City Administrator

City of Sun Valley, ID

Under the administrative direction of the Mayor, the City Administrator oversees the City’s day-to-day operations and ensures that all work is carried out efficiently and effectively with the greatest degree of professionalism and integrity. The City Administrator plans and directs City work activity in accordance with adopted City codes and policies and, as requested, will assist the Mayor in managing Regional and Intergovernmental City affairs. The City Administrator assists the City Council by maintaining effective and open relationships, providing professional recommendations, developing options to assist in effective decision making and by providing regular written communication and updates on City activity. The City Administrator also serves as the Department Director for the Administration Department, functions in the role of budget officer, and serves as the City’s Human Resources Director.

Education and Experience:
A bachelor's degree from a college or university is preferred. Candidates must have five (5) years of supervisory administrative experience, including at least three (3) years of management or administration of diverse functional departments including human resource management. A combination of education and work experience will be considered. Experience in a mountain resort town is strongly desired along with a history of community involvement.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong analytical skills and demonstrated facility with budgets, including capital improvements, fixed assets and bond indebtedness.
A broad range of administration skills and knowledge, with a proven track record of success in managing in a small organization; ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
Demonstrated success leading and managing change; tackling complex and challenging problems; working with a diverse array of partners.
Demonstrated dedication to outstanding customer service.
The highest personal and professional integrity, along with a strong work ethic. 
Excellent verbal and written communication skills – including presentation and public speaking skills – and a demonstrated ability to create clear communications in all forms and with a varying audience.

$110,000 - $130,000

Type of Job
Full Time

Closing Date
(open until filled)

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