Job Details

City Manager
City of Henderson, NC
Job Description

The City of Henderson is seeking their next City Manager. This highly motivated leader and manager must maintain and enhance a Council-Staff partnership and a commitment to the “small City” atmosphere desired by citizens while working to enhance strategic goals related to public safety, economic development and housing. The City of Henderson, NC is a full-service municipality that operates under a Council/Manager form of government. The City Manager is responsible for implementing the City’s vision, the Mayor and Council’s policies and managing the City’s day-to-day operations. The City Manager leads 220 FTE employees and oversees 10 departments. The FY 19-20 general fund budget of $41.2M is supported by a tax rate of $.712 per $100 of assessed tax value with a 96% collection rate. The City Manager is also the staff liaison with the eight Boards. Decisions are guided by a robust multi-year strategic planning process that began in 2009, is affirmed every year and results in performance-based indicators to drive priorities, budgets and decisions. To learn more about the City, please visit Minimum education is a Bachelor’s degree; however, Masters of Public Administration, Masters of Business Administration, or equivalent graduate degree is strongly preferred. 10 years of progressive management experience at division manager, department head level or higher within a medium-sized municipal government organization is required. 5+ years of experience at Assistant City or City Manager experience is preferred. ICMA credentialed certification is desirable but not required.

Job Details
$115,000 - $130,000, Salary commensurate with experience.
Job Function:
Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
Position Type:
Full Time
City of Henderson
PO Box 1434
Henderson, NC 27536-1434
United States
Population: 15,000
Form of Government: Council-Manager