The City of Fayetteville, NC is seeking an adaptive leader with excellent strategic thinking and community engagement background to be their next Assistant City Manager (ACM). With the ability to lead competent staff and work effectively within the Council-Manager form of government, the successful Assistant City Manager will have a track record of community engagement and experience with a high volume of development/redevelopment, infrastructure, utility, and sustainability initiatives. The new Assistant City Manager must be an effective contributor to the Council-Staff partnership and have a strong commitment to the community goals desired by Citizens. Learn about the Community by taking this video tour:http://www.elocallink.tv/m/v/player.php?pid=Q4zNN9a3&fp=ncfaye_wel_rev4_iwd
About the Organization: The City of Fayetteville operates under a Council/Manager form of government. The City has approximately 1,500 full-time and 200 part-time seasonal employees working across 19 departments with an annual operating budget of more than $234M across all funds. The City tax rate is $.4995 per $100 of assessed evaluation. More information about the services provided by the City of Fayetteville can be found at https://fayettevillenc.gov/. Assistant City Manager Position Overview: Reporting to the City Manager, the Assistant City Manager is one of three ACM positions and serves as a key member of the City Manager’s executive team. ACMs participate in orchestrating strategic City priorities by engaging with a wide variety of staff, elected officials, citizens, citizen groups, and the business community. A successful ACM candidate must have past experience that illustrates a track record of innovation. The portfolio for this ACM position includes the infrastructure-focused operating departments of Public Services, Parks and Recreation, Construction Management and Capital Projects, and Fleet Operations. Overseeing a budget of $73M and a committed and competent staff of 369, the successful candidate is an energetic, proactive collaborator and coordinator of people and tasks with excellent interpersonal, project management and operational skills. Key responsibilities will be leading the many capital projects through various stages while ensuring collaboration across departments and stakeholders to achieve positive outcomes aligned with strategic priorities. Successful candidates will have a track record of working effectively within the Council-Manager form of government, leading talented and committed staff within their portfolio areas, working with leadership and the community to manage the challenges of rapid growth effectively and consistent with City values, and, working with a diverse and participatory community, regional partners, and the Council to carry out strategic priorities.
Qualifications: The successful ACM candidate will have a master’s degree and eight years of increasingly responsible professional experience in municipal government management, including five years of administrative and supervisory experience at the senior or executive level. Leadership experience in two or more areas of responsibilities (e.g. utilities, public works, public infrastructure, parks and recreation, construction services, or fleet management) is preferred. The ICMA Credentialed Manager certification is preferred. Salary and Benefits: The hiring range is $140,000-160,000. Base salary and compensation are negotiable based on experience and qualifications. The City offers a comprehensive benefits package (https://www.fayettevillenc.gov/city-services/human-resource-development/employment-with-the-city/benefits). Residency within City limits is required. To apply, go to https://agency.governmentjobs.com/developmentalassociates/default.cfm and click on the Assistant City Manager – Fayetteville link. To learn more about the selection process, visit Client Openings (or copy and paste into your browser: https://developmentalassociates.com/client-openings/). All applications must be fully completed and submitted online via the Developmental Associates application portal – NOT the City’s portal, nor any other external website; it is not sufficient to send only a resume. Resumes and cover letters can be uploaded with the application. Application review begins October 20, 2020. Finalists will participate in virtual interviews and skill assessments on November 17-18, 2020. Interviews with the City Manager will follow at a subsequent time. All inquiries should be emailed to [email protected]. The City of Fayetteville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Developmental Associates, LLC is managing the recruitment and selection process for this position.