Town of South Kingstown (pop. 31,000) seeks well qualified candidates for Town Manager position. Thriving community located in southern Rhode Island, borders the Atlantic Ocean, home of the University of Rhode Island.
Town Manager is appointed by and works under the direction of the five-member elected Town Council. General Fund budget of $23.8 million, supervises 10 department directors, 200 full-time employees, plus many part-time and seasonal employees. Sound finances.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration or other relevant field; Master’s degree is preferred. Candidates should have at least 10 years of progressively responsible leadership and management experience in local government or business; experience as a city manager, assistant manager or department head is preferred. Experience in Rhode Island municipal government or in comparable communities is a plus.
Send letter of interest and resume to: Ellis Hankins, Sr. VP, The Mercer Group, Inc., firstname.lastname@example.org (email preferred), cell & text: 919-349-8988. Request recruitment brochure for more information. Review of applications begins Oct. 18. Market competitive salary, attractive benefits. EOE, Town values diversity.
The Mercer Group, Inc. provides executive search and consulting services to local governments and other entities nationwide. The firm has 31 professional consultants with a broad range of local government management and technical expertise, and offices in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico (home of the President/CEO), North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Texas.