City Administrator

Organization: City of Branson, Missouri
Salary: Competitive salary negotiable DOQs and excellent benefit package.
Close Date: July 16, 2013

Job Description:

Located in the Ozark Mountains of southwest Missouri, Branson�s natural beauty and extensive tourism infrastructure make it a quality residential community and premier tourist destination. With a resident population of 10,520 and millions of visitors each year, Branson is known for its sense of community and hospitality. It also serves a two-county region as the employment, shopping and service center for more than 80,000 year-round residents. Branson continues to grow and develop as a modern community while retaining its historical heritage, enhancing its friendly family-oriented personality, and preserving its natural resources.

Branson is a full-service municipality which, to adequately accommodate its tourist population, functions like a city of 70,000 to 80,000 people. The City�s FY 2013 total budget is $70 million with a General Fund of $15 million. The City employs 250 full-time employees and has an additional 100 seasonal employees primarily during the summer. For more information, please visit the city�s website at

Incorporated in 1912, Branson functions with a council/administrator form of government. Its governing body is the Board of Aldermen which consists of six members elected by wards and a Mayor who is elected at-large. The Mayor and the Aldermen serve two-year terms. The Board appoints a City Administrator as the City�s chief executive officer responsible for the efficient and economical operation of a complex government that is sized and designed to meet the service needs of the City�s large tourism base. The City Administrator serves and advises the Board, hires department directors, prepares the annual budget for Board consideration, enforces municipal laws and ordinances, and coordinates City operations and programs.
Requirements include the equivalent of a Master�s degree in public administration combined with significant experience within the public sector in a senior management role. The ideal candidate will have a preference for and experience in a growing destination community. Must clearly possess and apply superior management, financial and leadership knowledge, skill, ability, commitment, and energy as needed to achieve the Board�s goals. The position requires a superior communicator with the skill and ability to build trust-based and effective working relationships with the Board, department heads, employees, the community and a variety of critical external and regional stakeholders.
Competitive salary negotiable DOQs and excellent benefit package.

Please submit your confidential resume with cover letter and current salary by July 16, 2013 to:

Robert E. Slavin
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road #A1
Norcross, GA 30071
(770) 449-4656
Fax (770) 416-0848


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