|Title||Deputy City Manager|
|Type||City/County Manager and Administrators|
|City / Organization||City of Marion, IA|
|Website||Click here for more information or to apply|
Marion, IA (population 41,535), located in eastern Iowa, is a growing and dynamic community in the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City metropolitan area seeking a highly-collaborative, organization-first leader, and strategic thinker to serve as its next Deputy City Manager.
This position works under the direction of the City Manager and provides executive level management support for all City Directors including policy formation, operational review of municipal departments, and related City management issues.
Marion is a full-service City with a general fund budget of $29.9 million and all funds totaling $112.6 million for 2022. The City maintains an Aa1 bond rating and has kept the property tax rate stable in light of growth and investments in infrastructure and enhanced services. The City has approximately 230 regular full-time and 170 part-time and seasonal employees. There are three bargaining units that represent police, fire, AFSCME employees. The City’s executive leadership team is comprised of the leaders of the following departments: community development, engineering, finance, fire, human resources, information technology, parks and recreation, police, public services, and water. Marion is governed by a mayor and six-member council. The Deputy City Manager reports directly to the City Manager and will partner with the City Manager to assess the current organizational structure and streamline and strengthen the City’s operations.
Marion’s progressive attitude contributes to it being one of the Midwest’s fastest growing cities, known for its young, educated workforce and opportunities to prosper. The town is home to a wide variety of companies, ranging from small, family-owned businesses to large international firms. Uptown Marion is the community’s Main Street Iowa District. It is comprised of more than 60 boutiques, restaurants and service businesses and serves as a hub for community events and activities. In addition, the City of Marion maintains 600 beautiful acres of public green space, with plenty of manicured parks, trails, and athletic complexes to make it easy to get out and get active.
The Ideal Candidate Will:
The starting salary range is $104,130 - 153,133 with a comprehensive benefits package.
Interested candidates should apply online and provide a resume, cover letter and contact information for five work-related references at www.GovHRjobs.com to the attention of Charlene Stevens, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, #225, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: (224)282-8314 and/or Don Tripp, Vice President Tel: (515) 202-8388. The first review of resumes will be on June 10, 2022.