Meriden, CT (60,838) The City of Meriden, a thriving, full service city is seeking candidates with proven leadership and communication skills who are excited about the economic resurgence of a diverse and historic city. Strategically located between New Haven and Hartford and just two hours from New York City and Boston, Meriden is experiencing a transformation in its downtown and citywide with the recent investment of more than $100 million of federal, state, local and private funds. Please note the following about this unique opportunity:
Successful candidates will be collaborative leaders who listen, build relationships and embrace diversity. They will have a positive outlook and be genuinely excited with being an integral part of Meriden’s future success. Candidates will ideally have experience with cities similar in size and demographics to Meriden and be skilled in municipal finance, economic development and collective bargaining. Candidates must be approachable and possess well developed communication skills. This is a unique opportunity to lead a talented, experienced staff and work with an engaged and diverse community.
Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree, ideally in public administration, business, urban planning or related field. A master’s degree or other advanced degree is highly valued. Candidates must also have seven to ten years increasingly responsible leadership experience including municipal experience. Candidates must reside in Meriden within one year of appointment to the City Manager position.
Starting salary range: $160,000 -$170,000 DOQ with excellent benefits. Apply with resume, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references by May 4, 2018 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.