JOB: City Manager – Leander, TX

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    Stephanie Slade

    The Position

    The City Manager, appointed by the City Council, is the chief executive and administrative officer of the city and is responsible to the City Council for the administration of all the affairs of the city. The City Manager is responsible for the appointment of personnel. The City Manager determines day to day business, financial, personnel and strategic goals of the city providing excellent customer service through effective communications, leadership, integrity, respect and accountability.

    The Ideal Candidate

    This individual should have experience working in a fast-growing community and have coordinated activities consistent with established goals, objectives and policies. The ideal candidate’s background and experience should include diverse exposure to multiple aspects of municipal planning. He/she should posses experience in economic development, transit oriented development and land use planning.

    The City Manager must be a visible leader with a strong ability to forge relationships with the Mayor and Council Members, city staff and the community, along with regional, statewide, and national leaders. The City Council will rely heavily on the expertise, judgment and recommendations of the City Manager so this individual should have the ability to effectively delegate authority and responsibility while maintaining appropriate levels of operational control.

    The ideal candidate must have strong leadership abilities, as he/she will be expected to serve as a leader within the community and the region. Effective communication along with strong collaboration and team building skills will be necessary for this individual to be successful. The City Manager is expected to maintain and promote to city staff a professional work ethic at all levels within the organization.

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