Normal, IL (54,264) Normal is a vibrant, progressive city prominently located in Central Illinois. Home to Illinois State University (21,000 students), Normal provides the educational, recreational and cultural amenities typically found in larger metropolitan areas. The Normal Mayor and Town Council are seeking candidates for its City Manager position who have a passion for local government service, an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to lead a high performing organization. Normal has had two City Managers in the last 50 years with the current City Manager retiring after 30 years of service to the City, 20 as City Manager. Please consider the following with respect to this exciting opportunity:
City Manager candidates will have demonstrated leadership in the successful administration of municipal operations with a strong emphasis on customer service, teamwork and cooperation. Candidates must possess well developed budget and financial management skills and experience with complex economic development and redevelopment. The successful candidate will have vision, resilience and will exhibit a collaborative, welcoming approach with elected officials, residents, the business community, and employees. The position requires seven to ten years of increasingly responsible senior management experience at least some of which is in the municipal sector and a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, finance or related field. An MPA or MBA is highly desirable. Experience in a college/university community is valued. Residency is required within a reasonable time frame. Starting salary range: $185,000 +/- DOQ with excellent benefits. Apply online with resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references by November 10, 2017 to www.GovHRUSA.com/current-positions/recruitment to the attention of Heidi Voorhees, 630 Dundee Road, Suite 130, Northbrook, IL 60062 Tel: 847-380-3243.