Assistant City Manager

City of Ames, IA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Deputy Chief Administrative Officer
  • Salary: $95,770 - $148,647.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 65,000
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  • Where: 515 Clark Avenue , Ames, IA 50010
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Mar 12 2019

Deadline: Apr 8 2019

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The City of Ames is currently conducting a recruitment for an Assistant City Manager. In this role and under the direction of the City Manager, the Assistant City Manager promotes Excellence Through People throughout the City organization; coordinates activities of departments; supervises department heads; develops and administers policies, programs, and projects; serves as the City Manager's chief assistant and as City Manager in his/her absence; performs related work as required.

Centrally located in the heart of Iowa, Ames is a vibrant, progressive community with more than 60,000 residents providing an excellent quality of life. Home to Iowa State University, Ames offers year-round recreation opportunities, diverse cultural offerings, a stable economy, safe neighborhoods, and a high-achieving school district.

Education and Experience: Master's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or a related field and five years of progressively responsible experience in local government, or; Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Political Science, Finance, Accounting, or a related field and 7-10 years of progressively responsible experience in local government.

*Supervisory experience and at least two years of experience in a city manager's office is preferred.

*Residency within the corporate city limits of Ames, Iowa is required.

*Ability to obtain a valid Iowa Drivers License.

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