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QUALIFICATIONS:


  • 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.



RESPONSIBILITIES:

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  • 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
    improvement programming.
  • 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
    entities.
  • 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:
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Closing date for consideration is July 17, 2018.

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to:
resumes@affionpublic.com
Reference: CSCM

Affion Public
2120 Market Street, Suite 100
Camp Hill, PA 17011
888.321.4922
Fax: 717-214-2205
www.affionpublic.com


Last updated: 6/19/2018 3:18:50 PM