City Manager

Organization: City of Corinth, Texas
Salary: The starting salary will be based on experience and salary history. Benefits are excellent and highly competitive.
Close Date: This recruitment will remain open until the position is filled. The first review of resumes is scheduled for July 29, 2022.

Job Description:

The City of Corinth is located on eight square miles north of Lake Lewisville and south of Denton in the dynamic North Texas corridor of 1-35. Corinth offers a desirable blend of residential areas within easy access to quality commercial businesses, excellent educational institutions at all levels and medical facilities, airports, major professional sports events, shopping centers and a variety of outdoor recreational activities. Some characterize Corinth as a "City in the Country" with its hometown atmosphere and proximity to beautiful stables, lakes, and ranches in the surrounding area. Corinth offers an outstanding quality of life with great educational and recreational amenities. There are 182 acres of park land currently set aside in Corinth as green space. Corinth is home to a 119-acre community park and sports complex. The park boasts numerous baseball, softball, football, and soccer fields and a basketball court. Located within the park are a playscape, picnic gazebo, covered pavilions, walking trails, fishing piers, and a fishing pond, as well as a wetlands/nature area. Corinth is also home to thirteen (13) neighborhood parks. While the City is 80% built out, it has the opportunity for significant economic development activity along the I-35 corridor. Guided by the "Envision Corinth 2030 Comprehensive Plan," the City is embarking on a bold path toward the creation of a new City Center adjacent to City Hall. The new City Manager will play a leading role in the future development.

The City of Corinth is a Home Rule community that operates under the Council-Manager form of government. The Mayor is elected at-large. The five council members are elected at-large by identified position by a plurality of votes to three-year, staggered terms. The Mayor serves as the presiding officer of the Council and votes only in the case of ties. The Mayor and Council work well together to determine quality public policy. The current Mayor has been called on to break a tie vote only once in eight years.

The City adopted a Strategic Plan in 2018. Embracing the Future, Corinth 2030. With considerable community input and insight into future trends, the City of Corinth developed the Strategic Plan creating a vision for 2030 and establishing goals to achieve the vision. The Plan signals to the DFW Region that Corinth is innovative, forward thinking, ready for business and is a high quality of life community.

The Mayor and Council has carefully reviewed their approach to city governance. They are committed to their policy making responsibilities while supporting the traditional City Manager role under the Council/Manager Plan.

The City Manager is appointed by and serves at the will of the Council. The City Manager is responsible for the efficient and effective implementation of City Council policies and serves as the chief administrative and executive officer of the City. The City Manager coordinates the official business of the City Council, provides leadership and direction to the entire organization, responds to requests for information and assistance, and serves as a liaison between what is regarded as a great City staff and the City Council. The City's FY 2021/2022 total budget is
$52,752,918 of which $20,807,499 is the General Fund. The City employs 181.25 FTEs.

Requires a Bachelorís degree in Public or Business Administration or closely related field plus seven (7) years of progressively responsible local government management experience at the City Manager, Assistant or Deputy City Manager or Department Head level in a progressive suburban/urban environment where economic development, growth management, customer service, highest ethical standards, and open communication exist and are valued. A Masterís degree in Public Administration or closely related field is preferred. Attainment of the ICMA Credentialed Manager designation is also preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job will be considered. Residency within the City of Corinth is preferred.

The starting salary will be based on experience and salary history. Benefits are excellent and highly competitive. The City offers a retirement plan through the Texas Municipal Retirement System with a matching ratio of 2 to 1 at retirement, and a deferred compensation which the City matches 10% of contributions to a 401(a) qualified plan. There is no State Income Tax and no Social Security participation (except Medicare).

To Apply
Please send your resume and cover letter with salary expectation to Bob Slavin or Dave Krings at SLAVIN MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS via email to

This recruitment will remain open until the position is filled. The first review of resumes is scheduled for July 29, 2022.


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