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Posted Date: 8/18/2010

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City of Charlottesville, Virginia (pop 40, 317) City Manager. The historic City of Charlottesville, located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in central Virginia and home to the University of Virginia, invites applications from highly skilled candidates to serve as the City’s next City Manager. The City is governed by a Mayor and four member City Council, elected for staggered four-year terms, with the City Manager serving as Chief Executive Officer under the City’s Charter. Charlottesville city government provides a wide range of services to a growing regional community of 225,000 and is widely recognized for its efforts to provide a high quality of life, strong school system and a diverse economy and workforce. The City operates with an approved FY 2011 budget of $140.7 million. Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree in public or business administration or related field required with a master’s degree highly desirable. A substantial amount of public sector management experience as a manager, deputy or assistant in a comparably sized or larger city or county is also required, with more experience preferred. Past experience of the individual must show a high level of interest and successful achievement in a broad range of areas that includes working effectively with citizen groups, economic and community development, redevelopment of existing neighborhoods, working with and understanding the needs of existing businesses, building Council and community consensus and dealing with public finance issues. Additional consideration will be given to ICMA Credentialed Managers who display a commitment to lifelong learning and professional growth. A progressive record of strong professional, administrative leadership in a similar community or organization is an important consideration. The salary for the position is negotiable within a range of $165,000 to $190,000 based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience and is supplemented by an excellent benefits package. Please submit a letter of application, detailed resume with salary history and five (5) work related references to: John A. Anzivino, Senior Vice President, Springsted Incorporated, 1564 East Parham Road, Richmond, VA 23228; Fax 804-726-9752 or e-mail Richmond@springsted.com by September 5, 2010. For a complete community/position profile related to the position, please visit www.springsted.com. The City of Charlottesville is an EOE.