Consider the opportunity to lead a community where citizen engagement is encouraged, respect for Town history is embraced, and a strategic vision for economic vitality is underway. The Town of Waxhaw in Union County, NC (pop. approx. 12.7K), is seeking an energetic, facilitative and visionary Town Manager who will wear multiple hats, with a special emphasis on excellent fiscal management and economic development. The Town Manager must have the ability to relate well to community and have the ability to partner with an engaged Board to carry out the strategic priorities of the Town. The Town Manager, who reports to the Mayor and a five-person, non-partisan Board of Commissioners, leads 77 FTE across 13 departments/divisions. The FY 19-20 general fund budget of $11.8M is supported by a tax rate of $.36 per $100 of assessed tax value.
Minimum education is a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; however, Master of Public Administration or equivalent graduate degree is strongly preferred. The successful candidate has seven or more years of progressive management experience in a senior management capacity within a small to midsized municipal government organizations.
Additional Salary Information: Executive Package / Benefits and relocation assistance, if needed.
About Town of Waxhaw
The Town of Waxhaw is a small community located within 12 miles of Charlotte and within two miles of the South Carolina border. There are a number of economic development opportunities facing the town along with the need to balance the history of the community and excellent quality of life.