The City of Greensboro is seeking an adaptive leader with excellent strategic thinking and community engagement background to be their next Assistant City Manager. With the ability to lead competent staff and work effectively within the Council-Manager form of government, the successful Assistant City Manager has a track record of executive level skills partnering and collaborating with staff, community, regional partners and Council to carry out the strategic priorities of the community. The successful Assistant City Manager will work with a City Manager who served as an Assistant City Manager for five years prior to being promoted in 2018 and will be one of three ACMs who support the City Manager in leading 23 departments employing approximately 3200 FTE employees. 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 with a high level of understanding and performance in areas that include human resources, municipal operations, creative leadership, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external clients. Along with the other Assistant City Managers, the successful candidate will oversee a wide range of activities, multiple departments, divisions and special projects and have a proven track record of innovative success managing complex projects in one or more large governmental agencies including resolving sensitive, significant and controversial issues. Top priorities are managing development projects, especially infrastructure, transportation and housing initiatives, facilitation and completion of strategic planning programs, working with the newly appointed City Manager to establish priorities and expectations with Council and staff; and offering consistent staff leadership that balances advocacy and accountability.
To apply for this position, click on the Greensboro-ACM link via the Developmental Associates website. (Or cut and paste https://www.developmentalassociates.com/client-openings/ into your browser). All applications must be fully completed and submitted via the online portal.Applications will not be accepted through the City’s system. Resumes and digital portfolios may be uploaded to the system but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application. Candidates are encouraged to apply by November 1, 2018. An assessment center will be held December 13-14, 2018 in Greensboro for selected finalists. The recruitment and selection process is being managed by Developmental Associates, LLC. All inquiries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information about the City is available at www.greensboro-nc.gov. EEO Employer
Qualifications: The successful ACM candidate will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree with 7-9 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in municipal government management, including at least 3 years of supervisory experience at the senior or executive level.
There is a residency requirement to live within the city limits of Greensboro or move within these boundaries within 12 months of appointment to the position
Additional Salary Information: Salary is dependent on qualifications.
About City of Greensboro
Greensboro is governed by a City Council utilizing a council/manager form of government consisting of a Mayor and eight Council members. The City Council sets the policy and direction; the City Manager oversees the day-to-day operations of the organization. The City, believing in active Community input and engagement has more than 20 Council Committees, Commissions, or Boards. Due to a solid employment base in and around Greensboro and careful management of resources, the City of Greensboro has bond ratings of AAA and consistently wins awards for its annual budget and financial report. The 2018-2019 adopted budget is $543.5 M with a $291.8 M General Fund. The Debt Service Fund is $29.4 M. The new Assistant City Manager will support the City Manager in leading 23 departments employing approximately 3200 FTE employees.