Assistant City Manager

City of Batavia, NY

Job Details

  • Job Function: Deputy Chief Administrative Officer
  • Credential: Preferred
  • Salary: $78,757 - $95,523.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 15,465
  • Where: One Batavia City Centre, Batavia, NY 14020
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Oct 26 2018



The City of Batavia, New York, operating under a Council-Manager form of government, seeks an outstanding leader to be its next Assistant City Manager/Director of Administrative Services.

The successful candidate will desire to be a part of the City’s vibrant and visionary culture. The successful candidate will have a desire to be accessible and engage with the staff and community to reach shared community-wide goals. S/he will also be a strategic team builder and strong collaborator with the ability to bring people together and demonstrate comfort working with elected officials, citizens, all employees as well as with external organizations.


Bachelor’s Degree in public/business admin. or related field required, MPA/MBA or related field preferred. A minimum of 5-7 years’ experience managing at the mid- to senior-level in an organization. A strong understanding of GAAP and GASB. Strict adherence to ICMA Code of the Ethics.


The salary range for this position is $78,757 to $95,523; placement within the range is dependent upon qualifications. The City of Batavia offers a competitive benefits package including healthcare, dental, life insurance, sick, vacation and personal leave and is part of the NYS Retirement System.

To Apply:

Open until filled. First review, November 19th. Please submit resume, cover letter and five work related references to: Dawn Fairbanks, Human Resource Specialist, One Batavia City Centre, Batavia, NY 14020. Background check and drug testing required. The Assistant City Manager is required to reside in the City of Batavia within 6 months of appointment.

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