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The City of Nelsonville, Ohio (population 5,000) is located in Athens County, Ohio. The City Council is seeking a City Manager who will oversee a full-time staff of 29 employees and 5part- time personnel. As with many municipalities in this challenging economy, financial and budget concerns will be a major issue faced by the incoming City Manager. Service delivery to the residents and constituents of Nelsonville is of paramount importance and the City Manager must provide strong organizational leadership in identifying and providing quality services in a more efficient, creative, and resourceful manner. Active communication and interaction with the City Council will be a priority in this assignment. With the challenging and difficult decisions facing cities today, the City Manager must provide the Council with alternatives, options and recommendations that can provide the basis for effective policy guidance in working collectively as a unified team. The City Manager and Council will need to have a candid and open working relationship based on trust and credibility. A seasoned City Manager with involvement in the community is being sought. Individuals with experience working with senior community members are encouraged to apply.
The new City Manager will be a progressive leader with strong interpersonal skills and a diplomatic style that creates unity and engagement with all constituents. As a City Manager it will be essential to provide stability and continuity to the environment while positively reinforcing the efforts and achievements of staff. Candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration or a related subject field along with previous management experience. The salary for the incoming City Manager is dependent upon qualifications but expected to be within the range of $52,000.00 to $62,000.00. The City also offers an attractive benefits package. We will be accepting applications until April 24, 2020 or until the position is filled.
The City of Nelsonville is an equal opportunity employer.
Please send resume, references, work and salary history to:
- Anthony Dunfee, President of Council
- City of Nelsonville
- 211 Lake Hope Drive
- Nelsonville, Ohio 45764