The Town of Christiansburg, Virginia (21,943), a growing community of 14 square miles located in the New River Valley of Virginia, is seeking applications from qualified candidates for the position of Town Manager.
The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, civil engineering, planning and zoning and/or equivalent experience; with a master’s degree desired. In addition, a substantial amount of public or private sector management experience as a manager, deputy or assistant in a comparably sized or larger city, county or comparable organization is also required. A combination of private and public experience is desired. Past experience must include a high level of interest and demonstrated achievement in community planning and development, economic development, working effectively with a Town Council or governing body and the community, working with and understanding the needs of existing businesses, building Council and community consensus and development and administration of realistic budgets in a challenging economic environment.
The application deadline for the position is June 30, 2017, 5 p.m. To be considered, interested applicants must complete an application and submit their cover letter, résumé with salary & benefits history, and five professional references online by visiting our website www.christiansburg.org .