Assistant City Administrator

City of Rochester, MN

Nature of Work
Under the direction of the City Administrator, the Assistant City Administrator has responsibility for the performance of one of the City’s Impact Teams. The Development Services and Infrastructure (DSI) Impact Team will be the initial team supported by the Assistant City Administrator. This includes providing policy guidance, managing resources, and coordinating all activities of the Community Development; Public Works; and Transit and Parking Departments. Specific services include, but are not limited to, oversight of economic development, public transit and parking, affordable housing, strategic planning, redevelopment, engineering, planning and zoning, wastewater, and plan review. It is also expected that the Assistant City Administrator will take a leadership role in executing the City Council’s adopted strategic priorities and managing existing partnerships.

This position performs complex professional and administrative work and duties are carried out using independent judgment and discretion. The incumbent will interact with City Department Heads, supervisors and other employees to carry out directives established by the City Administrator, Deputy City Administrators, Mayor, and City Council.

The Public Works, Community Development and Transit Department Heads will report directly to this role.

Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience
A Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, political science or closely related field from an accredited four-year college or university AND eight (8) years of full-time, increasingly progressive executive-level experience in a larger municipal organization; and three (3) years of experience in the creation and execution of strategic public programs.
An equivalent combination of education to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

How to Apply

Application Deadline
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Job Details

Job Function
Assistant/Deputy Chief Administrator
Position Type
Full Time

City of Rochester


201 4Th St Se
Rochester, MN 55904-3708
United States

Form of Government


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