Lebanon is an energetic, thriving city located in southwest Missouri, covering 14.63 square miles and home to 14,688 residents. The City of Lebanon seeks a visionary, but grounded servant leader to be its next City Administrator. Lebanon is a third-class city operating under a Mayor-Council-City Administrator form of government with an annual operating budget of roughly $54 million. Municipal services are provided by 200 FTEs, including collective bargaining representation by three separate unions in the operations of Electric & Environmental Services, Fire, and Police.
The selected candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, or a related discipline, be at least 25 years of age, and possess a minimum of five years of responsible professional managerial experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and skills may also be considered. The City Administrator shall be appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council on the basis of executive and administrative qualifications with special preferences to experience in and knowledge of municipal administrations or similar organizations with elected legislative boards or commissions. ICMA Credentialed Manager status is strongly preferred. Residency required within six months of appointment. Expected starting salary is $100,000 +/- DOQ.
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