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Employer: League of Kansas Municipalities
Job Title: City Manager
Independence, Kansas (Pop. 8958; $23 million budget; 120 FTE’s), located in Southeast Kansas, is a beautiful, family-oriented community with great local amenities, strong industry, and an engaged citizenry. is seeking a City Manager with a strong degree of professionalism and open communication. The City Manager supervises the day-to-day activities of all employees, updates the commission regarding city finances, and communicates directives from the city commission to the city staff.
Independence possesses excellent recreational facilities, a free zoo, an airport, water and wastewater treatment plants, police and fire/EMS departments. All together, these make Independence a highly diversified community with a small town feel. The City operates under a Commission-Manager form of government. For more information about the city visit, http://www.independenceks.gov/
The commission seeks candidates with strong interpersonal skills who can communicate well with citizens, businesses, the city commission, and city staff, providing transparency throughout the city. Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in public administration or a related field, and at least ten years of local government experience; a master’s degree is preferred. The successful candidate must also be able to competently create and manage budgets, oversee and develop personnel, and foster excellent city/county relationships.
Competitive benefits. Salary $100,000 - $110,000 DOQ. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three work-related references to LEAPS-Independence@lkm.org or LEAPS- Independence, 300 SW 8th, Topeka, KS 66603. If confidentiality is requested, please note in application materials. Application review will begin March 3. EOE.
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