Assistant Town Manager
Charming Southern Pines, North Carolina seeks Assistant Town Manager
The next Assistant Town Manager (ATM) in Southern Pines will possess excellent strategic thinking skills and a track record of being a people/project savvy leader. This executive will be a partner to the Town Manager and staff as well as an effective contributor to a strong Council-Staff relationship with a commitment to the community goals desired by Citizens. Reporting to the Town Manager, the experience and credentialing of the successful candidate is equally focused on both project management and leadership skills. The portfolio for this ATM position will be designed around the selected ATMís strengths. The successful candidate will oversee a wide range of activities, multiple departments, divisions and special projects and have a proven track record of innovative success managing complex projects in one or more governmental agencies including resolving sensitive, significant and controversial issues. The successful candidate is an energetic, proactive collaborator and coordinator of people and tasks with excellent interpersonal, project management, and operational skills. Key responsibilities will include managing ongoing maintenance and upfit projects following a recently completed comprehensive building assessment as well as leading capital projects through various stages while ensuring collaboration across departments and stakeholders to achieve positive outcomes aligned with strategic priorities. Successful candidates will have a track record of working effectively within the Council-Manager form of government, leading talented and committed staff within their portfolio areas, and working with leadership and the community to manage the challenges of growth effectively.
The successful ATM candidate will have education equivalent to a minimum of a bachelorís degree and progressive experience in local government management. Experience in one or more of the Town department areas is strongly preferred along with three or more years of management experience. A masterís degree is strongly preferred.
Salary and Benefits:. The hiring range is $94k - $115k and starting salary will be negotiated depending on qualifications. The Town provides an excellent benefits package. Residency within Town corporate limits is preferred.
To apply, go to https://agency.governmentjobs.com/developmentalassociates/default.cfm and click on the Assistant Town Manager Ė Southern Pines link. To learn more about the selection process, visit Client Openings (or copy and paste into your browser: https://developmentalassociates.com/client-openings/). All applications must be fully completed and submitted online via the Developmental Associates application portal Ė NOT the Town portal, nor any other external website; it is not sufficient to send only a resume. Resumes and cover letters can be uploaded with the application. Application review begins October 20, 2020. Finalists will participate in virtual interviews and skill assessments on November 17-18, 2020. Interviews with the Town Manager and leadership team will follow at a subsequent time. All inquiries should be emailed to email@example.com. The Town of Southern Pines is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Developmental Associates, LLC is managing the recruitment and selection process for this position.