Assistant City Manager

City of Emporia, KS

The City of Emporia seeks an Assistant City Manager who has a passion for community engagement and public administration. In this newly redesigned position, the Assistant City Manager will support and advise assigned departments, direct development and implementation of city department goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for each assigned service area.

The Assistant City Manager will monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures while allocating resources accordingly. This position will also assign projects and programmatic areas of responsibilities, review and evaluate procedures while meeting with management to
identify opportunities for improvement.

The new Assistant City Manager will be expected to develop and foster relationships in the organization, the community, and the region at large. The successful Assistant City Manager will be a trusted partner and community engager who enjoys building
community inside and outside the organization.

Required qualifications for this position are five plus years of increasingly responsible experience in public administration. A Master’s Degree in public administration or an equivalent combination of education and work experience is required.

How to Apply

Application Deadline
submit your cover letter, resume, writing sample, and five professional references to: Jo Lynne Herron at jherron@

Job Details

Job Function
Assistant/Deputy Chief Administrator
Position Type
Full Time

City of Emporia


PO BOX 928
Emporia, KS 66801-0928
United States

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