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City Administrator

City of Sedalia, MO

26 Sep 17
Open until filled
14 Jan 18
$125,000 (Salary Dependent on Qualifications)
Job Function
Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)

Full Time

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Job Location

200 S. Osage Avenue , Sedalia, MO






200 S. Osage Avenue
Sedalia , MO 65301

Form of Govt

Mayor-Council (City)


Chief appointed official position was recognized by ICMA in 1984 as a General Management position.

The City of Sedalia, MO, located about 90 miles east of Kansas City, MO, is seeking an experienced and effective professional city administrator. The city is known as the host for the Missouri State Fair, Scott Joplin Festival and a myriad of other events. The city covers an area of approximately 17 square miles with an approximate population of over 21,000.

The city is classified by the State of Missouri as a third class city located in a second class county and operates under a Mayor / Council form of government. The city council hires the city administrator who oversees the delivery of a full range of services to the community utilizing 221 full-time personnel with a budget of $38,389,398.00.

The new city administrator should be able to deliver a results driven approach to municipal government with a vision to the future and have strong communications skills. The selected candidate must have a Master's degree from an accredited college in a related field and have at least 5 years of managerial experience in a related field with similar sized municipalities. Knowledge of municipal government practices is preferred. The selected candidate must have a valid driver's license and will be subject to a complete background and pre-employment drug screen.

Starting salary is dependent upon experience and certifications.

For more information on this position contact: John L. Rice, Personnel Director, at or call 660-827-0484.

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How to Apply

All applicants for the position should submit a complete resume detailing experience, education, and other relevant factors. The review process will start on September 15, 2017 and continue until a suitable candidate is found. Applications can be mailed to John Rice, City of Sedalia, 200 S. Osage, Sedalia, MO 65301 or emailed to

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