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Town Manager - Town of Mooresville, North Carolina

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The application deadline is October 2, 2016. To be considered, please submit a cover letter, résumé and list of references online by visiting the Waters & Company website at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com. Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by the Town of Mooresville. For more information, please contact us at richmond@waters-company.com or 804.726.9748. The Town of Mooresville is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Town Manager - Town of Mooresville, North Carolina
Posting Number 201200238
Organization Town of Mooresville, North Carolina
Position Category City Government

Position Summary Information

Brochure BROCHURE
Job Description

The Town Manager is charged with the responsibility of managing a smoothly functioning government. The Manager’s responsibility and authority is conferred upon him/her by the Town of Mooresville’s Charter, North Carolina General Statute, the Town Code and by the Town’s governing body. The Town Manager is an “at-will” Board-appointed position which is directly accountable to the Board of Commissioners for the day-to-day operations of the Town. The Town Manager oversees all Town departments which collectively provide a wide range of high quality services to the Town’s citizens.

Mooresville is a full-service community, with well-developed policies and guidelines, which is engaged in numerous partnerships with neighboring jurisdictions and the Manager is responsible for maintaining those relationships. Additionally, the Town Manager serves as the legislative liaison for the Board and is statutorily considered the town’s budget officer. The Manager also provides for effective communication with the Board and with other agencies of government at the local, state and federal level, which are crucial in conducting the Town’s business.

Minimum Qualifications

- A bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, finance, planning or related field is required; with a master’s degree preferred.

- Candidates should possess a minimum of five to seven years of public sector experience as a manager, deputy or assistant, or department head in an organization of comparable or greater complexity.

- Past experience must include a high level of interest and demonstrated achievement in a broad range of areas that includes being visible and working effectively with a City or Town Board; economic and community development; and working with and understanding the needs of existing businesses and residents.

- ICMA Credentialed Managers, or those eligible to become Credentialed, who display a commitment to lifelong learning and professional growth are encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Requirements

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 09/02/2016
Close Date 10/02/2016
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

The application deadline is October 2, 2016. To be considered, please submit a cover letter, résumé and list of references online by visiting the Waters & Company website at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com.

Following the filing date, résumés will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by the Town of Mooresville. For more information, please contact us at richmond@waters-company.com or 804.726.9748.

The Town of Mooresville is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

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Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
Optional Documents
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