City Manager

City of Midland, Michigan Published: June 2, 2017
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The City of Midland, MI (pop. 42,393) known as “The City of Modern Explorers” is ideally situated in the picturesque Great Lakes Bay Region, in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. This dynamic city provides the amenities of big city life with all the charm and safety of a mid-sized community.

The City is governed by a Mayor and 4 City Council Members. A professional City Manager is hired by the Council to oversee the delivery of a full range of municipal services provided by 327 full-time and 111 part-time employees with an Adopted Annual Operating Budget of $97.4 million.

The City is seeking a progressive visionary leader with a strong, service-oriented approach to managing municipal operations. The successful candidate will be a seasoned professional who is engaged and visible within the community, possesses interpersonal and managerial skills to lead and mentor experienced, dedicated employees, and who is passionate about providing exceptional service to residents.

The selected candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, urban planning, or a related field. A master’s degree is preferred. The selected candidate must have ten years of progressively responsible experience in the management of municipal operations or an equivalent combination of training and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities. The selected individual will be required to reside in the City within a reasonable period of time following appointment to the position. The salary range for this position is $132,143-$170,743.

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For more information on this position contact:
Doug Thomas, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources
(863) 860-9314

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