City Manager

Organization: Newark, Delaware
Salary: Open and competitive beginning salary DOQ's supplemented by an excellent fringe benefit package
Close Date: April 30, 2012

Job Description:

The City of Newark, Delaware, a City Council/City Manager form of municipal government, is a prosperous and progressive community of 31,454 residents and home to the University of Delaware. This position serves as the chief executive officer of the City, reporting to and appointed by the seven member Newark City Council. The City Manager is responsible for planning, implementation, directing, budgeting and supervision of employees and services. Eight operating departments report directly to the City Manager including electric and water utilities and a nationally accredited police department. Two Assistants to the City Manager complete Newark's administrative team.
Minimum requirements are the equivalent of an MPA with preference for ICMA Credentialed Managers. Candidates must have extensive local government management experience, preferably as a chief executive or a full range assistant. The successful candidate will be dedicated to providing excellent customer service, leadership and sound financial management. Must be a proven and successful innovative leader with strong interpersonal skills and adept in effective interactions with elected officials, employees and citizens. The incumbent will assume responsibility for the development and management of a total budget of $39.6 and 228 full-time personnel.
Open and competitive beginning salary DOQ's supplemented by an excellent fringe benefit package and a professional, progressive and supportive work environment.

Interested applicants please send your confidential resume by April 30, 2012 to:

Robert E. Slavin, President
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite A-1
Norcross, GA 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848


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