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The City of Nelsonville is seeking people interested in filling the open position of City Manager. Nelsonville is a community in rural Athens County, Ohio with a population of 5,100, and is seeking people interested in filling the open position of City Manager. The City Manager is the chief executive and administrative officer of the city and is responsible to the City Council for the administration of all City affairs placed in his charge.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in public or business administration with a master’s degree preferred; and 5 years of progressively responsible public management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Because a high level of personal integrity and professional ethics is essential, a comprehensive background investigation will be conducted.

Compensation: Salary for the position is $52,000.00 / $75,000.00. In addition, Nelsonville offers an excellent fringe benefit package.

Application Procedure: All interested candidates should apply by submitting a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, references, and salary history can be mailed to or dropped off at the Nelsonville City Auditors Office, 211 Lake Hope Drive, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday, and must be submitted by February 2, 2023.

* For those candidates who apply with educational degrees beyond the minimum requirements, please note that the City of Nelsonville only recognizes degrees granted from a university or college if the degree granting institution is accredited. The organization that granted the accreditation must have been officially approved as an accrediting agency by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The City of Nelsonville is seeking people interested in filling the open position of City Manager. Nelsonville is a community in rural Athens County, Ohio with a population of 5,100, and is seeking people interested in filling the open position of City Manager. The City Manager is the chief executive and administrative officer of the city and is responsible to the City Council for the administration of all City affairs placed in his charge.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in public or business administration with a master’s degree preferred; and 5 years of progressively responsible public management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Because a high level of personal integrity and professional ethics is essential, a comprehensive background investigation will be conducted.

Compensation: Salary for the position is $52,000.00 / $75,000.00. In addition, Nelsonville offers an excellent fringe benefit package.

Application Procedure: All interested candidates should apply by submitting a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, references, and salary history can be mailed to or dropped off at the Nelsonville City Auditors Office, 211 Lake Hope Drive, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday, and must be submitted by February 2, 2023.

* For those candidates who apply with educational degrees beyond the minimum requirements, please note that the City of Nelsonville only recognizes degrees granted from a university or college if the degree granting institution is accredited. The organization that granted the accreditation must have been officially approved as an accrediting agency by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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Important City Phone Numbers

  • Office: 753.1314
  • Police & Fire Emergency: 9 1 1
  • Police Non-Emergency:
    753.1922 or 753.1736
  • Fire Non-Emergency: 753.1244