Isn’t it great when the place you’d choose to work is also the place you want to live? A thriving, irreplaceable downtown, creative restaurateurs, responsive schools, solid neighborhoods and a commitment to green space and active recreation makes this community an easy choice.
Howell, Michigan is a dynamic, full-service city of nearly 9,500 residents chartered as a council-manager form of government located in Michigan’s south east region. It is financially and politically stable and looking to hire its fourth manager in 30 years.
While only a short drive to some of the state’s most celebrated urban amenities and vigorous labor markets, Howell is a self-contained preferred destination of its own where real estate sales are marked in days. Winner of a 2018 Great American Main Street Award, the vibrant and historically preserved downtown attracts visitors from throughout the region. It’s well supported school system, safe walkable neighborhoods and distinctive personality have kept this family-friendly town growing even during Michigan’s great recession.
The 2019-2020 total operating budget of $20,089,289 (general fund budget of $7,096,487) supports 61 full and part-time employees who excel in an interdependent and supportive culture.
Only creative, energetic and approachable professionals with a strategic mind-set and forward focus will be considered to work with this pro-growth council. Howell will offer a competitive compensation package including a salary within the range of $90,000 to $103,000 depending on the qualifications and experience of its next executive.
This search is conducted by an Equal Opportunity Employer.
A Bachelors’ Degree in a relevant field of study; a Master’s Degree in Public Administration or similar field is preferred AND
A work history with continuous professional advancement culminating in a position with direct supervisory and budgetary responsibility. That experience should be in local government reaching the position of city, village, township or county manager or assistant manager or achievement of an executive position in municipal operations with wide span of responsibility for several function areas. AND
Membership In ICMA, MME or similar professional association with proof of continuous learning and adherence to a code of ethics desired