The City of Marion, Iowa (population approx. 40,000) is seeking to hire a full-time City Manager.
The City Manager is a professional position that serves at the direction of the City Council and is the chief executive and administrative officer of the City. This position provides strategic vision, operational, and administrative direction based off policies established by the City Council. The City Manager is an effective policy executive who acquires and utilizes local and regional resources to resolve community problems and capitalize on community opportunities. The City Manager leads the Executive Leadership team providing clear expectations, direction, support, and accountability.
Please submit a completed application, cover letter and resume to HR at Marion City Hall (1225 6th Avenue, Marion IA 52302) or by email to HR@cityofmarion.org.
The City of Marion is partnering with a search firm in addition to our independent search and all qualified candidates will be considered. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on July 30, 2021.
B.A. in Public Administration or related field from an accredited college or university required; M.A. preferred.
Minimum five (5) years of experience in city administration and management, or equivalent.
Extensive knowledge of modern principles and practices of urban administration and management.
Must have or be able to obtain a valid Iowa driver’s license.
About City of Marion, Iowa
Marion is one of the Midwest’s fastest-growing cities. Located just minutes north of Cedar Rapids, Marion prides itself on being the best place in Iowa to raise a family and grow a business. Reach higher and achieve more in Marion. Visit www.cityofmarion.org to learn more.