Cheltenham Township (population 37,000), Montgomery County, PA seeks a dynamic, skilled, and experienced leader to serve as its full-time Township Manager. The Township has a demonstrated history of stability and strong leadership from its Manager and the seven-member Board of Commissioners. The current Manager is retiring after serving for 20 years and his predecessor served for 30 years. The Township Manager reports to a seven member Board of Commissioners and under Cheltenham’s Home Rule Charter has the authority to direct and supervise all day-to-day operations of the government, and serves as the central point of contact among the Board, staff, and the community. The Township Manager administers an annual General Fund budget of $36.8 million and a Capital budget of $11.4, and oversees 9 Department Heads and approximately 197 FT/149 PT employees in departments of Police, Finance, Human Resources, Public Works, Parks & Recreation, Emergency Medical Services, Engineering, Planning/Zoning and Code Enforcement. All Township department heads are highly educated and experienced professionals. Candidates should have (1) a minimum 5 years of progressive, municipal management experience in a municipality of similar size and complexity; (2) knowledge of modern local government management principles, practices, programs, and innovations; (3) Masters’ Degree (or equivalent); and (4) demonstrated dynamic leadership ability as well as very strong organizational skills. Salary range: $130,000 to $165,000; commensurate with experience. Excellent fringe benefit package. The Home Rule Charter does require the Manager reside within Cheltenham Township.
The Township will be accepting applications until June 8, 2020. EEO, ADA