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 LEAPS-Mankato@lkm.org 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.