- Bachelors Degree in public administration, business administration or a related field. A Masters Degree is preferred.
- Minimum of five years experiences as a senior executive in the public sector. Ten years of experience highly preferred.
- Experience working in a fast-paced environment, and dealing with a complex set of issues related to a growing community.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected and appointed officials at all levels of the government, media and a highly-engaged citizenry.
- Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Experience in effectively managing a budget and the ability to devise cost effective approaches to satisfying community needs and aspirations.
- Direct the preparation and administration of the annual budget and capital projects for
the city and submit to City Council for deliberation and approval.
- Ensure fiscal viability of the city through adequate long range financial forecasting and
planning, sound financial policies, investment portfolio management and capital
- Seek to identify new and innovative ways of delivering services. Review existing
operations to identify opportunities to improve efficiencies, eliminate unnecessary
expenses, and reduce cost while maintaining and/or improving service delivery, with an
emphasis on delivering outstanding customer service to the city's partners and citizens.
- Work closely with the City Council, boards and commissions, a variety of public and
private organizations and citizen groups in implementing programs and projects to
achieve city priorities and solve community problems.
- Directs and oversees the preparation of a wide variety of reports and presentations for
the City Council, citizen committees and outside agencies; oversees the preparation of
press releases and materials for dissemination to the media and the public; maintains
effective relationships with the media.
- Responsible for the selection, training, development, motivation, evaluation and removal
of department directors.
- Develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work-standards and
internal controls. Analyze complex technical and administrative municipal problems, evaluating alternative solutions and adopting effective courses of action. Prepare and implement administrative procedures and controls to carry out various
managerial stewardship functions including personnel administration, financial
management and purchasing.
- Interface with other local governmental and university officials. Identify and recommend
appropriate opportunities for joint ventures and cooperative efforts between these
- Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints having an
impact upon the public image of the City of College Station.
- Represent the city in a variety of activities, locally within the city, and also in and around
the region; participate in regional, state and national meetings and conferences
to stay connected to the trends and technology related to municipal programs and operations.
- Exercise sound, independent judgment within general policy guidelines
HOW TO APPLY:
Closing date for consideration is July 17, 2018.
Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to:
2120 Market Street, Suite 100
Camp Hill, PA 17011