City Manager

City of Linden, MI

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: $75,000 - $85,000.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 3,991
  • Where: 132 E Broad St, Linden, MI 48451
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Feb 15 2019

Deadline: Mar 15 2019

Please submit resume, cover letter, salary history, consent form, and five professional references to: Email:, Subject Line: Linden Search -ORMail: Michigan Municipal League, ATTN: Linden Search, 1675 Green Road Ann Arbor, MI 48105 Questions can be directed to MML Executive Recruiter Jerry Richards at or (517) 719-7807. Candidates desiring confidentiality of their interest, as allowed or and provided by Michigan law, must indicate such in a separate subject line above the body of the cover letter. This search is conducted by an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Located in southeastern lower Michigan along the
Shiawassee River, with nearby lakes, the City of
Linden is seeking a dynamic administrator who will
thrive in a historic, small-town environment with a
relatively low cost-of-living and high quality of life.

Within an hour drive are major population centers
(Ann Arbor, Detroit, Flint), access to a major
metropolitan airport, and world class
entertainment opportunities. The city hosts a
variety of seasonal and unique events throughout
the year which attract thousands of visitors.

The City of Linden is a safe, family-friendly place
with an active citizenry who take advantage of the
many amenities including waterfront parks, walking
trails, a senior center and library. Linden
Community Schools provide an excellent
educational experience and a solid foundation for
post-secondary learning.

Linden is a full-service, council manager city with
3,933 residents (2010 Census) and a classic
downtown which hosts community gatherings and
parades. A 2018-2019 general fund budget of $2.3
million and a total fund budget of $5.2 million
support more than 15 full-time equivalent positions
providing quality municipal services. The general
fund currently has a 41 percent unrestricted fund

To continue moving the city forward, its elected
officials are seeking an experienced, approachable
and committed leader as its next city administrator.
The starting salary range for the position will be
$75,000 to $85,000 depending on qualifications
and experience.

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