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The City of College Park, Georgia (pop. 15,053) seeks qualified local government professionals for the position of City Manager. The City desires candidates with demonstrated expertise in financial management, intergovernmental affairs, and regional collaboration. Additionally, candidates should demonstrate a level of emotional intelligence, political savvy, and empathy sufficient to work cooperatively with Mayor and Council while cultivating a positive organizational climate and high morale within the workforce. In addition to the typical municipal functions, the City owns and operates the Georgia International Convention Center (GICC), an electric utility (College Park Power), a municipal golf course, and a department of Airport Affairs that administers the City’s aviation concerns. Therefore, the next City Manager must be adept at managing complexity and leading a team of subject-matter experts.
As the home to 8,000 hotel rooms, the second-largest convention center in Georgia, a brand-new sports arena, the largest private school in the continental United States (Woodward Academy), a thriving Main Street corridor, and a large portion of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, College Park is a small town with the budget, amenities, and complexities of a much larger city.
Qualifications: A Master’s degree in Public Administration or related field and at least twelve (12) years of progressively responsible experience in local government, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong organizational and communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Salary range is $150,000-$204,628 DOQ. Apply online at www.govHRJobs.com by November 16, 2021 with resume, cover letter and contact information for five work-related references, to the attention of Dele Lowman Smith, Senior Vice President, 630 Dundee Road, #225, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: 847-380-3240 x141.p >