The Town of Jamestown seeks a community leader and public servant as the next Town Manager. Jamestown has a proven track record as a solid community with steady growth. Located between High Point and Greensboro, Jamestown thrives on a strong sense of community, quality of life, neighborhood schools, parks, and proximity to major employers. The community has been intentional about growth and is dedicated to the preservation of its historic character. Residents enjoy excellent services provided through administration, finance, public services, parks and recreation, and planning departments, along with contracting for both fire and police protection.
The Council’s expectation is the Town Manager will be a role model for staff and a readily available public servant to the citizens and businesses and civic stakeholders. Work requires being responsive to citizens, the business community, and establishing effective intergovernmental relations. Many of the Town’s services are delivered by contracted providers, therefore, negotiating service agreements, contracts and oversight of vendor performance is an important aspect of the Town Manager’s work. The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate and to effectively represent the Town publicly while positively engaging citizens. The Manager’s role requires commitment and engagement and is demonstrated by being present and involved with Town services and community events and groups. On-going municipal projects include strategic land use development, golf course management, succession planning, and organizational development. The basic desired qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, or a related field. A candidate may distinguish themselves with a master’s degree. The Town seeks an experienced public administrator with 10 years of progressive experience, including three years of senior organizational management experience, preferably in NC municipal administration. This experience should include planning and directing diverse local government services and supervising staff. The Town seeks a candidate with demonstrated skills in leadership, administration, budgeting, organizational development, and decision making. Experience with negotiating inter-local agreements and development agreements would be helpful.
The Town places an emphasis on the Manager being a member of the ICMA and/or the NCCCMA. The Council supports and encourages the Manager to be or become an ICMA credentialed manager within a reasonable period of being employed.
Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and a completed employment application through the website address provided www.ptrc.org/jamestown . The salary for this position is negotiable based upon the candidate’s qualifications and experience and is supplemented by an excellent benefit package.
The position is open until filled with review of candidates to begin November 1.
The Town of Jamestown is an equal opportunity employer.