Job Details

City Administrator
City of Mission Hills, KS
Job Description

Wooded hills, winding streams, and pleasant valleys provide a beautiful natural backdrop for the charming community of Mission Hills, Kansas. With its proximity to the bustling commerce of Kansas City, Mission Hills provides a peaceful sanctuary for residents who never have to leave the city to escape the city. Located in Northeast Johnson County, Mission Hills has a population of 3,580, according to the 2010 census, and covers approximately 2.1 square miles. Mission Hills is a beautiful garden community featuring wooded drives, rustic bridges over peaceful brooks, scenic pathways, and the quaint amenities and charms of country life, and provides every convenience of a modern city.

The City of Mission Hills seeks a trustworthy individual of the highest integrity to serve as its next City Administrator. The selected candidate must be a strong leader and service-oriented in implementing City rules and regulations.

The position requires a bachelor’s degree in public administration or a related field. A master’s degree or equivalent graduate degree is preferred. The selected candidate should have a minimum of five to seven years of progressive management experience within a municipal government organization and have demonstrated success in the development and implementation of strategic plans, forecasting, and capital improvement planning. Expertise in financial management, budgeting, debt service, and bond ratings along with a comprehensive knowledge of federal, state, and local laws is required. The new City Administrator should be experienced in negotiating contracts and proficient in staff recruitment, retention, and employment law.

The compensation for this position is up to $145,000 annually. Additional benefits include health insurance, paid holiday, sick and personal leave, a city cell phone, and monthly car allowance.

Please apply online at

For more information on this position contact:
Lissa Barker, Senior Vice President

Job Details
Job Function:
Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
Position Type:
Full Time
No preference
City of Mission Hills
6300 State Line Rd
Mission Hills, KS 66208-1922
United States
Form of Government: Council-Manager

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