City Administrator/Clerk

City of Mankato, KS

Mankato, Kansas (pop. 807; $2.5 million budget; 8 FTE’s), the county seat of Jewell County, is seeking a community-oriented City Administrator/Clerk to guide the city’s continued growth. Local attractions include nearby Lovewell State Park, a historic downtown district, Ute Theatre, and Jewell County Historical Museum. Mankato also has a superb school system, including one of the top-rated high schools in north central Kansas. The City operates electric, water, and wastewater utilities, and has an active economic development program. The City Administrator/Clerk reports to the mayor and a five-member council and oversees all departments.

Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in public administration or a related field and at least two years of local government experience. The successful candidate will have municipal budgetary knowledge and a history of financial accountability. Candidates must also possess excellent communication and leadership abilities and have experience in growth and sustainability.

Highly competitive salary and benefits. DOQ. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three work-related references to or LEAPS-Mankato, 300 SW 8th, Topeka, KS 66603. If confidentiality is requested, please note in application materials. Position will remain open until filled. Application review will begin April 22. EOE.

How to Apply

Application Deadline
Submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Position will remain open until filled.

Job Details

Job Function
Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
Position Type
Full Time

City of Mankato


217 S High St
Mankato, KS 66956-2520
United States



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