, and outstanding public relations skills. This community-focused leader will promote economic development initiatives, transparency in government and positive intergovernmental relations.
Additionally, the person selected must live within Cherryvale city limits or within three miles of the city limits at the time of the effective date of his or her appointment or within six months thereafter. Competitive benefits with salary DOQ.
How to Apply: Send cover letter, resume and 3 work-related references to Karen Davis, City Clerk/Acting City Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (620) 336-2776 for more information.