City Manager

Organization: City of Dunwoody, GA
Salary: Highly competitive starting salary and excellent benefits negotiable depending upon qualifications and experience.
Close Date: July 31, 2014

Job Description:

The City of Dunwoody, a picturesque community incorporated in 2008, is located on the north side of metro Atlanta with an estimated population of more than 46,000. Dunwoody is home to a large high-end shopping mall (Perimeter Mall), a significant collection of Fortune 500 companies and an affluent residential base. The City has many vibrant neighborhoods, a variety of places of worship, a growing restaurant scene, several neighborhood level shopping centers and office complexes. The City is strategically situated at the intersection of several major highways and sits along 1-285, the beltway surrounding the City of Atlanta. The road network and public transit provide easy access to Buckhead, Midtown, Downtown and Hartsfield Jackson International Airport. Dunwoody is regarded as a family friendly and convenient location for businesses and visitors.

The City of Dunwoody operates under a Council-Manager form of government. The Dunwoody City Council is comprised of a Mayor and six Council Members elected by the people on a nonpartisan ballot for four-year terms. Under the City Charter the Mayor appoints a City Manager subject to the consent of the City Council. The City Manager works closely with the Mayor and Council to assist them in formulating policies and programs and is responsible for the efficient ongoing operation of all City services as set forth by the City Council. Dunwoody has a current general fund budget of $25,169,000 and employs 70 FTE’s. To maximize effectiveness and efficiency, Dunwoody contracts with vendors from both the private and public sectors to provide some municipal services. These vendors are responsible to the City Manager.

Minimum requirements include education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in public or business administration (MPA preferred) combined with successful experience as a local government manager or assistant manager in a complex community comparable to Dunwoody. Ideal experience includes economic development, redevelopment and outcome-based organizational performance measurement. Must understand the elements of economic sustainability in a suburban community. The successful candidate must clearly possess and apply superior communication, organizational management and staff leadership skills and abilities.

Highly competitive starting salary and excellent benefits negotiable depending upon qualifications and experience. Residency is strongly preferred but not required. Additional information about the City can be found at the City’s website:

Apply by July 31, 2014 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 Dunwoody is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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