City Manager |
City of Batavia, New York
The City of Batavia is seeking their next City Manager. The successful candidate will join a hard-working and committed team of employees who deliver high-quality services, work with an energetic and engaged Council, and help the Council guide the City into its vision for the future.
Appointed by the City Council, the City Manager serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the City. The City Manager implements Council policies, provides organizational leadership for department directors and employees, and oversees the day-to-day business of government operations. In addition, the City Manager is responsible for monitoring and managing City funds and resources and develops a proposed annual budget for City Council consideration. The City Manager implements the City's Strategic and Business Plans which are adopted by City Council.
The City Manager has four direct reports: Director of Public Works, Assistant City Manager, Police Chief, and the Fire Chief.
Requirements for this position are a bachelor’s degree and at least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a local government, including supervision and/or executive level management (manager/administrator, assistant manager/administrator, or department director).
Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree in public administration or a related field and experience in budget development and financial management, grants administration, labor relations, economic revitalization, intergovernmental relations, business and community engagement, strategic and business planning. An ICMA-CM is preferred but not required.
Residency within the City limits is required by charter within a reasonable time after appointment.
The expected hiring range is $110,000 – $135,000 depending on qualifications, with an excellent benefit package.
Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group at thenovakconsultinggroup.com/jobs and will be kept confidential. Applicants first complete a brief online form and then are prompted to provide one document (Word or PDF) that has a cover letter and resume with salary history. Open until filled with first review of applications May 29, 2018.
Organization: City of Batavia
Name: Catherine Tuck Parrish
|Batavia, New York||2018-05-29|
Economic Development Director |
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
The position is the lead professional staff for organizing, overseeing and carrying out the City economic development program for the City of Batavia and the Batavia Development Corporation (BDC). This includes working with the business and development community and other organizations involved in local economic development to carry out an annual work program consistent with the City’s economic development goals and priorities. The position will provide technical assistance to businesses, developers and other organizations and will represent the City on planning and community and economic development matters. Position will assist with grant writing and grant administration responsibilities and work with the BDC to market and manage its funding and financial assistance programs. It will work with City departments and agencies to further the City’s economic development goals and priorities. Work is performed under the general direction of the Board of the BDC.
The Batavia Development Corporation is a 501(c)(4) made up of 8 volunteer members that either live in the City of Batavia or works in the City. The City Manager assigns a representative who is an ex-officio voting member. The position is a non-voting position that works with the board to set direction and priorities for the organization.
EXPIERENCE AND EDUCATION
(a) Masters Degree from an accredited college or university and two (2)+ years of professional experience in planning , economic development, or private development is desired
(b) Bachelor’s degree with (3)+ years of professional experience in municipal or private economic development is desired
(c) An equivalent combination of training and/or experience as defined by the limits of (a) and (b).
• Plan, directs and carries out activities as part of the City’s economic development program consistent with an annual work plan;
• Develop policies and programs for the City’s community and economic development functions to enhance economic growth of the city with specific focus on small business expansion, industrial and mixed use development, and downtown revitalization;
• Provide staff assistance to the BDC, including marketing and administering its business assistance programs;
• Develop and implements programs and activities to retain and expand the commercial and industrial tax base and attract new businesses to the city;
• Act as project manager for special and ongoing planning projects, including strategic planning, business retention.
• Assist as needed with grant administration that foster economic development, including Community Development Block Grant programs, and other Federal and State programs;
• Represent the interests of the City with local, regional and state organizations;
• Coordinate the City’s economic development activities with existing State and Federal agencies and with local public and private development organizations;
• Provides information and technical assistance on planning and development as requested by City officials, City departments, businesses and others.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
• Thorough knowledge of the principals, methods and techniques used in economic development, municipal planning and marketing and promotional activities;
• Knowledge of urban economics, real estate and private development;
• Good knowledge of the sources of funding available for economic development and community planning projects;
• Thorough knowledge of the principals and practices of preparing grant applications and administering and managing grant programs;
• Ability to understand, interpret and analyze complex and detailed written material and quantitative data;
• Ability to prepare and deliver presentations in a clear, concise and articulate manner;
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
• Ability to be our lead individual in working with other public and private organization to enhance the economic environment of the City of Batavia.
• Additional Benefits Negotiable
Organization: Batavia Development Corporation
Name: Pierluigi Cipollone
|City of Batavia||2018-05-31|
YOUTH BUREAU EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR |
CITY OF PEEKSKILL
840 Main Street Office: (914) 737-3400
Peekskill, New York 10566 Fax: (914) 930-2817
VACANCY FOR YOUTH BUREAU EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Application Deadline: May 31, 2018
The City of Peekskill, located in Westchester County, is seeking a full-time Executive Director for the Youth Bureau. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the Youth Bureau, including its administrative practices, policies and culture. The Executive Director also exhibits a passion for youth development and facilitates the furtherance of community-based initiatives. For full details, go to the Human Resources Department page at www.cityofpeekskill.com
Organization: City of Peekskill
Name: Joanna Duncan
Village of Pelham – Village Administrator
The Village of Pelham is currently considering applications to fill the position of Village Administrator. The Village Administrator works with a dedicated team including an elected governing body consisting of a Mayor and six (6) trustees, a village office administrative team, department heads presiding over the Police and Fire Departments, the Department of Public Works and the Building Department and an engaged citizenry.
The Village Administrator is the Chief Administrative Officer, is hired by the Mayor and Trustees, and is responsible for the overall day-to-day operations including but not limited to the following responsibilities:
1. Oversee the enforcement of the rules, regulations, ordinances, local laws and codes of the village so that they are administered efficiently and impartially.
2. Oversee and coordinate personnel practices and the work of all village employees;
3. Prepare, as budget officer, when so designated by the Mayor, the annual operating budget according to law and keep the Board of Trustees informed as to financial status;
4. Be responsible for the preparation of all bid specifications and act as purchasing agent for all village offices, departments, boards and commissions;
5. Keep the Board of Trustees and appropriate village officials advised of pending federal, state and county legislation and of the availability of any applicable grants-in-aid from higher levels of government;
6. Attend all meetings of the Board of Trustees unless excused by the Mayor, with no right to vote;
7. Recommend to the Board of Trustees for adoption such measures as the Administrator may deem necessary or expedient for the improvement of administrative services through greater productivity and economy; and
8. Keep the village residents fully informed of Board policies and plans and perform such other responsibilities as required by the Board of Trustees.
The VOP’s total FY2018-19 Adopted Budget is $14,000,000+, with a Fund Balance of approximately $1,500,000.
Requirements for the position are a college degree in public administration and/or at least five years’ successful experience in a responsible executive position in government administration, or any equivalent training or combination of experience and training in municipal government. Preferred qualifications include strong financial management and leadership capabilities, and a track record of success with grants, intergovernmental relations, economic revitalization, and business and civic engagement.
Questions should be directed to Terri Rouke at 914.738.2015 ext. 2.
Organization: Village of Pelham
Name: Terri Rouke