JOB: Town manager, Town of Carrboro, NC

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    Patrick Fiorenza

    Town Manager, Town of Carrboro, NC

    Post Date Sep 29, 2011 Salary 110,000 – 130,000
    Start Date
    Application Deadline 10/29/2011
    ICMA Members Only No ICMA Credential (Details) preferred
    Normal Population 19,182 Seasonal Population
    Employer Location Carrboro, North Carolina United States Job Reference Number
    Town, Manager, Carrboro, North Carolina
    Job Description
    Town of Carrboro, North Carolina Town Manager. The Town of Carrboro a progressive small town of 19,182, diverse and well educated citizens, located adjacent to the Town of Chapel Hill, the University of North Carolina and Research Triangle Park in north central North Carolina invites applications from highly skilled candidates to serve as the Town’s next Town Manager. The Town, affectionately referred to as the “Paris of the Piedmont” takes pride in being known as a community rich in cultural and economic diversity and is known to be welcoming to a wide range of ideas and creative solutions. The Town of Carrboro operates under the council-manager form of government under a state approved Charter and the laws of the State of North Carolina. The governing body of the Town, the Board of Aldermen, consists of a Mayor and six Aldermen. The Mayor, who is elected every two years, presides at all meetings of the Board of Aldermen and participates in the vote on all issues along with the other Board members. The Aldermen are elected for staggered terms of four years. All elections are at-large and nonpartisan and are decided by a simple plurality. Carrboro Town government provides a wide range of services to a growing community and is widely recognized for its efforts to provide a high quality of life and participatory government for its residents. The Town operates with an approved FY 2012 budget of $34.4 million and a workforce of 155. Vacancy created by retirement of long-term Manager.

    Candidates applying for the position must possess a bachelor’s degree in public administration or related field with a master’s degree in public administration or related field considered highly desirable. A substantial amount of public sector management experience as a manager, deputy or assistant in a comparably sized or larger town, city or county is also required, with more experience preferred. Past experience of the individual must show a high level of interest and successful achievement in a broad range of areas that includes being visible and working effectively with the governing body and community, economic and community development, working with and understanding the needs of existing businesses, building Board of Aldermen and community consensus and development and administration of realistic budgets in a challenging economic environment. Additional consideration will be given to ICMA Credentialed Managers who display a commitment to lifelong learning and professional growth. A progressive record of strong professional, administrative leadership and developing high performance organizations is an important consideration.

    The salary for the position is negotiable within a range of $110,000 to $135,000 based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience and is supplemented by an excellent benefits package. Please submit a letter of application, detailed resume with salary history and five (5) work related references to: John A. Anzivino, Senior Vice President, Springsted Incorporated, 1564 East Parham Road, Richmond, VA 23228; Fax 804-726-9752 or e-mail [email protected] by October 29, 2011. For a complete community/position profile related to the position please visit The Town of Carrboro is an EOE.

    Jama McClung
    1564 East Parham Road
    Richmond, VA 23228
    United States
    Ph: 804-726-9749
    FAX: 804-726-9752
    E-mail: [email protected]

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