City Manager

Organization: City of Glendale, Arizona
Salary: Competitive compensation package
Close Date: Open until filled

Job Description:

With a diverse and growing population of 234,000, Glendale is the fourth largest community in the Phoenix metropolitan area which has an overall population of 4.4 million. Glendale revels in the national spotlight for its famed historic downtown shopping district and its sports and entertainment district which has hosted two Super Bowls, two BCS National Championship football games, and countless world-class concerts.
The City of Glendale which has operated under the council-manager form of government since 1957 is a home-rule City with a Charter adopted by its voters in 1957. The City Council is comprised of a Mayor elected at-large and six members elected from districts on a non-partisan basis to four-year overlapping terms. There are no term limits.

The City Council employs a City Manager to oversee the operation of the City. Glendale has had three City Managers in the last 30 years. Glendale is a full-service City with an annual budget of $642 million, a five-year CIP budget of $313 million, and 1,700 FTEís.
Any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. The City prefers candidates with a Masterís Degree in Public or Business Administration, Management, or a related field and prior experience as a City Manager or Assistant City Manager in an organization of similar size and complexity to Glendale. The City is seeking a visionary, collaborative leader who holds financial transparency as a core value. A recruitment profile brochure will be available shortly at and

The position which is open until filled offers a competitive compensation package. Please send your resume and cover letter with current salary to The first review of resumes will occur on June 15, 2015. For additional information about this job, please contact:

Robert E. Slavin
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite A-1
Norcross, Georgia 30071-1357
(770) 449-4656


Paul Wenbert, ICMA-CM
Western Regional Manager
Slavin Management Consultants


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