Seeking a value-driven, collaborative and visionary leader to partner with Lexington City Manager in a variety of professional assignments to ‘move the needle’ for $103 million City government and Lexington Utilities business operations.
Becoming a key leader with the City of Lexington team offers two opportunities: (1) advance an innovative, inclusive, diverse and progressive #OneCityTeam work culture towards a #WorkplaceofChoice in delivering City of Lexington services, and (2) further strategic plans and urban initiatives to advance Lexington, NC as an authentic #CityofChoice in the 21st Century. Excellent opportunity to play a contributing role in the future vision of a dynamic organization.
Attributes of ideal candidate: servant leadership skills and proven record as an innovative leader that can motivate and mobilize others; exceptional self-motivation and accountability; effective listener who seeks input from relevant parties, realistically assesses plans and consistently communicates; articulate with ability to communicate persuasively about complex and sometimes controversial issues; high level of critical thinking skills and emotional intelligence; exceptional written and critical review skills; experienced project manager astute to spearhead major initiatives and projects in a fast-paced and demanding business climate; ability to deal with others in a collaborative and honest manner to foster positive and trusting working relationships; superior customer centric skillset; technological aptitude to advance public service and utility operations in light of current customer expectations including social media platforms; and a lifelong learner who maintains knowledge of trends, regulatory compliance and initiatives regionally and nationally. Bilingual a plus.
Salary commensurate with qualifications, plus excellent benefits including acceptance of qualified transferred sick leave from other NC governmental entities and leave accrual rates based upon approved aggregate years of NC government qualified service.
Executive broadband pay range $80,000 - $160,000, with expected hiring range in excess of $100,000 depending on qualifications. Preference given to applications received by November 5, 2020 with position open until filled. Submit City of Lexington Employment Application, letter of interest and resume to [email protected]. The City of Lexington is an Equal Opportunity Employer, a Drug Free Workplace, and encourages diversity in the workplace.
Successful candidate must have bachelor’s degree from accredited university with considerable progressively responsible experience leading others, managing projects, and addressing complex issues in public administration. Experience in municipal government and municipal owned utilities is preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
About City of Lexington
Settled in 1775 and Incorporated in 1828 by the North Carolina General Assembly
Became the county seat of Davidson County in 1847
Often referred to as the "Barbecue Capital of the World" with a long heritage in "Lexington style" barbecue and furniture making
Home to nationally acclaimed artist Bob Timberlake and NASCAR racing legend Richard Childress
Lexington is centrally located in the heart of the Piedmont Triad area and only minutes away from several metropolitan areas:
High Point- 18.5 miles
Winston-Salem- 23.5 miles
Greensboro- 32 miles
Charlotte- 63 miles