City Manager

Organization: Greenville, North Carolina
Salary: Highly competitive starting salary and excellent benefits
Close Date: Apply by April 16, 2012

Job Description:

Greenville, located in the north central coastal plain region of eastern North Carolina approximately 85 miles east of Raleigh, covers 35 square miles and has a population of 84,554. Greenville is among the fastest growing large cities in the state. It is home to the 28,000 student East Carolina University. Greenville serves as the major industrial, economic, medical and cultural center for eastern North Carolina. Residents and visitors benefit from the City’s wide range of cultural and recreational opportunities. In 2010, Greenville ranked amongst the top 25 “Best Small Places for Business and Careers” in the nation by Forbes Magazine. Because of its enjoyable living conditions and proven low cost of living, the Greenville/Pitt County area is also rated one of the fifty most “livable communities” in the United States.

The City of Greenville has used the council-manager form of government since 1953. Under this form of government, a seven-member City Council is elected to two-year concurrent terms. The Council is the final authority on policy matters relating to Greenville’s government. The City Council appoints a City Manager, City Attorney and City Clerk. The City Manager is the chief administrative officer for the City and is responsible for managing day-to-day municipal operations as well as for implementing the policies established by the City Council. Greenville is a full-service municipality with approximately 745 employees and a current operating budget of $99,309,764. Services provided include Financial Services, Information Technology, Human Resources, Community Development, Fire/Rescue, Police, Public Works and Recreation and Parks. Greenville has an AA credit rating from Standard & Poor’s and an Aa2 rating from Moody’s.

Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business, or the equivalent (Masters degree preferred); and at least five years of local government management experience preferably as a Deputy City Manager or City Manager in a full-service municipal government or comparable organization. Must possess proven financial and budgeting knowledge, skills and abilities. Some private sector management experience as well as experience gained in a diverse community and in a university community are pluses but are not required. Proven expertise in economic development is also a plus. Must have excellent interpersonal skills.

Highly competitive starting salary and excellent benefits negotiable depending upon qualifications and experience. Residency required subsequent to appointment. Additional information regarding the position can be found at the consultant's website:

Apply by April 16, 2012 with cover letter, resume and present salary to:

Robert E. Slavin
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road #A-1
Norcross, GA 30071
TEL 770/449-4656
FAX 770/416-0848

The City of Greenville is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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