Job Details

City Manager
City of Lexington, VA
Job Description

The City of Lexington is seeking an experienced professional to serve as City Manager, the
chief administrative officer responsible for directing programs and operations of the City

Qualifications, Education & Experience
The following education and experience factors are the expected qualifications for successful performance:
• A Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Management, Planning or a related field; a Master’s degree is preferred;
• Five or more years of successful leadership at a senior executive/administrator level in an organization with comparable responsibilities; possessing a broad skill set appropriate to the breadth of City government operations. Local government experience in Virginia as a manager, deputy or assistant is desirable.
• A record of being an active, visible member of the community, through engaged participation in local activities and as a City resident.
• A demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development through participation in organizations such as the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the Virginia Local Government Management Association (VLGMA); designation or progress toward designation as ICMA Credentialed Manager
is desirable.
• A demonstrated track record of successful grant awards, administration and completion.
• Any combination of education and experience that qualifies an applicant may be considered in lieu of the more specific criteria listed above.

Initial review of candidates will begin on September 9, 2019. Applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. Timely submittal will ensure the most advantageous review. To be considered, please submit a cover letter and resume with salary expectations and professional references to The Berkley Group, via email at

Questions may be directed to:
Margaret M. Schmitt
The Berkley Group
P.O. Box 181
Bridgewater, Virginia 22812
Mobile: (434) 581-5814

Job Details
Job Function:
Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
Position Type:
Full Time
City of Lexington
300 E Washington St
Lexington, VA 24450-2720
United States
Form of Government: Council-Manager