ASSISTANT GENERAL TOWN MANAGER 37.5 hours per week $120,000 - $140,000 Applications will be accepted until the position is filled
SUMMARY/ ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The Town of Manchester is seeking an Assistant General (Town) Manager to join its Executive Leadership Team to work with the General Manager, Board of Directors, Department Heads, municipal employees, community partners and residents in further growing and developing a thriving, inclusive and sustainable community. This position has a wide array of responsibilities and assists in all aspects of municipal operations. This includes coordinating the town’s activities and monitoring the performance of all Town departments, conducting independent research, and preparing reports pursuant to that research, and managing and coordinating projects to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Board of Directors under the direction of the General Manager. The Town is looking for candidates who will succeed in an organization that strives for a culture of excellence with accountability, continuous improvement, diversity and inclusion, and transparency among its core values. Candidates that are highly motivated, innovative, and results oriented with strong ethical standards, integrity, and a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion are encouraged to apply. This position must be people focused, exhibit an exemplary customer service approach, and have a strong commitment to public service. The Assistant Manager is appointed by and reports directly to the General Manager. The Assistant General Manager will also be assigned a variety of special projects and assignments and serve as Acting General Manager in the absence of the General Manager.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: A Master’s degree in public administration, public policy, business, or related field from an accredited college or university. At least five years’ experience in managing and leading a complex organization. Experience in government or an organization closely related to government is highly valued. Suitable experience may be substituted for educational attainment if deemed appropriate by the General Manager.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: For more detailed information, please see review the job profile for this position: http://hrd1.townofmanchester.org/NewHR/assets/File/Assistant%20General%20Manager%20Profile.pdf. To apply for this position, please visit: http://hrd1.townofmanchester.org/index.cfm/employment-opportunities/. PLEASE NOTE: The Town of Manchester Online/Print Application is the only valid form accepted. Resumes and cover letters submitted without the accompanying Application are not considered complete. Applications submitted through any other site will not be accepted. Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.