Smithville, Missouri, is an upper middle-class suburb of Kansas City with a population of almost 10,000. Nestled between Interstates 29 and 35 and just north of Interstate 435, Smithville offers easy access to Kansas City’s airport (MCI) and the rest of Kansas City’s amenities while maintaining its own unique flavor for recreation, health, and wellness. Smithville is a Missouri Fourth-Class city with a mayor-council form of government. The governing body is made up of the Mayor and a Board of Aldermen consisting of six members. The Board selects a professional City Administrator to manage the day-to-day operations of the organization. The City has an annual budget of $9.7 million and 51 employees.
The City is seeking an experienced, dynamic, and effective municipal city management professional to be its next City Administrator. The new City Administrator will continue to build a customer service-focused culture and will play a key role in overseeing several major projects and initiatives that are under consideration or development. The ideal candidate will be a positive leader who will build trust, inspire and motivate others by example, promote teamwork, and unite the organization with a shared sense of purpose. A strategic thinker of high integrity is strongly desired.
The selected candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration, or a related field. A master’s degree is highly desirable. Three years of experience as a city administrator/city manager or assistant city administrator/manager is required; department head experience of more than five years will be considered. ICMA credentialing is a plus. Residency within the City of Smithville is preferred but not required. The salary range for this position is $105,000 - $125,000, depending on quali?cations and experience.
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Kirk Davis, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources