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Employer: League of Kansas Municipalities
Division: City of Girard
Job Title: City Administrator
Girard, Kansas (pop. 2,760; $10.7 million budget, 32 FTE’s), the county seat of Crawford County, is located at the intersection of Kansas Highways 47 and 7, about one and a half hours south of the Kansas City metro area. The city is home to a thriving public library, a high-quality medical center, an excellent education system, and numerous historic attractions. For more information on Girard, visit http://www.girardkansas.gov/.
The City operates under a council-administrator form of government. The governing body is composed of four council members elected by district, along with a mayor who is elected at-large. The City Administrator facilitates the day-to-day operations of the municipality, and oversees all operations and departments based on guidance from the governing body. Girard operates electric and water/wastewater utilities.
Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in public administration or a related field. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of local government experience, a reputation for problem solving and dependability. Candidates must showcase and be able to cite examples of strong leadership skills, budgetary experience, and have an eye for details.
Competitive benefits; Salary $60,000-$75,000 DOQ. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three work-related references to LEAPS-Girard@lkm.org or LEAPS-Girard, 300 SW 8th, Topeka, KS 66603. If confidentiality is requested, please note in application materials. Position will remain open until filled. Application review will begin July 31. EOE.
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