Town Administrator

Town of Scottsville, VA

The Town of Scottsville, Virginia seeks a dedicated and responsible town administrator who demonstrates effective management and
communication skills. The Town Administrator is the executive officer of the Town and supervises a small staff, prepares meeting agenda and
reports, proposes and executes the annual budget, advises the Town Council on policy, planning, and operational matters, enforces town
ordinances, maintains knowledge of municipal laws, regulations, procedures, and best practices, and represents and advocates for the Town in
governmental and non-governmental settings.

Scottsville is located on the scenic James River upstream from Richmond, about a half hour drive from Charlottesville and the University of
Virginia. The Town of Scottsville dates to 1818 and today has about 600 residents, though thousands of nearby rural neighbors rely on
Scottsville businesses and contribute to the community. River tourism is important to the town, as are festivals, the farmers’ market, and
historic preservation.

Current and future projects for Scottsville include oversight of modest commercial and residential developments, updating a comprehensive plan, and carefully implementing a recession budget. The Town maintains several parks and buildings, as well as a high-hazard dam and levee system. Success for the new Town Administrator will stem from a strong background in planning, economic development, resource management, and funding for the small community.

Residency in the Town of Scottsville is not required. Salary range is $42-55K, depending on education and experience, plus Virginia Retirement System, healthcare, and holidays.

The Town of Scottsville is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness. Review of applications begins March 23rd. An overlapping transition with the outgoing administrator in May is possible.

How to Apply

Application Deadline
Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume, along with other portfolio details as desired, to

Job Details

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

Town of Scottsville


401 Valley St
Scottsville, VA 24590-4969
United States

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