● A minimum of 5 years’ experience including in a leadership position in a community or non-profit organization of comparable complexity.
● A Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, public policy or related field; a master's degree in public administration, business administration, planning or a related field is preferred.
● A team-oriented leadership style with extensive knowledge of and practice in modern local government management concepts, principles, strategies, practices, and techniques.
● Experience with the challenges and demands of a community with an urban/suburban profile with industrial, commercial and residential redevelopment projects.
● Experience with municipal finance and previous experience responding to fiscal challenges resulting from increasing pension expense and employee legacy costs, aging infrastructure and a highly competitive development climate is desired.
● A self-sufficient, driven management style who will relentlessly pursue service delivery innovation and out of the box thinking.
● Engage employees and residents, assisting their efforts to enhance the quality of life and further community engagement with a variety of tools including social media, events and resident forums.
● A creative, collaborative, problem-solving approach and well developed interpersonal and oral/written communication skills.