City Administrator

City of Ashland, WI

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 8,216
  • Where: 601 Main St Wn , Ashland, WI
  • Form of Government: Mayor-Council
HOW TO APPLY

Post Date: May 8 2018

Deadline: May 30 2018

For more information and a complete job description and City benefit summary visit the Quick Links on the City of Ashland website at www.coawi.org. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume and five professional letters of reference to jobs@coawi.org . Salary will be based on qualifications. Application deadline is May 30, 2018.

Summary

The City of Ashland, population 8,200, is located on the south shore of Chequamegon Bay on majestic Lake Superior. Approximately 60 miles east of the Duluth/Superior metropolitan area, Ashland is the county seat of Ashland County and serves as a regional hub for health care, higher education, government services, commerce and recreation.

Ashland is an attractive place for people to live, work and play. Known as the “Historic Mural Capital of Wisconsin,” Ashland has a rich history depicted in vibrant murals which is balanced with recent community-based beautification projects that focus on environmental stewardship. Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake in the world, offers countless year-round recreational opportunities for residents and visitors who also explore acres of surrounding forests with world-class bike and ski trails, our many City parks, trails and beaches, the Vaughn Public Library, and nearby Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.

The Mayor and Common Council are seeking an innovative City Administrator to oversee all aspects of our full service municipality with a workforce of 100 full time staff and a combined general fund/utility budget of $15 million. A strong background in local government with a high degree of financial acumen is desired. Additional strengths include collaborative skills, a solid understanding of economic development, utility management, park/recreation management and infrastructure projects. Candidates must have:

• A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, finance or a related field with at least five years of experience with increasing responsibility at the executive level in a municipality

• Proven ability to develop and nourish community stakeholder and intergovernmental relationships

• An enthusiasm for the City of Ashland and our bright future!

For more information and a complete job description and City benefit summary visit the Quick Links on the City of Ashland website at www.coawi.org. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume and five professional letters of reference to jobs@coawi.org . Salary will be based on qualifications. Application deadline is May 30, 2018.

The City of Ashland does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, age or disability in employment or provision of service, programs or activities.

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