The City of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, has a great opportunity for a new city manager. Located in southeast Michigan, Grosse Pointe gives you that small-town feel while living in a larger suburban area.
An excellent staff and seven-member council are committed to supporting and providing a great career opportunity to a community-minded public manager who wishes to become a part of this small, tight-knit community. The city manager position has had a history of long tenures.
Grosse Pointe is a full-service, home rule city council/manager community of 5,584 residents living within 1.1 square miles. The 2022-23 general fund budget is $6.8 million, with an unrestricted fund balance of $1.6 million.
Grosse Pointe will provide a comprehensive benefit package with a salary ranging from $120,000 - $145,000; depending on candidate qualifications and experience.
Application deadline: June 19th, 2023
Grosse Pointe will only accept applicants with a high level of integrity: one who is ethical, loyal, and willing to be involved in the community. They will also have an understanding of a wide-range of municipal service provisions. To be considered a qualified applicant, respondents are expected to have attained:
• A bachelor’s degree; preferably in public administration, business administration, finance, or an appropriately related field. A master’s degree is also preferred.
• Minimum of five years experience in public/local government service, with responsibility for projects, programs, and departments; wide-ranging experience as provided by positions such as: city manager/administrator, assistant city manager/administrator, or assistant to the manager/administrator.
• City manager/administrator experience is preferred.
• Minimum of three years management or supervisory experience.
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