Assistant City Manager

City of Hampton, VA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Assistant to Manager/CAO
  • Salary: DOQ / DOE
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 137,436
  • Where: 22 Lincoln Stn , Hampton, VA
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Jul 24 2018

For more information and to apply online, please visit and submit a resume and cover letter. The City of Hampton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The City of Hampton is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant City Manager. The Assistant City Manager serves as an integral member of the executive leadership team, ensuring that leadership and strategic efforts are aligned and integrated throughout the organization in support of the City Council's and City Manager's goals and objectives. The Assistant City Manager acts as a chief advisor to the City Manager and a liaison between the City Manager and one of the City's departmental business teams: Quality Government & Leisure Services; Public Safety & Youth, Education and Family Services; Infrastructure & Economic Vitality and Neighborhoods.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, Government, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field. A Master's degree in a related field is preferred. At least eight (8) years executive level management and supervisory experience as an assistant city or county manager or administrator, or as a department director. Requires a proven track record in setting and achieving strategic goals; demonstrating leadership in support of organizational mission and values; working collaboratively with diverse customers to deliver effective solutions with a keen commitment to excellent customer service. Extensive knowledge of financial and budget management and the principles and practices of public administration, leadership and supervision. The successful candidate is required to establish principal residency within the Hampton City limits within twelve (12) months of assuming the position and must maintain principal residency for the tenure of the position.

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