MPA and MPP Job listJob Opening - American Fork City Administrator

Melissa Hall melissa.hall at
Tue Jul 6 21:06:11 MDT 2010


Position Title:  City Administrator  Department:  Administration 
FLSA Status:  Exempt   Salary Range:  $65,998 - $98,997 DOE 
Open Date:  Wednesday, July 7, 2010 Close Date:  Friday, July 30, 2010 @ 5:00pm 
Summary Statement of Overall Purpose/Goal of Position:  The ideal candidate is politically astute and 
has a true passion for local government.  In partnership with the Mayor and Council, the City 
Administrator seeks the best outcome for the City and uses prior experience to provide structure, 
insight and analysis in a consultative manner to build consensus and solve problems.  The candidate has 
prior experience in developing standards and helping elected officials plan for long-term sustainability.  
A high level strategic thinker, the ideal candidate brings strong experience in developing relationships 
and collaborating with intergovernmental agencies to develop public and private partnerships.  A 
mature leader, the candidate brings a broad perspective and understands how business and 
government work together.  The candidate has strength in financial management with a proven ability 
to seize opportunities on behalf of the City and its residents, as well as, take advantage of financial 
opportunities, revenue streams, grants and partnerships.  The ideal candidate brings knowledge and 
understanding of economic development and urban renewal with a focus on the larger picture.  An 
innovative leader, the candidate understands high finance, municipal bonds, Special Service Districts, 
taxation and seeks to use this knowledge to make effective recommendations to the Governing Body.  
The ideal candidate is a proven manager with an exceptional skill set in interpersonal relationships, 
communication, and technology. 
I.  Essential Duties: 

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