Bloomington, IL (population 76,710) A vibrant community seeks an experienced professional to be in a key leadership position in its organization of 650 FTEs with a $200 million annual budget. Bloomington is located in the heart of Central Illinois, approximately 125 miles southwest of Chicago, 155 miles northeast of St. Louis, and 64 miles northeast of Springfield. Bloomington is the County Seat of McLean County. The City is a home-rule municipality, with a Council-Manager form of government. The City Manager is appointed by and reports to the City Council. The City seeks candidates with a record of accomplishment in a full-service community and with the following credentials:
A Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, business administration, or related field is required plus five years’ experience as a City Manager or Assistant City Manager. A Master’s degree in Public Administration or Business Administration, or related field is desired.
Strong general management, economic development, fiscal and personnel management, leadership skills and a partnership-oriented, consensus building attitude is critical.
Outstanding organizational skills, interpersonal communication skills and excellent writing skills are required.
Residency is strongly preferred.
The current salary range is $125,773 to $188,660 DOQ; however, the City Council will consider a salary of up to $225,000 depending upon qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Candidates should apply online by April 23, 2018 with cover letter, resume, salary history, and contact information for five professional references at www.govhrusa.com/current-positions/recruitment to the attention of Joellen C. Earl, CEO, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: 847-380-3238.
Additional Salary Information: The current salary range is $125,773 to $188,660 DOQ; however, the City Council will consider a salary of up to $225,000 depending upon qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.